News & Announcements

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 […]
September 30, 2020

Life Saving Devices 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 […]
September 30, 2020

Grants Available for Nonprofits to Empower and Educate

Charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County are encouraged to apply for a Promise Grant (Beca “Promisa”). Deadline to […]
September 29, 2020

YEP Alumni Update With Danniela Estrada

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Danniela Estrada, recent member of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) and a 2018 graduate of Sandwich High School. […]
September 15, 2020

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 to Local High School Graduates

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Six individuals will receive a total of $30,000 to use toward […]