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July 25, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Application Process Begins for Fall Community Foundation Grants

Online applications are open once again for fall Community Needs Grants and Wurlitzer Foundation Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due […]
July 17, 2017
Community Economic Development Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Economic Development Planning Progresses One Community at a Time

In keeping with its mission to improve the quality of life in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another step forward […]
July 1, 2017
Ronald G. Klein Community Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Representing Philanthropy and Community Service

Ronald Klein grew up on the family farm in Hinckley, IL. As with any child, Ron had big dreams. He dreamed of attending the University of […]
June 29, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Watershed

2017 DeKalb County Watershed Bus Tour

The third DeKalb County Watershed Bus Tour took place on Saturday, June 17, 2017. About 25 attendees joined us to learn more about watersheds in DeKalb County. […]
June 6, 2017
Community Economic Development Grant , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Provide Boost for Countywide Planning and Projects

Economic development planning for the Village of Shabbona is set to begin soon thanks to a $20,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This grant, […]
May 24, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Kishwaukee College Welding Program, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow.

Joining Fabrication Skills with Employability

Over the last few years, the Welding  Technology program at Kishwaukee College has grown significantly to meet employer demand for welders and fabricators. One of the […]
May 9, 2017
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations Receive $150,000 in Support

Thanks to donor generosity and the power of endowment, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is able to award $150,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This […]
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 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, […]