The Cobb Board of Commissioners approved $6 million in emergency funding to provide rent and mortgage relief grants for county residents affected by COVID-19. These programs are administered by Star-C and HomeFree-USA.  To help residents understand the programs and application process, the county will host a live-streamed virtual open house on Monday, September 21 from 6 to…

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We often hear this word and different thoughts come to mind – bouncing back, becoming tough, returning to normal. In this article, Dr. Dennis S. Charney explores the topic of resilience both from his perspective as a medical professional and as someone who dealt with trauma. He reminds us that every person is born with a…

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The Georgia Center for Nonprofits has an expansive list of nonprofit resources available, including funding for COVID-19 relief. Visit their website to find a list of foundations and organizations looking to support nonprofits like yours. https://gcn.org/articles/Funding-and-Resource-Opportunities-September-2020

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Did you know that one of the best ways to promote young children’s development doesn’t have to cost a thing? When parents and other caregivers read, sing, and tell stories to their children, amazing things happen in the child’s brain! And in the families! Reading to infants supports their emergent literacy skills, increases parents’ positive views of the…

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Parents and caregivers can simply go to mylifebridgechurch.com and follow the process.  Sign ups are easy and very fast !

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Departamento de Asuntos Comunitarios de Georgia – Iniciativa de Despliegue de Banda Ancha COVID-19https://broadband.georgia.gov/georgia-internet-access-covid-19-update• Proveedores de banda ancha que ofrecen temporalmente varias opciones para obtener conectividadgratuita, renunciar a la desconexión y cargos por mora, proporcionar acceso gratuito a los puntoscalientes WiFi, reducir la limitación en el uso de datos, y ofrecer otras opciones de tiempo…

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Click the link for Virtual Learning resources. Organization Name Address Contact Person Contact Information (Phone/Email) Website (if available) Service Offered (Space/WiFi access/Learning Lab, etc.) Days/Hours Available Ages Served Is there a fee involved? Green Acres Baptist Church 591 Pat Mell Road SE, Smyrna, GA 30080 Ask to speak with a pastor about virtual learning 770-436-6174…

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UPDATE (8/28/2020) Not-For-Profit Grant Webinar with Cobb Chairman Mike Boyce: https://www.cobbchamber.org/events/NotforProfit-Grants-Discussion-with-Cobb-Board-of-Commissioners-Chairman-Mike-Boyce-9564/details Not-For-Profit Grant Webinar with Commissioner Lisa Cupid: https://www.cobbchamber.org/events/Small-Business-Grants-Not-for-Profit-Discussion-with-Commissioner-Lisa-Cupid-9567/details Cobb County Board of Commissioners have extended its partnership with SelectCobb to offer a third round of applications for small business relief grants specifically for not-for-profit 501c3 businesses. At this webinar, join Cobb Commission Chairman Mike Boyce, Cobb Chamber Chairman John…

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