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Serving DeKalb County, IL Since 1993
November 19, 2020
COVID-19, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Responding to COVID-19

Your Community Foundation is committed to its mission to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County.  We are monitoring the great work that is already […]
November 6, 2020
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alumni Update With Emilie Schramer

Meet Emilie Schramer, recent member of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) and a 2019 graduate of DeKalb High School. During her four years in the YEP […]
November 4, 2020

NIU NNGO Students Present at November 2020 YEP Meeting

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is thrilled to welcome four students from Northern Illinois University as the presenters for the November 2020 YEP meeting. The student […]
October 13, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Applications Open for Third Round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that a third round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants is now available. This […]
September 30, 2020
Community Needs Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Grants In Action

Life Saving Devices for DeKalb County – Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL. Grants from […]
September 30, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Promise Grants

Grants Available for Nonprofits to Empower and Educate

Charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County are encouraged to apply for a Promise Grant (Beca “Promisa”). Deadline to […]
September 29, 2020
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alumni Update With Danniela Estrada

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Danniela Estrada, recent member of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) and a 2018 graduate of Sandwich High School. […]
September 15, 2020
Spinoso Masters Scholarship, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 to Local High School Graduates

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Six individuals will receive a total of $30,000 to use toward […]
September 15, 2020
Excellence in Education Awards, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Education Awards

All residents of DeKalb County are encouraged to nominate a deserving individual for an Excellence in Education Award. Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards are […]