News & Announcements

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 and […]
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 […]
November 8, 2021

Grant Program Incentivizes Local Economic Development

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to unveil a new grant program to enhance economic development progress for municipalities and communities in DeKalb County, IL, as […]
November 8, 2021

New Funds Help Seniors Enhance Their Quality of Life in a Safe Environment

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the creation of two separate Agency Funds that will benefit Barb City Manor Retirement Home in DeKalb IL, and support the […]
October 22, 2021

Community Foundation Expands, Career Opportunities Available

At the DeKalb County Community Foundation, we are a small team of professionals who love our community and love what we do. Who we are and […]
October 13, 2021

Promise Grant – Subvención de Promesa Program Opens for Applications, Empowers the Underserved

Eligible charitable community organizations in DeKalb County, IL, are encouraged to apply for a Promise Grant – Subvención de Promesa. The deadline to apply for funding […]
October 12, 2021

Community Foundation Welcomes Kay Riley as New Finance Director

Please join us in welcoming our new finance director, Kay Riley, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. As a certified public accountant, Kay brings over […]
October 11, 2021

New Fund Prioritizes Religious Education for St. James Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the St. James Religious Education Fund. Donors Ken and Kathleen Spears created this Designated Fund to provide […]