September 3, 2021

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 to Local High School Graduates

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. This year, $30,000 is divided among four individuals pursuing master’s or doctoral level education. […]
April 14, 2021

$130,563 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 $130,563 was awarded to 20 local charitable organizations during the […]
November 26, 2020

Grantmaking During a Global Pandemic (COVID-19) – 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, IL. Grants from […]
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 […]
April 6, 2020

Local Funders Respond to COVID-19 With Grant Opportunity

In uncertain times one thing remains constant — we are facing this COVID-19 challenge together. We will do what we can to protect the health, safety, […]
January 8, 2020

New Pennies Fund Honors Former DeKalb English Teachers

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is delighted to announce the Joe LoCascio and Mary Penson New Pennies Project Fund, established by alumni of DeKalb High School […]
November 11, 2019

Sycamore Grove Fund Created to Honor Veterans

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Sycamore Grove – A Tribute to Veterans Fund. The Fund will serve as a way for […]
August 5, 2019

New Fund Brings the Gift of Music to Children

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Charles Krull Music Support Fund. This Fund provides aid to low income children in DeKalb County […]
April 13, 2014

DeKalb County Disaster Recovery Fund

The response to the tornado that struck Fairdale and surrounding communities in DeKalb County, IL on April 9 has been tremendous! The outpouring of volunteers and […]