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June 1, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Meet the 2020-2021 YEP Executive Committee

We are excited to welcome next year’s Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) executive committee! As a youth-led committee, these six students are the leadership of YEP […]
May 26, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$12,583 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $12,583 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to nine community organizations for a […]
May 25, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

FLAP Provides Educational Materials for COVID-19 Assistance – COVID-19 Response Grant

In April 2020, Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) applied for a DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The $2,300 grant […]
May 24, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Salvation Army Provides Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance – COVID-19 Response Grant

The need for rent and utility assistance continues to rise as the COVID-19 pandemic further disrupts employment and day to day operations. In response to the […]
May 23, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

We Care Pregnancy Clinic Hosts Diapers for DeKalb Distribution – COVID-19 Response Grant

Diapers. A needed and sometime costly item for many families in DeKalb County. As families began to feel the financial strain from the current COVID-19 pandemic, […]
May 22, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Fox Valley YMCA Supports Children in Emergency Child Care – COVID-19 Response Grant

During this time of uncertainty, food security and support for children remain at the forefront in many communities. Beginning in April 2020, the Fox Valley YMCA […]
May 21, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

PPE and Other Equipment Provide Safety to Staff and Clients at the DeKalb County Health Department – COVID-19 Response Grant

Thanks in part to a $9,500 DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant received in April 2020, the DeKalb County Health Department continues to provide a safe and […]
May 20, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Westminster Presbyterian Church Provides Emergency Food for DeKalb Community – COVID-19 Response Grant

Over the last few months, as access to food tends to vary, Westminster Presbyterian Church in DeKalb has seen great success in their efforts to provide […]
May 20, 2020
Excellence in Education Awards, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Excellence in Education Awards Recognize Educators in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education are pleased to announce this year’s Excellence in Education Award recipients. Recipients are educators […]