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March 28, 2017
Malta Community Endowment Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Fund Dedicates Support to Malta Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the first endowment fund created for the community of Malta, IL. Built through tax-deductible contributions from friends, […]
December 14, 2016

Together With You – VIDEO

We’re excited to share the new “Together With You” Community Foundation video! A great snapshot of what the DeKalb County Community Foundation does through donor support and […]
December 14, 2016
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Empowering & Caring for Youth

As we enter a new Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Grant application season, we’re excited to share a few “grant in action” examples from 2016. This past […]
December 5, 2016
Promise Grants 2016

Organizations Receive Grants to Inspire, Educate, and Empower

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Promise Fund Grant recipients. This year $3,961 was awarded to three local organizations for a variety of programs and […]
November 7, 2016
Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb, IL

Honoring Members Through Philanthropy

Recently, the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff were invited to a monthly meeting of the Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb, IL. During the meeting, an award […]
October 1, 2016
Promise Grant 2015

Promise Grants (Beca Promesa) To Benefit Community Organizations Serving Immigrants, Minorities, Literacy Needs

The Promise Grants Committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants are […]
August 11, 2016
Strength Through Partnership - CommunityWorks Land Use Watershed

Strength Through Partnership – Land Use – Watershed Planning

Pictured: DeKalb County Watershed Steering Committee Member Donna Prain and Dean Johnson, DeKalb County Watershed Coordinator, hold a large map of the watersheds of DeKalb County. Twenty […]
June 28, 2016
YEP Grants Reception

$11,370 in YEP Grants Benefit Youth Programs and Organizations in DeKalb County

As the school year has come to a close, so has another successful year for the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program, an initiative of the […]
June 2, 2016
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Annual Report 2015 – Strength Through Partnership

We are pleased to present this Annual Report highlighting the mission and services of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. We are continually amazed at the power of […]