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August 7, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Set to Begin 12th Year of Youth Leadership and Grantmaking

In the fall of 2020, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) begins its 12th year as a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The mission […]
July 7, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Ramping up Youth Involvement in the Community

What do you get when you take a group of motivated high school students backed by generous community donors and challenge them to address current youth […]
June 1, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Meet the 2020-2021 YEP Executive Committee

We are excited to welcome next year’s Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) executive committee! As a youth-led committee, these six students are the leadership of YEP […]
May 26, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$12,583 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $12,583 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to nine community organizations for a […]
January 29, 2020
Youth Engaged In Philanthropy, YEP Alumni, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alumni Update With Christin Bothe

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Christin Bothe, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) grants chair and a 2013 graduate of DeKalb High School. […]
December 12, 2019
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Member Spotlight with Ashley Parks

December 3, 2019
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available For Youth Focused Programs and Projects

Nonprofit and community organizations are invited to submit YEP Grant requests, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb County. Similar to […]
October 23, 2019
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Member Spotlight with Olivia Simmons

August 28, 2019
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, YEP, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy Seeks Members From Across the County

High school students in DeKalb County are encouraged to join Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP), a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. In an […]