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

United Way of DeKalb County 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)

Phase I total awarded funds: $30,173.00

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

Phase II total awarded funds: $248,579.90

United Way of DeKalb County has shifted to Phase III 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 III Funding Guidelines

COVID-19 Phase III Grant Application

COVID-19 Phase III Grant Report

Phase III 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