COVID-19 Grant Resources

This is not a complete list. We will continue to update this information as in becomes available.

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

Bank of America

https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/find-grants-sponsorships.html#fbid=1HMpXwXXR1I

$100 million commitment to support communities throughout the challenges of the coronavirus outbreak. The bank is dedicating its giving to increase the response capacity of medical organizations, address food insecurity, provide access to distance-learning resources for children whose schools have closed, and provide support to the world's most vulnerable people.

 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

https://www.gatesfoundation.org/philanthropypartners

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million for work on COVID-19 globally, with another $5 million to support efforts in the greater Seattle area

 

CDC Foundation

https://www.cdcfoundation.org

The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control’s health protection work. The CDC’s Coronavirus Response Fund helps connect philanthropic dollars with fast-emerging needs related to the virus, providing flexible funding that can support state and local health departments, logistics, communication and data management.

 

Center for Disaster Philanthropy: COVID-19 Response Fund

https://disasterphilanthropy.org/cdp-fund/cdp-covid-19-response-fund/

The CDP COVID-19 Response Fund will focus on supporting local nonprofit organizations working in areas identified as having high numbers of affected individuals and those who are working with the most vulnerable populations in these areas to help build their capacity for response. These will include social service organizations focused on supporting hourly wage earners, workers in the gig economy, immigrant/New American populations, older adults, people with disabilities and other communities vulnerable to the physical health, mental health and economic impacts of the pandemic.

 

Emergent Fund

https://www.emergentfund.net/

The three founding organizations (Solidaire Network, Women Donors Network, and Threshold Foundation) are networks of donors that make grants to organizations seeking progressive social change.

 

Give2Asia

https://give2asia.org/

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised grantmaking to the Asia-Pacific. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $342 million of charitable grants across 23 countries. Give2Asia is mobilizing an international campaign to support health workers and hospitals in Wuhan and other affected communities.

 

GlobalGiving

https://www.globalgiving.org/

GlobalGiving connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. It helps local nonprofits access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to become more effective. The COVID-19 pandemic threatens everyone's way of life, but it's especially difficult for people who are already vulnerable-including those with pre-existing medical conditions, no savings, or inflexible jobs. We believe that organizations that are deeply rooted in local communities are best positioned to lead long-term plans to stop COVID-19. This fund will help stop the virus's spread and give communities on the front lines of the crisis the resources they need to act quickly and protect the most vulnerable. 

 

UN Foundation

https://unfoundation.org

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global challenge that needs a collective response. 

Now you can take action to help the World Health Organization detect, prevent and respond to the coronavirus by giving to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. 

 

Walmart and Walmart Foundation

https://walmart.org/how-we-give

$25 million pledge to support organizations responding to the global coronavirus crisis. The retailer has committed to provide $10 million to support food banks, school-meal programs, and related food-security organizations; $10 million to support efforts in communities facing economic hardship in the United States and internationally; and $5 million to global efforts to help countries prevent, detect, and manage the coronavirus. The first recipients will be announced in the coming week.

 

 

STATE RESOURCES

 

Alabama

 

Alabama Power Foundation

https://powerofgood.com/grant/foundation-grants

As we navigate the local impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we will modify our giving efforts to meet and adapt to the developing needs of communities. If your organization is seeking funding to address coronavirus relief needs, please apply for a foundation grant.

 

Arizona

 

Another Round, Another Rally

https://anotherroundanotherrally.org

The company is working to provide $500 grants to applicants, which are scheduled to start distributing at the end of next week. Once allocated, the grants will be delivered immediately through Venmo, PayPal and Zelle. For those who don't have a bank account, Visa gift cards will be sent.

 

Arkansas

 

Arkansas Community Foundation

https://www.arcf.org

In the short term, the fund will provide rapid-response grants to nonprofit organizations working on the front lines. This critical funding will enable them to maintain operations and support the increased demand for services.

California

 

California Community Foundation: COVID-19 LA County Response Fund

https://www.calfund.org/covid-19/

California Community Foundation launched the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund to address the immediate and mid to long-term needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents. This fund will support community needs identified by our partners in health, housing, education and immigration, and will aid impacted individuals through its Pass It Along Fund.

   

City of San Francisco: COVID-19 Response

https://sf.gov/give-city-respond-covid-19

Donating to help San Franciscans most impacted by the coronavirus. 

