June 2018 edition
DeKalb County Community Foundation
What Gives!
Greetings!
Hope your summer is off to a fantastic start. As we continue to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, we have a number of activities planned for 2018. Be sure to check them out below! Thanks for taking the time to stay connected with us. #25yearsofphilanthropy
First Fund Benefiting Sycamore
Introducing the Curt and Karen Lang Charitable Fund . This new donor advised fund will provide assistance to nonprofits serving Sycamore, Illinois, which is the first of its kind for a fund at the Community Foundation.

Celebrating 25 Years (1993-2018)
During 2018, the Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a number of exciting activities to celebrate, thank, and give back to the community . Stories of Generosity, $2,500 Celebration Grants for each community, a Celebration Dinner, and more!

Welcome Christine Johnson!
Please join us as we welcome Christine Johnson , Shabbona and L ee representative, to the Community Foun dation Board of Directors. Christine currently serves as DeKalb County Treasurer (22 years) and lives in Shabbona with her husband James.

Give DeKalb County 2018 Recap
A standing room only crowd gathered at the Community Foundation on May 31 to receive the funds they raised during  Give DeKalb County . In its fifth year, Give DeKalb County had the most participating nonprofits, the most donations, the highest number of donors, and the largest amount raised.

YEP Alumni Update With Rachel Hughes
Meet Rachel Hughes, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) member and a 2017 graduate of Genoa High School. So where is Rachel today and what impact did the YEP program have on her life after high school?  

Unique Scholarship Opportunities
Only a few weeks left to apply for a Renaissance Scholarship or a Spinoso Masters Scholarship . Deadline is June 25, 2018.

Nonprofit Day Registration Now Open
Nonprofits and DCNP members, join us for Nonprofit Day on Wednesday, July 25. Keynote, concurrent breakout sessions, mid-day plenary presentation, networking reception, continental breakfast, and lunch.

25th Anniversary Annual Sponsors
Special thank you to:
First National Bank, Ronald G. Klein, Micki & Tony Chulick, Law Office of Michael P. Coghlan, Bill Nicklas, Doug & Lynn Roberts Family Foundation, Dave & Suzanne Juday, First Midwest Bank, and Richard Ryan .

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