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News & Announcements

April 27, 2021

Master’s Degree, Adult Education, and Physical Therapy Scholarships Available at the Community Foundation

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Renaissance Scholarship, Spinoso Masters Scholarship, and the Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship. […]
April 14, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Pass Through Fund

$130,563 in DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $130,563 was awarded to 20 local charitable organizations during the […]
April 5, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Agency Fund

New Endowment Fund Aims to Keep Seniors Safe and Viable

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Elder Care Services Endowment Fund. Open to contributions from donors with a passion for senior citizens […]
March 31, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Board of Directors, Michael Haines

Welcome Michael Haines!

Please join us as we welcome Michael Haines, Kingston representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Michael and his wife Lana have lived […]
March 25, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Fund

Wrennhouse Fund Expresses Love and Provides Opportunity

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Wrennhouse Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund provides donors Kent and Kris Wrenn a charitable way […]
March 22, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2021 Board Leadership

Community Foundation Elects New Board Leadership

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce new leadership roles for its Board of Directors. New leadership is elected annually for the president, vice […]
March 18, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Estate Planning

Free Virtual Workshop on Charitable Giving Offered In April

For many, charitable giving is a way of life. One question is how much to give throughout your lifetime and what to leave as charitable gifts […]
March 18, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, 2021 DeKalb County Nonprofit Study

NIU and DCNP Collaborate on Third Nonprofit Study for DeKalb County

DeKalb County has a robust nonprofit sector employing seven percent of the total workforce. Yet, COVID-19 has had a noticeable financial impact with nearly 82 percent […]
March 9, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Board of Directors

Welcome Manny Peña!

Please join us as we welcome Manny Peña, Sycamore representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Manny was raised in Chicago and married […]