This fall, $73,300 was awarded in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 24 nonprofits and community organizations across the Midwest, including in DeKalb County, IL.
Fall 2018 Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants awarded:
The Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant is one of several grantmaking programs at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Funding support is possible through a Community Foundation donor advised fund established by the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation in 2012.
Spring 2019 grant applications are available online after January 1 each year. Grant applications are due on March 1 and September 1 of each year.
Donations to any fund at the Community Foundation can be made online at dekalbccf.org/donate, or by mail to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb Avenue, Sycamore, IL 60178. For questions or additional information on grants, please contact Grants & Community Initiatives Manager Marc Hooks at 815-748-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured: The Kishwaukee Brass Quintet performs for DeKalb County preschoolers as part of the “Tis the Season” education and community series. Funding for this program made possible by a spring 2018 Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant to Just Make it Happen, Inc. to enhance music education access for preschool – high school children/students in DeKalb County.