News & Announcements

May 26, 2022

Give DeKalb County 2022 Sets New Record With Over $1.5 million Raised

Donors throughout DeKalb County and beyond contributed to the largest-ever Give DeKalb County by donating more than $1.5 million in support of nonprofit organizations. This philanthropic […]
May 11, 2022

$17,023 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $17,023 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to fourteen community and nonprofit organizations […]
May 10, 2022

$156,455 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 22 local nonprofit and public sector organizations received a total of $156,455 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving […]
April 27, 2022

Honoring the Life and Legacy of “Miss Hoffman” – Joan Hoffman

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce two new Funds that support education in DeKalb County. The Funds were made possible from the estate of […]
April 27, 2022

Foundation Welcomes Sara Nickels as New Administrative Manager

Please join us in welcoming Sara Nickels to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Sara is the new administrative manager for the Community Foundation. Her primary […]
April 19, 2022

Give DeKalb County Offers Multiple Donation Options

Now in its ninth year, Give DeKalb County offers donors multiple ways to support nonprofit organizations. Donors can give online from midnight to midnight on May […]
April 2, 2022

Ed & Kim Kapper, Renaissance, and Spinoso Masters Scholarships Available at the Community Foundation

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Ed and Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship, Renaissance Scholarship, and the Spinoso Masters Scholarship. The […]
April 1, 2022

Welcome Photine Liakos!

Please join us as we welcome Photine Liakos MD, Sycamore representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors.  Photine was born in Athens, Greece. Her […]
April 1, 2022

Welcome Jason Goode!

Please join us as we welcome Jason Goode, Cortland representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Jason represents the town of Cortland. He says, […]