COVID-19: A Just East Bay Response Fund

https://www.ebcf.org/covid-19-fund/

Hosted by the East Bay Community Foundation, COVID-19: A Just East Bay Response Fund will rapidly deploy resources to organizations addressing the economic impact of the broader COVID-19 outbreak, including the immediate needs of communities and organizations affected by coronavirus-related closures. The Fund helps expand local capacity to address all aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.

COVID-19 Relief Fund for Monterey County

https://www.cfmco.org/covid-19-relief-fund-created/

Monterey County is a caring and generous community. The Community Foundation for Monterey County and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation have created the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help those affected by the impact of the Coronavirus in Monterey County. The COVID-19 Relief Fund will address the immediate and longer-term needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents.

 

COVID-19 Response Effort for Santa Barbara County

https://www.sbfoundation.org/give-now/give-to-santa-barbara-county-covid-19-response-effort/

The United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) and the Santa Barbara Foundation (SBF) are working in partnership to provide financial support to address the needs of individuals and families in Santa Barbara County as well as the nonprofits who serve them. SBF and UWSBC are preemptively mobilizing in response to the increasing numbers of confirmed cases in our region. Your donation to the Community Disaster Relief Fund (CDRF) will support our COVID-19 response effort.

 

The Inland Empire Community Foundation

https://www.thecommunityfoundation.net/

Grants will be made to organizations in each county assisting those impacted by job loss or facing homelessness because of COVID-19.

 

Latino Community Foundation: Love Not Fear Fund

https://latinocf.org/covid/

The Latino Community Foundation established the Love Not Fear Fund to support Latino-led organizations that provide wrap-around services to the most vulnerable, especially undocumented seniors living in the Inland Empire and Central Valley and families that have already lost wages.

 

Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles

https://mayorsfundla.org/

The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles brings together the best of private, philanthropic, non-profit and government resources to take on the city’s most pressing challenges.

 

Napa Valley Community Foundation

https://www.napavalleycf.org/

In response to a declared emergency in Napa County, we’ve launched a COVID-19 Fund that will support efforts to help slow the spread of the virus within Napa County. As we closely monitor how the Novel Coronavirus impacts our community, we will deploy additional financial resources to best meet evolving needs. The Foundation will pay special attention to populations in Napa County that may be particularly susceptible to becoming seriously ill, like the elderly, the medically frail and those living in close quarters. We are concerned about community health, and we are also concerned about the potential for working families to face economic hardship and food insecurity in the months ahead.

OC Community Resilience Fund

https://charitableventuresoc.org/resiliencefund/

The OC Community Resilience Fund is a collaborative response by the Orange County philanthropic community seeking to strengthen and support community-based organizations that serve vulnerable communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund

https://www.sdfoundation.org/programs/programs-and-funds/san-diego-covid-19-community-response-fund

A coalition of philanthropy, government and business partners has joined together to create the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund held at The San Diego Foundation to rapidly deploy flexible resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak in San Diego County.

 

San Francisco Foundation

https://sff.org

Through the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, the San Francisco Foundation will make capacity building grants ($3,000 – $25,000) to nonprofit organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Contra Costa, and Marin Counties addressing the following four issue areas, described in greater detail below: worker support, preventing homelessness and providing renter protection/housing security, ensuring food security, and addressing racial bias.

 

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/

SVCF is leading an effort with its Bay Area philanthropic partners on a regional response to protect public health and assist those affected by COVID-19 and its impact. Dollars from the response fund will go to lead organizations representing each of the nine Bay Area counties to help them address COVID-19 challenges in their respective counties, specifically getting support directly to low-income individuals and families who are being most severely affected.

California Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund

 

Tipping Point Community

https://tippingpoint.org/

Tipping Point is committing $1 million in addition to this year’s core funding to support our network of grantees working on the frontlines. In times of crisis, our community takes action and now is the time to rally together for those who were already struggling to make ends meet.100 percent of donations to Tipping Point go directly to its non-profits on the ground in the Bay Area supporting vulnerable communities.

 

United Way of the Bay Area COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

https://uwba.org/covid19fund/#covid19-donate

The United Way Bay Area COVID19 Community Relief Fund contributions will support local Bay Area organizations and their short term and long-term response services in four key impact areas: 2-1-1- information and referral, technology infrastructure, direct assistance funds, and worker support. 

