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. […]
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 & […]
August 30, 2021

$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 24, 2021

Olsen Receives 2021 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship 

Congratulations to Karl Olsen of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2021 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. The award is made possible each year through […]
August 19, 2021

Indian Creek’s Bend and Splear Receive Inaugural Pritchard Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Logan Bend and Ava Splear, recipients of the inaugural Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarship. This annual award is made possible through the Donald and […]