News & Announcements

August 12, 2022

Community Foundation Awards $20,000 Grant to the City of Genoa

The City of Genoa recently received a Community Economic Development Implementation Grant of $20,000 from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This grant enables the City of […]
August 8, 2022

Preserving the History of Hinckley Through Charitable Giving

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Hinckley Historical Society Endowment Fund. This Agency Fund allows the Hinckley Historical Society […]
July 25, 2022

New Books for Generations to Come – 2021 Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County. Grants from the […]
July 25, 2022

Providing Relief to Address Affordable Housing Challenges – 2021 Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County. Grants from the […]
July 25, 2022

Funding Action Through Art – 2021 Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County. Grants from the […]
July 25, 2022

Responding to COVID-19 Through Grantmaking – 2021 Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County. Grants from the […]
July 22, 2022

Youth Philanthropy Program Seeks Members from Select High Schools

In the fall of 2022, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) begins its 14th year as a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The mission […]
July 21, 2022

Community Foundation Seeks Grants Director

In appreciation to DeKalb County Community Foundation staff member Ben Bingle, who has served in a dual director role in an interim capacity since last October, […]
July 13, 2022

Grych Receives 2022 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Ben Grych of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2022 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. The award is made possible each year through a […]