Nonprofit and community organizations are invited to apply for a YEP Grant, up to $2,500, for programs and projects that impact youth in DeKalb County. Deadline for grant applications is February 1, 2021. No hard copy applications will be accepted. Apply online at dekalbccf.org/yepgrants.
Similar to other grant programs of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, YEP Grants have a specific purpose, to improve the quality of life for youth in DeKalb County. Projects considered for funding must directly involve youth, promote youth empowerment and leadership, and be dedicated to the local community.
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is a youth-led high school committee of the Community Foundation. YEP provides opportunities for youth across DeKalb County to develop leadership skills, learn about philanthropy, and become engaged in their communities through grantmaking and volunteering.