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June 30, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, Field of Interest Fund

$115,010 Awarded in Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce that $115,010 was recently awarded in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Funding benefited 21 nonprofits […]
June 2, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Impact Funds, Donor Advised Funds, Field of INterest Funds

$90,930 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 17 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $90,930 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
May 27, 2021
Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

1,130 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits for children and families in DeKalb County. Through the Kindergarten Readiness […]
May 10, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]
April 27, 2021

Master’s Degree, Adult Education, and Physical Therapy Scholarships Available at the Community Foundation

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Renaissance Scholarship, Spinoso Masters Scholarship, and the Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship. […]
February 25, 2021
Promise Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$3,570 in Promise Grants Awarded to Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,570 in Promise Grants to benefit seven local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. 2020 Promise Grants […]
January 8, 2021
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$149,300 Awarded in Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to report that $149,300 in fall Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants benefited a total of 31 nonprofit and […]
December 17, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – Working Together – Story 5 of 5

Working Together for the Children of DeKalb County (Story #5 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series “What is our responsibility to help prepare our children for […]
December 16, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – Back to the Basics – Story 4 of 5

Back to the Basics (Story #4 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series There are few societal issues as large as education. It is grappled with in […]