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February 12, 2019
Give DeKalb County, DeKalb County Community Foundation, DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership

Eligible Nonprofits Encouraged to Register for Give DeKalb County

Nonprofit registration is now open for Give DeKalb County 2019. This 24-hour fundraising event will be held on May 2, 2019. During this giving day, donors can support […]
February 8, 2019
Scholarship Opportunities, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Scholarship Opportunities Available Through the Community Foundation

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, we are happy to announce three open scholarship opportunities administered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. To […]
February 5, 2019
Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Charitable Fund Seeks to Help Families and Children

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund. This new donor advised fund will provide […]
January 14, 2019
Community Needs Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Application Period for Spring Community Foundation Grants Begins

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for spring Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations […]
January 9, 2019
Teri Spartz, Tiffany McQueen Lewis, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Community Foundation Welcomes New Directors to Staff

Please join us in welcoming Tiffany McQueen Lewis, Grants Director, and Teri Spartz, Community Engagement Director to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Both Tiffany and Teri […]
December 17, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Lil’ Sam Joy Fund

Lil’ Sam Joy Fund Continues Legacy of Kindness and Access

Introducing the Lil’ Sam Joy Fund, created in memory of Samuel P. Baker II, better known as Lil’ Sam. Lil’ Sam was diagnosed early in life […]
December 4, 2018
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy , YEP, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Youth Impact Grants Available for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is accepting applications for 2019 YEP Grants. Nonprofit and community organizations located in or serving DeKalb County are encouraged to apply. […]
November 27, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants

Grants Bring Harmony to Music Education

This fall, $73,300 was awarded in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 24 nonprofits and community organizations across the Midwest, […]
November 14, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation

Fall Community Needs Grants Award $198,307 to Local Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $198,307 in Community Needs Grants this fall. These grants impact […]