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September 9, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, COVID-19 Response Grants

Final Round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants Awarded

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee (DCCRF) is pleased to announce their fifth and final round of grantmaking results. Earlier this month, the committee awarded […]
September 7, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Donor Advised Fund

Teaching Valuable Life Lessons – The Templin Family Fund

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce the Templin Family Fund. This Donor Advised Fund enables the Templin family to support organizations and important issues that align […]
September 3, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Pass Through Fund

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. […]
September 3, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

Kapper Scholarship Awarded to Kayla Baum of DeKalb

Congratulations to Kayla Baum, recipient of the very first Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship award. The award is made possible through the Ed & […]
September 2, 2021

Delivering Food, Shelter, and Much Needed Hope

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 […]
August 30, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Field Of Interest Fund Fund

Preparing Students for Success in Life and in the Workplace

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce a brand new series of videos designed to enhance the essential skills of youth throughout DeKalb County. Essential skills […]
August 30, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

$162,185 Awarded in Gifts of Education Across DeKalb County

Each year, charitable Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation generate scholarship awards ranging from $250-$10,000 for DeKalb County high school graduates. In 2021, scholarship awards combined with […]
August 24, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

Olsen Receives 2021 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship 

Congratulations to Karl Olsen of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2021 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. The award is made possible each year through […]
August 19, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scholarship Fund

Indian Creek’s Bend and Splear Receive Inaugural Pritchard Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Logan Bend and Ava Splear, recipients of the inaugural Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarship. This annual award is made possible through the Donald and […]