News & Announcements

February 18, 2021

Loving Kindness Fund Honors O’Shaughnessy Vision of the Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to introduce the Tim and Bev O’Shaughnessy Loving Kindness Fund. The purpose of this Designated Fund is to support […]
February 17, 2021

Foundation Announces New Application Process With 75+ Scholarships Available

Eligible high school students are encouraged to apply for scholarships at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Through donor generosity, over 75 scholarship awards exist. New this […]
February 17, 2021

Responding to COVID-19

Your Community Foundation is committed to its mission to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County.  We are monitoring the great work that is already […]
February 11, 2021

Website Once-Over Demonstrates Partnership Between NIU and Local Nonprofits

Over the last year, COVID-19 has resulted in more and more people seeking information online. Yet, not all website are user-friendly or contain the most relevant […]
February 9, 2021

Thank You Beth Prestegaard!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to Beth Prestegaard for her time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Beth […]
February 2, 2021

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

Applications open on February 5, 2021 for a fourth round of grants from the DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund. Grants are available to nonprofit and public […]
February 2, 2021

$46,000 Awarded in DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $46,000 was recently awarded to seven organizations during the final […]
February 2, 2021

Eligible Nonprofits Encouraged to Register for Give DeKalb County

Nonprofit registration is now open for Give DeKalb County 2021. This annual fundraising event features multiple ways to support nonprofit organizations. Donors can give online from midnight to […]
January 20, 2021

Scholarship Honors Inspiring Agriculture Teacher from Sandwich

  The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Ben C. Eade Scholarship Fund. The Fund will award two scholarships annually to graduating seniors […]