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News & Announcements

July 10, 2020
Harold P. Wells Scholarship, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Carani Receives Harold P. Wells Scholarship Award

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce Cameron Carani as the recipient of the 2020 Harold P. Wells Scholarship. Cameron is a 2020 graduate […]
July 7, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Ramping up Youth Involvement in the Community

What do you get when you take a group of motivated high school students backed by generous community donors and challenge them to address current youth […]
July 6, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants

Applications Open for Fall 2020 Community Foundation Grants

Applications for fall 2020 Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants are currently available through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Nonprofit and public […]
June 11, 2020

$98,180 in Round Two of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $98,180 was awarded to 23 organizations during the second round […]
June 9, 2020
Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship,DeKalb County Community Foundation

Wiemer-Hastings Receives 2020 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Jesse Wiemer-Hastings of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2020 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. Historically the scholarship recipient is honored at the […]
June 2, 2020
Give DeKalb County, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$1,209,301 Raised During Give DeKalb County 2020

Organizations throughout local communities have begun receiving the funds raised during Give DeKalb County. This philanthropic event is coordinated by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP), […]
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 […]