January 8, 2020

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 […]
June 6, 2017

$148,928 Awarded in Local Scholarships

Did you know? There are more than 65 charitable funds at the Community Foundation awarding scholarships for continuing education. This year alone, over 90 scholarship awards […]
October 31, 2016

DHS Class of ‘76 Gives Back to Education

The DeKalb High School Class of 1976 held its fortieth reunion the weekend of September 23-25, 2016. Over 80 classmates attended at least one of the […]
June 23, 2016

Harold P. Wells Scholarship – 2016 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 Harold P. Wells Scholarship recipients, Connor Hoyle and Joshua Gilmore. Both students were recognized during the annual DeKalb High School Senior Awards […]
June 17, 2016

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Award Winner Zoe Markle

The DeKalb County Community Foundation proudly announces that Zoe Markle of DeKalb, is the 2016 award recipient of the Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship. Markle was […]
May 31, 2016

Strides for Success in Athletics and Education – The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

During the time of year where high school graduations take place and scholarship awards are received, we are honored to announce the Martha W. Shur Scholarship […]
April 21, 2016

Paying it forward through support of education – The Randy Johnson Scholarship Fund

Pictured: Philanthropists Randy (DeKalb High School class of ’54) and Judi Johnson.  As a way to give back to the community through education, the DeKalb County […]