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October 10, 2016
Barn on Baseline - Roberta Shoaf, Barn on Baseline Executive Director; Michelle Alexander, Board Vice President; furry friends Dinktwo and Milo

Strength Through Partnership – Barn on Baseline Animal Shelter & Adoption Center

Located in Genoa IL, the Barn on Baseline Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, formerly known as the DeKalb County Animal Welfare Shelter, provides opportunity and safety […]
October 3, 2016
Sharon Dowen, Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund Announced

Introducing the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen. As a designated fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation and the […]
October 1, 2016
Promise Grant 2015

Promise Grants (Beca Promesa) To Benefit Community Organizations Serving Immigrants, Minorities, Literacy Needs

The Promise Grants Committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants are […]
September 13, 2016
Excellence In Education Awards 2016 Recipients

Excellence in Education Awards Seeking Community Nominations

Community members are welcomed and encouraged to submit nominations for the 2017 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards. Nominations are accepted at the DeKalb County Community […]
August 30, 2016
Renaissance Recipient 2016, Anousone Bouttaphanh

Renaissance Scholarship Award Winner Recognized

The DeKalb County Community Foundation proudly announces that Anousone “Gayle” Bouttaphanh of DeKalb, is the 2016 award recipient of the Renaissance Scholarship. Bouttaphanh will receive a […]
August 17, 2016
Fairdale Community Fund

Fairdale Community Fund Provides Ongoing Support for Infrastructure

Announcing the Fairdale Community Fund. A newly established designated fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation, created to provide ongoing support for maintenance costs of the […]
July 5, 2016
Strength Through Partnership - Ballantine DeMers Family

Strength Through Partnership – Ballantine-DeMers Family

Kevin William Ballantine, of DeKalb, lived a short life. After a three year struggle with leukemia, he passed away in January 2012 at the age of […]
June 30, 2016
Grant-Opportunities

Application Period for Fall Community Foundation Grants Begins

As of July 1, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for the fall Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. […]
June 28, 2016
YEP Grants Reception

$11,370 in YEP Grants Benefit Youth Programs and Organizations in DeKalb County

As the school year has come to a close, so has another successful year for the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program, an initiative of the […]