News & Announcements

February 8, 2016

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Available to Students Pursuing Music Careers

Pictured: Ben Smelser, the 2015 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship recipient accepted his award at the DeKalb Municipal Band Concert last summer. Smelser is a DeKalb High […]
February 8, 2016

Brett and Thomas Kubasiak Scholarship Fund Announced

Pictured: Brett Kubasiak with his favorite Bulls jersey. The DeKalb County Community Foundation announces the creation of the Brett and Thomas Kubasiak Scholarship Fund, established in memory […]
February 8, 2016

Give Local DeKalb County Registration Open

The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) and the DeKalb County Community Foundation are excited to announce that nonprofit registration is now open for Give Local DeKalb County 2016! Give […]
February 8, 2016

Sycamore Chamber Diamond Award Goes to…

Pictured: Dan Templin, Executive Director, addresses attendees of the Sycamore Chamber luncheon after receiving the Diamond Award on behalf of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Recently […]
February 2, 2016

Welcome Ben Bingle, DCNP Manager

Please join us in welcoming Ben Bingle, DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) Manager to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff! Ben officially started Monday Feb 1, […]
January 19, 2016

Local Photographers Capture DeKalb County Through Photos

With the increasing need for privacy and improvement on acoustics in a small office, we thought it best to achieve this through printed acoustic panels representing the […]
January 19, 2016

NEW Interactive Lobby Display

Thanks to a generous donation from the George E. & Betty B. Dutton Foundation, we are excited to announce a new interactive lobby display. Ever wonder how the Community Foundation partners with […]
January 11, 2016

Grant Seeker Workshop Announced and Current Grant Opportunities

Pictured: Members of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) present a grant check to Dan Kenney, Director of DeKalb County Community Gardens. YEP is one of many grant […]
January 8, 2016

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) – Strength Through Partnership

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is an initiative to build  leadership skills and teach the importance of nonprofits and philanthropy to high school youth. YEP members assist […]