News & Announcements

September 9, 2019

Nonprofit Training Series Coming to Sandwich This Fall

For the second consecutive year, a series of workshops for staff, volunteers, and board members of local nonprofit organizations will be offered in Sandwich. The series […]
August 28, 2019

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy Seeks Members From Across the County

High school students in DeKalb County are encouraged to join Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP), a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. In an […]
August 14, 2019

Scholarship Spotlight with Tory Tilton

The DeKalb County Community Foundation works with a variety of donors and funds to support scholarship awards for students in DeKalb County. It’s exciting to witness […]
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 […]