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Douglas C. & Lynn M. Roberts Family Foundation
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Arts/Culture
  • Children’s Community Theatre
    • Special program
    • Seed money for start-up of the Penguin Project
    • Continued support of Penguin Project
  • DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association
    • Archiving support
    • Digitization project
    • Event support
    • Historical Marker Booklet and Virtual Tour
  • DeKalb County Historical Genealogical Society
    • Acres of Change History Book
  • Ellwood House Association
    • Archive Project
    • Historical Study
  • Egyptian Theatre
    • Renew theatre campaign
  • Glidden Homestead
    • Enhance and expand educational exhibits
    • Computer and software upgrade
    • Landscaping/video camera equipment
    • Barn Tour
  • Hinckley Historical Society
    • Educational Materials
    • Building repair
  • Joiner History Room, DeKalb County Archive
    • Facility planning grant
    • Sycamore True Republican Newspaper digitization project with U of I
    • Sycamore Film Festival
  • Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra
    • Program support
  • Midwest Museum of Natural History
    • New program support
    • Discovery Den project
  • Mister Pumpkin Carvers Club
    • Wally Thurow book
  • Shabbona-Lee-Rollo Historical Museum
    • Copier
    • Digitization of microfilm
  • Stage Coach Theatre
    • Musical equipment
    • Landscaping
  • Sycamore History Museum
    • Restoration project for Engh location
    • Web site development
    • Dutton Exhibit
    • CNW Depot Exhibit
    • "Adventures To and From Sycamore" exhibit
 

Education

  • Altrusa of DeKalb/Sycamore
    • Background checks for mentoring/tutoring program
  • DeKalb County Forest Preserve
    • Refresh Book Collection
  • DeKalb Education Foundation
    • Innovative school programs/endowment support
  • DeKalb School District 428
  • Indian Creek School District #425
    • Sound system upgrade
  • Indian Valley Theatre
    • Workshop support
  • Opportunity House
    • Development of Life School in collaboration with Sycamore School District 427
    • Special Olympics support
    • Graphic design and public relations consultation
  • Somonauk Christian School
    • Computer purchase
  • Sycamore Education Foundation
    • Innovative school programs/endowment support
    • Matching gift campaign to support district educational program
    • Match
    • Strategic Planning
  • Sycamore High School Art Department
    • Computer purchase
  • Sycamore Public Library
    • Strategic Planning
    • Microfilm repairs
  • Sycamore High School
    • Spartan TV Broadcast Trailer
  • Sycamore School District 427



 

Human Services
  • Adventure Works
    • Camping Gear
  • American Red Cross – DeKalb Chapter
    • Emergency relief services support
  • Barb Food Mart
    • School based food pantry
  • Ben Gordon - KEYS Initiative
    • Survey
  • DeKalb County Community Foundation
    • Give Local match
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens
    • Establishment of community gardens
    • Walk-in cooler
    • Walnut Grove Farm project
    • Planting trees and shrubs
    • Infrastructure
    • 2nd Greenhouse
  • DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership
    • Start-up
    • URL/Website
  • DeKalb County Youth Services Bureau
    • VolunTeen Program
    • Youth and Family Program
    • Bilingual Therapist
    • Trama Training with Hope Haven
  • Family Service Agency
    • Funding of strategic plan development
    • Senior Citizen Center programming
  • Hope Haven
    • Support for community homeless programs
    • Computer upgrade
    • Support for construction expansion
    • Rapid Re-Housing program
    • Program support
  • Kishwaukee College Foundation
    • Funding for Kish-OH classes
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA
    • Strategic development grant
    • Summer Literacy program
    • Camp Power
  • Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association
    • Scholarships for Camp Maple Leaf
    • Programming
  • Kishwaukee United Way
    • Non-profit agency support
  • Live Healthy DeKalb County
    • Camp Counselors
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank
    • Barb Food Mart
  • Open Door
    • Case Management System
  • Pay-It-Forward House
    • Non-profit agency support
    • Laptop
    • Sponsorship
    • Strategic Planning
  • RAMP
    • Assists them with office relocation and upgrades to reduce operating costs
  • Safe Passage
    • Special program support
    • Waiting Room Project
  • Salvation Army
    • To provide support for local community needs
  • Sycamore Child Care
    • Wild About Summer program
  • TAILS
    • Animal Assisted Activities
  • Three Fires Council, BSA
    • Scouting program at Opportunity House