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August 11, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Summer COVID Care Packages Provided to Students Served by Neighbors’ House – COVID-19 Response Grant

As COVID-19 continues to limit in-person and social interactions, Neighbors’ House of DeKalb County has come up with an exciting idea to better connect with the […]
August 7, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Safe Passage Provides Emergency Shelter for Clients in DeKalb County – COVID-19 Response Grant

In June of 2020, Safe Passage of DeKalb County applied for a DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant offered through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The request […]
August 7, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Set to Begin 12th Year of Youth Leadership and Grantmaking

In the fall of 2020, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) begins its 12th year as a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The mission […]
August 3, 2020
COVID-19, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Responding to COVID-19

Your Community Foundation is committed to its mission to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County. We are monitoring the great work that is already […]
July 30, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Ensuring Advocacy for CASA Children During COVID-19 – COVID-19 Response Grant

Over the last few months, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of DeKalb County has seen an increase in residents served due to new cases coming into […]
July 21, 2020
DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund, DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Adventure Works of DeKalb County Provides Telehealth Services to Clients – COVID-19 Response Grant

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict the normal, many are forced to seek healthcare in an online setting. Adventure Works of DeKalb County sees approximately […]
July 14, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant

$89,352 Awarded in Support of Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to report that $89,352 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants benefited a total of 28 nonprofits and […]
July 10, 2020
Harold P. Wells Scholarship, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Carani Receives Harold P. Wells Scholarship Award

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce Cameron Carani as the recipient of the 2020 Harold P. Wells Scholarship. Cameron is a 2020 graduate […]
July 7, 2020
YEP, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Ramping up Youth Involvement in the Community

What do you get when you take a group of motivated high school students backed by generous community donors and challenge them to address current youth […]