The DeKalb Education Foundation surprised District 428 teachers by presenting them with grant awards for the fall 2017 grant period! Congratulations to all recipients!!

Meet our 2017 DEF scholarship winners!

What is the difference between a good education and an excellent education? Quite simply, the margin of excellence provided by community support.

The DeKalb Education Foundation was founded in 1987 by a group of concerned community volunteers. The Foundation has provided well over $400,000 in direct support to the DeKalb School District #428, enriching the learning experiences of thousands of our kids.

Large or small, your gifts make a difference. You know a child whose learning has been enriched by the DeKalb Education Foundation. Foundation grants have provided enhanced programs at virtually every public school in DeKalbCortland, and Malta at every grade level. Through grassroots, citizen support, children in elementary, middle, junior high and high school classrooms throughout the district enjoy a better learning environment.

All DeKalb Education Foundation projects are directly linked to classroom learning. Click here to see some of the activities we have funded.

There are three Grant periods each funding year: October, February, and May.  Grant applications must be received on or prior to 5:00 p.m. on the last Friday of the preceeding month for each funding period.


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