News & Announcements

July 17, 2019

$129,450 in Spring Grants Support Music Education

The Community Foundation is pleased to report that $129,450 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants benefited a total of 29 nonprofits and community organizations […]
July 9, 2019

Fall 2019 Grant Opportunities Available at the Community Foundation

Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged to apply for a fall 2019 Community Needs Grant or a Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant. Both grant programs […]
June 17, 2019

Scholarship Fund Honors Sycamore Native Gina M. Delmont

Together with the Delmont family, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Gina M. Delmont Memorial Scholarship Fund. Through this scholarship, Gina’s spirit […]
June 14, 2019

Registration Open for DCNP Nonprofit Day

For the tenth consecutive year, Nonprofit Day will offer training, networking, and professional development for nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members on Wednesday, July 24 from […]
June 12, 2019

Merrick Receives 2019 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Devonte Merrick of DeKalb, recipient of the 2019 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. During the June 11 DeKalb Municipal Band concert at Hopkins […]
June 11, 2019

$104,475 Awarded in Gifts of Education Across DeKalb County

Each year, charitable funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation generate scholarship awards ranging from $250-$9,500 for graduating seniors of local DeKalb County high schools. This […]
May 30, 2019

$751,050 raised during Give DeKalb County 2019

A standing room only crowd gathered at the DeKalb County Community Foundation on May 29 to receive the funds they raised during Give DeKalb County. This […]
May 29, 2019

Tank Anderson’s Memory Continues to Serve DeKalb Wrestling Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Donald “Tank” Anderson Memorial Fund. The fund will serve two functions, the first is to support […]
May 28, 2019

$123,432 Awarded to Local Nonprofit and Community Organizations

This spring, 29 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $123,432 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]