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February 12, 2019
Fund Portal, DeKalb County Community Foundation

All New Online Donation Platform and Fund Portal Announced

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce two new additions to their online system. Both additions enhance the overall donor experience and better connect […]
February 5, 2019
Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Charitable Fund Seeks to Help Families and Children

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund. This new donor advised fund will provide […]
December 17, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Lil’ Sam Joy Fund

Lil’ Sam Joy Fund Continues Legacy of Kindness and Access

Introducing the Lil’ Sam Joy Fund, created in memory of Samuel P. Baker II, better known as Lil’ Sam. Lil’ Sam was diagnosed early in life […]
November 27, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants

Grants Bring Harmony to Music Education

This fall, $73,300 was awarded in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 24 nonprofits and community organizations across the Midwest, […]
October 9, 2018
Promise Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

The Promise Grants committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants (Beca […]
July 10, 2018
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$174,600 in Grants Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to award $174,600 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grants. A total of 33 nonprofits and community organizations […]
June 7, 2018
Curt & Karen Lang Charitable Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

First Fund Benefiting Sycamore Created

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised fund, the Curt and Karen Lang Charitable Fund. This new fund will provide […]
May 9, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $165,000 to Local Organizations

  Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce and award $165,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This support impacts […]
January 5, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Rick and Anita Turner

Turner Family Charitable Fund Provides Assistance to Community Needs

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Turner Family Charitable Fund. This new donor advised fund will allow the Turner family to generously […]