The DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee is pleased to announce that a total of $130,563 was awarded to 20 local charitable organizations during the fourth round of 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. Organizations who received funding during this fourth round of grantmaking include:
Additional rounds of grants will likely be made to support evolving needs in the community. At that time, the COVID-19 Response Grant program will re-open and begin accepting requests with the Community Foundation releasing appropriate notice through various communication channels.
For questions related to grants, please contact Tiffany McQueen Lewis, Community Foundation Grants Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-748-5383.
Pictured: COVID-19 Response Grants to Opportunity House, Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project, and the DeKalb County Community Gardens have provided ongoing support to address the immediate needs in each of the organizations and the people they serve.
Funding for DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants is made possible through ongoing donor generosity to DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund. This Pass Through Fund was created in March 2020 in collaboration with various local funding partners 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. Contributions to the Fund can be made online at dekalbccf.org. Since April 2020, the Fund has distributed $541,368 in assistance to organizations serving DeKalb County. Thank you to the many generous donors who have contributed!
For questions related to the DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund or advisory committee, please contact Dan Templin, at email@example.com or 815-748-5383.