News & Announcements

August 6, 2019

Alamia Receives 2019 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Shannon Alamia, recipient of the 2019 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Shannon as she begins online courses through National Louis University, […]
August 5, 2019

New Fund Brings the Gift of Music to Children

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Charles Krull Music Support Fund. This Fund provides aid to low income children in DeKalb County […]
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 […]