Lifting DeKalb County Businesses and Propelling Economic Vitality to New Heights of Excellence

Advance DeKalb, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a branch of Decide DeKalb committed to building economic opportunities within DeKalb County.

Powering the future of DeKalb County


of adults in DeKalb County, GA, have a bachelor’s degree or higher education.


The average annual income in DeKalb County, considering all industries combined.


The average hourly income depending on the industry.

Our Investors

Advance DeKalb would be nowhere without our dedicated team of corporate donors! The financial commitment from the organizations below is responsible for programming efforts, educator fellowships, and business outreach within the county. We can’t thank them enough for their support and leadership.

Georgia Power
Kaiser Permanente
Perimeter Community Improvement District
Wells Fargo
Work Source Georgia
Dough makers at sugar bowl bakery

Interested in speaking to a staff member about Advance DeKalb?

We understand you may have questions about the program. And are available to speak with you directly or email you. Please send us a note and someone from the Advance DeKalb team will be in touch very soon.