The community foundation’s youth philanthropy group, DeKalb’s VOICE, is a grant making advisory group with fourteen student members. VOICE meets once a month during the school year to learn about the community and its charitable needs.
DeKalb’s VOICE has members from DeKalb, Eastside, Garrett and Lakewood Park Schools. The students are grade 9 through grade 12. Once appointed, each student serves on the group through his/her high school graduation. The Dekko Foundation and Community Foundation DeKalb County sponsor DeKalb’s VOICE, working together to grow a new generation of philanthropic leaders.
DeKalb’s VOICE grants support a wide variety of charitable needs in DeKalb County, Indiana. VOICE is currently accepting grant proposals with an February 28, 2017 deadline.