October 11, 2021

New Fund Prioritizes Religious Education for St. James Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the St. James Religious Education Fund. Donors Ken and Kathleen Spears created this Designated Fund to provide […]
September 7, 2021

Teaching Valuable Life Lessons – The Templin Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Templin Family Fund. This Donor Advised Fund enables the Templin family to support organizations and important issues that align […]
September 2, 2021

Delivering Food, Shelter, and Much Needed Hope

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 […]
July 15, 2021

Educators in DeKalb County Recognized for Excellence Awards

On Wednesday, July 14, the DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized local educators and support staff during the annual Excellence in Education Awards […]
May 7, 2021

Ellwood House Internship Fund Promotes Racial Diversity and Opportunity

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and the Ellwood House Museum are excited to announce the Ellwood House Racial Diversity Internship Fund. This new endowed Designated Fund […]
February 25, 2021

Nursing Student Fund Provides Scholarships for Kishwaukee College

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Kishwaukee College Foundation are pleased to announce the Terry S. Jones and Nancy J. Eyer Kishwaukee College Nursing Student Fund. […]
February 18, 2021

Loving Kindness Fund Honors O’Shaughnessy Vision of the Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to introduce the Tim and Bev O’Shaughnessy Loving Kindness Fund. The purpose of this Designated Fund is to support […]
February 17, 2021

Foundation Announces New Application Process With 75+ Scholarships Available

Eligible high school students are encouraged to apply for scholarships at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Through donor generosity, over 75 scholarship awards exist. New this […]
January 8, 2021

Applications Open for Spring 2021 Community Foundation Grants

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting funding requests for Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and YEP Grants. Nonprofit and eligible public […]