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News & Announcements

November 3, 2015
James & Marjorie Lehan Family Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Lehan Family Pays it Forward with Endowed Scholarship Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the James & Marjorie Lehan Family Scholarship Fund. This newly created endowed scholarship fund will provide an […]
October 21, 2015
Sycamore Park District Watershed project

Watershed Improvement Project -Sycamore Park District

In 2009, backed by funding from the CommunityWorks Endowment Funds, a Land Use Initiative was formed to provide reliable tools and resources to support effective land use decisions. The […]
September 9, 2015
First Lt. Brian D. Slavenas, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Brian D. Slavenas Memorial Endowment Fund Announced

NOTE: In February 2020, the Brian D. Slavenas Memorial Endowment Fund was reclassified as a donor advised fund. The Fund continues to support the charitable interests […]
August 24, 2015
Calvin Doty Memorial Scholarship Fund

New Scholarship Fund Announced – Cal Doty Memorial Scholarship Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the newly created Calvin Doty Memorial Scholarship Fund, a scholarship fund geared towards graduating students at Sycamore […]
June 9, 2015
2015 Excellence in Education Award Recipients

2015 Excellence in Education Award Recipients

Pictured from left: Amanda Christensen, DeKalb County Regional Superintendent; Cara Killey, Support Staff Award Recipient; Amanda Baum, 6th – 8th Grade Award Recipient; Yvonne Johnson, Donor […]
April 13, 2014
DeKalb County Disaster Recovery Fund

DeKalb County Disaster Recovery Fund

The response to the tornado that struck Fairdale and surrounding communities in DeKalb County, IL on April 9 has been tremendous! The outpouring of volunteers and […]