News & Announcements

May 9, 2017

Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations Receive $150,000 in Support

Thanks to donor generosity and the power of endowment, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is able to award $150,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This […]
May 9, 2017

Thank You J. Scott Chilton, CPA!

J. Scott Chilton, CPA, has been the accountant for the DeKalb County Community Foundation for the past 23 years. His remarkable attention to detail and exceptional […]
May 3, 2017

Excitement Builds for Give DeKalb County

Donors from DeKalb County and around the world can give back during Give DeKalb County on May 4, 2017. This is the fourth consecutive year that […]
May 2, 2017

Scholarship Assists Non-Traditional Students With Undergraduate Studies

The Renaissance Scholarship applications are now available for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is […]
April 27, 2017

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, […]
April 25, 2017

New Scholarship Award Honors Charles & Helen Suter

Made possible through the generosity of the Suter family, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Suter Family Scholarship Fund. This newly created […]
April 11, 2017

24-Hours of Nonprofit Impact

There are approximately 125 active nonprofit organizations (501(c)3, not including churches) in DeKalb County. Though some may serve a similar audience, each is unique in the […]
April 3, 2017

Give DeKalb County Provides Community Support to Local Nonprofits

Donors from DeKalb County and across the globe can support local nonprofit organizations during Give DeKalb County to be held on May 4, 2017. This is […]
March 28, 2017

Fund Dedicates Support to Malta Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the first endowment fund created for the community of Malta, IL. Built through tax-deductible contributions from friends, […]