November 28, 2022

$162,250 Awarded in Fall 2022 Community Needs Grants

From public safety and animal welfare to fine arts and vocational education, local projects aimed at addressing community needs received support through the DeKalb County Community […]
November 28, 2022

Lockard Fund Promotes Family Philanthropy in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Lockard Family Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund aligns with the charitable interests of Jim and […]
October 3, 2022

$195,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Students Across DeKalb County

This year, 132 students received over $195,000 in scholarships from Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Scholarship awards ranged from $250 to $10,000 for DeKalb County […]
September 26, 2022

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

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to Jacob Bjork, Elena Haliczer, Tyler Hull, and Diana Morales on receiving an […]
September 26, 2022

Pritchard Fund Cultivates Passion for Horticulture, Benefits Kishwaukee College Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Kishwaukee College Foundation are pleased to announce the Earl and Jeanne Pritchard Fund. This new Designated Fund honors the life […]
September 13, 2022

Nunez Receives 2022 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Erika Nunez, recipient of the 2022 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Erika as she completes an associate degree from Kishwaukee College […]
August 8, 2022

Preserving the History of Hinckley Through Charitable Giving

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Hinckley Historical Society Endowment Fund. This Agency Fund allows the Hinckley Historical Society […]
July 25, 2022

New Books for Generations to Come – 2021 Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County. Grants from the […]
July 25, 2022

Responding to COVID-19 Through Grantmaking – 2021 Grants In Action

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