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July 27, 2017
Youth Engaged In Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

  The Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Meet & Greet is Sunday, August 27 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The Freight Room at the DeKalb […]
July 25, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Application Process Begins for Fall Community Foundation Grants

Online applications are open once again for fall Community Needs Grants and Wurlitzer Foundation Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due […]
July 21, 2017
Wutlitzer Foundation Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$136,350 in Grants Support Music and Music Education

The name that ‘means music to the millions’ continues to live on through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This spring, $136,350 in Wurlitzer Foundation Grants were […]
July 17, 2017
Community Economic Development Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Economic Development Planning Progresses One Community at a Time

In keeping with its mission to improve the quality of life in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another step forward […]
July 6, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Endowment Fund in Honor of Edna L. Nelson & Kenneth A. Johnson

Fund Supports Youth Education at First Lutheran Church of DeKalb

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new agency fund, the Endowment Fund in Honor of Edna L. Nelson & Kenneth A. Johnson. […]
July 1, 2017
Ronald G. Klein Community Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Representing Philanthropy and Community Service

Ronald Klein grew up on the family farm in Hinckley, IL. As with any child, Ron had big dreams. He dreamed of attending the University of […]
June 29, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Watershed

2017 DeKalb County Watershed Bus Tour

The third DeKalb County Watershed Bus Tour took place on Saturday, June 17, 2017. About 25 attendees joined us to learn more about watersheds in DeKalb County. […]
June 21, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Harold P. Wells Scholarship

Harold P. Wells Scholarship – 2017 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 Harold P. Wells Scholarship recipients, Logan Freeman and Morgan Karolus. Both students received recognition during the annual DeKalb High School Senior Awards Night held […]
June 14, 2017
DeKalb COunty Community Foundation, Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Awarded

  Congratulations to Destinee Feliciano of DeKalb, recipient of the 2017 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. During the June 13 DeKalb Municipal Band concert at […]