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June 2, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Impact Funds, Donor Advised Funds, Field of INterest Funds

$90,930 Awarded in Spring Community Needs Grants

This spring, 17 local nonprofit and community organizations received a total of $90,930 in support for a variety of programs and projects aimed at serving the […]
May 27, 2021
Kindergarten Readiness Toolkit Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

1,130 Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits Awarded to DeKalb County Schools

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce another round of Kindergarten Readiness Toolkits for children and families in DeKalb County. Through the Kindergarten Readiness […]
May 10, 2021
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Youth Engaged in Philanthropy

$13,591 Awarded in Youth Impact Grants for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is pleased to announce their distribution of $13,591 in youth impact grants. Grants were awarded to ten community organizations for a […]
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 […]