January 20, 2022

SHS Values Captured in Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Sycamore Education Foundation are honored to announce the Liam P. Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Fund is a tribute to the […]
January 5, 2022

Cook Fund Responds to Needs and Opportunities in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Don and Faith Cook Community Fund. This new Community Impact Fund adds resources to the Foundation’s […]
January 1, 2022

Applications Open for Spring 2022 Community Foundation Grants

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for spring 2022 Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and Youth Engaged in Philanthropy […]
December 10, 2021

Nanzer Memorial Fund Aids Earlville Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Adam Joseph Nanzer Memorial Fund. The purpose of this Fund is to create a scholarship that […]
December 6, 2021

Preserving the History of Kirkland Through Charitable Giving

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Kirkland Historical Society Fund. The purpose of this Agency Fund is to create mechanisms for accepting donations to […]
December 3, 2021

$98,200 Awarded in Support of Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded $98,200 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. These grants will provide funding for music education to 21 nonprofit organizations […]
December 1, 2021

Grants Available to Benefit Youth in DeKalb County

Nonprofit organizations and eligible community organizations are invited to apply for a YEP Grant, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb […]
November 30, 2021

$150,378 Awarded in Fall Community Needs Grants

From new playground equipment to legal education, local projects aimed at addressing needs from within the community were funded through the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Community […]
November 9, 2021

Community Foundation Welcomes Back, Harris and Zantout

Please join us in welcoming Alison Harris and Becky Zantout back to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Alison was an employee of the Community Foundation […]