Donations to the DeKalb County History Center are greatly appreciated. Community support through in-kind and monetary donations make a big difference.

History Matters!

Preserve your local history by helping fund our new center!

Your tax-deductible donation will make the new DeKalb County History Center facility a reality. The support and generosity of the community allows us to achieve our goals. Every donation makes an impact, no matter how small. DCHC is appreciative of your contribution.

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Rendering of the new DeKalb County History Center
Rendering of the new center
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Please consider a donation to the History Center. DCHC is a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Annual Fund Donations

By contributing to the DeKalb County History Center, you are helping to support quality educational programs for a wide audience. Unrestricted gifts in any amount will provide general operating support, keep our admission fees affordable, enhance educational programs, and assist with the creation of new exhibits and programs.

Matching Gifts

Double your gift! Many area corporations support the generosity of their employees by matching their contribution. Please contact the human resources department of your employer for forms and details.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

Memorial and tribute gifts can be made in honor of a loved one or to note a special occasion (anniversary, birthday, etc). You can donate by sending your gift made out to DeKalb County History Center to Memorial/Tribute Gift, DeKalb County History Center, 1730 N. Main Street, P.O. Box 502, Sycamore, IL 60178. Please include the full address of the person or family you wish to receive a notification letter.