News & Announcements

October 3, 2022

$195,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Students Across DeKalb County

This year, 132 students received over $195,000 in scholarships from Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Scholarship awards ranged from $250 to $10,000 for DeKalb County […]
September 26, 2022

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

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to Jacob Bjork, Elena Haliczer, Tyler Hull, and Diana Morales on receiving an […]
September 26, 2022

Pritchard Fund Cultivates Passion for Horticulture, Benefits Kishwaukee College Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Kishwaukee College Foundation are pleased to announce the Earl and Jeanne Pritchard Fund. This new Designated Fund honors the life […]
September 13, 2022

Nunez Receives 2022 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Erika Nunez, recipient of the 2022 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Erika as she completes an associate degree from Kishwaukee College […]
September 13, 2022

Kapper Scholarship Awarded to Leea Perry of Genoa

Congratulations to Leea Perry, this year’s recipient of the Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship award. The award is made possible through the Ed & […]
September 12, 2022

Benefits of Bundling and Bunching Charitable Giving – September 2022 EPAC CORNER

Welcome to the EPAC Corner! We are pleased to bring you this content from the Estate Planning Advisory Committee (EPAC) of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
August 29, 2022

Registration Open for DCNP Nonprofit Day

The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) Nonprofit Day conference returns on September 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Faranda’s Banquet Center in DeKalb. The […]
August 15, 2022

Applications Open for Promise Grants – Subvención de Promesa, Supporting Projects That Empower the Underserved

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Promise Grant – Subvención de Promesa program. Eligible organizations can apply before the October 1, […]
August 12, 2022

August is National “Make a Will Month” – August 2022 EPAC CORNER

Welcome to the EPAC Corner! We are pleased to bring you this content from the Estate Planning Advisory Committee (EPAC) of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]