 

United Way of California: COVID-19 Relief Fund

https://www.unitedwaysca.org/coviduw

California United Ways have established a statewide relief fund to help those impacted by COVID-19. This goal of this fund is to relieve hardship for vulnerable working families, due to quarantine or disruption of income, to support the coordination of community relief efforts, and to ensure equity in the distribution of philanthropic resources across all of California. This statewide fund will complement regional United Way funds. 

 

United Way of Greater Los Angeles

https://www.unitedwayla.org/en/

As the nation responds to the coronavirus pandemic, United Way of Greater Los Angeles has announced the creation of the Pandemic Relief Fund to support L.A. County’s unsheltered residents who are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, and low-income individuals, students and families at imminent risk of homelessness and hardships due to health and economic impacts of coronavirus.

 

Colorado

 

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

https://bonfils-stantonfoundation.org

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, one of the metro area’s largest arts-funding organizations, is giving up to $125,000 in emergency funding to help its nonprofit benefactors during the COVID-19 quarantine. The emergency funding will service the 43 arts and culture organizations that have received general operating or program support from the Foundation in the past 18 months, according to a press statement.

 

Community Foundation Boulder County

https://www.commfound.org/

Community Foundation Boulder County is a community catalyst that inspires ideas and ignites action to improve the quality of life in Boulder County. It makes informed decisions to respond to immediate needs and anticipate future challenges.

 

Connecticut

 

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving  

https://www.hfpg.org/what-we-do/new-and-noteworthy/statement-on-covid-19

In an effort to rapidly deploy resources to support the residents who are most significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the Hartford Foundation is hosting the COVID-19 Response Fund, and has seeded the fund with $1 million. 

 

Main Street Community Foundation

https://www.mainstreetfoundation.org/covid19

Main Street Community Foundation has established the COVID-19 Response Fund to help their local communities mobilize the necessary resources to support the current emerging needs.

Webster Bank

https://www.ctphilanthropy.org/news/webster-bank-announces-support-customers-and-communities-response-covid-19#communities

Webster will donate $250,000 to support nonprofit organizations throughout the bank’s footprint. These funds will help provide urgent services to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak, including support for Feeding America Food Banks and to the American Red Cross’ COVID-19 fund that supports disaster relief and blood services.

 

William Casper Graustein Memorial Fund

http://wcgmf.org/justice-literacy/blog/responsive-grants-and-discretionary-grants-available-to-respond-to-covid-19-pandemic

The Memorial Fund has made rapid response grants available for groups being racially targeted as a result of COVID-19 as well as director discretionary grants for other urgent needs relating to the pandemic. 

 

Delaware

 

Longwood Foundation

https://www.delcf.org/2020/03/longwood-foundation-donates-1-million-to-dcf-covid-19-strategic-response-fund/

The COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund at the DCF will target evolving needs of Delaware communities most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Florida

 

First Coast Relief Fund

https://unitedwaynefl.org/give/relief-fund/

To help our neighbors most affected by COVID-19 disruption, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida, United Way of Northeast Florida and United Way of St. Johns County are re-activating Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund. The fund will assist local organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by this public health crisis.

 

Volunteer Florida Foundation

https://www.volunteerflorida.org

The Florida Disaster Fund provides financial assistance to qualifying organizations meeting disaster-caused needs in Florida with a focus on support for disaster response and long-term recovery activities.

 

Georgia

 

Cobb Community Foundation: Cobb COVID-19 Community Response Fund

https://cobbfoundation.org/coronavirus-information/

The Cobb COVID-19 Community Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations meeting critical needs in Cobb. Charitable grants will assist organizations and programs working to provide residents with access to food, prescriptions and healthcare, childcare and basic needs. The goal of the Fund is to expand local capacity by supporting the nonprofits helping individuals and families experiencing hardship because of the outbreak, related closures and disruptions.

 

Coca-Cola Company

https://www.coca-colacompany.com/shared-future/coca-cola-foundation

$5 million to the Greater Atlanta Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund, a joint project of the United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

 

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta: Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

http://cfgreateratlanta.org/2020/03/17/covid-fund/

In partnership with the United Way of Greater Atlanta, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta have created the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, focusing on providing crucial services to high-risk individuals, especially senior and families with children normally received free or reduced meals at school, families in need of childcare, homeowners and renters at risk of eviction, and hourly or low-wage workers impacted by coronavirus.

