January 1, 2024

Applications Open for Spring 2024 Community Foundation Grants

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring 2024 Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and YEP Grants. Nonprofit and public […]
October 30, 2023

$124,900 Awarded in Support of Music Education – Fall 2023

This fall, the DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded $124,900 in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Grants benefited 25 nonprofit and public […]
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. […]
September 12, 2023

Empowering DeKalb County Students: Over $196,000 Awarded in Scholarships

This year, 137 students received over $196,000 in scholarships from Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Scholarship awards averaged more than $1,400 per DeKalb County student. […]
September 6, 2023

Applications Open for Promise Grants – Subvención de Promesa

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting applications for the Promise Grant – Subvención de Promesa program. Eligible organizations can apply before the October 1, 2023, […]
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. […]
July 5, 2023

Applications Open for Fall 2023 Community Foundation Grant Programs

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for fall 2023 Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and Promise Grants. Eligible nonprofit […]
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 […]
Creating A Welcoming Environment for Food Security – 2022 Grants In Action
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