Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $125,617 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide support to 23 organizations for a variety of programs and projects that impact DeKalb County.
Fall 2020 Grants Awarded:
Each spring and fall, organizations who benefit community residents, collaborate with others, and meet unmet needs apply for an receive Community Needs Grants. Grants are awarded to align with the Foundation’s 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 nonprofit organizations and eligible public sector direct service organizations in early January and July of each year.
Funding for the Community Needs Grants program is made possible by donor generosity to 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 email@example.com.Learn more about Community Needs Grants >
Pictured: A fall 2020 grant to Pushing Together allows the organization to purchase safety equipment for children of low income families. The mission of Pushing Together is to provide the youth within our community the opportunity to be creative through skateboarding and arts.