Grants and Administration

 

OFFICE OF GRANTS

The DeKalb County Office of Grants provides support and services to all DeKalb citizens to maintain sustainable communities and to improve their public safety.

This office allocates and administers resources through the Human Services Grant Program to support local victim assistance initiatives that have a prevention, early intervention or crisis focus and to support local human service programs that address youth development, child and family welfare and senior services through advocacy, planning and education initiatives.

THE 2022-2023 GRANT CYCLE IS NOW OPEN

Apply today for the 2022-2023 Grant Cycle of the Human Services Grant Program.

The purpose of the Human Services Grant Program is to provide opportunities for community partnership to local organizations that can successfully address identified needs of the citizens of DeKalb County, Georgia.

Please note: applicants must complete the Human Services Grant Reference Form and submit it to the email address listed to obtain an electronic copy of the grant application. Click here to access the form.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 17, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

Please click here to view the fully detailed Program Guidelines.

For technical assistance, please call Ms. Lisa Thomas, Grants Coordinator at 470-543-0754 or write to her via email at lmthomas@dekalbcountyga.gov.

Click here to download a Special Report: Serving the Community Through Our Nonprofit Organizations, to see how the Human Services Grants program has worked diligently to provide assistance to those facing food insecurity, homelessness, domestic violence, and many more areas that affect DeKalb families and individuals.

Frequently asked questions about the Human Services Grant Program

Q: When are Human Services Grant applications accepted?

A: Grant applications are accepted annually from May to June.

Q: What are the eligibility requirements to apply for a Human Services Grant?

A: Local non-profits with 501 (c) (3) status, operational for two (2) years or more and that provide service to DeKalb residents within a minimum of one (1) priority area.

To learn more about the Human Services Grant Program, please contact the
Office of Grants & Administration at (470) 543-0754.

Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program

DeKalb County receives funding through the Georgia Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to implement the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.

The program connects families to parenting resources and a wide range of community services that improve child family well-being. Families receive services through First Steps, Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Head Start-Home based Option visiting programs..

To learn more about the County’s MIECHV Program, please contact the Office of Grants & Administration at (470) 543-0754.