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:
August 10, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

Geographic Focus: Columbia County
The Small Business/Tourism Grant will provide qualifying businesses a grant equal to five months of the business' fixed cost budget. Priority will be given to businesses that did not receive a loan or grant through the Federal Paycheck Protection Program or the Economic Disaster Loan Program. Any for-profit businesses or individuals doing business as businesses with base location in Columbia County, PA, is eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
August 12, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: USA

The COVID-19 Relief Fund will support a small number of licensed child care centers and family child care homes to support child care providers who have an immediate need for funding for additional staffing, supplies, or enhanced services supports (financial consultation, training, education, resources) related to COVID-19.

Date Added:
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 13, 2020
Target Population:
Immigrant/Refugee, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Environment & Animals, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA, Canada

The 2020 TD Ready Challenge is focused on supporting innovative solutions that address the impacts of the pandemic. Applications must work to explicitly address inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, as well as one or more of the four interconnected drivers of change of the TD Ready Commitment: Financial Security, Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities, and Better Health. A total commitment of $10 million CAD will be available through one-time grants ranging from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD each (approximate equivalent of $260,000 USD to $745,000 USD) for initiatives that address this year's problem statement. U.S. nonprofit organizations as well as Canadian registered charities and nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

The AAA-ICDR Foundation has established a new grant opportunity that will award one or two grants, up to a total of $250,000 each, to support programs that will address either of the following: COVID-19 Response support is provided to make alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes more accessible and generally available or utilize them to improve traditional options for resolving disputes in the U.S. justice system. Racial Justice Response funding is provided to create innovative and additional ways to engage citizens in meaningful dialogue with one another or with government authorities (including the police) to address long-standing racial discrimination in the U.S., such as differences in the use of force in interactions with people in communities on the basis of race.

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Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, Children/Youth, People with Disabilities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Wales

Geographic Focus: Bridgend County Borough
Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations (BAVO) is the county voluntary council for Bridgend County Borough. BAVO is offering the Third Sector Small Capital Grant to maintain or increase voluntary/community services to support vulnerable individuals and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funding of up to £2,500 is available for smaller capital items. Beneficiaries must include older people; carers, including young carers; and people with learning disabilities and children with complex needs. Third sector registered charities and nonprofit constituted groups who serve the target group/s and who need to adapt and change to address the increasing demands brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible. Support is provided for activities/services/communities in Bridgend County Borough.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Virginia

Geographic Focus:  Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Nelson, Louisa, Fluvanna, Greene, Orange, and Buckingham  
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation's Community Community Recovery and Catalyst Grants
support community organizations in response to COVID-19, especially as they support vulnerable communities and communities who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic as well as organizations who are working to address systemic racism in the region. Grants of up to $50,000 are provided.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Maryland

Geographic Focus: Anne Arundel County
The Community Crisis Response Fund will make a limited number of single immediate-use grants (maximum $2,500) to nonprofits addressing the increase in community needs and demand for services in the following impact areas in Anne Arundel County: food security, support for basic human needs, and housing insecurity and homelessness.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Geographic Scope: Connecticut

Geographic Focus: Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott
The COVID-19 Response Fund provides operating support grants to nonprofit organizations affected by COVID-19. The nonprofit organization must have a main office in an eligible community and be serving a significant population in those communities. Grants are one-time and may range from $2,500 -$10,000.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues, Education
Geographic Scope: Missouri

The Nonprofit Relief and Recovery Program was created to support Missouri nonprofit organizations in meeting critical and emergent needs resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency and in building organizational capacity for recovery. The State of Missouri will make available $22 million in grant funds through the CARES Act for eligible Missouri nonprofits directly impacted by the pandemic, with priority given to those serving at-risk populations in the areas of: homelessness prevention, job training, food insecurity and basic needs, at-risk youth services, childcare, and academic/educational support. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 14, 2020
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: Herkimer and Oneida counties
The COVID-19 Response Fund aims to address the longer-term consequences many organizations are facing as a result of the pandemic, making sure that other needs are still being met in the community. Applicants must be a nonprofit organization serving Herkimer or Oneida counties.

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Application Deadline:
Letters of inquiry: August 15, 2020
Invited proposals: September 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Connecticut

Geographic Focus: New London County
The Special Fund for Arts & Culture is a $100,000 fund that will be used specifically for making grants to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations located in New London County that have been affected by COVID-19. Support is provided for small capital improvements, capacity building, regional collaboration, sustaining support, and other needs.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 16, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Immigrant/Refugee, People with Disabilities, LGBTQ, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Global

Geographic Focus: Countries where The Youth Fund Partners are present
The Youth Fund's COVID-19 Action Call for Applications focuses on supporting action taken by youth-led organizations to tackle the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority will be given to projects which will use the funds to support groups and communities particularly vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19 including, but not limited to: displaced or conflict affected people, women, youth, persons living with disabilities, older people, LGBTI+ community, marginalized ethnic or religious communities, communities impact by climate change, and young people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Projects must take place in one or more countries where The Youth Fund partners are present.