 

North Georgia Community Foundation

https://www.ngcf.org

A relief fund has been set up by the North Georgia Community Foundation to help in the coronavirus health crisis. Specifically, the fund “will make strategic grants to nonprofits in North Georgia who are impacted by and serving those who are affected by the coronavirus,” according to a press release from the organization on Monday, March 16.

 

Robert W. Woodruff Foundation

http://woodruff.org/

$5 million to the Greater Atlanta Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund, a joint project of the United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

Hawaii

 

Coming soon

 

Idaho

 

Idaho Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund for Idaho

https://www.idahocf.org/covid-19

The Idaho Community Foundation, United Way's of Idaho and Idaho Nonprofit Center have partnered to create the COVID-19 Response Fund for Idaho, a coronavirus charitable fund that will provide philanthropic support to trusted organizations that provide support and services to low-income, vulnerable people and families. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 Fund cannot assist individuals directly.

 

Illinois

 

Chicago Community Trust: Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund

https://www.chicagocovid19responsefund.org

In collaboration with the City of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust and United Way of Metro Chicago launched the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to unite the funds raised by Chicago’s philanthropies, corporations and individuals to be disbursed to nonprofit organizations across the region, which are experiencing a surge in demand for services

Indiana

 

Community Foundation of Boone County: CFBC COVID-19 Response Fund

https://www.communityfoundationbc.org/boone-county-response-to-covid-19/

The Community Foundation of Boone County has established the CFBC COVID-19 Response Fund to continue providing financial assistance to local nonprofits that address the needs of those impacted by the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. This fund will provide grants on a rolling basis and adapt to changing circumstances from acute immediate needs to longer term recovery.

 

Iowa

 

Greater Cedar Rapids Community: Disaster Response Fund

https://www.gcrcf.org/2020/03/greater-cedar-rapids-community-foundation-announces-disaster-response-fund/

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, in partnership with United Way of East Central Iowa and The Hall-Perrine Foundation, has established the Disaster Response Fund to address the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Linn County. As our communities and vulnerable populations face unprecedented challenges, this unrestricted fund will provide the community with a flexible strategy for charitable giving in this time of great need.

 

Kansas

 

Wichita Community Foundation: Wichita Community Foundation Emergency Fund

https://wichitacf.org/nonprofits/grants/available-funding/emergency-fund

The Wichita Community Foundation Emergency Fund provides immediate emergency relief assistance to nonprofits in the Wichita and Sedgewick County areas. 

 

Kentucky

 

Blue Grass Community Foundation

https://www.bgcf.org/coronavirus

The Coronavirus Resposne Fund is a coalition of philanthropy, government, and business partners who united to create a Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of Kentucky's current Coronavirus pandemic. Led by a partnership between United Way of the Bluegrass (UWBG) and Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF), the Coronavirus Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in our joint service region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic consequences of this outbreak.

Community Foundation of Louisville: One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund

https://www.cflouisville.org/one-louisville/

A community-wide coalition has joined together to create the One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to individuals, businesses and community-based organizations working at the frontlines of our region's coronavirus outbreak.

 

Louisiana

 

Community Foundation of North Louisiana

https://cfnla.org

The Fund will award grants to nonprofits whose operations in support of elders and other vulnerable populations have been stressed by the outbreak. CFNLA encourages institutions, companies and other funders to contribute to the Fund. CFNLA will work in partnership with the City of Shreveport, Bossier City, and other funders to ensure the Fund has maximum reach and effectiveness.

 

Greater New Orleans Foundation: Disaster Response and Restoration Fund

https://www.gnof.org/donors/ways-to-give/donate/

Area served: Greater New Orleans region

Due to the impact of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has activated its Disaster Response and Restoration Fund to provide assistance to those who are most in need.

 

Maine

 

Coming soon

 

Maryland

 

Baltimore Community Foundation: COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund

https://www.bcf.org/News/All-News/DNNArticle-Detail-View/ArticleId/758/BCF-Opens-the-COVID-19-Evolving-Community-Needs-Fund-Will-be-Working-Remotely-to-Meet-Community-Needs

The Balitmore Community Foundation has established the COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund to enable rapid response to the coronavirus pandemic on the region's communitities workforce, and vulnerable populations.

