August 30, 2021

Preparing Students for Success in Life and in the Workplace

In 2021, the DeKalb County Community Foundation launched a series of videos designed to enhance the essential skills of youth throughout DeKalb County. Essential skills are […]
August 30, 2021

$162,185 Awarded in Gifts of Education Across DeKalb County

Each year, charitable Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation generate scholarship awards ranging from $250-$10,000 for DeKalb County high school graduates. In 2021, scholarship awards combined with […]
August 24, 2021

Olsen Receives 2021 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship 

Congratulations to Karl Olsen of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2021 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. The award is made possible each year through […]
August 19, 2021

Indian Creek’s Bend and Splear Receive Inaugural Pritchard Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Logan Bend and Ava Splear, recipients of the inaugural Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarship. This annual award is made possible through the Donald and […]
August 16, 2021

Mumm Receives 2021 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Jeremy Mumm, recipient of the 2021 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Jeremy as he pursues a degree in nursing from Kishwaukee […]
August 11, 2021

Drake Castle Fund Continues Family Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Drake Castle Charitable Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund will align with the charitable interests of David […]
Drake Castle Fund Continues Family Philanthropy in DeKalb County
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