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 […]
June 2, 2021

$90,930 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 17 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $90,930 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
May 27, 2021

1,130 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits for children and families in DeKalb County. Through the Kindergarten Readiness […]
May 10, 2021

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]
December 17, 2020

Kindergarten Readiness – Working Together – Story 5 of 5

Working Together for the Children of DeKalb County (Story #5 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series “What is our responsibility to help prepare our children for […]
December 16, 2020

Kindergarten Readiness – Back to the Basics – Story 4 of 5

Back to the Basics (Story #4 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series There are few societal issues as large as education. It is grappled with in […]
December 11, 2020

Kindergarten Readiness – The Right Tools – Story 3 of 5

The Right Tools (Story #3 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series As with any home improvement project, once you have detailed instructions and the right material, […]
December 9, 2020

Kindergarten Readiness – Where to Begin – Story 2 of 5

Where to Begin (Story #2 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series For any project to be successful, it is imperative to know where to begin by […]
December 9, 2020

Local Efforts Work to Move the Needle on Kindergarten Readiness – Story 1 of 5

History and Context (Story #1 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series For more than twenty-five years, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has strived to enhance the […]