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

UWDC 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 needs as well as mental and economic stability.

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

Phase I total awarded funds: $30,173.00

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

Phase II total awarded funds: $175,579.90

United Way of DeKalb County has shifted to Phase II of its COVID-19 assistance efforts.
Please research the links below to learn more about how your organization may be able to help.

COVID-19 Phase II Funding Guidelines

COVID-19 Phase II Grant Application

COVID-19 Phase II Grant Report

Phase II Application Required Supporting Documents
  • Copy of IRS determination letter indicating 501c3 status

  • Latest financial audit OR most recent board approved financial statement

  • Detailed Program Budget

  • Counterterrorism Compliance Form


Application Deadlines are the 15th of each month

Email all applications and supporting documents to


COVID-19 Impact Data Map