News & Announcements

June 10, 2021

Thank You Betsy Hull!

Please join us in thanking Betsy Hull, Finance Director, for her nearly five years of service with the Community Foundation. Betsy has accepted another position and […]
June 10, 2021

Career Opportunity – Finance Director

The deadline to apply for the Finance Director position has passed. We are no longer accepting applications.  Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully […]
June 9, 2021

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

Applications are open for a fifth and final round of grants from the DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund. All remaining funds will be dispersed during this […]
June 2, 2021

$90,930 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 17 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $90,930 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
June 2, 2021

YEP Alum Update With Tyler Hull

Meet Tyler Hull, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) member and a 2018 graduate of Sycamore High School. During his three years in YEP, Tyler had […]
May 27, 2021

1,130 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits for children and families in DeKalb County. Through the Kindergarten Readiness […]
May 25, 2021

Over $1.5 Million Raised During Give DeKalb County 2021

Donors throughout DeKalb County and beyond contributed to the largest-ever Give DeKalb County by donating more than $1.5 million in support of nonprofit organizations. This philanthropic […]
May 19, 2021

Experiencing Joy Through Generosity – The Oncken Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Oncken Family Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund will align with the charitable interests of the […]
May 10, 2021

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]