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.
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!