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September 11, 2018
M. Joan Popp, DeKalb Area Women's Center, DeKalb County Community Foundation

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 […]
July 24, 2018
Sycamore Lions Club, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Agency Fund Supports Sycamore Lions Charities

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the creation of the Sycamore Lions Charities Jack Shrout Fund. The new agency fund provides support to […]
July 10, 2018
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$174,600 in Grants Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to award $174,600 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grants. A total of 33 nonprofits and community organizations […]
July 9, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sheldon & Betty Kesner Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Fund to Benefit Indian Creek Students

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Sheldon and Betty Kesner Scholarship Fund, a new scholarship fund that provides annual awards to graduates […]
November 7, 2017

Grants Add Rhythm to Music Education

Pictured:  As a Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grant recipient, Arcomusical, based in DeKalb, advocates the awareness and artistic advancement of the Afro-Brazilian berimbau and related African musical bows. This fall, […]
November 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore High School

$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 […]
October 12, 2017
Promise Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Available for Nonprofits Who Serve the Underserved

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 (Beca […]
September 25, 2017
Excellence in Education Awards, DeKalb County Community Foundation

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 […]
September 25, 2017
Tails Humane Society Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Fund Supports the Care of Homeless Animals

Introducing the Tails Humane Society Fund, a new agency fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This new fund will provide unrestricted financial support to Tails […]