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June 24, 2016
Michael A. Cullen, Regional President, First Midwest Bank

First Midwest Bank establishes Charitable Impact Fund with $250,000 gift

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that First Midwest Bank has established a donor advised fund benefitting local nonprofits with a $250,000 gift. […]
June 23, 2016
2016 Harold P. Wells Scholarship award recipients

Harold P. Wells Scholarship – 2016 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 Harold P. Wells Scholarship recipients, Connor Hoyle and Joshua Gilmore. Both students were recognized during the annual DeKalb High School Senior Awards […]
June 2, 2016
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Annual Report 2015 – Strength Through Partnership

We are pleased to present this Annual Report highlighting the mission and services of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. We are continually amazed at the power of […]
May 31, 2016
Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

Strides for Success in Athletics and Education – The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

During the time of year where high school graduations take place and scholarship awards are received, we are honored to announce the Martha W. Shur Scholarship […]
May 13, 2016
Renaissance Scholarship

Renaissance Scholarship Assists Non-Traditional Students With Undergraduate Studies

The Renaissance Scholarship applications are available now for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is […]
May 13, 2016
Sycamore Fire Department and Family Services Agency - Strength Through Partnership

Providing Peace of Mind Through Grant Support

In spring of 2015, out of a desire to provide rapid emergency access to residents who have significant health and/or mobility issues, the Sycamore Fire Department […]
May 12, 2016
“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing

“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” Winner

Congratulations to Bob Hadley, winner of the “Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing. As a grantmaker, Bob has chosen to award the $250 grant to […]
May 11, 2016
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Thank you for your generosity! Give Local DeKalb County

Thank you! As Give Local DeKalb County has come to a close we would like to say thank you to the donors, Community Partners, Media Sponsors, supporting organizations, […]
May 9, 2016
Spinoso Scholarship Recipients 2015

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Application For Graduate Studies Now Available

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for a scholarship for Masters level or post-undergraduate education.  The Spinoso Masters Scholarship, worth up to $10,000, […]