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News & Announcements

October 16, 2019

2019 Spinoso Masters Scholarship Recipients Announced

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Five individuals received a total of $30,000 to use toward Masters […]
October 15, 2019
Microgrant Program, DeKalb County Community Foundation, DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership

Grant Program Supports Professional Development for Nonprofits

For the second consecutive year, First Midwest Bank has provided funding for a unique grant program that supports training and professional development for nonprofit organizations in […]
October 7, 2019
Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

New Scholarship Helps Students Grow with Ag Related Studies

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarship Fund. Awarded annually, the scholarship benefits a high school senior in […]
October 1, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Promise Grants

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

Charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County are encouraged to apply for a Promise Grant (Beca “Promisa”). Deadline to […]
September 30, 2019

Stories of Generosity – Giving of One’s Time, Talent, and Treasure

September 25, 2019
Jeffrey A. Trail Memorial Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Scholarship for Students Entering U.S. Service Academies Honors Former Naval Lieutenant

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Jeffrey A. Trail Memorial Fund. This Fund provides an annual scholarship to a recent high school […]
September 10, 2019
Excellence in Education Awards, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Foundation Seeks Community Nominations for Education Awards

 The DeKalb County Community Foundation is seeking community nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Educations Awards. Awarded in March of each year, Excellence in Education Awards […]
September 10, 2019
Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin Memorial Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin’s Generosity Lives on in New Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin Memorial Fund. Created in honor of Sharon Conlin, this Fund provides annual […]
September 9, 2019
DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership, DCNP, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Nonprofit Training Series Coming to Sandwich This Fall

For the second consecutive year, a series of workshops for staff, volunteers, and board members of local nonprofit organizations will be offered in Sandwich. The series […]