 

Massachusetts

 

The Boston Foundation

https://www.tbf.org/what-we-do/special-funds/covid-19-response-fund

Hosted by the Boston Foundation, The COVID-19 Response Fund will award one-time operating grants on a rolling basis to non-profits whose operations in support of elders and other vulnerable populations have been stressed by the outbreak.  The Boston Foundation encourages institutions, companies and other funders to contribute to the Fund.

 

City of Boston – Boston Resiliency Fund

https://www.boston.gov/departments/treasury/boston-resiliency-fund

The emerging priorities of the Boston Resiliency Fund are to provide food for children and seniors, technology for remote learning for students, and support to first responders and healthcare workers in the City of Boston.

Michigan

 

United Way for Southeastern Michigan: COVID-19 Community Response Fund

https://unitedwaysem.org/covid-19-donation-page/

United Way for Southeastern Michigan and our partners are committed to ensuring that our region’s most vulnerable families have the support they need to weather the short- and long-term impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Hosted by United Way, this fund will allow us to rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations that are offering emergency relief to families and individuals in need, especially vulnerable populations such as seniors, children and low-income families.

 

Minnesota

 

Minneapolis Foundation: OneMPLS Fund

https://tmf.iphiview.com/tmf/DonatetoAnotherFund/FundInformation/tabid/383/dispatch/accountselection_id$374477_hash$67b59218ca13b0391b6cc2ce6ed910122ce2f184/Default.aspx

The OneMPLS Fund is a collective impact fund designed to be nimble and responsive, expanding on our community equity investments by making more resources available to address emerging issues. We will be leveraging our OneMPLS Fund to support our local community response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

 

Otto Bremer Trust

https://ottobremer.org/

$50 million through its Community Benefit Financial Company subsidiary to provide financial support to nonprofit and other community organizations in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The new fund will provide emergency funding, loans, lines of credit, and other financial resources to organizations affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.

 

Mississippi

Coming soon

Missouri

 

Community Foundation of the Ozarks: COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund

https://www.cfozarks.org/covid19-response-recovery-fund

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks created a fund to support nonprofits focusing on support their communities through services in areas such as food insecurity, childcare, transportation, and mental and physical healthcare to address the most vulnerable affected by COVID-19/coronavirus.

 

St. Louis Community Foundation

https://stlgives.org/

A coalition of philanthropic and chamber organizations brought together by the St. Louis Community Foundation have created the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund. The fund will be used to direct resources to regional nonprofits that are working with local communities disproportionately affected by the coronavirus crisis and its economic fallout.

Montana

 

Otto Bremer Trust

https://ottobremer.org/

$50 million through its Community Benefit Financial Company subsidiary to provide financial support to nonprofit and other community organizations in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The new fund will provide emergency funding, loans, lines of credit, and other financial resources to organizations affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Nebraska

 

Omaha Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund

https://omahafoundation.org/community/covid-19-response-fund/

Together with several local foundations, the Omaha Community Foundation has launched the COVID-19 Response Fund to provide flexible resources to organizations in the metro area working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak.

 

Nevada

 

Nevada Community Foundation

https://www.nevadacf.org/nevada-community-foundation-establishes-covid-19-emergency-response-fund/

The Nevada Community Foundation has established the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to support Nevada nonprofit organizations working to assist in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. One hundred percent of all donated funds will go towards nonprofit organizations operating in support of seniors and other vulnerable populations affected by the emergency. We encourage institutions, companies and other funders to contribute to the Fund.

 

United Way of Southern Nevada’s (UWSN) Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund.

https://www.uwsn.org

United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) unites our community to improve people’s lives from cradle to career. UWSN created the Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund to assist those impacted by Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19). By bringing together nonprofits, corporate partners, schools, governmental agencies and our community, we will move our Southern Nevada forward.

 

Three Square Food Bank

https://www.threesquare.org/help

Three Square Food Bank created an emergency fund to support emergency food distribution sites and Clark County School District (CCSD) food sites, among other uses.

 

New Hampshire

 

Coming soon

New Jersey

New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

https://njprf.org/faq

We have established New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to collect donations and distribute funds. One hundred percent of donations received online by NJPRF will be used to fight the medical, social, and economic impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey’s most vulnerable, supporting organizations that provide essential services and aiding those on the front line of the pandemic.

