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News & Announcements

December 11, 2017
Grant Seekers Workshop, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grant Seeker Workshop Announced for January 26, 2018

Nonprofit and charitable organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to one of two free workshops on January […]
December 7, 2017
YEP Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available for Youth Impact in DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is accepting applications for 2018 YEP Grants. As with other grant programs of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, YEP Grants have […]
November 28, 2017
Andrew McComb, YEP Alumni, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alumni Update With Andrew McComb

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Through the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program, we have the opportunity to meet and interact with a number […]
November 7, 2017

Grants Add Rhythm to Music Education

Pictured:  As a Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grant recipient, Arcomusical, based in DeKalb, advocates the awareness and artistic advancement of the Afro-Brazilian berimbau and related African musical bows. This fall, […]
November 7, 2017
IRA Charitable Rollover, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Giving Through an IRA Charitable Rollover

Are you or someone you know age 70 ½ or older? The IRA charitable rollover allows individuals age 70½ and older to make a gift of […]
November 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore High School

$152,460 in Grants Awarded to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Pictured: A recent check presentation to Sycamore High School Art Department. Grant dollars will transition a space in Sycamore High School to an art gallery. This […]
November 2, 2017
Jay & Lynn Montgomery Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Deep Roots Create Desire to Give Back to the Community

Announcing the Jay & Lynn Montgomery Fund, a new donor advised fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. As lifelong residents of the Sycamore community, this […]
October 12, 2017
Promise Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

The Promise Grants committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants (Beca […]
October 6, 2017
DCNP Internship Program, DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership

DCNP Internship Program

“Life changing.” “A blessing and a privilege.” “The highlight of my time as an undergraduate.” “Icing on top of a delicious cake.” These are just a […]