News & Announcements

December 12, 2017

25 Years of Philanthropy

As we approach the close of 2017 and the start of a new year, we grow with excitement…2018 marks the 25th Anniversary (1993-2018) of the DeKalb […]
December 11, 2017

Grant Seeker Workshop Announced for January 26, 2018

Nonprofit and charitable organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to one of two free workshops on January […]
December 7, 2017

Grants Available for Youth Impact in DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is accepting applications for 2018 YEP Grants. As with other grant programs of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, YEP Grants have […]
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 […]