July 2019 Edition
DeKalb County Community Foundation
What Gives!
Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July weekend! We know summer is a busy time of year, so thank you for taking a few minutes to catch up on this month's news from YOUR Community Foundation . For good. For ever. For DeKalb County.
New Fund Announced in Memory of Sycamore Native Gina M. Delmont
Together with the Delmont family, we are honored to announce the Gina M. Delmont Memorial Scholarship Fund. Gina passed away on December 12, 2018 after a short, but courageous fight with cancer. Through this scholarship, her spirit of giving lives on and benefits a Sycamore High School graduate.

July Stories of Generosity
Stories of Generosity:
  • Jerry Johns (DeKalb)
  • Lydia Oker (Sandwich)

Stories of Generosity - The prompt was simple. Each person was asked to define generosity or to share a story of a time where they heard about, witnessed, or experienced generosity (giving of one’s time, talent, or treasure). Thanks for listening!

Merrick Receives 2019 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship
Congratulations to Devonte Merrick, recipient of the 2019 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. Devonte plans to attend St. Olaf College in the fall, pursuing a degree in music education.

Registration Still Open For Nonprofit Day
Nonprofit Day (July 24) is just a few weeks away! This valuable professional development and networking opportunity offers a keynote presentation, nine concurrent breakout sessions, networking reception, and more. 

YEP Meet & Greet Planned for August
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) kicks off their 11th year with a Meet & Greet on Sunday, August 25, from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. The Meet & Greet is a fun and easy way to learn more about the YEP committee prior to applying for membership. High school youth with a desire to make a positive impact in DeKalb County should consider attending.

Fall Grant Opportunities Available
Nonprofits and charitable organizations are highly encouraged to apply for a f all 2019 Community Needs Grant or Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant . Application deadline is Sunday, September 1, for both grant programs.

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