DeKalb County Community Foundation accepting spring grant applications

January 16, 2019

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for spring Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants.

The application deadline is March 1 for both grant programs. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are encouraged to apply.

Community Needs Grants support the charitable needs and efforts of our local nonprofit and community organizations. Last year, the community foundation provided $363,307 in Community Needs Grant funds to 49 local organizations through donors and endowments, according to a news release from the foundation.

The Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund provides grants to nonprofit and community organizations to further music education. In 2018, the Wurlitzer Foundation Fund granted $247,900 for 57 organizations in DeKalb County and the Chicago area, the release says.

For more information, visit dekalbccf.org/grantprograms or contact Marc Hooks at 815-748-5383 or m.hooks@dekalbccf.org.

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