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 […]
November 18, 2021

Responding Locally to COVID-19

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 […]
October 11, 2021

New Fund Prioritizes Religious Education for St. James Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the St. James Religious Education Fund. Donors Ken and Kathleen Spears created this Designated Fund to provide […]
September 9, 2021

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

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

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

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 & […]