News & Announcements

June 14, 2017

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to Destinee Feliciano of DeKalb, recipient of the 2017 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. During the June 13 DeKalb Municipal Band concert at Hopkins […]
June 9, 2017

Know Your Watershed Bus Tour

Do you know where the Kishwaukee River begins or where the highest point is in DeKalb County? DeKalb County residents who participate in the upcoming Know […]
June 7, 2017

Twelve Students Selected for CHS Elburn Scholarships

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 12 high school students have been selected to receive a CHS Elburn Scholarship. Each student receives […]
June 6, 2017

Grants Provide Boost for Countywide Planning and Projects

Economic development planning for the Village of Shabbona is set to begin soon thanks to a $20,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This grant, […]
June 6, 2017

$148,928 Awarded in Local Scholarships

Did you know? There are more than 65 charitable funds at the Community Foundation awarding scholarships for continuing education. This year alone, over 90 scholarship awards […]
June 2, 2017

Upcoming Watershed Bus Tour!

Join Community Foundation Program Director Anita Zurbrugg and many others as we explore the watersheds in DeKalb County. Bus tour includes stops, tours, and information of […]
June 1, 2017

$466,878 Raised During Give DeKalb County 2017

Handing out $466,878 in donations is not something that happens very often, but that is exactly what occurred at the DeKalb County Community Foundation on May […]
May 24, 2017

Joining Fabrication Skills with Employability

Over the last few years, the Welding  Technology program at Kishwaukee College has grown significantly to meet employer demand for welders and fabricators. One of the […]
May 9, 2017

Youth Serving Programs and Projects Receive $11,588 in Grants

Each year, the month of May brings about  YEP Grants Reception, an event that generates excitement and closure to the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program. […]