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 […]
April 5, 2021

New Endowment Fund Aims to Keep Seniors Safe and Viable

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Elder Care Services Endowment Fund. Open to contributions from donors with a passion for senior citizens […]
February 25, 2021

Nursing Student Fund Provides Scholarships for Kishwaukee College

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and Kishwaukee College Foundation are pleased to announce the Terry S. Jones and Nancy J. Eyer Kishwaukee College Nursing Student Fund. […]
January 20, 2021

Scholarship Honors Inspiring Agriculture Teacher from Sandwich

  The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Ben C. Eade Scholarship Fund. The Fund will award two scholarships annually to graduating seniors […]
September 15, 2020

Community Foundation Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Education Awards

All residents of DeKalb County are encouraged to nominate a deserving individual for an Excellence in Education Award. Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards are […]
September 11, 2018

New Agency Fund Supports DeKalb Area Women’s Center

Introducing the M. Joan Popp Women’s Empowerment Fund for DAWC, a new agency fund with the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Created through an estate gift from […]
June 7, 2018

First Fund Benefiting Sycamore Created

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to introduce a new donor advised fund, the Curt and Karen Lang Charitable Fund. This new fund will provide […]
November 7, 2017

$152,460 in Grants Awarded to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Pictured: A recent check presentation to Sycamore High School Art Department. Grant dollars will transition a space in Sycamore High School to an art gallery. This […]
September 25, 2017

Community Nominations Welcome for Excellence in Education Awards

Awarded annually, the Excellence in Educations Awards are a great way to highlight and show appreciation for education professionals in the community. All residents of DeKalb […]