 

Princeton Area Community Foundation

https://pacf.org/the-princeton-area-community-foundation-covid-19-relief-recovery-fund/

The Princeton Area Community Foundation, in collaboration with other community leaders, has created a COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund.

 

New Mexico

 

Eden Prairie Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund

https://epcommunityfoundation.org/donate/covid-19-response-fund/

The COVID-19 Response Fund will provide one-time operating grants to organizations that have roots in Eden Prairie and because of coronavirus (COVID-19) are encountering extraordinary obstacles in providing food and other services to Eden Prairie residents experiencing poverty. The first phase of rapid-response grants will address the resiliency of local nonprofits as they institutionalize new ways of delivering services because of the outbreak.

New York

 

Brooklyn Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund

As the impacts—both emerging and still uncertain—of the novel coronavirus mount across Brooklyn's communities, the Brooklyn Community Foundation is launching the Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund to provide immediate and longer-term resources to vulnerable residents across the borough.

 

Central New York Community Foundation: COVID-19 Community Support Fund

https://cnycf.org/covid19#.XnUV0y2ZOqR

The Central New York Community Foundation, in partnership with United Way of Central New York, Allyn Foundation, the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County established a COVID-19 Community Support Fund to support nonprofit organizations working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.The fund is designed to rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants on a rolling basis to nonprofits whose operations support vulnerable populations stressed by the outbreak.

 

New York Community Trust

https://www.nycommunitytrust.org/covid19/#nonprofits

The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund was created to aid nonprofit service providers struggling with the health and economic effects of the coronavirus. It will give grants and loans to NYC-based nonprofits that are trying to meet the new and urgent needs that are hitting the city.

 

Rockefeller Foundation

https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/

$20 million to create a tracking and management system for Covid-19 and establish a program to cover the basic needs of vulnerable workers, families, and communities around the world. The foundation will also provide key assistance and support in the cities where it operates, especially Bellagio, Italy; New York City; Washington, D.C.; Nairobi; and Bangkok.

 

North Carolina

 

Outer Banks Community Foundation: COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants Program

https://www.obcf.org/grants/rapid-response-grants/

The primary goal of the COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants Program is to enable nonprofits to adapt, expand, or initiate vital services to the Outer Banks through the Coronavirus crisis. Those services could include child care, elder care, patient care, emergency response services, financial assistance to people out of work, nutritional assistance, and beyond. To be eligible for a Rapid Response Grant, programs must be related to the COVID-19 crisis, either directly (e.g., care for virus patients) or indirectly (e.g., assistance to working parents without child care). Grants that would allow a nonprofit to adapt its existing programs in the face of the ever-evolving COVID-19 landscape (e.g., modifications to a food program to allow for community closures) will also be considered. In all cases, special emphasis may be given to efforts that help the most vulnerable and/or the most people in our community.

 

North Dakota

 

Otto Bremer Trust

https://ottobremer.org/

$50 million through its Community Benefit Financial Company subsidiary to provide financial support to nonprofit and other community organizations in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The new fund will provide emergency funding, loans, lines of credit, and other financial resources to organizations affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.

 

Ohio

 

Cleveland Foundation: Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

https://www.clevelandfoundation.org/news/covid-19/response-fund/

The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund is designed to complement the work of public health officials and expand local capacity to address all aspects of the coronavirus outbreak as efficiently as possible. The fund will provide general operating grants on a rolling basis to nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties.

 

Columbus Foundation: Emergency Response Fund

https://columbusfoundation.org/news-reports/news/anonymous-donor-gives-1-million-to-support-nonprofits-during-coronavirus-pandemic

This fund assists nonprofit organizations that are responding to the spread of  Coronavirus (COVID-19) and experiencing financial challenges by doing so.

 

Oklahoma

Coming soon

 

Oregon

 

Jeremy Wilson Foundation

https://thejwf.org

JWF Musicians’ Emergency Healthcare Fund is a program designed to assist individual musicians, or their dependents, when faced with a medical crisis. Artists receive financial assistance through 100% Tax Deductible Donations that friends, family, and fans make to JWF Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund.  We also provide important Social Worker Services that help identify additional state or federal assistance programs they may qualify for.

