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June 14, 2016
Give Local DeKalb County 2016 check distribution

$428,297 In Support Raised During Give Local DeKalb County 2016

Pictured: Representatives from the participating nonprofits gathered together during the check presentation on June 14 in The Freight Room at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This year […]
June 2, 2016
2015 Annual Report cover_small

Annual Report 2015 – Strength Through Partnership

We are pleased to present this Annual Report highlighting the mission and services of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. We are continually amazed at the power of […]
June 1, 2016
DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Strength Through Partnership – DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Since its creation in 1993, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has sought opportunities to promote and support collaboration among nonprofits and to enhance their individual and […]
May 31, 2016
Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

Strides for Success in Athletics and Education – The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

During the time of year where high school graduations take place and scholarship awards are received, we are honored to announce the Martha W. Shur Scholarship […]
May 26, 2016
Spring 2016 Community Needs Grant Checks

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $191,654 to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce that $191,654 in Community Needs Grants were awarded this spring. A total of […]
May 18, 2016
Join Our Team

We’re Hiring! Finance Director

Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully partnered with philanthropists to benefit organizations and communities throughout DeKalb County. Managing approximately $45 million in charitable […]
May 13, 2016
Renaissance Scholarship

Renaissance Scholarship Assists Non-Traditional Students With Undergraduate Studies

The Renaissance Scholarship applications are available now for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is […]
May 13, 2016
Sycamore Fire Department and Family Services Agency - Strength Through Partnership

Providing Peace of Mind Through Grant Support

In spring of 2015, out of a desire to provide rapid emergency access to residents who have significant health and/or mobility issues, the Sycamore Fire Department […]
May 12, 2016
“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing

“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” Winner

Congratulations to Bob Hadley, winner of the “Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing. As a grantmaker, Bob has chosen to award the $250 grant to […]