DeKalb Township taking grant applications

DeKalb Township is accepting applications for its 2021 social service grant funding cycle.

DeKalb Township awards grants annually to a variety of community-based, nonprofit agencies providing programs or services for the benefit of people residing in the township. Priority is given to services addressing the needs of the elderly, youth, individuals with disabilities, and/or the economically disadvantaged population.

Local agencies interested in applying for funding can access the grant application at and clicking on the “For the Community” tab. Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. Friday, July 30. Instructions for submission are included with the application packet.

Questions about the grant applications can be directed to Supervisor Mary Hess at or by calling 815-758-8282.