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January 22, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, The Promise Fund/El Fondo de la Promesa, Promise Grants, The Wiegele Family Early Childhood Literacy Fund

$3,517 in Promise Grants Awarded to Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,517 in Promise Grants to benefit seven local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. Promise Grants provide […]
January 14, 2020
Scholarship Opportunities, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Select Scholarships Available Through the Community Foundation

Eligible high school students are encouraged to apply for scholarships administered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The following scholarships are accepting online applications through March […]
January 14, 2020
Arcomusical, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund

$120,800 in Music Education Grants Distributed

In the fall of 2019, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $120,800 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 27 […]
January 8, 2020
Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Pennies Fund Honors Former DeKalb English Teachers

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is delighted to announce the Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, established by alumni of DeKalb High School […]
January 8, 2020
Grant-Opportunities

Spring Grants Available for Nonprofit and Community Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and YEP Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations […]
December 9, 2019
Schelkopf Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Schelkopf Family Fund Honors Tradition of Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Schelkopf Family Fund, a donor advised fund created by the family to align with their charitable […]
December 3, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Fall Community Needs Grants Award $150,360 to Local Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $150,360 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide […]
December 3, 2019
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available For Youth Focused Programs and Projects

Nonprofit and community organizations are invited to submit YEP Grant requests, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb County. Similar to […]
November 19, 2019
Caryl Steimel St. Mary's DeKalb Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Caryl Steimel’s Faith Continues to Serve St. Mary’s Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Caryl Steimel St. Mary’s DeKalb Scholarship Fund. The Fund provides two scholarships of $1,000 each, awarded […]