News & Announcements

May 27, 2021

1,130 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits for children and families in DeKalb County. Through the Kindergarten Readiness […]
May 25, 2021

Over $1.5 Million Raised During Give DeKalb County 2021

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 19, 2021

Experiencing Joy Through Generosity – The Oncken Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Oncken Family Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund will align with the charitable interests of the […]
May 10, 2021

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]
May 7, 2021

Ellwood House Internship Fund Promotes Racial Diversity and Opportunity

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and the Ellwood House Museum are excited to announce the Ellwood House Racial Diversity Internship Fund. This new endowed Designated Fund […]
April 27, 2021

Master’s Degree, Adult Education, and Physical Therapy Scholarships Available at the Community Foundation

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting online applications for the Renaissance Scholarship, Spinoso Masters Scholarship, and the Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship. […]
April 14, 2021

$130,563 in DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $130,563 was awarded to 20 local charitable organizations during the […]
April 5, 2021

New Endowment Fund Aims to Keep Seniors Safe and Viable

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Elder Care Services Endowment Fund. Open to contributions from donors with a passion for senior citizens […]
March 31, 2021

Welcome Michael Haines!

Please join us as we welcome Michael Haines, Kingston representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Michael and his wife Lana have lived […]