July 5, 2016

Can you hear me now? – Improving Sound Quality Through Generosity

Made possible through the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Freight Room acoustic improvement project is now complete! Eight large photos made from sound absorbing material were […]
June 2, 2016

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 […]
June 1, 2016

Strength Through Partnership – DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Since its creation in 1993, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has sought opportunities to promote and support collaboration among nonprofits and to enhance their individual and […]
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 […]