The DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (DCTP) has released guidelines for its Immediate Intervention grant opportunity. The DCTP’s goal is to support not-for-profit programs focused on eliminating food insecurity, promoting housing stability, and providing effective mental health and substance use disorder prevention or treatment programs for DuPage County residents. Guidelines are available at

Immediate Intervention grants are intended to provide financial resources that enable organizations to respond to the immediate needs of their clients and/or to quickly increase capacity of the organization to deliver efficient services.

To be eligible to apply for a grant through the DCTP, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) social service not-for-profit providing assistance in the areas of food insecurity, housing instability, mental health, or substance use disorder that meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have more than 50 percent of its total clients be DuPage County residents; or
  • Provide services in facilities physically located in DuPage County; or
  • Have a DuPage County advisory board.

An information session will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m. on Feb 27. To register, visit

About the DuPage Community Transformation Partnership
The DuPage Community Transformation Partnership (DCTP) is funded by a grant from the DuPage County Board through the American Rescue Plan Act. The DCTP, a collaboration between DuPage County and DuPage Foundation, supports programs to address some of the community’s most urgent social service needs including: food insecurity, housing instability, mental health and substance use disorder. Programs funded through the DCTP will provide positive, measurable impact, helping people in need move from instability to security and self-sufficiency.