June 23, 2022

Sharing the Joy of Generosity – The Randy and Christy Hayes Charitable Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Randy and Christy Hayes Charitable Family Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund aligns with the charitable interests of […]
June 17, 2022

Woodwork, Literacy, and Philanthropy – The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project

The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project has made bookcases for children over the last 11 years. Every year in the spring, a group of volunteers craft 50 bookcases […]
June 14, 2022

$127,506 Awarded in Support of Music Education

This spring, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $127,506 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Funding benefited 28 nonprofit and public […]
June 13, 2022

1,200 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Distributed to Promote Summer Learning

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the distribution of 1,200 kindergarten readiness toolkits to children through the Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits grant program. Grants provided toolkits to […]
June 7, 2022

Scholarship for Students Entering U.S. Service Academies Honors Former Naval Lieutenant

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce that the Jeffrey A. Trail Memorial Scholarship is currently accepting applications. The scholarship provides support to pay […]
May 11, 2022

$17,023 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $17,023 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to fourteen community and nonprofit organizations […]
May 10, 2022

$156,455 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 22 local nonprofit and public sector organizations received a total of $156,455 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving […]
April 27, 2022

Honoring the Life and Legacy of “Miss Hoffman” – Joan Hoffman

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce two new Funds that support education in DeKalb County. The Funds were made possible from the estate of […]
April 27, 2022

Foundation Welcomes Sara Nickels as New Administrative Manager

Please join us in welcoming Sara Nickels to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Sara is the new administrative manager for the Community Foundation. Her primary […]