News & Announcements

July 24, 2018

New Agency Fund Supports Sycamore Lions Charities

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the creation of the Sycamore Lions Charities Jack Shrout Fund. The new agency fund provides support to […]
July 18, 2018

Application Period for Fall Community Foundation Grants Begins

Once again, applications are open for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, two grants programs available at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
July 10, 2018

$174,600 in Grants Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to award $174,600 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grants. A total of 33 nonprofits and community organizations […]
July 10, 2018

Celebrating 25 Years of the DeKalb County Community Foundation

During 2018, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a number of exciting activities to celebrate, thank, and give back to the […]
July 9, 2018

CHS Elburn Scholarships Provide Funding to 14 High School Students

The Community Foundation is pleased to award 14 CHS Elburn Scholarships this year. Each student receives $1,000 in educational support towards an accredited college or university. […]
July 9, 2018

Scholarship Fund to Benefit Indian Creek Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Sheldon and Betty Kesner Scholarship Fund, a new scholarship fund that provides annual awards to graduates […]
July 2, 2018

Career Opportunity – Grants & Community Initiatives Manager

At the DeKalb County Community Foundation we are a small team of professionals who love our community and love what we do. Who we are and […]
June 26, 2018

Registration Open for DCNP Nonprofit Day

For the ninth consecutive year, Nonprofit Day will offer training, networking, and professional development for nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members on Wednesday, July 25 from […]
June 12, 2018

$614,555 raised during Give DeKalb County 2018

A standing room only crowd gathered at the DeKalb County Community Foundation on May 31 to receive the funds they raised during Give DeKalb County. This […]