News & Announcements

December 10, 2015

2015 Promise Fund Grants Recipients Announced!

We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2015 Promise Fund Grants. Promise Grants are supported by The Promise Fund and the Wiegele Family Early […]
December 9, 2015

AT&T Recognizes DeKalb County Community Foundation With “Investing In Illinois Award”

SYCAMORE, IL, DEC. 9, 2015 — DeKalb County Community Foundation won an AT&T* “Investing in Illinois Award” for its non-profit work to help people in Illinois. […]
December 7, 2015

How Community Foundations Partner with Donors

One way of strengthening our community is by partnering with donors. We know that people working together do make a difference…for ourselves, our neighbors, and our […]
December 7, 2015

Strength Through Partnership – 2016 Theme

November 20, 2015

CCT Penguin Project Performs at the Friends of the Foundation Open House!

Special thanks to the CCT Penguin Project for sharing their time and talent with the performance of Matchmaker, Fiddler on the Roof, at the DeKalb County Community Foundation […]
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 […]