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May 7, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Designated Fund

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
Terry S. Jones and Nancy J. Eyer Kishwaukee College Nursing Student Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Designated Fund

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
Tim and Bev O’Shaughnessy Loving Kindness Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Designated Fund

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
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Funds

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
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

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 […]
January 4, 2021
Friends of NIU Art Museum Endowment Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Johns Fund Provides Annual Support to NIU Art Museum

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and the NIU Art Museum are thrilled to announce the Friends of NIU Art Museum Endowment Fund. This new Designated Fund […]
November 30, 2020
Jack E. Norling and Norma E. (Rex) Norling, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Norlings Leave a Lasting Impact on Education in Sandwich

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Jack E. Norling and Norma E. (Rex) Norling Fund. This new Designated Fund provides financial support […]
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 […]
August 26, 2020
Designated Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Grants In Action

Baby Baskets Provide Needed Guidance and Resources – 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 […]