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October 12, 2017
Promise Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

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 (Beca […]
October 6, 2017
Providing Access to Local Food Pantries, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Providing Access to Local Food Pantries

For many of us going to the grocery store consists of these steps: Get in our vehicle, drive a few miles to our preferred grocery store. […]
September 25, 2017
Excellence in Education Awards, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Community Nominations Welcome for Excellence in Education Awards

Awarded annually, the Excellence in Educations Awards are a great way to highlight and show appreciation for education professionals in the community. All residents of DeKalb […]
September 25, 2017
Tails Humane Society Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Fund Supports the Care of Homeless Animals

Introducing the Tails Humane Society Fund, a new agency fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This new fund will provide unrestricted financial support to Tails […]
September 12, 2017
Community Gatherings, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Your Feedback Shapes Our Future

As with any good plan, input from the people you serve is of utmost importance. With that in mind, we are being intentional with our time […]
August 8, 2017
Renaissance Scholarship , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Renaissance Scholarship Award Winner Recognized

Congratulations to Brittnie Peters, recipient of the 2017 Renaissance Scholarship. Brittnie will receive a $1,000 scholarship award as she returns to school pursuing a degree in […]
August 7, 2017
Shabbona Lake State Park Rearing Pond, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Restocking the Future of Shabbona Lake State Park

Whoosh! You look up from your hiking boots as a dragonfly nearly collides with your shoulder. It continues on, past your shoulder, and settles down on nearby […]
July 27, 2017
Youth Engaged In Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

  The Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Meet & Greet is Sunday, August 27 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The Freight Room at the DeKalb […]
July 21, 2017
Wutlitzer Foundation Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$136,350 in Grants Support Music and Music Education

The name that ‘means music to the millions’ continues to live on through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This spring, $136,350 in Wurlitzer Foundation Grants were […]