DeKalb’s VOICE is accepting grant proposals!
DeKalb’s VOICE, the Community Foundation of DeKalb County’s youth philanthropy group, is currently accepting grant proposals for charitable programs or projects that address local community challenges or build on successes. Student organizations whose members perform volunteer service in support of charitable activity are also encouraged to apply.
Grant application forms are available on the community foundation’s website, www.CFDeKalb.org click on “DeKalb’s VOICE.” VOICE grants awarded in previous years are reported on the website. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2019.
DeKalb’s VOICE members are students in grades 9-12 who represent each of DeKalb County’s schools. They meet monthly during the school year to learn about the community’s charitable needs and how to address them. The Dekko Foundation, Community Foundation DeKalb County and local school corporations foster DeKalb’s VOICE, working together to grow a new generation of philanthropic leaders.
2019-2020 VOICE Members
Front Row: Eva Hostettler, Emily Silver, Ashley Zak, Abigail Yeager, Taylor Richards
Middle Row: Addeline Kruse, Lola Hancher, Morgan Thrush, Sydney Hefty, Rowan Tinker, Olivia Fetter
Back Row: Ethan Kerr, Cole Bergman, Kadyn Hornbreak, Aiden Wissing, Nate Fillenwarth, Liam Franz