June 29, 2022

Educators in DeKalb County Recognized for Excellence Awards

On Monday, June 27, the DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized local educators and support staff during the annual Excellence in Education Awards […]
April 27, 2022

Honoring the Life and Legacy of “Miss Hoffman” – Joan Hoffman

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce two new Funds that support education in DeKalb County. The Funds were made possible from the estate of […]
January 27, 2022

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Education Awards

DeKalb County residents are invited to nominate a deserving education professional for an Excellence in Education Award before the February 18 deadline. Award winners receive $1,000 […]
October 11, 2021

New Fund Prioritizes Religious Education for St. James Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the St. James Religious Education Fund. Donors Ken and Kathleen Spears created this Designated Fund to provide […]
July 15, 2021

Educators in DeKalb County Recognized for Excellence Awards

On Wednesday, July 14, the DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized local educators and support staff during the annual Excellence in Education Awards […]
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 […]
February 25, 2021

Nursing Student Fund Provides Scholarships for Kishwaukee College

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Kishwaukee College Foundation are pleased to announce the Terry S. Jones and Nancy J. Eyer Kishwaukee College Nursing Student Fund. […]
February 18, 2021

Loving Kindness Fund Honors O’Shaughnessy Vision of the Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to introduce the Tim and Bev O’Shaughnessy Loving Kindness Fund. The purpose of this Designated Fund is to support […]
February 17, 2021

Foundation Announces New Application Process With 75+ Scholarships Available

Eligible high school students are encouraged to apply for scholarships at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Through donor generosity, over 75 scholarship awards exist. New this […]