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June 11, 2020

$98,180 in Round Two of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $98,180 was awarded to 23 organizations during the second round […]
June 9, 2020
Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship,DeKalb County Community Foundation

Wiemer-Hastings Receives 2020 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Jesse Wiemer-Hastings of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2020 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. Historically the scholarship recipient is honored at the […]
May 24, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Salvation Army Provides Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance

The need for rent and utility assistance continues to rise as the COVID-19 pandemic further disrupts employment and day to day operations. In response to the […]
May 23, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

We Care Pregnancy Clinic Hosts Diapers for DeKalb Distribution

Diapers. A needed and sometime costly item for many families in DeKalb County. As families began to feel the financial strain from the current COVID-19 pandemic, […]
May 22, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Fox Valley YMCA Supports Children in Emergency Child Care

During this time of uncertainty, food security and support for children remain at the forefront in many communities. Beginning in April 2020, the Fox Valley YMCA […]
May 21, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

PPE and Other Equipment Provide Safety to Staff and Clients at the DeKalb County Health Department

Thanks in part to a $9,500 DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant received in April 2020, the DeKalb County Health Department continues to provide a safe and […]
May 20, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Westminster Presbyterian Church Provides Emergency Food for DeKalb Community  

Over the last few months, as access to food tends to vary, Westminster Presbyterian Church in DeKalb has seen great success in their efforts to provide […]
April 23, 2020
Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

1,530 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits grant program. Grants will provide 1,530 kindergarten readiness toolkits to children in DeKalb […]
April 15, 2020

$200,380 in DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $200,380 was awarded to 23 organizations during the first round […]