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The Decatur City Commission has established a Non-Profit Grant Program using federal CARES Act funds to provide assistance to local non-profit organizations for needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of $300,000 of funding is available. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

Individual grant awards will be available in amounts between $5,000 and $25,000. Non-profits must be tax-exempt organizations pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Non-profit organizations with a maximum number of up to 30 full-time equivalent employees (FTE) would be eligible. A City staff selection committee will evaluate applications and recommend grants for approval to the City Commission. A blind lottery process to select grantees will be used if applications for assistance are oversubscribed.

Key Dates

November 16: Applications due by 5:00 pm

December 7: Grants approved by City Commission

December 16: Grant agreements and related documentation executed​

December 18: Grant funds disbursed

Information about the program and applications are available at decaturga.com/ems/page/covid-19-updates.

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