P: 815.748.5383     F: 815.748.5873
Serving DeKalb County, IL Since 1993
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 […]
December 7, 2020
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$125,617 Awarded to Local Organizations in Fall Community Needs Grants

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $125,617 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide […]
March 2, 2020
Todd and Christine Curtis Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Curtis Family Fund Celebrates Community and Retirement

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised Fund, the Todd and Christine Curtis Family Fund. This Fund provides Todd and […]
January 14, 2020
Arcomusical, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund

$120,800 in Music Education Grants Distributed

In the fall of 2019, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $120,800 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 27 […]
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 and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged […]
December 9, 2019
Schelkopf Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Schelkopf Family Fund Honors Tradition of Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Schelkopf Family Fund, a donor advised fund created by the family to align with their charitable […]
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 […]
September 10, 2019
Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin Memorial Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin’s Generosity Lives on in New Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin Memorial Fund. Created in honor of Sharon Conlin, this Fund provides annual […]
July 9, 2019
Community Needs Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Fall 2019 Grant Opportunities Available at the Community Foundation

Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged to apply for a fall 2019 Community Needs Grant or a Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant. Both grant programs […]