July 6, 2022

Securing High School Opportunities for Girls in Kenya

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Friends of JAMS Operating Reserve Fund. This new Agency Fund provides Friends of JAMS with financial reserves for […]
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 […]
May 26, 2022

Give DeKalb County 2022 Sets New Record With Over $1.5 million Raised

Donors throughout DeKalb County and beyond contributed to the largest-ever Give DeKalb County by donating more than $1.5 million in support of nonprofit organizations. This philanthropic […]
March 21, 2022

Welcome Michael Constant!

Please join us as we welcome Michael Constant, Hinckley representative, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. “Hinckley is a small, vibrant, welcoming community where […]
March 3, 2022

Hicks Family Scholarship Fund Supports Indian Creek Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Hicks Family Scholarship Fund. The Fund is a tribute to the late James Hicks and honors […]
February 8, 2022

Maurer Fund Supports Community Needs in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Joel and Helen Maurer Family Fund. This new Community Impact Fund reflects the Maurer family values […]
January 20, 2022

SHS Values Captured in Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Sycamore Education Foundation are honored to announce the Liam P. Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Fund is a tribute to the […]
January 5, 2022

Cook Fund Responds to Needs and Opportunities in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Don and Faith Cook Community Fund. This new Community Impact Fund adds resources to the Foundation’s […]
December 2, 2021

Life Lessons From Teen Conversations

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 […]