News & Announcements

July 6, 2022

Local Students Receive Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships to four recipients. Logan Bend, Ava Splear, Samantha Moore, and Natalie Pasillas were selected […]
July 6, 2022

Securing High School Opportunities for Girls in Kenya

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Friends of JAMS Operating Reserve Fund. This new Agency Fund provides Friends of JAMS with financial reserves for […]
July 6, 2022

Applications Open for Fall 2022 Community Foundation Grants

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for fall  2022 Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofit and public sector […]
June 29, 2022

Educators in DeKalb County Recognized for Excellence Awards

On Monday, June 27, the DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized local educators and support staff during the annual Excellence in Education Awards […]
June 23, 2022

Sharing the Joy of Generosity – The Randy and Christy Hayes Charitable Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Randy and Christy Hayes Charitable Family Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund aligns with the charitable interests of […]
June 17, 2022

Woodwork, Literacy, and Philanthropy – The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project

The DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project has made bookcases for children over the last 11 years. Every year in the spring, a group of volunteers craft 50 bookcases […]
June 14, 2022

$127,506 Awarded in Support of Music Education

This spring, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $127,506 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Funding benefited 28 nonprofit and public […]
June 13, 2022

1,200 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Distributed to Promote Summer Learning

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the distribution of 1,200 kindergarten readiness toolkits to children through the Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits grant program. Grants provided toolkits to […]
June 7, 2022

Scholarship for Students Entering U.S. Service Academies Honors Former Naval Lieutenant

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce that the Jeffrey A. Trail Memorial Scholarship is currently accepting applications. The scholarship provides support to pay […]