Publications

Learn more about the DeKalb County Community Foundation through current and past publications, including our annual reports, community reports, and our e-newsletter "What Gives". With the information you'll find in each publication, we hope to inspire you about philanthropy in our community.

What Gives e-newsletter

Stay up to date with philanthropy in DeKalb County through our monthly What Gives e-newsletter. New Fund announcements, breaking news and events, current grant opportunities, philanthropy in action, and more!

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2024

  • May 2024 - New Fund, Career Opportunity and Giving Day Update
  • May 2024 - SPOTLIGHT 2 - We are hiring! DeKalb County Community Foundation - DCNP Assistant
  • May 2024 - SPOTLIGHT 1 - Today is the Day! May 2 - Give DeKalb County
  • April 2024 - Now Hiring, Give DeKalb County and Scholarship Opportunities
  • April 2024 - SPOTLIGHT - We are hiring! DeKalb County Community Foundation - Grants & YEP Manager
  • March 2024 - New Orchestra Fund, Board Members and Scholarship Opportunities
  • February 2024 - New Fund for Sandwich, Open Grant and Scholarship Opportunities
  • January 2024 - Maple Park Grant, Fund Anniversaries, Grant Opportunities!

2023

  • December 2023 - New Scholarship Funds, Grant Updates, and More!
  • November 2023 - 2023 Report to the Community, Over $300,000 Awarded in Grants, and More!
  • October 2023 - NEW Veterans Fund, Scholarships, Grant Opportunities, and More!
  • September 2023 - NEW Elmwood Cemetery Fund, Scholarships Awarded, Promise Grant Opportunity, and More!
  • August 2023 - NEW Cindy Graves Nursing Fund, Recurring Donations, Grant Opportunities, Give DeKalb County Snapshot, and More!
  • July 2023 - Excellence in Education Awards, Addressing Youth Issues, Grant Opportunities, and More!
  • June 2023 - Wehrli Scholarship Fund (New), Two Library Funds (New), $300,000 in Grants, and More!
  • June 2023_SPOTLIGHT - 2022 Annual Report - Generosity Across Generations
  • May 2023 - Jeri Delaney Memorial Fund (New), Give DeKalb County Update, $34,725 in Grant Distributions, and More!
  • April 2023 - Meet Mohammed Labadi, Illinois Creative Recovery Grants, Scholarships, and More!
  • March 2023 - New Fund ('Mr. G' Scholarship), Meet Dahlia Roman, Give DeKalb County, and More
  • February 2023 - New Fund (DHS Alumni Scholarship), Scholarships Open, Give DeKalb County Info, and More!
  • January 2023 - New Fund (Friends of Jon), Fundiversaries, Spring Grant Opportunities, and More!