News & Announcements

November 28, 2017

YEP Alumni Update With Andrew McComb

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Through the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program, we have the opportunity to meet and interact with a number […]
November 7, 2017

Grants Add Rhythm to Music Education

Pictured:  As a Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grant recipient, Arcomusical, based in DeKalb, advocates the awareness and artistic advancement of the Afro-Brazilian berimbau and related African musical bows. This fall, […]
November 7, 2017

Giving Through an IRA Charitable Rollover

Are you or someone you know age 70 ½ or older? The IRA charitable rollover allows individuals age 70½ and older to make a gift of […]
November 7, 2017

$152,460 in Grants Awarded to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Pictured: A recent check presentation to Sycamore High School Art Department. Grant dollars will transition a space in Sycamore High School to an art gallery. This […]
November 2, 2017

Deep Roots Create Desire to Give Back to the Community

Announcing the Jay & Lynn Montgomery Fund, a new donor advised fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. As lifelong residents of the Sycamore community, this […]
October 12, 2017

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

The Promise Grants committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants (Beca […]
October 6, 2017

DCNP Internship Program

“Life changing.” “A blessing and a privilege.” “The highlight of my time as an undergraduate.” “Icing on top of a delicious cake.” These are just a […]
September 25, 2017

Community Nominations Welcome for Excellence in Education Awards

Awarded annually, the Excellence in Educations Awards are a great way to highlight and show appreciation for education professionals in the community. All residents of DeKalb […]
September 25, 2017

New Fund Supports the Care of Homeless Animals

Introducing the Tails Humane Society Fund, a new agency fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This new fund will provide unrestricted financial support to Tails […]