 

Oregon Community Recovery Fund

https://oregoncf.org/news/covid-19/

We will engage with others to fill gaps in funding not met by the public or private sector during the crisis, including:

Addressing the increased need for child care during school and day care closures

Support for hard hit small businesses

Addressing social isolation of seniors and others during social distancing

Providing educational opportunities for kids out of school

Access to the internet for people who do not have it, but need to work from home

 

Pennsylvania

 

The Pittsburgh Foundation

https://pittsburghfoundation.org

With other regional foundations, the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and civic-government partners, we have established an Emergency Action Fund. It will serve as a hub for accepting donations from individuals, foundations, and businesses and distributing those funds rapidly to nonprofits on the front lines of COVID-19 response.

 

Chester County Community Foundation: COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

https://chescocf.org/fund/covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR1WYZOlhKBo88N9SZzmytwp44NBrs-h2ZAvBY6h5XDJ3rJcMCl6x85U_Yg

Nonprofits that provide basic needs such as food, access to healthcare, and financial stability support have an immediate increased need for flexible, unrestricted funding to meet heightened needs. The Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund provides flexible resources to Chester County nonprofits that are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak.

 

Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund

https://rifoundation.org/grant/covid-19-response-fund-grants

In partnership with the United Way of Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Foundation has established the COVID-19 Response Fund. The fund will rapidly award funding to nonprofits that are at the forefront of responding to the COVID-19/coronavirus outbreak, provide flexible support to font line nonprofits serving vulnerable populations, and complement the work of public health officials through expanding local capacity to address social, health and economic impacts of the outbreak.

 

South Carolina

 

Central Carolina Community Foundation: Midlands Community Response Fund

https://yourfoundation.org/cccf-responds-to-covid-19/

The Central Carolina Community Foundation is working with philanthropy, government, and business partners to create a fund that will support nonprofit organizations in the Foundation's 11-county service area, helping build their capacity to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

South Dakota

 

Coming soon

 

Tennessee

 

Coming soon

 

Texas

 

Austin Community Foundation: Stand with Austin Fund

https://www.austincf.org/stand-with-austin/

Established in partnership with the Entrepreneurship Foundation to support nonprofits assisting individuals and small business most negatively impacted by the cancellation of SXSW because of the coronavirus/COVID-19.

 

Communities Foundation of Texas: North Texas Community Response Fund

https://www.cftexas.org/covid19

Communities Foundation of Texas has created the North Texas Community Response Fund to support community needs in response to COVID-19. Donations to this fund will provide support for organizations that work with people and communities most affected by the coronavirus. This will likely include support for individuals and families who need access to food and/or healthcare, supplementing lost wages and/or housing costs, or support for agencies who work with vulnerable populations such as seniors and/or homeless.

 

Utah

 

Coming soon

 

Vermont

 

Vermont Community Foundation: VT COVID-19 Response Fund

https://www.vermontcf.org/CommunityImpact/VTCOVID-19Response/COVIDFund.aspx

The fund will provide flexible resources to nonprofits working to address the immediate public health and economic impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19), with a focus on vulnerable populations and the service providers that support them.

 

Virginia

 

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation: Community Emergency Response Fund

https://www.cacfonline.org/news/detail/community-emergency-response-fund

The Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in Central Virginia helping to alleviate the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Fund will operate in partnership with local governments, schools, and the private sector to address current and emerging needs and strategically fill gaps in support.

 

Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond: Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund

https://www.cfrichmond.org/Leadership-Impact/Central-Virginia-COVID-19-Response-Fund

In partnership with the Central Virginia Emergency Management Alliance, the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond has established the Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund to support organizations addressing the immediate needs, long term effects, and community recovery for the coronavirus pandemic. The Fund will be administered as a public-private partnership between philanthropy, government and the nonprofit sector and will award grants to nonprofit organizations only, not individuals.

 

Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties: Community Emergency Relief Fund

https://communityfoundationlf.org/product/emergencyrelief/

The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties has established a Community Emergency Relief Fund to accept and strategically disburse funding to address Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency response and relief efforts in Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.

 

Washington

 

Greater Washington Community Foundation

https://www.thecommunityfoundation.org/

The Community Foundation is leading an effort with our peers in philanthropy and has opened the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to collect donations that will help to protect public health and assist those affected by the coronavirus and its impact on our local economy.

