UNITED WE HELP Covid-19 Relief Fund


United Way of DeKalb County has and will continue to help our community in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

United Way of DeKalb County, Indiana created a COVID-19 fund to assist community-based organizations who are at the frontlines of DeKalb County’s current COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will be awarded to organizations and programs that have strong experience working to provide support for immediate basic and essential needs.



COVID-19 Phase I Funding (April 2020 - June 2020) 

Total Awarded: $30,173.00

COVID-19 Phase II Funding (July 2020 - May 2021) 

Total Awarded: $248,579.90



United Way of DeKalb County has moved to Phase III of its COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund and applications are now being accepted.

Click here to apply and to view our funding guidelines, the application and final grant report for DeKalb County, Indiana. 

Please note: if this is the first time you have applied to our new online granting system, please create a new account to get started.

COVID-19 Phase III application requires the following documentation to qualify:
  • Copy of IRS determination letter indicating 501c3 status

  • Latest financial audit OR most recent board approved financial statement

  • Detailed Program Budget

  • Counterterrorism Compliance Act form (completed in the application process)



*Applications must be received by the 15th of each month*

Applications for assistance will be accepted until relief funds have been depleted. 


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