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News & Announcements

January 14, 2020
Arcomusical, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund

$120,800 in Music Education Grants Distributed

In the fall of 2019, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $120,800 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 27 […]
January 8, 2020
Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Pennies Fund Honors Former DeKalb English Teachers

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is delighted to announce the Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, established by alumni of DeKalb High School […]
January 8, 2020
Grant-Opportunities

Spring Grants Available for Nonprofit and Community Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged […]
December 12, 2019
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Member Spotlight with Ashley Parks

December 9, 2019
Schelkopf Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Schelkopf Family Fund Honors Tradition of Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Schelkopf Family Fund, a donor advised fund created by the family to align with their charitable […]
December 3, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Fall Community Needs Grants Award $150,360 to Local Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $150,360 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide […]
December 3, 2019
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available For Youth Focused Programs and Projects

Nonprofit and community organizations are invited to submit YEP Grant requests, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb County. Similar to […]
November 19, 2019
Caryl Steimel St. Mary's DeKalb Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Caryl Steimel’s Faith Continues to Serve St. Mary’s Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Caryl Steimel St. Mary’s DeKalb Scholarship Fund. The Fund provides two scholarships of $1,000 each, awarded […]
November 14, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Funds

It’s Like A Personal Giving Account – Donor Advised Funds

Did you know? A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is like a personal giving account. When a DAF is created, it allows you, the donor, to make […]