The Community Foundation is coordinating with our peers in philanthropy to rapidly raise and deploy critical resources to nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to the urgent health and economic needs of disproportionately impacted communities in Greater Washington.

 

Seattle Artists Relief Fund Amid COVID-19

This fund is aimed at helping those in the greater Seattle arts community who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19. Depending on funding levels and amount of requests, priority may given to artists from communities that have been historically and systemically economically disadvantaged in the Seattle Area: BIPOC artists, transgender & nonbinary artists, and disabled artists - but we will try to help as many artists with need in Seattle as we can.

 

Seattle Foundation

https://www.seattlefoundation.org/

Hosted by Seattle Foundation, the COVID-19 Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. One-time operating grants will fund organizations that have deep roots in community and strong experience working with residents without health insurance and/or access to sick days, people with limited English language proficiency, healthcare and gig economy workers, and communities of color, among others. The Fund is designed to complement the work of public health officials and expand local capacity to address all aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.

 

Social Justice Fund NW

https://socialjusticefund.org/

In response to coronavirus/COVID-19, Social Justice Fund is launching an emergency fund to support Social Justice Fund grantees working to respond to the crisis. Grants are $3,000 and can support a variety of strategies to meet community needs and support mutual aid. 

 

Washington, DC

 

Heising-Simons Foundation: Coronavirus Grantee Rapid Response Fund

https://heisingsimons.app.box.com/s/zcd4y03l9jdyd1ox1ltu0couexbzajy0

In  addition to the tragic loss of life, the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has also begun to take an economic toll  globally and lead to much uncertainty for future planning. Nonprofits are no exception. To provide some relief to grantee partners, the Foundation is offering a rapid response fund to offset unexpected costs incurred for disruptions to operations as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

 

West Virginia

 

Coming soon

 

Wisconsin

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation: Emergency Response Fund

http://www.ggbcf.org

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation has activated an Emergency Response Fund to address coronavirus/COVID-19, focusing on supporting nonprofits seeking to address both the immediate and long-term impact of the virus.

 

Otto Bremer Trust

https://ottobremer.org/

$50 million through its Community Benefit Financial Company subsidiary to provide financial support to nonprofit and other community organizations in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The new fund will provide emergency funding, loans, lines of credit, and other financial resources to organizations affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Wyoming

 

Coming soon

 

RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS

 

Arts Administrators of Color Network

Arts Administrators of Color Network set up a GoFundMe campaign for BIPOC artists and administrators.

 

WomenArts has a fund roundup on their website.

 

Frederick Arts Council (Maryland) launched a GoFundMe campaign for relief funding.

 

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (Pennsylvania) launches a relief fund for artists in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, Lawrence, Indiana, Greene, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.

 

Dramatists Guild Foundation launches relief fund supporting individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters.

 

New York Foundation on the Arts launches relief fund resource page for several disciplines and geographic focus.

 

EqualSound launches relief fund supporting musicians who have lost gigs due to the pandemic.

Springboard for the Arts has several resources and relief funds.

 

The Columbus Foundation has launched a relief fund. Applications may be submitted that detail and document unexpected loss of revenue and/or unexpected increases in expenses directly related to the Coronavirus.

 

Rauschenberg announced an Medical Emergency grant program for artists.

 

Ijeoma Oluo has started a GoFundMe campaign to support artists in Seattle affected.

 

Musicians Foundation is accepting aid applications.

 

Boston establishes an artist relief fund.

 

Jeremy Wilson Foundation

https://thejwf.org

JWF Musicians’ Emergency Healthcare Fund is a program designed to assist individual musicians, or their dependents, when faced with a medical crisis. Artists receive financial assistance through 100% Tax Deductible Donations that friends, family, and fans make to JWF Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund.  We also provide important Social Worker Services that help identify additional state or federal assistance programs they may qualify for.

 

 

RESOURCES FOR VIRTUAL EVENTS AND FUNDRAISERS

 

Free webinar: “What am I supposed to do about my fundraising event?” (from the Washington Nonprofit Institute)

 

Auctria – online fundraising / auction platform

 

CauseVid – nonprofit stewardship video platform

 

Give Lively – free fundraising platform

 

Funraise – online fundraising platform / donor database

 

GiveSmart – online auction / event software

 

13 innovative fundraising ideas for nonprofits & Charities” (CauseVox)

 

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