Date Added:
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.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 17, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: Armenia, Bolivia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines

The Equal Rights Trust’s #NoCOVIDiscrimination Initiative Grant Scheme seeks applications from organizations working with and on behalf of groups exposed to discrimination for projects aimed at monitoring, documenting, and challenging the discriminatory impacts of state responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purposes of the grant scheme are to increase the legal, technical, and strategic capacity of selected equality defenders and organizations to identify, document, and monitor discriminatory impacts of state responses to COVID-19, and/or challenge the discriminatory impacts of state responses to COVID-19 through advocacy or awareness-raising. Funding is available for civil society and trade union organizations registered in one of the eight target countries.

Date Added:
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.

Date Added:
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.

Date Added:
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.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 21, 2020
Target Population:
Minorities, African Americans
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alabama

Geographic Focus: Birmingham region, including Blount, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby, and Walker counties
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham's Phase 2 COVID-19 Response grant cycle will focus on two categories: Programs and Services to Meet Critical Needs and Operational Support. These grants will prioritize support for groups disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and will focus on being inclusive and accessible to smaller organizations as well as those led by people of color.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 21, 2020
Geographic Scope: Northern Ireland

The COVID-19 Charities Fund will provide financial support to charities who have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19 and are not able to cover unavoidable costs. This funding will be distributed as a one-off payment of up to £75,000 and is intended to cover a shortfall of unavoidable costs from April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 24, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Connecticut

Geographic Focus: Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington
The Catalyst Fund is a giving circle of donors interested in helping to improve the quality of life in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. For 2020, the area of focus is "Supporting Arts Organizations Affected by COVID-19". The focus is on helping organizations to adapt their business model and practices in order to continue successful operations in the current climate.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 25, 2020
Geographic Scope: California, Nevada

Geographic Focus: Tahoe region
The Tahoe Together Community Support Fund supports nonprofit organizations in the Tahoe region facing extreme difficulty because of lost revenue due to closures, cancellations and other challenges related to COVID-19.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 26, October 7, and December 2, 2020
Target Population:
Women/Girls, LGBTQ
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Illinois

Geographic Focus: Chicagoland area
COVID-19 Community Response Grants will provide modest short term funding to organizations in the Chicagoland area that are community-based and are in the position to rapidly move resources into the communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants will range up to $7,500. 

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Application Deadline:
The deadline for Ethiopia is August 26, 2020.
(The deadline for all other countries has already passed.)
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Education, Social Services & Issues, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Angola, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia

The NINJA Business Plan Competition will target startups and organizations from 19 African countries. The application is open for startups and organizations in all sectors with a specific focus on emerging businesses in COVID-19-related fields including, but not limited to: health, disaster management, business services, education, food and agriculture, finance, logistics,and substituting imported goods with local innovative technology. Grants of $30,000 are provided.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 26 and October 14, 2020
Target Population:
Veterans/Military Affairs, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alaska

The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has partnered with The Alaska Community Foundation to establish the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund to support nonprofit organizations in Alaska adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A variety of Alaska nonprofits are eligible to apply for funding from the Fund, including public charities, faith-based organizations providing social services to the broader community, veteran’s groups, tribal organizations, and local governments. Grant awards will generally range from $25,000 to $1,000,000.

Date Added:
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:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Arizona

Geographic Focus: Tucson
The We Are One | Somos Uno CARES Act Continuity Grants will provide one-time grants of up to $20,000 to nonprofit organizations for necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19. Eligible expenses include public health expenses, payroll expenses, expenses of actions to facilitate compliance with COVID-19-related public health measures, expenses associated with the provision of economic support, etc.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 28, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: England

Geographic Focus: Dorset
The Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund supports local charities and voluntary organizations that are assisting some of Dorset’s most vulnerable people during the coronavirus epidemic. Priority will be given to groups who are reaching the most vulnerable or at greatest risk of negative social, health, or economic impact as a result of COVID-19.

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 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The Sorenson Impact Foundation provides grants to organizations that propose solutions that can contribute to a more equitable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis. The Foundation is specifically targeting solutions that enable recovery through developing and growing businesses as well as the communities they’re in to equitably rebuild coming out of the current social, health, and economic crisis. Awards will range in size from $25,000 to $250,000. Solutions must be primarily focused on underserved or underrepresented communities in the United States.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 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.)

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:
Pivoting to Respond Grant Program: August 31, 2020
Dutchess Responds Fund and Putnam COVID-19 Response Fund: rolling until funds are exhausted
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster counties
The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley provide support in Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster counties in New York. The Community Foundations’ Pivoting to Respond Grant Program is a one-time opportunity to provide nonprofits and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and its economic consequences with unrestricted general operating support funding to achieve their missions. Nonprofit organizations located in or providing services to Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster counties, New York, are eligible. The Dutchess Responds Fund provides up to $10,000 to organizations and groups serving Dutchess County that have increased demand for services due to COVID-19, or that are modifying their in-person service delivery modes extremely rapidly due to COVID-19, and need assistance to do so. The Putnam COVID-19 Response Fund provides up to $5,000 to nonprofits and groups serving Putnam County that have increased demand for services due to COVID-19, or that are modifying their in-person service delivery modes extremely rapidly due to COVID-19, and need assistance to do so.

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.

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Application Deadline:
The next round will open on August 31st.
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 supports small businesses and enterprises affected the Covid-19 across the United States, especially those in underserved communities, including entrepreneurs of color, and women- and veteran-owned businesses that often lack access to flexible, affordable capital. Grants will be made in amounts ranging from $5,000 to $20,000. Grants can be used for paying rent and utilities, meeting payroll, paying outstanding debt to vendors, and other immediate operational costs.

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:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

Johnson & Johnson Innovation—JLABS, in collaboration with Seoul Metropolitan Government, Korea Health Industry Development Institute, and Janssen Korea Ltd., is launching the Seoul Innovation QuickFire Challenge for Healthcare in the New Normal. The Challenge seeks the best ideas aiming to address and enable potential healthcare solutions in the post-COVID era. Interests include health technologies, e-health platforms, rapid diagnostics for rare diseases, companion diagnostics for oncology, and smart systems for vaccine distribution and patient adherence.

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:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through August 31, 2020.
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Ohio

Geographic Focus: Lakewood and surrounding communities
The COVID-19 Response Fund was created to provide vital, rapid support to nonprofit organizations to assist with response efforts that directly help prevent spread of the disease and aid in the recovery from the effects of this public health crisis. Grants will typically range from $2,500 to $25,000.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

XPRIZE Rapid Covid Testing is a $5 million dollar, six-month competition to develop innovative, scalable COVID-19 testing solutions that will radically change the world by providing much needed insights to help society safely reopen. Teams can be comprised of university groups, high school students, startups and innovators, small to midsize companies, or individuals.

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:
Civic Affairs, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: India

The European Commission has issued a call for proposals that aims to support Indian civil society organizations' (CSOs) efforts in mitigating the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic among the most vulnerable populations in India. This may be achieved through ensuring access to public entitlements, social protection, promotion of skills and employment, and advocating for public policies.

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 4, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Africa

The Palliative Care Development in Africa - Small Grants Programme is a small grants program for hospices and palliative care providers across Africa to support the development of palliative care. For this round, prevention of and protection against Covid-19 for health workers, patients, and their families will be included as crosscutting issues across all the funding priorities. Applications are accepted for work designed to allow services to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
Applications for Cycle 2 will be accepted from August 19 to 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.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 9, 2020
Geographic Scope: Ontario

Geographic Focus: the Waterloo region
The Support the Pivot competitive grant envelope is aimed at helping organizations to adapt and rethink for the interim time frame. Applications will be open to child, youth, and family-serving organizations in the Waterloo region. This envelope is intended to address a gap in support between emergency crisis response and the still unclear longer term landscape. The total support available is $750,000.

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 11, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development, Education
Geographic Scope: USA

The Center for Sharing Public Health Services is offering small grants to support work on cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements designed to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health (e.g., affordable housing, jobs with fair pay, quality education, affordable healthy food and public safety), the public health response to COVID-19, structural racism, or other related issues. Support is provided in the United States and its territories. Eligible applicants include state or local government public health agencies or military public health departments, American Indian/Alaska Native tribe or tribal entities, and nonprofit organizations. Up to five awards of up to $10,000 will be made.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 11, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Education
Geographic Scope: Ireland, Northern Ireland

Coca-Cola Ireland's Thank You Fund aims to give back to some of Ireland and Northern Ireland’s most amazing youth-centric causes. The 2020 theme is ‘A fund to help with young people’s recovery post-COVID-19.’ Support is provided to organizations aimed at helping people aged 16 to 25 transition out of isolation in their local area. Funding will be awarded to build young people's resilience, meet education gaps, and tackle current and future mental health challenges they face.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 11, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Europe

The Council of Europe’s Anti-Trafficking Division is launching a call for project proposals by civil society organizations to prevent trafficking in human beings and assist and protect victims of trafficking in the specific context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Non-governmental organizations in a Council of Europe member state are eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 11, 2020
Target Population:
African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Minorities
Geographic Scope: England, Wales

The COVID Recovery Fund is aimed at helping charities recover from the pandemic and its aftermath. The Fund will provide charities with £50,000 over two years which is completely unrestricted. A minimum of 25% of the Fund will be awarded to charities that are led by and for Black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities.

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:
September 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Ontario

Geographic Focus: Alliston, Aurora, Barrie, Beeton, Brampton, Bradford, Guelph, Hamilton, Markham, Mississauga, Penetanguishene, Richmond Hill, Rockwood, St. Catharines, Thornton, Tottenham, and Vaughan
The AlectraCARES Community Support Program, an initiative of the Alectra utility company, supports charities and nonprofit organizations in the company's service territory in Ontario. The current funding focus is on supporting front line responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Interests include addressing local food security issues, enhancing access to health resources, and similar initiatives.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 15, 2020
Geographic Scope: Alabama

Geographic Focus: Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Randolph, St. Clair, and Talladega counties
The Community Recovery Fund provides assistance to nonprofit organizations in the nine counties served by the Foundation who have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Grants range up to $5,000.

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 22, 2020
Target Population:
People with Disabilities
Geographic Scope: United Kingdom, Developing Countries

The Arts and Humanities Research Council has issued a call for proposals which brings together UK and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) cross-disciplinary research expertise with UNDP and UNPRPD members country offices as relevant, governments, civil society (in particular those representing persons with disabilities) and persons with disabilities to co-produce a cluster of innovation awards / research case studies. The aim of these awards and studies is to build the evidence base about the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on persons with disabilities, to explore the development of new participatory, co-produced and other mixed research methods and approaches drawing across disciplines for undertaking situational analysis in developing countries, and to inform the development of strategies for disability inclusive recovery from the pandemic and ‘building back better’ to a more disability inclusive world.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
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.

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:
Emergency Grants: none
Hometown Economic Recovery Program: 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.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
October 2, 2020
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Argentina

Fundación La Nación (The Nation Foundation) offers the Premio a la Educación (Education Prize) to highlight initiatives of schools and kindergartens throughout Argentina working to improve the quality of education provided to students who are in a situation of socio-economic vulnerability. For 2020, the Prize is focusing on initiatives that promote learning opportunities and generate a positive impact on the educational community through innovative pedagogical strategies in the context of the pandemic. Educational institutions (including early education, primary, and secondary) throughout Argentina are eligible to participate. (Information is only available in Spanish on the Prize website.)

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
October 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: USA, France

The Transitioning to Virtual Exchange program will support institutions which are creatively maintaining French-American collaboration by integrating virtual exchange or other types of global learning in their curricula. Projects need to be implemented collaboratively by at least one U.S. and one French institution of higher learning or international education provider and demonstrate why they have the potential to boost study abroad after the 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:
November 4, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: United Kingdom

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund will work with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £8 million in innovation projects. These aim to catalyze innovation to support fast recovery and growth from COVID-19 through innovations that improve productivity and sustainability of the UK’s foundation industries.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
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.

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:
November 30, 2020
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Riverside and San Bernardino counties
The COVID-19 Resilience Fund is supporting nonprofit organizations on the front lines of COVID-19 that are helping the region's families and communities. Grants of up to $20,000 are provided for basic needs and emergency services for low-income people. Capacity building grants of up to $10,000 are provided to organizations to address strategies for long-term financial survival.

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:
December 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Indiana

The Steuben County Disaster Response Fund will provide a total of $325,000 for disaster response grants over the course of two years. Funding is available for a wide variety of needs, including: 1.) nonprofits who have established new programs to help with COVID-19 related needs; 2.) nonprofits facing a reduction in operating revenue and general support; and, 3.) nonprofits who have canceled fundraising events which had a significant impact on their ability to carry out their mission.

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:
May 15, 2021
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: USA

The Brave of Heart Fund was established to provide grants to eligible family members of frontline healthcare workers and healthcare volunteers who lose their lives because of COVID-19. The grants will provide basic and continuing financial support for common needs, such as funeral costs, medical care, counseling, food, educational expenses of children and other dependents currently in school, mortgage or rent payments, and immediate living expenses, as these family members manage the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and begin to move forward.

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: