News & Announcements

August 30, 2017

Orientation Set for New and Returning Members of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP)

High school students in DeKalb County are invited to attend Orientation for the 2017 Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program. This year, Orientation will be on […]
August 8, 2017

Renaissance Scholarship Award Winner Recognized

Congratulations to Brittnie Peters, recipient of the 2017 Renaissance Scholarship. Brittnie will receive a $1,000 scholarship award as she returns to school pursuing a degree in […]
August 7, 2017

Restocking the Future of Shabbona Lake State Park

Whoosh! You look up from your hiking boots as a dragonfly nearly collides with your shoulder. It continues on, past your shoulder, and settles down on nearby […]
August 7, 2017

Thank You Sarah Trygstad!

Please join us as we give a big, heartfelt THANK YOU to Sarah Trygstad, DCNP Assistant. Sarah has been on staff with the DeKalb County Community […]
August 4, 2017

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 for Higher Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Four individuals will receive a total of $30,000 to use toward […]
July 27, 2017

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

  The Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Meet & Greet is Sunday, August 27 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The Freight Room at the DeKalb […]
July 25, 2017

Application Process Begins for Fall Community Foundation Grants

Online applications are open once again for fall Community Needs Grants and Wurlitzer Foundation Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due […]
July 21, 2017

$136,350 in Grants Support Music and Music Education

The name that ‘means music to the millions’ continues to live on through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This spring, $136,350 in Wurlitzer Foundation Grants were […]
July 17, 2017

Economic Development Planning Progresses One Community at a Time

In keeping with its mission to improve the quality of life in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another step forward […]