October 19, 2023

Watershed Planning Continues for Portions of DeKalb County

Watershed-based planning continues for DeKalb County with the Central South Branch of the Kishwaukee River, a 67,000-acre watershed that includes Genoa, Kingston, Kirkland, and surrounding communities. […]
August 2, 2023

Strengthening Communities One Grant at a Time – 2022 Annual Report

In 2016, the Foundation created a $300,000 grant program to support each DeKalb County municipality’s creation of an economic development plan for future growth and opportunities. […]
June 21, 2023

Creating A Welcoming Environment for Food Security – 2022 Grants In Action

According to the Barb Food Mart, more than 60 percent of DeKalb’s students live in low-income families and qualify for free and reduced school meals. Starting […]
June 21, 2023

Technology Provides Safe Lifting During Emergency Response – 2022 Grants In Action

With steady growth in Kirkland and surrounding communities, the call volume for emergency responses has grown. With increased calls comes the need to lift and safely […]
June 20, 2023

Continuing Purpose, One Brick at a Time – 2022 Grants In Action

A building was constructed in 1878 that recognized the harmony of day-to-day community operations and the arts. The beautiful brick-and-mortar construction was home to the Sandwich […]
July 25, 2022

Providing Relief to Address Affordable Housing Challenges – 2021 Grants In Action

Together, with the support of our donors, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in DeKalb County. Grants from the […]
Providing Relief to Address Affordable Housing Challenges – 2021 Grants In Action
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