September 30, 2020

Life Saving Devices for DeKalb County – Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL. Grants from […]
September 3, 2020

New Space Opens New Opportunities For Clients – Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL. Grants from […]
May 28, 2019

$123,432 Awarded to Local Nonprofit and Community Organizations

This spring, 29 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $123,432 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
August 7, 2017

Restocking the Future of Shabbona Lake State Park

Whoosh! You look up from your hiking boots as a dragonfly nearly collides with your shoulder. It continues on, past your shoulder, and settles down on nearby […]
July 1, 2017

Representing Philanthropy and Community Service

Ronald Klein grew up on the family farm in Hinckley, IL. As with any child, Ron had big dreams. He dreamed of attending the University of […]
May 24, 2017

Joining Fabrication Skills with Employability

Over the last few years, the Welding  Technology program at Kishwaukee College has grown significantly to meet employer demand for welders and fabricators. One of the […]
April 11, 2017

24-Hours of Nonprofit Impact

There are approximately 125 active nonprofit organizations (501(c)3, not including churches) in DeKalb County. Though some may serve a similar audience, each is unique in the […]
March 7, 2017

When a Good Idea Turns Great: The Fund that Started it All

Remember the 90’s? Remember the creative and culture shaping ideas that came into being? Things like Starbucks, grunge music, the World Wide Web, personal computers, email, […]
February 7, 2017

Developing Independence & Opportunity – All in the Name of Grace

Meet Grace Grace Thornton grew up in Kingston, IL with parents Marty and Deanna Thornton. She attended Genoa-Kingston High School and walked down the graduation aisle […]