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 […]
July 6, 2022

Local Students Receive Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships to four recipients. Logan Bend, Ava Splear, Samantha Moore, and Natalie Pasillas were selected […]
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 […]
February 3, 2022

Scholarships Open at the Community Foundation

With just one online application, high school students can apply for all scholarships that they quality for at the DeKalb County Community Foundation.  Thanks to donor […]
October 1, 2021

Applications Open for Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Grants

Applications are open for another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants. Schools and school districts in DeKalb County, Illinois, are highly encouraged to apply. The applicant […]
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. […]