June 17, 2022

Woodwork, Literacy, and Philanthropy – The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project

The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project has made bookcases for children over the last 11 years. Every year in the spring, a group of volunteers craft 50 bookcases […]
June 14, 2022

$127,506 Awarded in Support of Music Education

This spring, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $127,506 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Funding benefited 28 nonprofit and public […]
June 13, 2022

1,200 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Distributed to Promote Summer Learning

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the distribution of 1,200 kindergarten readiness toolkits to children through the Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits grant program. Grants provided toolkits to […]
May 11, 2022

$17,023 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $17,023 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to fourteen community and nonprofit organizations […]
March 17, 2022

Together, for DeKalb County – The Howard and Mildred Eychaner Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Howard and Mildred Eychaner Fund. The Fund was initially established in 2003 as a charitable remainder annuity […]
February 21, 2022

$10,000 in Promise Grants Awarded to Local Organizations

Projects supporting underserved populations in DeKalb County received a boost through funding from the Promise Grant – Subvencion de Promesa program offered by the DeKalb County […]
December 3, 2021

$98,200 Awarded in Support of Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded $98,200 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. These grants will provide funding for music education to 21 nonprofit organizations […]
October 13, 2021

Promise Grant – Subvención de Promesa Program Opens for Applications, Empowers the Underserved

Eligible charitable community organizations in DeKalb County, IL, are encouraged to apply for a Promise Grant – Subvención de Promesa. The deadline to apply for funding […]
October 1, 2021

Applications Open for Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Grants

Applications are open for another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants. Schools and school districts in DeKalb County, Illinois, are highly encouraged to apply. The applicant […]