News & Announcements

May 31, 2016

Strides for Success in Athletics and Education – The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

During the time of year where high school graduations take place and scholarship awards are received, we are honored to announce the Martha W. Shur Scholarship […]
May 26, 2016

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $191,654 to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce that $191,654 in Community Needs Grants were awarded this spring. A total of […]
May 18, 2016

We’re Hiring! Finance Director

Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully partnered with philanthropists to benefit organizations and communities throughout DeKalb County. Managing approximately $45 million in charitable […]
May 13, 2016

Renaissance Scholarship Assists Non-Traditional Students With Undergraduate Studies

The Renaissance Scholarship applications are available now for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is […]
May 13, 2016

Providing Peace of Mind Through Grant Support

In spring of 2015, out of a desire to provide rapid emergency access to residents who have significant health and/or mobility issues, the Sycamore Fire Department […]
May 12, 2016

“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” Winner

Congratulations to Bob Hadley, winner of the “Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing. As a grantmaker, Bob has chosen to award the $250 grant to […]
May 11, 2016

Thank you for your generosity! Give Local DeKalb County

Thank you! As Give Local DeKalb County has come to a close we would like to say thank you to the donors, Community Partners, Media Sponsors, supporting organizations, […]
May 9, 2016

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Application For Graduate Studies Now Available

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for a scholarship for Masters level or post-undergraduate education.  The Spinoso Masters Scholarship, worth up to $10,000, […]
May 3, 2016

Give Local DeKalb County – Match Grows, Giving Day Extended

Give Local America has experienced noticeable technical difficulties on giving websites throughout the United States today. Give Local DeKalb County is no exception. To support donors […]