WE BELIEVE THAT OUR COMMUNITIES DESERVE TO THRIVE.
DELIVERING ON TH DREAM-GA (DOTD-GA) invests in operational support, infrastructure, and capacity building for local and long-term power-building work.
JOIN US as we mobilize resources for muti-year grants so that these leaders can expand their power-building work.
SINCE 2018, DOTD-GA HAS MOBILIZED $512,000 LOCAL & NATIONAL DOLLARS TO SUPPORT LOCAL, IMMIGRANT, REFUGEE & LGBTQ-LED GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS IN GEORGIA.
"We can continue to be relational and transformational. We can continue to build relationships and show impact that is not only about the numbers. [Multi-year funding is critical] because our work is continuous." -Reggie Erawoc, Director of Operations
Latino LinQ is a majority volunteer run organization. We have been able to secure some paid staff to do the work we have set out to do early on. We had to pivot when COVID hit." -Humberto Orozco, President Board of Directors
"An organization like ours isn't supposed to survive something like a global pandemic. But through the support of funders like DOTD-GA, comunity partners, our board we stopped looking at 2020 as an obstacle and saw an opportunity to still grow... Thank you for having our backs through this and giving us the freedom to let us decide what's best for our community." -Umer Rupani, Former Executive Director
"[Due to COVID-19], we turned our direction to work we have never done before. A few weeks later we discovered we were ahead of other organizations in Athens, even ahead of the government." -Beto Mendoza, DIA Facilitator
Having a infrastructure ready with the staff and program that was alllowing us to do the work has provided to us the opportunity to shift our initiatives" -Amilcar Valencia
"We've been impacted with our work, we've had to pivot and do more in different ways than what we are used to." -Jerry Gonzalez, CEO
"[After COVID hit] we received the email that we could use the DOTD-GA dollars flexibly. We were able to commit $10,000 to launch our rent assistance program. We knew we could commit $10,000 because of the DOTD-GA grant." -Dia Parker, Executive Director
"The flexibility provided with the DOTD-GA funds has been tremendous because...we need to take care of ourselves as well in this job." - Sushma Barakoti, Executive Director of the Refugee Women's Network
"A lot of what we do is convene people regionally. Our focus is concentrated on the grassroots groups that do not have the connections and resources of other groups." -Monica Hernandez, Co-Director
"We are an all volunteer organization. The only paid staff is the accountant and we can pay her salary because of [DOTD-GA] grants." -Betina Kaplan, Co-director & Co-founder of U-LEAD ATHENS
"We currently serve [women from] 23 African nations. A lot of work we do overlaps and DOTD-GA gave us the ample opportunity to incorporate a lot within a space of time." - Glory Kilanko, Founder & CEO of Women Watch Afrika