Thank You

Dear Community Member:


The DeKalb Education Foundation (DEF) is seeking yoursupport in our efforts to enhance and enrich the education of the children in DeKalb School District #428. With your support, we were able to award over $44,000 in grantslast year to support our students in DeKalb, Malta and Cortland. These grants help expand our students’ education through:


  • Activities and Field trips
  • Innovative uses of technology
  • Library and classroom materials
  • Educational Assemblies & speakers
  • Fine Arts experiences
  • Computer software

The DeKalb Education Foundation receives funds through private community supporters such as yourself, as well as the money that is raised at our annual Comedy Night event and other fundraising events held throughout the year.


Please take this opportunity as a community member or business to help our public school system maintain its excellent reputation. Complete the donor  Donation Form and forward it with your fully tax-deductible contribution to the DeKalb Education Foundation, P.O Box 412, 60115. Donations can also be made at our website,


Through education, DEF is providing community members with an opportunity to invest in the future of the students, schools and the community. DEF proves to be a worthy investment with benefits that have the potential to last a lifetime. Thank you in advance for your support.




The DeKalb Education Foundation Board of Directors



P.S. Save the Date for our annual Comedy Night event on Friday, March 8, at the Egyptian Theatre! 

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