November 3, 2016

Partnering for DeKalb County

As we reflect on 2016, we would like to take a moment and say thank you for the philanthropic partnerships that have been forged or grown […]
October 10, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – Barn on Baseline Animal Shelter & Adoption Center

Located in Genoa IL, the Barn on Baseline Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, formerly known as the DeKalb County Animal Welfare Shelter, provides opportunity and safety […]
October 10, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – The Gracie Center

What happens to an exceptional child after high school? That was the question asked which lead to the creation of The Gracie Center in 2012. As […]
September 14, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – Board of Directors

One of the most important partnerships for any nonprofit organization is the one with their board of directors. The DeKalb County Community Foundation strives to maintain […]
August 11, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – DeKalb County Estate Planning Council

Out of a desire to unify the estate planning professionals in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Estate Planning Council was established in 1981 with a starting […]
August 11, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – Land Use – Watershed Planning

Pictured: DeKalb County Watershed Steering Committee Member Donna Prain and Dean Johnson, DeKalb County Watershed Coordinator, hold a large map of the watersheds of DeKalb County. Twenty […]
July 18, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – Jesus & Stephanie Romero

Sycamore residents Jesus and Stephanie Romero have a long-standing record of community philanthropy. As proud owners of Taxco, a Mexican cuisine restaurant located in downtown Sycamore, […]
July 5, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – Ballantine-DeMers Family

Kevin William Ballantine, of DeKalb, lived a short life. After a three year struggle with leukemia, he passed away in January 2012 at the age of […]
June 1, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Since its creation in 1993, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has sought opportunities to promote and support collaboration among nonprofits and to enhance their individual and […]