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 DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants.
The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant program was designed to support the needs of people in DeKalb County during the COVID-19 pandemic. This third round of grantmaking opened in late October 2020 and remains open for applications on a rolling basis. Over the last month, the following grants were awarded:
“Thank you to the generous donors whose contributions made this round of grantmaking possible,” said Community Foundation Grants Director Tiffany McQueen Lewis. “Gifts of all sizes came together to create this recent distribution of grantmaking. And thank you to the many organizations and businesses who continue to serve our amazing community through this pandemic.”
The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund was created in March 2020 in collaboration with various local funding partners. The Fund’s purpose is to be a depository for contributions in response to the effects of COVID-19 in DeKalb County. Grants distributed can address preparedness, response, recovery, and/or rebuilding efforts as the pandemic evolves. Gifts of all sizes are welcomed and encouraged to continue this effort of addressing needs in DeKalb County. Information for donating to this Fund can be found on the Foundation’s website at dekalbccf.org.
Applications for the COVID-19 Response Grant program remain open on a rolling basis. This round continues to provide emergency grants to organizations up to $5,000. Grants are limited to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and groups fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Applications and grant guidelines are found online at dekalbccf.org.
For questions, please contact Grants Director Tiffany McQueen Lewis at 815-748-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.