News & Announcements

November 16, 2015

Bingle Selected As First DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) Manager

The DeKalb County Community Foundation (DCCF) is pleased to announce that Ben Bingle is joining their staff as the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) Manager. Prior […]
November 3, 2015

Lehan Family Pays it Forward with Endowed Scholarship Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the James & Marjorie Lehan Family Scholarship Fund. This newly created endowed scholarship fund will provide an […]
October 21, 2015

Watershed Improvement Project -Sycamore Park District

In 2009, backed by funding from the CommunityWorks Endowment Funds, a Land Use Initiative was formed to provide reliable tools and resources to support effective land use decisions. The […]
September 9, 2015

Brian D. Slavenas Memorial Endowment Fund Announced

NOTE: In February 2020, the Brian D. Slavenas Memorial Endowment Fund was reclassified as a donor advised fund. The Fund continues to support the charitable interests […]
August 24, 2015

New Scholarship Fund Announced – Cal Doty Memorial Scholarship Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the newly created Calvin Doty Memorial Scholarship Fund, a scholarship fund geared towards graduating students at Sycamore […]
July 12, 2015

2000-2014 Excellence in Education Award Recipients

Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards honor excellent teachers, administrators, and support staff in DeKalb County. Created in 1999 through the generosity of Yvonne Johnson, retired […]
June 9, 2015

2015 Excellence in Education Award Recipients

Pictured from left: Amanda Christensen, DeKalb County Regional Superintendent; Cara Killey, Support Staff Award Recipient; Amanda Baum, 6th – 8th Grade Award Recipient; Yvonne Johnson, Donor […]
April 13, 2014

DeKalb County Disaster Recovery Fund

The response to the tornado that struck Fairdale and surrounding communities in DeKalb County, IL on April 9 has been tremendous! The outpouring of volunteers and […]