July 6, 2020

Applications Open for Fall 2020 Community Foundation Grants

Applications for fall 2020 Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants are currently available through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Nonprofit and public […]
May 28, 2019

$123,432 Awarded to Local Nonprofit and Community Organizations

This spring, 29 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $123,432 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
February 12, 2019

All New Online Donation Platform and Fund Portal Announced

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce two new additions to their online system. Both additions enhance the overall donor experience and better connect […]
May 9, 2018

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $145,000 to Local Organizations

  Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce and award $145,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This support impacts […]
August 7, 2017

Restocking the Future of Shabbona Lake State Park

Whoosh! You look up from your hiking boots as a dragonfly nearly collides with your shoulder. It continues on, past your shoulder, and settles down on nearby […]
July 25, 2017

Application Process Begins for Fall Community Foundation Grants

Online applications are open once again for fall Community Needs Grants and Wurlitzer Foundation Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due […]
July 17, 2017

Economic Development Planning Progresses One Community at a Time

In keeping with its mission to improve the quality of life in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another step forward […]
July 1, 2017

Representing Philanthropy and Community Service

Ronald Klein grew up on the family farm in Hinckley, IL. As with any child, Ron had big dreams. He dreamed of attending the University of […]
June 6, 2017

Grants Provide Boost for Countywide Planning and Projects

Economic development planning for the Village of Shabbona is set to begin soon thanks to a $20,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This grant, […]