News & Announcements

December 3, 2021

$98,200 Awarded in Support of Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded $98,200 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. These grants will provide funding for music education to 21 nonprofit organizations […]
December 2, 2021

Life Lessons From Teen Conversations

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL. Grants from […]
December 1, 2021

Grants Available to Benefit Youth in DeKalb County

Nonprofit organizations and eligible community organizations are invited to apply for a YEP Grant, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb […]
November 30, 2021

$150,378 Awarded in Fall Community Needs Grants

From new playground equipment to legal education, local projects aimed at addressing needs from within the community were funded through the DeKalb County Community Foundation’s Community […]
November 18, 2021

Responding Locally to COVID-19

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL. Grants from […]
November 9, 2021

A Season of Thanks and Giving

A Season of Thanks and Giving ~ Contributed by Matthew L. Brown, Brown Law Group, LLC; Member, DeKalb County Estate Planning Advisory Committee (EPAC) Each year, […]
November 9, 2021

Welcome Back, Becky Zantout!

Please join us in welcoming Becky Zantout back to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff.  Becky worked at the Foundation from 2011-2017 as the Grants & […]
November 9, 2021

Welcome Back, Alison Harris!

Please join us in welcoming back Alison Harris to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff.  Alison was an employee of the Community Foundation in 2010 in […]
November 9, 2021

Community Foundation Welcomes Back, Harris and Zantout

Please join us in welcoming Alison Harris and Becky Zantout back to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Alison was an employee of the Community Foundation […]