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DeKalb County Excellence in Education Award Recipients Recognized

The DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards were presented this week at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. This is the 17th year of this annual award to recognize five DeKalb County school employees, one in each of five categories: Teacher Grades PreK-5, Teacher Grades 6-8, Teacher Grades 9-12, Administrator, and Support Staff. Yvonne Johnson, retired …

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$60 Million in Grants and Scholarships announced

Community Foundation Surpasses $60 Million in Grants and Scholarships, Thanks Its Donors   The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley has surpassed a major milestone. Since its inception in 1948, the Foundation has awarded more than $60 million in total grants and scholarships. As of December 31, 2015, the Foundation has awarded $47,510,852 in grants and …

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DeKalb County CF Announces New Fund

Playing their part in local philanthropy – Introducing the Chulick Family Fund   The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Chulick Family Fund, a Donor Advised Fund created by Tony and Micki Chulick of DeKalb to align with their philanthropic interests for the community. When asked about the purpose of creating the …

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CF of Grundy County March E-Newsletter

      “Community Matters” March E-Newsletter                

New Board Members and Staff at DeKalb CF

Please join us in welcoming our new staff and board members to the DeKalb County Community Foundation. New to the Community Foundation staff is DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) Manager, Ben Bingle. New board members include Rick Mamoser of Kingston, Mark Mannebach of DeKalb, and Ken Spears of Shabbona. With the exciting news of incoming …

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DuPage Foundation has job opening available

  Position available for a JCS program assistant: Job Description