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June 10, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation

Career Opportunity – Finance Director

The deadline to apply for the Finance Director position has passed. We are no longer accepting applications.  Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully […]
June 9, 2021

Applications Open for Final Round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants

Applications are open for a fifth and final round of grants from the DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund. All remaining funds will be dispersed during this […]
June 2, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Impact Funds, Donor Advised Funds, Field of INterest Funds

$90,930 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 17 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $90,930 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
June 2, 2021
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alum Update With Tyler Hull

Meet Tyler Hull, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) member and a 2018 graduate of Sycamore High School. During his three years in YEP, Tyler had […]
May 27, 2021
Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

1,130 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits for children and families in DeKalb County. Through the Kindergarten Readiness […]
May 25, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Give DeKalb County

Over $1.5 Million Raised During Give DeKalb County 2021

Donors throughout DeKalb County and beyond contributed to the largest-ever Give DeKalb County by donating more than $1.5 million in support of nonprofit organizations. This philanthropic […]
May 19, 2021
Oncken Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Fund

Experiencing Joy Through Generosity – The Oncken Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Oncken Family Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund will align with the charitable interests of the […]
May 10, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]
May 7, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Designated Fund

Ellwood House Internship Fund Promotes Racial Diversity and Opportunity

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and the Ellwood House Museum are excited to announce the Ellwood House Racial Diversity Internship Fund. This new endowed Designated Fund […]