Nonprofit registration for Give DeKalb County 2023 is open. This annual fundraising event features multiple ways to support nonprofit organizations. Donors can give online from midnight to midnight on May 4, 2023, at GiveDeKalbCounty.org. Between April 20 and May 4, those who prefer to donate by check can print a donation form from the website and give by mail. Eligible organizations can register to participate by April 1 at GiveDeKalbCounty.org.
Give DeKalb County is coordinated by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP), a program of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The previous nine giving days raised over $6.8 million through 38,651 donations combined.
“Celebrate a decade of generosity with Give DeKalb County in 2023,” said Ben Bingle, DCNP Director. “Last year, donors rallied together and raised more than $1.5 million, making a profound impact throughout DeKalb County. We look forward to another electrifying event and encourage nonprofits to check their eligibility and sign up now to join Give DeKalb County 2023.”
Participating nonprofits must be 501(c)3 organizations located in or serving DeKalb County, legally registered with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, and 2023 DCNP members by March 1, 2023. The deadline to register for Give DeKalb County as a participating organization is April 1, 2023. Online registration and additional details are available at GiveDeKalbCounty.org.
A Bonus Pool of funds is being raised and each donation made during Give DeKalb County is boosted by a percentage of these funds. The Bonus Pool is made possible by the generous support of Community Partners, including: Anonymous, Byers Brewing Company, Curran Family Endowment Fund, Dan & Kathy Schewe, David & Beth Prestegaard In Memory of Richard Bend, DeKalb County Community Foundation, Edward & Debra Rosenow, Heartland Bank and Trust Company, Herb & Linda Holderman, Jerry & Annette Johns, Joyce & Craig Mathey, Lehan Family Fund, Lynne Waldeland, Manny Pena – American Family Insurance, Mark Mannebach & Erika Schlichter, Meta, NNGO Ambassadors, Oncken Family Fund, Pat & Steve Faivre, Paul & Cheryl Callighan, Robert & Karrie Kirk Fund, Scott & Kristin Miller Family, State Farm – Keicher Insurance Agency, Stephen Kalber, The Suter Company, The Zurbrugg Family, Thrivent – Shawn Blobaum, Tony & Micki Chulick, Turner Family Charitable Fund, Victoria Young Charitable Fund, Wrennhouse Fund, and Yerkes Consulting LLC. (List accurate as of February 9, 2023.)
The following Media Sponsors are helping raise awareness about this community-wide event: 94.9 WDKB, 98.9 WLBK, 102.3 The Coyote, 107.1 WSPY, City of DeKalb, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, FNBO, Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce, Kar-Fre Flowers, LePrint Express, OC Creative, Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce, Sandwich Public Library District, Shaw Media, and Sycamore Chamber of Commerce. (List accurate as of February 9, 2023.)
For information about becoming a Community Partner or Media Sponsor, or for general questions, please contact DCNP Director Ben Bingle at 815-748-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.