2021 CommunityWorks Grant Recipients

Grants were awarded in the areas of workforce development and education. The 2021 CommunityWorks grant recipients, individual awards and proposed programs:

  • The Salvation Army of Decatur & Macon County, $7,000, “Education and Employment Opportunities Serving Adults with Children and Homeless”
  • Millikin University, $10,000, “Long-Vanderburg Scholars Program”
  • Community Mission, $10,000, “First Community Connections”
  • Boys & Girls Club of Decatur, $20,000, “Project Learn”
  • Decatur Family YMCA, $20,000, “Before/After School & Summer Day Camp Program”
  • Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI), $20,000, “MRI Job Training Program”
  • Richland Community College, $25,000, “Scholarships—Bridging the Gap Between Education and Workforce”
  • Decatur Public Schools Foundation, $50,000, “DPS Prep Academy”
  • Workforce Investment Solutions, $72,000, “Workforce Career Pathways Project”