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April 2, 2020
Give DeKalb County, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Give DeKalb County Adapts to COVID-19

Give DeKalb County is still planned for May 7, 2020, but walk-in donations have been cancelled due to COVID-19. In response, Give DeKalb County organizers have […]
March 2, 2020
Todd and Christine Curtis Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Curtis Family Fund Celebrates Community and Retirement

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised Fund, the Todd and Christine Curtis Family Fund. This Fund provides Todd and […]
February 5, 2020
Keleher Family Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Keleher Family Scholarship Provides Support for Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Keleher Family Scholarship Fund, benefiting a graduating senior from Sycamore High School. Students applying for this […]
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 and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged […]
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 […]