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Why start in DeKalb?

 

59% of children in DeKalb reside in communities with a low Well-Being score.

59% of children in DeKalb reside in communities with a low Well-Being score.

The poverty rate in DeKalb is higher than both state and national averages.

The poverty rate in DeKalb is higher than both state and national averages.

Clarkston, Georgia is considered the most diverse square mile in the United States.

Clarkston, Georgia is considered the most diverse square mile in the United States.

More than 130,000 DeKalb County residents are currently food insecure.

More than 130,000 DeKalb County residents are currently food insecure.

Aligning a Community

After 4 years and nearly $1 million mobilized to meet Athens’ most pressing needs, in 2020 we’re expanding this program to Atlanta, beginning in DeKalb County. 

The Get Comfortable campaign works to make serving simple: to align the business community to resource the agencies meeting our community’s greatest needs.


2019 Get Comfortable Athens Partner Map

Unlike many other corporate philanthropy strategies, Get Comfortable is:

2020 Campaign

Click here to read the Get Comfortable Atlanta program brief, which provides a historical program overview as well as highlighting 2020 revisions.

If you represent a DeKalb-based nonprofit agency seeking 2020 Get Comfortable funding, the 2020 Request For Proposals (RFP) closes on November 20, 2019. Agency selections will be announced December 13, and the 2020 program will officially launch on February 9, 2020 at the Kimball House in Decatur.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions or wish to get involved.

 2020 Calendar