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April 27, 2020
Give DeKalb County, DeKalb County Community Foundation

The Suter Company Donates $50,000 to Give DeKalb County

The Suter Company has donated $50,000 to Give DeKalb County, which benefits 111 nonprofit organizations and Funds that are participating in the annual giving day. “We […]
April 23, 2020
Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

1,530 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits grant program. Grants will provide 1,530 kindergarten readiness toolkits to children in DeKalb […]
April 21, 2020

Master’s Degree and Adult Education Scholarships Available at the Community Foundation

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Renaissance Scholarship and Spinoso Masters Scholarship. Application deadline is June 28, 2020. Both scholarships […]
April 15, 2020

$200,380 in DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $200,380 was awarded to 23 organizations during the first round […]
April 7, 2020
Give DeKalb County, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Give DeKalb County Adapts to COVID-19

Give DeKalb County is still planned for May 7, 2020, but walk-in donations have been cancelled due to COVID-19. In response, Give DeKalb County organizers have […]
April 6, 2020
COVID-19, DeKalb County Community Foundation, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund

Local Funders Respond to COVID-19 With Grant Opportunity

In uncertain times one thing remains constant — we are facing this COVID-19 challenge together. We will do what we can to protect the health, safety, […]
April 5, 2020
Charitable Giving Tax Deduction, CARES Act, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Charitable Giving Tax Deduction – CARES Act

It’s exciting to see a charitable giving tax deduction included in the recent CARES Act. Included is a section allowing up to $300 of deductible charitable […]
March 17, 2020
David B. Castle, Board of Directors, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Welcome David Castle!

Please join us as we welcome David Castle, DeKalb representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. David is a lifelong resident of DeKalb […]
March 2, 2020
Todd and Christine Curtis Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Curtis Family Fund Celebrates Community and Retirement

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised Fund, the Todd and Christine Curtis Family Fund. This Fund provides Todd and […]