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February 25, 2021
Promise Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$3,570 in Promise Grants Awarded to Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,570 in Promise Grants to benefit seven local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. 2020 Promise Grants […]
January 8, 2021
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$149,300 Awarded in Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to Support Music Education

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to report that $149,300 in fall Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants benefited a total of 31 nonprofit and […]
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 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 […]
September 30, 2020
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Promise Grants

Grants Available for Nonprofits to Empower and Educate

Charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County are encouraged to apply for a Promise Grant (Beca “Promisa”). Deadline to […]