News & Announcements

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 […]
July 30, 2020

Ensuring Advocacy for CASA Children During COVID-19 – COVID-19 Response Grant

Over the last few months, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of DeKalb County has seen an increase in residents served due to new cases coming into […]
July 21, 2020

Adventure Works of DeKalb County Provides Telehealth Services to Clients – COVID-19 Response Grant

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict the normal, many are forced to seek healthcare in an online setting. Adventure Works of DeKalb County sees approximately […]
July 14, 2020

$89,352 Awarded in Support of Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to report that $89,352 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants benefited a total of 28 nonprofits and […]
$89,352 Awarded in Support of Music Education
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