The DeKalb County Community Foundation hired its first full-time DCNP staff member in February 2016. The DCNP Director is responsible for financial management; implementing training, programs, and special initiatives such as Give DeKalb County; overseeing membership benefits; enacting our communications plan; and ultimately, progressing on the DCNP strategic plan.
Ben Bingle – DCNP Director
Ben joined the Community Foundation in 2016. He has led local, statewide, and federal initiatives, designed and evaluated programs, raised funds, and directed large scale contract-based research. Ben earned a bachelor’s degree from Monmouth College, a Master of Public Administration from Drake University, and a doctorate at Northern Illinois University.