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December 17, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – Working Together – Story 5 of 5

Working Together for the Children of DeKalb County (Story #5 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series “What is our responsibility to help prepare our children for […]
December 16, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – Back to the Basics – Story 4 of 5

Back to the Basics (Story #4 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series There are few societal issues as large as education. It is grappled with in […]
December 11, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – The Right Tools – Story 3 of 5

The Right Tools (Story #3 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series As with any home improvement project, once you have detailed instructions and the right material, […]
December 9, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness – Where to Begin – Story 2 of 5

Where to Begin (Story #2 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series For any project to be successful, it is imperative to know where to begin by […]
December 9, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, CommunityWorks Funds, Kindergarten Readiness

Local Efforts Work to Move the Needle on Kindergarten Readiness – Story 1 of 5

History and Context (Story #1 of 5) – Kindergarten Readiness Series For more than twenty-five years, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has strived to enhance the […]
December 8, 2020

$66,245 Awarded in DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants

The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $66,245 has been awarded to date to 19 organizations in […]
December 7, 2020
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$125,617 Awarded to Local Organizations in Fall Community Needs Grants

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $125,617 in Community Needs Grants this fall. The grants provide […]
December 4, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grant Seekers Workshop Announced for January 2021

Nonprofit organizations and eligible public sector direct service organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to a free […]
December 4, 2020
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alumni Update With Isabella Hayes

Meet Isabella Hayes, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Chair and a 2017 graduate of DeKalb High School. During her four years in the YEP program, […]