February 19, 2024

Harmonizing Futures: Introducing the Sycamore Orchestra Endowment Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Sycamore Orchestra Endowment Fund. This new Designated Fund supports the needs of the Sycamore CUSD #427 orchestra […]
October 30, 2023

Applications Open for 2024 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants

Applications are currently open for Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants. Schools and school districts in DeKalb County, Illinois, are highly encouraged to apply. Eligible applicants include kindergarten […]
October 11, 2023

Veterans Fund Fuels Recognition Efforts in DeKalb County 

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is honored to announce the DeKalb County Veterans Recognition Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund supports public memorials recognizing and honoring […]
September 12, 2023

Empowering DeKalb County Students: Over $196,000 Awarded in Scholarships

This year, 137 students received over $196,000 in scholarships from Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Scholarship awards averaged more than $1,400 per DeKalb County student. […]
September 6, 2023

Fund Preserves Historic 1865 Elmwood Cemetery Site

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Elmwood Cemetery Endowment Fund. This new Designated Fund supports the Elmwood Cemetery Company for general maintenance, historical […]
August 14, 2023

Bychowski Receives 2023 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship 

Congratulations to Emily Bychowski, this year’s Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship recipient. Emily is a 2023 Sycamore High School graduate pursuing a degree in music education […]
August 14, 2023

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Distributes $30,000 for Higher Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. This year, four individuals pursuing a master’s or doctorate divide $30,000 […]
August 7, 2023

2023 Renaissance Scholarship Awarded to Waterman Resident Robyn Tice

Congratulations to Robyn Tice, recipient of the 2023 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Robyn as she completes a bachelor’s degree in business administration […]
2023 Renaissance Scholarship Awarded to Waterman Resident Robyn Tice
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