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September 9, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, COVID-19 Response Grants

Final Round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee (DCCRF) is pleased to announce their fifth and final round of grantmaking results. Earlier this month, the committee awarded […]
September 7, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Fund

Teaching Valuable Life Lessons – The Templin Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Templin Family Fund. This Donor Advised Fund enables the Templin family to support organizations and important issues that align […]
September 3, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Pass Through Fund

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 to Local High School Graduates

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. This year, $30,000 is divided among four individuals pursuing Master’s or Doctoral level education. […]
September 3, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

Kapper Scholarship Awarded to Kayla Baum of DeKalb

Congratulations to Kayla Baum, recipient of the very first Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship award. The award is made possible through the Ed & […]
September 2, 2021

Delivering Food, Shelter, and Much Needed Hope

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County, IL. Grants from […]
August 30, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

$162,185 Awarded in Gifts of Education Across DeKalb County

Each year, charitable Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation generate scholarship awards ranging from $250-$10,000 for DeKalb County high school graduates. In 2021, scholarship awards combined with […]
August 16, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

Mumm Receives 2021 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Jeremy Mumm, recipient of the 2021 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Jeremy as he pursues a degree in nursing from Kishwaukee […]
August 11, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Fund

Drake Castle Fund Continues Family Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Drake Castle Charitable Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund will align with the charitable interests of David […]
July 15, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Excellence in Education

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 […]