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December 9, 2019
Schelkopf Family Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Schelkopf Family Fund Honors Tradition of Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Schelkopf Family Fund, a donor advised fund created by the family to align with their charitable […]
December 3, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Fall Community Needs Grants Award $150,360 to Local Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $150,360 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide […]
November 14, 2019
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Funds

It’s Like A Personal Giving Account – Donor Advised Funds

Did you know? A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is like a personal giving account. When a DAF is created, it allows you, the donor, to make […]
September 10, 2019
Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin Memorial Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL

Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin’s Generosity Lives on in New Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the Sharon Kay (Kinczewski) Conlin Memorial Fund. Created in honor of Sharon Conlin, this Fund provides annual […]
May 28, 2019
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$123,432 Awarded to Local Nonprofit and Community Organizations

This spring, 29 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $123,432 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
February 5, 2019
Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Charitable Fund Seeks to Help Families and Children

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of the Karen & Joseph Grush Charitable Fund. This new donor advised fund will provide […]
December 17, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Lil’ Sam Joy Fund

Lil’ Sam Joy Fund Continues Legacy of Kindness and Access

Introducing the Lil’ Sam Joy Fund, created in memory of Samuel P. Baker II, better known as Lil’ Sam. Lil’ Sam was diagnosed early in life […]
October 9, 2018
Promise Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

The Promise Grants committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants (Beca […]
June 7, 2018
Curt & Karen Lang Charitable Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

First Fund Benefiting Sycamore Created

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised fund, the Curt and Karen Lang Charitable Fund. This new fund will provide […]