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April 27, 2017
Spinoso Masters Scholarship. DeKalb County Community Foundation

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Application For Graduate Studies Now Available

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for a scholarship for Masters level or post-undergraduate education. The Spinoso Masters Scholarship, worth up to $10,000, […]
April 25, 2017
Charles & Helen Suter Memorial Scholarship award, Suter Family Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Scholarship Award Honors Charles & Helen Suter

Made possible through the generosity of the Suter family, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Suter Family Scholarship Fund. This newly created […]
April 11, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Give DeKalb County

24-Hours of Nonprofit Impact

There are approximately 125 active nonprofit organizations (501(c)3, not including churches) in DeKalb County. Though some may serve a similar audience, each is unique in the […]
March 15, 2017
Excellence In Education, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized five educators from Hiawatha and Somonauk school districts during the annual Excellence in […]
March 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow, DeKalb County Community Endowment Fund

When a Good Idea Turns Great: The Fund that Started it All

Remember the 90’s? Remember the creative and culture shaping ideas that came into being? Things like Starbucks, grunge music, the World Wide Web, personal computers, email, […]
February 28, 2017
James Andrews, Ph.D.

Fund Honors James Richard Andrews, Ph.D., NIU Professor Emeritus

Pictured: James Richard Andrews, circa 1996 Introducing the James Richard Andrews Graduate Student Clinical Award Fund, a newly established fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
February 7, 2017
Grace Thornton, The Gracie Center

Developing Independence & Opportunity – All in the Name of Grace

Meet Grace Grace Thornton grew up in Kingston, IL with parents Marty and Deanna Thornton. She attended Genoa-Kingston High School and walked down the graduation aisle […]
January 31, 2017
Bob & Pam Bowman

Bowmans Make Gift That Keeps on Giving

Pictured: Local philanthropists Bob & Pam Bowman of Sycamore. Created to honor the charitable wishes of Bob & Pam Bowman, the DeKalb County Community Foundation introduces […]
January 12, 2017
Grant-Opportunities

Applications Open for Community Foundation Grant Programs

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for spring Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are […]