Applications Open for Final Round of DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grants
Applications are open for a fifth and final round of grants from the DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund. All remaining funds will be dispersed during this round of grantmaking. Grants are available to nonprofit organizations that serve DeKalb County, IL. For-profit and governmental entities are not eligible to apply. Proposals should demonstrate a plan to utilize grant resources to promote sustainability and long-term recovery. Most grants will range from $5,000-$15,000. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on July 16.
For questions related to COVID-19 Response Grants, please contact Tiffany McQueen Lewis, DeKalb County Community Foundation Grants Director, at email@example.com or 815-748-5383.
The COVID-19 Response Grant program was designed to support the rising needs in DeKalb County during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for this grant program is made possible by donations to the DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Fund. Together, as of April 2021, we have 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-748-5383.
A DeKalb County COVID-19 Response Grant to Elder Care Services (DeKalb) provides aid to the “Get me to Monday” meal project.
Walcamp counselor Torch helps out a camper enrolled in the e3-e-Learning, Enrichment, Experience program. This program began in August 2020 and has assisted more than 25 students from 5 different school districts in DeKalb County.