News & Announcements

February 8, 2019

Scholarship Opportunities Available Through the Community Foundation

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, we are happy to announce three open scholarship opportunities administered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. To […]
February 5, 2019

New Charitable Fund Seeks to Help Families and Children

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund. This new donor advised fund will provide […]
February 5, 2019

YEP Alumni Update With Blair Wright

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Blair Wright, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Grants Chair and a 2011 graduate of Sandwich High School. […]
February 5, 2019

Thank You Frank Roberts!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to Frank Roberts for his time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Frank served […]
January 14, 2019

Application Period for Spring Community Foundation Grants Begins

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for spring Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations […]
January 9, 2019

Community Foundation Welcomes New Directors to Staff

Please join us in welcoming Tiffany McQueen Lewis, Grants Director, and Teri Spartz, Community Engagement Director to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Both Tiffany and Teri […]
January 9, 2019

Thank You Charles (Charlie) McCormick!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to Charlie McCormick for his time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Charlie served […]
January 8, 2019

$3,309 in Promise Grants Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,309 in Promise Grants to benefit five local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. Promise Grants provide […]
January 2, 2019

YEP Alumni Update With Karsten Larson

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Karsten Larson, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Chair and a 2011 graduate of Sycamore High School. Serving […]