News & Announcements

December 4, 2020

YEP Alum Update With Isabella Hayes

Meet Isabella Hayes, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Chair and a 2017 graduate of DeKalb High School. During her four years in the YEP program, […]
December 1, 2020

Grants Available to Benefit Youth in DeKalb County

Nonprofit organizations and public sector direct service organizations are invited to apply for a YEP Grant, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in […]
November 30, 2020

Norlings Leave a Lasting Impact on Education in Sandwich

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Jack E. Norling and Norma E. (Rex) Norling Fund. This new Designated Fund provides financial support […]
November 30, 2020

Nonprofit Organizations Persevere Amid Pandemic

This year, nearly 82 percent of local nonprofit organizations have cancelled their fundraisers due to COVID-19. As a result of this challenging financial climate, the DeKalb […]
November 28, 2020

Tornado Destroys a Food Source for DeKalb County – Grants In Action

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 26, 2020

Grantmaking During a Global Pandemic (COVID-19) – Grants In Action

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 6, 2020

YEP Alumni Update With Emilie Schramer

Meet Emilie Schramer, recent member of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) and a 2019 graduate of DeKalb High School. During her four years in the YEP […]
November 4, 2020

NIU NNGO Students Present at November 2020 YEP Meeting

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is thrilled to welcome four students from Northern Illinois University as the presenters for the November 2020 YEP meeting. The student […]
October 13, 2020

Applications Open for Third Round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that a third round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants is now available. This […]