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 […]
August 30, 2021

Preparing Students for Success in Life and in the Workplace

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce a brand new series of videos designed to enhance the essential skills of youth throughout DeKalb County. Essential skills […]
June 30, 2021

$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

$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

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

$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

$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 […]