July 22, 2022

Youth Philanthropy Program Seeks Members from Select High Schools

In the fall of 2022, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) begins its 14th year as a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The mission […]
May 11, 2022

$17,023 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $17,023 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to fourteen community and nonprofit organizations […]
March 4, 2022

YEP Alum Update With Emma Keicher

Meet Emma Keicher (pictured right), Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) alum and a 2019 graduate of Sycamore High School. During her three years in the YEP […]
February 21, 2022

YEP Alum Update With Ben Keierleber

Meet Ben Keierleber, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) alumni and a 2019 graduate of Sycamore High School. During his two years in the YEP program, Ben […]
January 1, 2022

Applications Open for Spring 2022 Community Foundation Grants

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for spring 2022 Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and Youth Engaged in Philanthropy […]
December 1, 2021

Grants Available to Benefit Youth in DeKalb County

Nonprofit organizations and eligible community organizations are invited to apply for a YEP Grant, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb […]
June 2, 2021

YEP Alum Update With Tyler Hull

Meet Tyler Hull, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) member and a 2018 graduate of Sycamore High School. During his three years in YEP, Tyler had […]
May 10, 2021

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]
January 8, 2021

Applications Open for Spring 2021 Community Foundation Grants

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is currently accepting funding requests for Community Needs Grants, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, and YEP Grants. Nonprofit and eligible public […]