News & Announcements

September 15, 2020

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Education Awards

All residents of DeKalb County are encouraged to nominate a deserving individual for an Excellence in Education Award. Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards are […]
September 14, 2020

Welcome Yusup Orazov

Please join us in welcoming Yusup Orazov to the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Yusup (pronounced you-suf) is our very first intern through the Internship Program. He […]
September 3, 2020

New Space Opens New Opportunities For Clients – 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 […]
August 26, 2020

Celebrating a Lifelong Love of Teaching and Sports – 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 […]
August 26, 2020

Baby Baskets Provide Needed Guidance and Resources – 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 […]
August 18, 2020

Local Response Efforts for DeKalb County Health Department – COVID-19 Response Grant

In June 2020, the DeKalb County Health Department applied for a DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant offered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The request for […]
August 11, 2020

Summer COVID Care Packages Provided to Students Served by Neighbors’ House – COVID-19 Response Grant

As COVID-19 continues to limit in-person and social interactions, Neighbors’ House of DeKalb County has come up with an exciting idea to better connect with the […]
August 7, 2020

Safe Passage Provides Emergency Shelter for Clients in DeKalb County – COVID-19 Response Grant

In June of 2020, Safe Passage of DeKalb County applied for a DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant offered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The request […]
August 7, 2020

YEP Set to Begin 12th Year of Youth Leadership and Grantmaking

In the fall of 2020, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) begins its 12th year as a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The mission […]