News & Announcements

December 9, 2020

Kindergarten Readiness – Where to Begin – Story 2 of 5

Where to Begin (Story #2 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series For any project to be successful, it is imperative to know where to begin by […]
December 9, 2020

Local Efforts Work to Move the Needle on Kindergarten Readiness – Story 1 of 5

History and Context (Story #1 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series For more than twenty-five years, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has strived to enhance the […]
December 8, 2020

$66,245 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 $66,245 has been awarded to date to 19 organizations in […]
December 7, 2020

$125,617 Awarded to Local Organizations in Fall Community Needs Grants

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $125,617 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide […]
December 4, 2020

Grant Seekers Workshop Announced for January 2021

Nonprofit organizations and eligible public sector direct service organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to a free […]
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 […]