Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $150,360 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide support to 32 organizations for a variety of programs and projects that impact DeKalb County.
Grants awarded this fall include:
Each spring and fall, organizations who benefit community residents, collaborate with others, and meet unmet needs receive Community Needs Grants. They are given as part of a mission to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by proactively addressing community needs and expanding, managing, and distributing philanthropic resources. Applications are available to nonprofits and eligible community organizations in the beginning of January and July each year.
Community Needs Grants receive funding through community impact funds, field of interest funds, and donor advised funds at the Community Foundation. Donations to any of these Funds 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 Director Tiffany McQueen Lewis at 815-748-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.