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January 22, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, The Promise Fund/El Fondo de la Promesa, Promise Grants, The Wiegele Family Early Childhood Literacy Fund

$3,517 in Promise Grants Awarded to Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,517 in Promise Grants to benefit seven local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. Promise Grants provide […]
January 14, 2020
Kevin McArtor, Board of Directors, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Thank You Kevin McArtor!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to Kevin McArtor for his time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Kevin […]
January 8, 2020
Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Pennies Fund Honors Former DeKalb English Teachers

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is delighted to announce the Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, established by alumni of DeKalb High School […]
January 8, 2020
Grant-Opportunities

Spring Grants Available for Nonprofit and Community Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and YEP Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations […]
December 12, 2019
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Member Spotlight with Ashley Parks

December 3, 2019
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available For Youth Focused Programs and Projects

Nonprofit and community organizations are invited to submit YEP Grant requests, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb County. Similar to […]
November 19, 2019
Caryl Steimel St. Mary's DeKalb Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Caryl Steimel’s Faith Continues to Serve St. Mary’s Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Caryl Steimel St. Mary’s DeKalb Scholarship Fund. The Fund provides two scholarships of $1,000 each, awarded […]
November 14, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Funds

It’s Like A Personal Giving Account – Donor Advised Funds

Did you know? A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is like a personal giving account. When a DAF is created, it allows you, the donor, to make […]
November 11, 2019
Sycamore Grove A Tribute to Veterans Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Sycamore Grove Fund Created to Honor Veterans

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Sycamore Grove – A Tribute to Veterans Fund. The Fund will serve as a way for […]