News & Announcements

September 4, 2018

New Gift of Grain Option for Farmers

Farmers and landowners have a new charitable giving option thanks to a collaboration between the DeKalb County Community Foundation and the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation. […]
August 16, 2018

Aumann-Weyenberg Receives 2018 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Adriana Aumann-Weyenberg, recipient of the 2018 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Adriana as she begins attendance at Kishwaukee College and Northern […]
August 13, 2018

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Recipients Announced

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Four individuals will receive a total of $30,000 to use toward […]
August 7, 2018

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

 Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) kicks off their 10th year with a Meet & Greet on Sunday, August 26 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The […]
August 3, 2018

Propheter Named Recipient of 2018 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Dylan Propheter of DeKalb, recipient of the 2018 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. Following his graduation from DeKalb High School this past May, […]
July 24, 2018

New Agency Fund Supports Sycamore Lions Charities

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the creation of the Sycamore Lions Charities Jack Shrout Fund. The new agency fund provides support to […]
July 18, 2018

Application Period for Fall Community Foundation Grants Begins

Once again, applications are open for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, two grants programs available at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
July 10, 2018

$174,600 in Grants Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to award $174,600 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grants. A total of 33 nonprofits and community organizations […]
July 10, 2018

Celebrating 25 Years of the DeKalb County Community Foundation

During 2018, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a number of exciting activities to celebrate, thank, and give back to the […]