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August 16, 2018
Renaissance Scholarship , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Aumann-Weyenberg Receives 2018 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Adriana Aumann-Weyenberg, recipient of the 2018 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Adriana as she begins attendance at Kishwaukee College and Northern […]
August 7, 2018
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

¬†Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) kicks off their 10th year with a Meet & Greet on Sunday, August 26 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The […]
August 3, 2018
Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Propheter Named Recipient of 2018 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Dylan Propheter of DeKalb, recipient of the 2018 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. Following his graduation from DeKalb High School this past May, […]
July 24, 2018
Sycamore Lions Club, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Agency Fund Supports Sycamore Lions Charities

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the creation of the Sycamore Lions Charities Jack Shrout Fund. The new agency fund provides support to […]
July 18, 2018
Grant-Opportunities

Application Period for Fall Community Foundation Grants Begins

Once again, applications are open for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, two grants programs available at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
July 10, 2018
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$174,600 in Grants Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to award $174,600 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grants. A total of 33 nonprofits and community organizations […]
July 10, 2018
25th Anniversary, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Celebrating 25 Years of the DeKalb County Community Foundation

During 2018, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a number of exciting activities to celebrate, thank, and give back to the […]
July 9, 2018
CHS Elburn Scholarship, DeKalb County Community Foundation

CHS Elburn Scholarships Provide Funding to 14 High School Students

The Community Foundation is pleased to award 14 CHS Elburn Scholarships this year. Each student receives $1,000 in educational support towards an accredited college or university. […]
July 9, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sheldon & Betty Kesner Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Fund to Benefit Indian Creek Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Sheldon and Betty Kesner Scholarship Fund, a new scholarship fund that provides annual awards to graduates […]