News & Announcements

July 9, 2018

CHS Elburn Scholarships Provide Funding to 14 High School Students

The Community Foundation is pleased to award 14 CHS Elburn Scholarships this year. Each student receives $1,000 in educational support towards an accredited college or university. […]
July 9, 2018

Scholarship Fund to Benefit Indian Creek Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Sheldon and Betty Kesner Scholarship Fund, a new scholarship fund that provides annual awards to graduates […]
July 2, 2018

Career Opportunity – Grants & Community Initiatives Manager

At the DeKalb County Community Foundation we are a small team of professionals who love our community and love what we do. Who we are and […]
June 26, 2018

Registration Open for DCNP Nonprofit Day

For the ninth consecutive year, Nonprofit Day will offer training, networking, and professional development for nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members on Wednesday, July 25 from […]
June 12, 2018

$614,555 raised during Give DeKalb County 2018

A standing room only crowd gathered at the DeKalb County Community Foundation on May 31 to receive the funds they raised during Give DeKalb County. This […]
June 11, 2018

Welcome Christine Johnson to the Foundation Board

Please join us as we welcome Christine Johnson, Shabbona and Lee representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Christine served as Senator for […]
June 7, 2018

First Fund Benefiting Sycamore Created

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised fund, the Curt and Karen Lang Charitable Fund. This new fund will provide […]
May 24, 2018

YEP Alumni Update With Rachel Hughes

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Rachel Hughes, recent member of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) and a 2017 graduate of Genoa-Kingston High School. […]
May 9, 2018

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $145,000 to Local Organizations

  Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce and award $145,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This support impacts […]