News & Announcements

June 17, 2016

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Award Winner Zoe Markle

The DeKalb County Community Foundation proudly announces that Zoe Markle of DeKalb, is the 2016 award recipient of the Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship. Markle was […]
June 14, 2016

$428,297 In Support Raised During Give Local DeKalb County 2016

Pictured: Representatives from the participating nonprofits gathered together during the check presentation on June 14 in The Freight Room at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This year […]
June 2, 2016

Annual Report 2015 – Strength Through Partnership

We are pleased to present this Annual Report highlighting the mission and services of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. We are continually amazed at the power of […]
June 1, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Since its creation in 1993, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has sought opportunities to promote and support collaboration among nonprofits and to enhance their individual and […]
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 […]