News & Announcements

April 25, 2017

New Scholarship Award Honors Charles & Helen Suter

Made possible through the generosity of the Suter family, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Suter Family Scholarship Fund. This newly created […]
April 11, 2017

24-Hours of Nonprofit Impact

There are approximately 125 active nonprofit organizations (501(c)3, not including churches) in DeKalb County. Though some may serve a similar audience, each is unique in the […]
April 3, 2017

Give DeKalb County Provides Community Support to Local Nonprofits

Donors from DeKalb County and across the globe can support local nonprofit organizations during Give DeKalb County to be held on May 4, 2017. This is […]
March 28, 2017

Fund Dedicates Support to Malta Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the first endowment fund created for the community of Malta, IL. Built through tax-deductible contributions from friends, […]
March 23, 2017

FREE PROGRAM – DIY Estate Planning – Do’s and Don’ts (part of Money Smart Week)

In recent years, do-it-yourself (“DIY”) has gained popularity emerging in many fields including tax preparation and estate planning. While DIY for many fields may prove to […]
March 15, 2017

Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized five educators from Hiawatha and Somonauk school districts during the annual Excellence in […]
March 7, 2017

When a Good Idea Turns Great: The Fund that Started it All

Remember the 90’s? Remember the creative and culture shaping ideas that came into being? Things like Starbucks, grunge music, the World Wide Web, personal computers, email, […]
February 28, 2017

Fund Honors James Richard Andrews, Ph.D., NIU Professor Emeritus

Pictured: James Richard Andrews, circa 1996 Introducing the James Richard Andrews Graduate Student Clinical Award Fund, a newly established fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
February 28, 2017

Welcome New Board Members – Romero and Parker

Jesus Romero Please join us in welcoming Jesus Romero to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Jesus is a returning board member, previously serving […]