News & Announcements

February 10, 2020

Thank You LaVerne Gyant!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to LaVerne Gyant for her time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. LaVerne […]
February 5, 2020

Keleher Family Scholarship Provides Support for Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Keleher Family Scholarship Fund, benefiting a graduating senior from Sycamore High School. Students applying for this […]
January 29, 2020

YEP Alumni Update With Christin Bothe

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Christin Bothe, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) grants chair and a 2013 graduate of DeKalb High School. […]
January 22, 2020

$3,517 in Promise Grants Awarded to Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,517 in Promise Grants to benefit seven local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. Promise Grants provide […]
January 14, 2020

Thank You Kevin McArtor!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to Kevin McArtor for his time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Kevin […]
January 14, 2020

Select Scholarships Available Through the Community Foundation

Eligible high school students are encouraged to apply for scholarships administered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The following scholarships are accepting online applications through March […]
January 14, 2020

$120,800 in Music Education Grants Distributed

In the fall of 2019, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $120,800 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 27 […]
January 8, 2020

New Pennies Fund Honors Former DeKalb English Teachers

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is delighted to announce the Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, established by alumni of DeKalb High School […]
January 8, 2020

Spring Grants Available for Nonprofit and Community Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged […]