COVID-19 Related Funding

Grant Opportunities Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Here you'll find the latest coronavirus grant funding opportunities for nonprofits, small businesses, journalists, and artists, updated each business day and listed by deadline date.

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Application Deadline:
July 14, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education
Geographic Scope: Europe

The Culture of Solidarity Fund supports imaginative cultural initiatives - big or small - that reinforce solidarity and deal with the aftermaths of the COVID-19 pandemic for European societies. The current round looks to re-unite Europe and its people in solidarity through supporting local cultural players in building alliances across nations, borders, and differences with a broader European idea in mind. It specifically welcomes proposals that grow immediate crisis responses into more future- oriented solutions and extend from local levels to building cross-national alliances and initiatives of pan-European solidarity. The Fund is open to individuals, collectives, and organizations from all sectors and civil society at large and supports short- or long-term actions.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Costa Rica, Nicaragua

The British Embassy in Costa Rica is accepting project proposals from institutions and organizations working in the areas of prevention and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

The COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge, an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with Hackster.io, is calling on Hackster's global community to support developing countries through the sharing and transfer of open source technology. The Challenge has three priority actions: 1.) design replicable, low-cost tools to aid in coronavirus detection; 2.) flatten the curve in communities with preventive solutions; and 3.) reduce the disease's impact on economies of these vulnerable areas. Winners can receive up to $25,000 in prizes.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: England

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's Local Digital Collaboration Unit is making funding available for data and digital projects to help local authorities in England with their COVID-19 recovery and renewal efforts. Up to £800,000 in total is aimed at supporting digital, data, and technology projects that look to combat the challenges faced by local government as a direct result of COVID-19.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: USA

COVID-19 Response Learning & Leadership Grants will support educator's professional development focused on adapting teaching and learning to the unique challenges of the 2020-2021 school year. Applicants must be educators or education support professionals as well as current NEA members.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: USA

COVID-19 Response Student Success Grants will support educator-led initiatives that increase educational equity and opportunity, responding to student needs that emerged or intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants must be educators or education support professionals as well as current NEA members.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Target Population:
Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: Ohio

Geographic Focus: Central Ohio
The Immediate Impact Grants program funds initiatives that both support women and girls most overwhelmed by the crisis and promote social change, with particular attention to investing in initiatives that are created, run, and informed by those most impacted. Strategic priorities include economic empowerment and leadership for women and girls.

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Application Deadline:
July 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Humanities Council is providing rapid-response funding to nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations that are facing financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Funding for these grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.

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Application Deadline:
July 17, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

data.org, in partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation, has launched the $10 million data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge. The challenge is an open call for breakthrough ideas that harness the power of data science to help people and communities thrive, especially in the wake of COVID-19’s economic impact. The challenge seeks inclusive growth proposals from and for anywhere in the world. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, jobs of tomorrow - leave no worker behind; access to capital - leave no entrepreneur behind; and cities and towns -  leave no place behind. The Challenge is open to any individual, organization, or collaboration from anywhere in the world, including nonprofits, for-profits, individuals 18+ and above, and governments and U.N. agencies.

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Application Deadline:
July 17, 2020
Target Population:
African Americans, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development, Education, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Oregon

The Oregon Community Recovery Grant Program is rapidly deploying resources to nonprofits that support Oregon residents and families who are most affected by the emerging health, economic, and social impacts of COVID-19. Interests include quality education, good jobs, stable housing, access to healthcare, and community connections. Grantmaking priority will be given to organizations working to address disproportionate impact on Black, Indigenous, and people of color.

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Application Deadline:
July 17, 2020
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: South Africa

The South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) in conjunction with the Social Justice Initiative is inviting applications for emergency funding for journalists who have lost their livelihoods as a direct result of the COVID-19 national disaster. Freelance, contract, or permanently employed journalists, including multimedia journalists, who have been retrenched or had their contracts cancelled since the implementation of the national lockdown are eligible to apply for emergency funding. The purpose of the funding is to assist those in dire need with a small donation of R5000 to purchase necessities like food and clothing.

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Application Deadline:
July 20, 2020
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Bulgaria

The Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) is launching a new call for proposals, Strengthening Media and Addressing Social Cleavages in Bulgaria During the Coronavirus, which aims to strengthen the capacity of Bulgarian civil society organizations and media actors to counter the negative impact of the coronavirus outbreak on society, free media, and rule of law. Proposals that address advancing independent media or support to vulnerable groups affected by the coronavirus outbreak will be supported.

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Application Deadline:
July 20, 2020
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

Honor the Earth, in partnership with Indigo Girls, is offering the 2020 Strengthening Communities for the Changes Ahead grant program, which will focus on COVID-19 and related emergencies. Grants will be provided to Native small farmers and Native food producing organizations for issues such as sanitation and food security.

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Application Deadline:
Letters of intent: July 20, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: USA

This call for proposals will provide supplemental research funding to teams that are already engaged in the study of a promising system alignment mechanism, with the objective of learning how this mechanism performs in addressing health and social needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible teams must have an active or recently completed research study that can be extended through the use of supplemental research funding. Studies funded through the Systems for Action program must test a specific system alignment mechanism that engages all three of the following sectors: medical care, public health, and social services. Public entities and nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for grants of up to $200,000 for up to two years.

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Application Deadline:
July 22, 2020
Target Population:
Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Democracy/Citizenship, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development, Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Zambia, Zimbabwe

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa has issued the COVID-19 Response call for proposals. Support is provided for programs aligned to the following specific strategic objectives and themes in the fight against Covid-19: 1.) promoting information democracy in Southern Africa; 2.) building resilient social services systems that deliver equitable and sustainable universal access to health, education, and water; 3.) charting pathways to new economic realities in a new world (dis)order; 4.) curbing corruption while promoting transparency and accountability; 5.) responding to diminishing human rights protections due to increased securitization, authoritarianism, and constitutional reversals; and, 6.) protecting women’s rights: a gender lens to the COVID-19 response.

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Application Deadline:
July 23, 2020
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, People with Disabilities, Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Spain

Geographic Focus: Andalusia
The La Caixa Foundation has issued a call for applications to support projects in Andalusia supporting groups in vulnerable situations as a result of the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with an emphasis on social, economic, and health challenges resulting from the pandemic. Areas of interest include seniors, individuals with disabilities or illnesses, child poverty, social exclusion, temporary housing, employment/job training, and ethnic relations. Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply. (Information is only available in Spanish on the La Caixa Foundation website.)

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Application Deadline:
July 23, 2020
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, People with Disabilities, Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Spain

Geographic Focus: Canary Islands
The La Caixa Foundation has issued a call for applications to support projects in the Canary Islands supporting groups in vulnerable situations as a result of the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Areas of interest include seniors, individuals with disabilities or illnesses, child poverty, social exclusion, temporary housing, employment/job training, and ethnic relations. Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply. (Information is only available in Spanish on the La Caixa Foundation website.)

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Application Deadline:
July 24, 2020
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, Veterans/Military Affairs
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues, Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Florida

Geographic Focus: Charlotte County
The Foundation offers funding to help organizations in Charlotte County. Support is provided for programs that address community priorities and emerging needs. Areas of interest include animal care and welfare, arts and culture, community development, education and training, health and wellness, veterans programs, and human and social services specific to senior citizens.

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Application Deadline:
Preliminary Questionnaires: none
Applications: July 24, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Nebraska

Geographic Focus: Emphasis on Omaha
The Holland Foundation will prioritize the needs of the community as impacted by COVID-19.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 27, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Canada

Geographic Focus: Participating communities throughout Canada
The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada. In collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross and United Way Centraide Canada, Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is allocating funding for efforts to help Canada’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. Registered charities and qualified donees can apply for support for projects that address a pressing social inclusion or well-being need caused by COVID-19 and serve one or more vulnerable groups, including children, youth, and the elderly; vulnerable workers; populations requiring specific care or supports; and marginalized communities. Local community foundations across Canada will accept and assess applications through a centralized national portal. Interested applicants should reach out to their local community foundation to discuss their project and application. If an organization is located in an area that is not served by a community foundation, please contact CFC at covid19@communityfoundations.ca.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
The next round of funding will open July 27, 2020.
Target Population:
Minorities, Women/Girls, Veterans/Military Affairs
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Small Business Relief Grants program provides grants from $5,000 to $20,000 to small businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of COVID-19. Priority will be given especially to entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses, and other enterprises in historically underserved places who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital. Grants can be used for paying rent and utilities, meeting payroll, paying outstanding debt to vendors, and other immediate operational costs.

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Application Deadline:
July 29 and September 9, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: USA

CERF+ has launched the COVID-19 Relief Grant program to provide financial assistance to professional artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances from the COVID-19 crisis. One-time $1,000 grants are provided to meet urgent food, housing, or health insecurities.

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Application Deadline:
July 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

The IRONAID COVID-19 Support Fund supports health-related nonprofit organizations around the world, with a focus on serving communities in the wake of COVID-19.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Education, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

Geographic Focus: Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Le Sueur, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Rice, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, and Winona counties
This year, the Small Town Grants Program will be focused on helping small towns respond and recover from the hardships created by the COVID-19 crisis and the effects on the community. Priority is given to projects that address a community issue that was created by COVID-19 and support vulnerable community members. Requests will also be prioritized for projects that address economic gaps, educational gaps, or racial inequities that were manifested or made worse by the current crisis. Grants of up to $10,000 are provided.

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Environment & Animals, Education, Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

The Call for Code Global Challenge, an initiative of IBM, asks the world's developers to build solutions for COVID-19 and climate change. Interests include crisis communication, remote education, and community cooperation.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Canada

With funding from the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, the Canadian Red Cross is making support available to community organizations across the country, as they deliver services to those who are most vulnerable to the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19. Nonprofit organizations may apply for grants to assist in the following areas: to respond to increased demand for vital goods and services as a result of COVID-19; to adapt or realign existing service delivery and programming to a COVID-19 reality; to deliver new vital services or programming as a result of new needs or losses arising as a result of COVID-19; to recruit, engage, and support volunteers to deliver services required to respond to COVID-19; and to support efforts to increase community awareness, information, and education related to COVID-19. Only nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply. (Registered charities, other qualified donees, and for-profit businesses are ineligible.)

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF), delivered by Community Foundations of Canada, is an Indigenous-led effort to respond to urgent community needs while taking a long-term view on building community resilience. The IPRF will support Indigenous-led organizations running projects at the community level that serve vulnerable populations that have been especially affected by COVID-19. Specifically, eligible projects will address a pressing social inclusion or well-being need caused by COVID-19; serve Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) and preferably be led by Indigenous peoples; and be carried out in a short time frame before December 31, 2020. Any Indigenous-led organization or Indigenous-serving organization working to foster resilience in Inuit, Metis, and First Nations communities anywhere in Canada can apply for resiliency funds ranging from $5,000 to $30,000.

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Application Deadline:
July 31 and September 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: South Carolina

Geographic Focus: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro, and Williamsburg counties
The Pee Dee Disaster Fund is providing grants of $500 to $2,000 to nonprofit organizations in Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marlboro, Marion, and Williamsburg counties to help them respond to food, shelter, health, and nonprofit sustainability needs stemming from the pandemic in a quick and efficient way.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted until funds are fully committed or until July 31, 2020.
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Surplus Food Rescue Program, part of the Canadian Government's response to the COVID-19 crisis, helps manage and redirect existing surpluses to organizations addressing food insecurity and to avoid food waste. It will provide an opportunity for nonprofit and for-profit organizations across the supply chain to bid on significant volumes of surplus products at the cost of production or less, processing them where necessary for longer shelf life and distributing to food serving agencies. Applicants under this program may be eligible to receive a maximum of $20 million. Eligible applicants include community or charitable organizations, indigenous groups, cooperatives, and regional or municipal governments and agencies (including schools and school boards).

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Australia

Geographic Focus: Queensland and New South Wales, Australia
The Heritage Bank Charitable Foundation's COVID-19 Kick-Start Grants support Australian charities continuing to deliver vital programs during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Support will be provided to charities providing services in Heritage Bank communities that have existing programs supporting one or more of the following areas: positive educational and alternative pathways to help at-risk children and teenagers, health care services for vulnerable Australians and their families, and support for the economic and social well-being of people in rural and remote communities, including in times of natural disasters. Supported programs must operate in one or more of the following geographical regions: Darling Downs, Brisbane and surrounding areas, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay Burnett, Lockyer Valley, Ipswich, Bundaberg, Southern Downs, Western Downs, or Western Sydney (Parramatta and The Hills Shire).

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Michigan

COVID-19 Response Grants provide a flexible funding pathway for Michigan high schools, Local College Access Networks, community-based nonprofit organizations, and higher education institutions to support emergent post-secondary projects and programs in their communities. Funding is offered through two pathways: up to $2,500 in mini-grants targeted toward high schools and up to $10,000 targeted toward a community response.

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

The COVID-19 Cultural and Museum Preservation Grant Program provides grants to cultural organizations and museums that experienced a loss of revenue from the closure by the proclamation of disaster emergency by the Governor on March 6, 2020, and any renewal of the state of disaster emergency. Grants range from $25,000 to $500,000. In order to be eligible, cultural organizations and museums must be in one of the following categories: children's museums, general museums with at least two equally significant disciplines, historical museums or historical sites, military or maritime museums, natural history museums, accredited zoos, planetariums, science and technology centers, orchestras, art museums, and performing arts organizations.

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Global

To help address the challenges facing the business community, StartupXs is launching a COVID-19 Response Fund for startups and social enterprises. The aim of the COVID-19 Response Fund is to help early-stage startups and social enterprises adapt to the pandemic. Participation is open to any startup and social enterprise in any country unless prohibited by local or United States law. Priority is given to early-stage and growth-stage startups launching an innovative product or idea. One winner will receive $1,000.

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Application Deadline:
Letters of inquiry: July 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education, Civic Affairs, Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Latin America

The Tinker Foundation supports civil society organizations in Latin America working to address the region’s most pressing challenges. The Foundation's Education Program is launching a special funding initiative, Ensuring Educational Equity during the COVID-19 Pandemic, that will provide short-term grants to civil society organizations in Latin America that are working to address the specific educational needs generated by the pandemic. The Foundation's Democratic Governance and Sustainable Resource Management programs will consider projects aligned with the programs' general priorities, as well as projects that directly address the impact of COVID-19 on programmatic areas, including projects responding to specific challenges related to access to justice or protecting ecological conservation gains during the pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
July 31, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: England

The Youth Futures Foundation seeks to fund and evaluate infrastructure organizations that support the needs of frontline organizations across England delivering effective solutions to youth unemployment. Funding aims to build resilience given significant income shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support future planning and delivery.

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Application Deadline:
Emergency Grants: none
Hometown Economic Recovery Program: August 1 and October 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Kansas, Missouri

Geographic Focus: The Evergy service area
Evergy offers two programs to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency Grants provide support to agencies working the front lines of the pandemic that have seen costs increase as well as normal revenue streams decrease. In addition, the Hometown Economic Recovery Program supports programs and projects focused on aiding short- and long-term recovery efforts in the company's service territory, including business attraction and expansion, workforce training and development, job placement, strategic community planning, and entrepreneurialism.

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Application Deadline:
August 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education, Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Australia, Indonesia

The COVID-19 Special Grants Round aims to support continuity in people-to-people and institutional engagement between Australia and Indonesia during and following the COVID-19 pandemic, when restrictions on travel and social distancing will limit opportunities for face-to-face engagement and inward and outbound visits. The grant round will target online and other activities or forms of engagement that help bring people together through virtual means and build cross-cultural linkages, but do not require travel and are consistent with government restrictions in response to COVID-19.

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Application Deadline:
August 7 and November 6, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

Geographic Focus: Benton, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright counties, and the sovereign tribal nations of the Leech Lake and Mille Lacs Bands of Ojibwe
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Initiative Foundation's grant program is prioritizing basic needs and general operations to serve those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to new or existing programs or services that provide for the basic needs of individuals and families negatively affected by the COVID-19 health crisis. Examples include food security, housing, clothing, healthcare, and employment. Nonprofits, school districts, and local units of government are eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
August 12, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

The AGRI Farm to School Rapid Response Grant for Schools provides financial assistance to school districts to begin, diversify, and expand purchasing from Minnesota producers during the COVID-19 pandemic (summer and fall of 2020). Eligible applicants include school districts (public and private) that serve food to K-12 students and participate in the National School Lunch Program as well as food service management companies that sell to these schools. Grants of $1,000 to $5,000 are awarded.

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Application Deadline:
August 13 and October 15, 2020
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, Women/Girls, Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Texas

Geographic Focus: Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties
St. David’s Foundation has launched a $10 million COVID-19 Recovery Fund to support nonprofit organizations during this challenging and uncertain time. The Fund will provide grants supporting both immediate and intermediate needs of nonprofit organizations working on the front lines to provide emergency assistance to those impacted by COVID-19 in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties in Texas. Priority populations include older adults at risk of social isolation, women, children, and vulnerable populations, with special attention given for rural neighbors. Furthermore, the Fund will prioritize work that is related to factors that directly impact health and well-being including telehealth, mental health, and youth serving organizations.

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Application Deadline:
August 17, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Michigan

Geographic Focus: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Washtenaw, St. Clair, and Livingston counties
For the remainder of 2020, the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan is providing grants for nonprofit organizations’ unique needs due to
COVID-19 Related Challenges. Applications can address plans to recover and restore organizational capacity and programs in innovative ways. Priority is given to organizations serving individuals, families, and communities in crisis.

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Application Deadline:
August 18, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BRICS STI Framework Programme is launching a call for multilateral basic, applied and innovation research projects facilitating cooperation among the researchers and institutions in the consortia which consist of partners from at least three BRICS countries. Thematic areas of interest include: 1.) research and development of new technologies and tools for diagnosing COVID-19; 2.) research and development of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs, including repurposing available drugs; 3.) genomic sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 and studies on the epidemiology and mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic; 4.) AI, ICT and HPC oriented research for COVID-19 drugs design, vaccine development, treatment, clinical trials and public health infrastructures and systems; and, 5.) epidemiological studies and clinical trials to evaluate the overlap of SARS-CoV-2 and comorbidities, especially tuberculosis.

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Application Deadline:
August 18, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Sweden

Vinnova has issued a call for proposals titled "Innovation Projects in the Health Field that Dampen the Prevalence and Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic". Support is provided for health-related innovation projects and feasibility studies that help to curb the spread and effects of the covid-19 pandemic and prevent future pandemics. Projects must have at least two project partners. One of these should be from business or healthcare. Other actors may represent any of the following sectors: healthcare, the public sector, academia, business, and civil society. Organizations registered outside of Sweden must have a branch or an establishment in Sweden in order to receive grants.

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Application Deadline:
August 21, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Massachusetts

Through the Special Initiatives grant program, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation will provide one-year grants of up to $25,000 to Massachusetts organizations undertaking activities that engage in a variety of COVID-19 related activities. These activities must be aligned with the Foundation's strategic priorities to promote access to quality care and coverage, behavioral health services, and social equity and health for low-income and vulnerable residents of the Commonwealth.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted during the following dates:
Round 3: August 24 to August 27, 2020
Round 4: October 26 to October 29, 2020
Target Population:
African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, People with Disabilities, LGBTQ
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Illinois

Geographic Focus: the Chicago area
The Propeller Impact Fund 2020 will focus on providing short-term financial support to artists who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund is open to artists in the Chicagoland area with a practice grounded in the visual arts. The Fund will distribute $500 unrestricted, one-time grants. Priority is given to communities that are impacted disproportionately including: ALAANA artists (African descendent, Latinx, Arab, Asian, Native American), deaf and disabled artists, LGBTQ2SIA+ artists, and gender non-conforming and non-binary artists. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 27, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education, Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Texas

Geographic Focus: south and central Texas
The Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation is providing emergency funding of grants related to the COVID-19 pandemic through its regular grant cycle. The Foundation considers support for a variety of organizations, including in the areas of arts and culture, education, literacy, and charitable, medical, and scientific purposes.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 28, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences: General
Geographic Scope: USA

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program provides direct relief to agricultural producers, including farmers and ranchers, who have faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Kansas

Geographic Focus: The counties of Butler, Elk, Harvey, Marion, Sedgwick (Valley Center), and Wilson
The Central Kansas Community Relief Fund supports effects and recovery efforts stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic across the Central Kansas Community Foundation service region, which includes Butler County, Elk County, Harvey County, Marion County, Sedgwick County (Valley Center), and Wilson County. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Colorado

The 2020 Responsive Community Relief Funding opportunity is open to Colorado nonprofits that facilitate support services connecting people most significantly stressed by the effects of COVID-19. Applications from Colorado-based nonprofit and publicly-funded organizations will be considered on a rolling basis through August 2020. We will review single-year, $10,000 to $50,000 funding requests for general operating support. Organizations need to demonstrate operational impact from COVID-19.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: USA

The Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund will disburse $1,500 grants to artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed because of the COVID-19 virus. Applicants must be individual artists, or an individual representing an artist collective, ensemble, or group.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Wisconsin

Geographic Focus: Dodge and Jefferson counties
The COVID-19 Emergency Grants program will support 
nonprofit organizations experiencing increased demand or a marked reduction in revenues due to the virus. Funded organizations must target individuals in communities served by the Dodgeland, Hustisford, Ixonia, Jefferson, Johnson Creek, Lake Mills, Waterloo, and Watertown school districts. Grant will be provided to organizations who provide food, emergency housing, and other basic supports to the community’s most vulnerable residents.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Canada

Geographic Focus: Company Communities
The Postmedia Supports Marketing Grant Program, part of the Reopening Canada initiative, provides advertising support to local businesses in the cities and communities Postmedia serves to support their plans to reopen. The program has two components: 1.) a full marketing grant program to select businesses in the hardest hit sectors of the economy, including, but not limited to the restaurant, tourism and hospitality sectors; and 2.) a match program whereby local businesses can apply for matching media investments from $500 to $15,000 per month to complement their new programs. Grants are available for the months of June, July and August 2020 to registered Canadian businesses, not for profit and charity organizations that operate within 100 km of the communities served by Postmedia.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted from April through August of 2020.
Target Population:
Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The Red Backpack Fund, an initiative of The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation managed by GlobalGiving, will make at least 1,000 grants of $5,000 each to female entrepreneurs in the U.S. to help alleviate the immediate needs and support the long-term recovery of those impacted by this crisis. Eligible applicants include majority women-owned businesses and nonprofits with annual revenues less than $5M, at least one additional paid employee, and fewer than 50 individuals on staff.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations provides financial assistance to organizations in order to allow them to continue to care for their heritage collections under these exceptional circumstances so that they remain accessible to Canadians.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted throughout 2020. Subsequent deadlines will be defined later in 2020, and include September.
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Immigrant/Refugee, People with Disabilities
Area of Interest:
Education, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Europe, Cyprus, Georgia, Russia

The European Youth Foundation (EYF), a fund established by the Council of Europe to provide financial and educational support for European youth activities, is launching a special call for local or national youth organizations that are looking for funding for activities which respond to local needs arising from the COVID-19 crisis. Youth organizations can submit applications only if they are registered with the EYF. The instructions and criteria for registration can be found here.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Future Skills Centre's Shock-Proofing the Future of Work call for proposals will support labor market innovations to help build resilience in the face of social and economic shock due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the call is to support all industries with challenges to mitigate, and also look for new opportunities that can be further leveraged, accelerating skills training to help many navigate an evolving job market.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Round Three applications will open in September, 2020.
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education, Health/Wellness, Environment & Animals, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Ireland

The Innovate Together Fund will focus on supporting innovative responses to the COVID-19 crisis that will also be part of the “new normal” in Ireland. The Fund seeks applications from projects achieving impact in the following areas: enabling online education, youth mental health interventions, circular economy, improving food security, new ways of working remotely, community outreach, re-skilling the workforce, and online medical and physical health innovations. Nonprofit organizations such as charities, trusts, schools, or companies limited by guarantee are eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 2, 2020
Target Population:
People with Disabilities
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Global

The UNESCO/Emir Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the contributions of individuals and organizations in promoting the inclusion of and enhancing the lives of persons with disabilities through the application of digital solutions, resources, and technologies. The Prize builds on three thematic axes of importance in UNESCO’s work with persons with disabilities, including an immediate response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 3, 2020
Target Population:
People with Disabilities
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: USA

The WITH Foundation and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry have released a request for proposals to support the development of additional educational materials, implementation models, and research that addresses the challenges primary care providers experience in serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities during pandemic or emergency situations.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 9, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Community & Economic Development, Education, Social Services & Issues, Environment & Animals, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Illinois

Geographic Focus: Skokie
The Foundation requests proposals addressing COVID-19 related responses, needs, or programming that will benefit Skokie residents. The benefits are not limited to medical issues and may focus on any aspect of the community impacted by the pandemic, including, but not limited to, arts and culture, basic human needs, community development, early childhood, youth and adult education, environmental sustainability, family support and counseling, healthcare, housing, seniors, social issues, workforce development, youth development, and adverse childhood experiences, trauma, and resilience.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 15, 2020
Target Population:
African Americans, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Oakland
The So Love Can Win Rapid Response Fund will provide general operating grants of up to $10,000 to support the sustainability and vibrancy of the Oakland, CA, racial justice movement ecosystem during the pandemic. Organizations, groups, formations, or collectives who are based in Oakland and are led by Black, Indigenous, or other people of color are eligible to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through September 15, 2020, or until funds are exhausted.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted from September 1 to September 15, 2020.
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Indiana

Geographic Focus: Greene County
The Foundation's Community Support Grants offer relief funds to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The program allows the Foundation to address the community's most pressing needs by granting to local organizations who provide basic needs and services to residents of the county.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Rolling deadlines through September 18, 2020
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Los Angeles County
The LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund will provide $3 million in grants of $5,000 and $15,000 to micro-entrepreneurs and small businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations that offer services to low- to moderate-income individuals or families in Los Angeles County. There will be six grant rounds, with finalists notified after each round.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Italy, Netherlands

Open Call COVID-19 - The Relaunch aims to strengthen partnerships between professionals and cultural institutions from the Netherlands and Italy. Funding is provided for presentations (digital), partnerships, development of post-Covid-19 projects, exchange of knowledge, and the development of new jobs through digital applications. Priority areas include: architecture, design, digital, youth culture, literature, multilingualism, human rights, senior citizens, and collaboration with Flanders-Netherlands. (Information on the call is available in Italian.)

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: United Kingdom

The Health Foundation's COVID-19 Research Programme provides funding of between £100,00 and £200,000 for projects seeking to understand the impact of COVID-19 in the UK. Priority is given to UK-focused projects that explore how health and social care service delivery has changed in light of COVID-19 and the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities and the wider determinants of health.  

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: West Virginia

Governor Justice’s WV CARES Act Small Business Grant Program provides West Virginia’s small businesses much needed relief by granting up to $5,000 to West Virginia small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
October 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Global

The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity honors humanitarians who go to extreme lengths to save the lives of others, including those fighting the global outbreak of COVID-19. A special nomination form is available to nominate an individual or a group of people for their exemplary response to the COVID-19 pandemic in any professional or personal capacity.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Monthly, until October 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: USA

The Center for Craft's Craft Futures Fund will support craft communities throughout the United States and their creative responses to COVID-19. These one-time, unrestricted grants of $5,000 will be disbursed to craft-based education projects that seed resilience, foster community, and amplify impact.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis online with funds distributed between May-November, 2020.
Target Population:
African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Education, Community & Economic Development, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: USA

The G4GC Love is Healing COVID-19 Response Fund seeks to support coalitions and organizations that have been fighting historical inequities and the marginalization of girls of color well before COVID-19. Priority areas for funding include the following areas targeting girls and gender expansive youth of Black/African American, Latinx, Indigenous/Native, Middle Eastern, and/or Asian Pacific descent: preventative or responsive health strategies (mental, physical, emotional), interventions to support institutionalized girls and gender expansive youth and survivors of gender-based violence, economic and educational response strategies, and COVID-19-related advocacy and immediate mapping needs. Applications are accepted by invitation only, but interested organizations can submit an interest form for consideration. FAQs are available here.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Requests will be reviewed twice monthly through November.
Area of Interest:
Environment & Animals, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

The Grassroots Exchange Fund is a rapid response small grants program designed to support networking and collaboration between grassroots social change and environmental justice organizations throughout the United States. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fund supports community organizations that need to adjust their networking, collaboration, or organizing strategies. Examples include, but are not limited to, support for online meeting or online organizing technology and training, language translation and interpretation, emergency stipends for organizers and grassroots leaders, and PPE (personal protective equipment) or other supplies to enable safer in-person meetings, etc.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
December 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Environment & Animals, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Africa, Latin America, Asia

Geographic Focus: Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific
Rapid Response Grants are designed to respond to risks and difficulties induced by the COVID-19 crisis in African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries. Grants aim at increasing the resilience of protected areas and local communities’ livelihoods facing the risks and difficulties of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
December 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: France

Geographic Focus: the Ile de France region
The DIM ELICIT has issued a call for proposals to support projects developing innovative technologies and methods regarding the analysis, diagnosis, or treatment to fight SARS-CoV-2. Eligible applicants include any research team from the Ile de France region with a project linked to the infectious agent SARS-CoV-2, and in accordance with the DIM ELICIT’s goals, positioning and thematic axes.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
December 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Kansas

Geographic Focus: Manhattan and Riley County
The 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Fund will support nonprofit organizations, churches, and government agencies who are helping address critical needs as a result of the coronavirus in the Manhattan and the Riley County community.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through 2021.
Target Population:
Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

The Women's Foundation of Minnesota is offering support to Minnesota organizations and initiatives through the COVID-19 Women and Girls Response Fund. The focus is on organizations serving women and girls experiencing gender-based violence, older women, and women and girls who need short-term financial support for everyday needs due to the effects of COVID-19 (childcare, eldercare, food, housing, transportation, health, and wellness). Emergency grants of up to $10,000 will be provided.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Apr 29, 2021
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Bangladesh

The goal of the USAID Bangladesh and the Private Sector: Partnering to Fight COVID-19 program is to provide a medium through which organizations can work with USAID and the private sector to build Global Development Alliances (GDAs) that will: a) respond to the current outbreak of COVID-19 in Bangladesh; b) address important business interests and objectives; and c) advance USAID’s strategic priorities and objectives.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Low-Income, Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

Geographic Focus: Delaware County
The Foundation for Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response Fund supports and strengthens community-led efforts in the county related to the coronavirus pandemic. Priorities include health, economic, and social services for vulnerable citizens, particularly disadvantaged communities, including older adults, people with compromised immune systems, low-wage workers, and the homeless.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Imperial County
The Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation, in partnership with Alliance Healthcare FoundationCalifornia Wellness Foundation, and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, has launched a COVID-19 Response Fund for nonprofit organizations that primarily serve Imperial County, CA. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 will support efforts related to food insecurity, basic supplies, rental, mortgage and utility assistance, and other emergency needs for communities and families impacted by unemployment and economic hardship due to the global pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Minorities, African Americans, Immigrant/Refugee
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Illinois

Geographic Focus: Chicago
A Better Chicago is now accepting grant applications for projects and initiatives providing assistance to low-income youth and families experiencing significant hardship due to COVID-19. The focus is on with Black and Latinx youth due to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on these communities and the systemic inequities that exist in Chicago. The plan is to make grants ranging from $20,000 to $100,000 over three to six months.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
every Tuesday
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Low-Income, Seniors/Aging, Immigrant/Refugee
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Virginia

Geographic Focus: Alexandria
ACT for Alexandria is providing COVID-19 response grants, with a focus on critical basic needs (food, shelter, emergency health supplies) and/or adjustments in service delivery models to accommodate these emergency assistance areas. ACT will prioritize requests that assist children and youth and people disproportionately impacted by the crisis including low-wage workers, gig economy workers, people experiencing homelessness or at-risk of experiencing homelessness, healthcare and emergency response workers, and seniors and immigrants, especially those who lack documentation.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Global

Action Against Corona, an initiative of the Norrsken Foundation and Dagens Industri, supports organizations and individuals that can help fight coronavirus or mitigate its effects on people and society. Action Against Corona is a platform that connects initiatives with grants or investments.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education, Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Scotland

ALYVE and Kicking COVID-19 Small Grants support local youth forums in Scotland in tackling COVID-19. These grants will fund initiatives that seek to understand young people's experiences, views, and opinions in regards to the impact of COVID-19 within their communities through research or consultation, and then to advocate on their behalf. On average, applicants should apply for a grant of £250 or less.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Low-Income, Children/Youth, Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Education, Social Services & Issues, Media/Communications, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: Adirondack region of New York
The Special and Urgent Needs Fund is mobilizing resources specifically for COVID-19 response. Applications are accepted from nonprofits, municipalities, and schools supporting critical areas of need, including access to food, child care, critical media, and assistance to low-wage workers and the elderly or small businesses.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Minorities, African Americans
Area of Interest:
Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

AIDS United's Relief, Recovery and Resilience Fund is currently supporting nonprofit organizations that are experiencing challenges meeting the needs of people living with and at risk for HIV and AIDS because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus of the Fund is on access to HIV care, housing, food, etc. Grants of up to $15,000 will be provided to nonprofit organizations in the southern U.S. states, as well as organizations nationwide that serve people who use drugs or communities of color, especially Black communities. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as long as funds are available. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alabama

The Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund’s Coronavirus Relief Program awards up to $500 to nonprofits and faith-based organizations working to address health and human service needs in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts or to provide general health and human service support to low-income citizens.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Florida

Geographic Focus: Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie
The Coronavirus Relief and Recovery Fund provides support to nonprofit organizations providing services to Palm Beach, Martin County, and St. Lucie county residents. Funding priorities include: emergency food, shelter, and other basic needs; expansion of service capacity related to increased demand for direct services; access to healthcare services for uninsured and underinsured clients; and technology and other resources to allow an organization to continue to provide services.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Texas

Geographic Focus: Panhandle Region
In response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency grants will be funded through the AAF Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund for requests that will meet critical needs. Funding priorities at this time are programs providing food for high-risk populations, direct healthcare services, programs providing childcare for essential workers, and programs designed to diminish the risk of exposure to the virus.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications, Arts/Culture/Humanities: General
Geographic Scope: USA

American Documentary (AmDoc), the nonprofit organization behind the PBS series POV, is launching a COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund to support the independent documentary community. The Fund will provide rapid response grants up to $500 to assist artists with basic needs including food, immediate health needs, and insurance premiums. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the Fund is expired.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: USA

The Farmer Relief Fund will award farmers with cash grants of up to $1,000 each to help them weather the current storm of market disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis. Initially, eligible applicants include any small and mid-size direct-market producers.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Anaheim
The Anaheim Community Foundation’s Rapid Response Grant Program supports 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving at-risk or vulnerable populations, including providing local access to food, meals, basic necessities, and other materials or services to overcome barriers due to the pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Michigan

Geographic Focus: Ann Arbor area
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation’s Short-Term Cash Flow Loan Program makes short-term (up to 180 days) cash flow loans of $5,000 - $50,000. This program has been initiated as part of AAACF’s philanthropic response to the COVID-19 health pandemic and economic crisis and complements AAACF’s grantmaking to support COVID-19 response, relief, and recovery efforts.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

Another Round Another Rally supports hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Support is provided through the Nolet Family USA Relief Program, which offers relief in the form of eVouchers to nationwide retailers to help supplement groceries and other much needed essentials for those currently out of work that were employed by a bar or restaurant with a full liquor license. (Additional programs may be available.)

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Education, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Religion & Ethics
Geographic Scope: Arkansas

The COVID-19 Relief Fund provides $1,000 mini-grants to organizations that are supporting immediate COVID-19 response. Nonprofits, schools, churches, hospitals, and government agencies are eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Virginia

Georgraphic Focus: Arlington
The COVID-19 Prompt Response Fund supports Arlington organizations helping the following populations: the elderly and other high-risk populations, low-income residents experiencing short-term financial crisis due to loss of work or missed work (laid off, quarantined, unable to work due to lack of child care, etc.), residents who are food insecure, residents who have no medical insurance or are underinsured, and nonprofit healthcare workers in need of protective gear and equipment. Grants are awarded for equipment, supplies, resources, and other critical needs for direct release to clients and patients in Arlington, VA.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: USA

The Bridge Ahead Initiative commits $5 million to help Art Bridges partner museums remain in touch with their audiences during this period and to prepare for reopening in the months ahead. Eligible applicants include Art Bridges partners with an annual operating budget under $30 million. Organizations interested in partnering with Art Bridges may contact the organization.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: USA

The Artist Relief program is an initiative that provides immediate, unrestricted emergency funding of $5,000 for individual artists throughout the United States, of all disciplines, and resources to help those in need due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Global

The Artist Relief Project will support artists in any discipline who have been directly impacted by event cancellations and venue closures due to COVID19-related health concerns. Relief will be provided to artists in the immediate short term in the form of an emergency stipend, and in the longer term in the form of programs, resources, and support for alternative, sustainable marketing opportunities. Anyone pursuing the arts as a career (any discipline, any level of experience) is eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Washington

The COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund provides rapid response grants supporting critical needs of artists in Washington State whose livelihoods have been impacted by COVID-19. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: USA

Arts Administrators of Color has created the Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund, which supports BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) artists and arts administrators impacted by COVID-19 through $200 microgrants. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Connecticut

Geographic Focus: New Haven
The New Haven Creative Sector Relief Fund will distribute immediate financial assistance to individual creatives and arts institutions most impacted by the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Applicants can apply on a rolling basis to receive up to $1,000 based on their financial situation, with a priority for low-income individuals and small-budget arts organizations.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Illinois

The Arts for Illinois Relief Fund provides financial relief to workers and organizations in the creative industries impacted by COVID-19. This includes all artists and artisans, including stage and production members and part-time cultural workers, and large to small arts organizations in all disciplines.

Date Added: