May 13, 2016

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 […]
February 9, 2016

Partnering with Community Organizations – Midwest Museum of Natural History

Pictured: Cindy Khatri, Executive Director, Midwest Museum of Natural History, holding a Golden Pheasant. Through shared experiences, the Midwest Museum of Natural History encourages community appreciation of natural […]
February 9, 2016

Partnering with Community Organizations – Open Door Rehabilitation Center

Pictured: Kim Frola; Dave Baker, Open Door Rehabilitation Center Executive Director; David Schoeffler Serving the community for over 45 years, Open Door Rehabilitation Center in Sandwich […]
January 19, 2016

NEW Interactive Lobby Display

Thanks to a generous donation from the George E. & Betty B. Dutton Foundation, we are excited to announce a new interactive lobby display. Ever wonder how the Community Foundation partners with […]
January 8, 2016

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) – Strength Through Partnership

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is an initiative to build  leadership skills and teach the importance of nonprofits and philanthropy to high school youth. YEP members assist […]
October 21, 2015

Watershed Improvement Project -Sycamore Park District

In 2009, backed by funding from the CommunityWorks Endowment Funds, a Land Use Initiative was formed to provide reliable tools and resources to support effective land use decisions. The […]
July 12, 2015

2000-2014 Excellence in Education Award Recipients

Awarded annually, the Excellence in Education Awards honor excellent teachers, administrators, and support staff in DeKalb County. Created in 1999 through the generosity of Yvonne Johnson, retired […]