News & Announcements

October 31, 2023

Community Nominations Sought for 2024 Excellence in Education Awards

DeKalb County residents are invited to nominate a deserving education professional for an Excellence in Education Award before the November 30, 2023 deadline. Award winners receive $1,000 […]
October 30, 2023

$124,900 Awarded in Support of Music Education – Fall 2023

This fall, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $124,900 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Grants benefited 25 nonprofit and public […]
October 30, 2023

Applications Open for 2024 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants

Applications are currently open for Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants. Schools and school districts in DeKalb County, Illinois, are highly encouraged to apply. Eligible applicants include kindergarten […]
October 19, 2023

Watershed Planning Continues for Portions of DeKalb County

Watershed-based planning continues for DeKalb County with the Central South Branch of the Kishwaukee River, a 67,000-acre watershed that includes Genoa, Kingston, Kirkland, and surrounding communities. […]
October 11, 2023

Veterans Fund Fuels Recognition Efforts in DeKalb County 

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the DeKalb County Veterans Recognition Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund supports public memorials recognizing and honoring […]
Veterans Fund Fuels Recognition Efforts in DeKalb County 
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