|Charitable Fund Continues Family Philanthropy |
We are happy to announce the Drake Castle Charitable Fund. This new Donor Advised Fund will align with the charitable interests of David B. Castle, which include child and adult education, English as a second language, adult literacy, and more.
Learn more about the Drake Castle Charitable Fund >
|Local Educators Recognized for Excellence |
The Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recently recognized local educators and support staff during the annual Excellence in Education Awards reception. Recipients were from Genoa-Kingston, Hiawatha, and Sycamore school districts. Over the past 22 years, the event has recognized 109 educators and distributed $109,000 in awards. Thank you to donor Yvonne Johnson for making this possible!
View the 2021 Excellence In Education Award recipients >
|Registration Open for 2021 Nonprofit Day |
The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership is happy to announce Nonprofit Day 2021, Leading with Joy. This valuable professional development opportunity is free for DCNP members. Come enjoy networking, comradely, and two presentations led by certified coach, experienced consultant, and dynamic speaker, Dr. Jax ML Black.
Learn more or register for Nonprofit Day >
|Students With Disabilities Find Success In Project SEARCH #GrantsInAction|
Thank you to the generous donors whose support enables us to make grants to organizations like RAMP to support a work immersion program for at-risk teenagers with developmental disabilities.
Learn more about the impact from this grant >
|YEP Seeks High School Students for Membership |
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is once again seeking membership applications from local high school students. Students from Hiawatha, Hinckley Big-Rock, and Sandwich high schools are highly encouraged to apply. YEP builds life skills, leadership, and long lasting value for high school students in DeKalb County.
Learn more about YEP >
|Fall 2021 Grant Opportunities |
Nonprofit and public sector service organizations are encouraged to apply for funding through the Community Needs and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grant programs. The application deadline is September 1 for both grant programs.
Community Needs Grants – Provide support for the charitable needs and efforts of our local nonprofit and community organizations.
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants – Provide support to organizations for music and music education.
Learn more about these grant opportunities >
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