October 3, 2022

$195,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Students Across DeKalb County

This year, 132 students received over $195,000 in scholarships from Funds at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Scholarship awards ranged from $250 to $10,000 for DeKalb County […]
September 26, 2022

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

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to Jacob Bjork, Elena Haliczer, Tyler Hull, and Diana Morales on receiving an […]
September 13, 2022

Nunez Receives 2022 Renaissance Scholarship

Congratulations to Erika Nunez, recipient of the 2022 Renaissance Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship award will assist Erika as she completes an associate degree from Kishwaukee College […]
September 13, 2022

Kapper Scholarship Awarded to Leea Perry of Genoa

Congratulations to Leea Perry, this year’s recipient of the Ed & Kim Kapper Physical Therapy Scholarship award. The award is made possible through the Ed & […]
July 13, 2022

Grych Receives 2022 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Congratulations to Ben Grych of DeKalb High School, recipient of the 2022 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. The award is made possible each year through a […]
July 6, 2022

Local Students Receive Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships

The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently awarded Donald and Patricia Pritchard Scholarships to four recipients. Logan Bend, Ava Splear, Samantha Moore, and Natalie Pasillas were selected […]
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. […]
September 3, 2021

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 & […]
August 30, 2021

$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 […]