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:
October 29, 2020
Target Population:
Minorities, Veterans/Military Affairs, People with Disabilities, LGBTQ
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program will fund solutions that help small business owners respond and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and also help to revitalize and strengthen older and historic downtown commercial districts. Grants of $5,000 to $15,000 will be awarded on a competitive and first-come, first-served basis. A minimum of 50 percent of grants will benefit diverse-owned businesses, as defined by the Small Business Administration as minority, woman, veteran, disabled, and/or LGBTQ-owned.

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Application Deadline:
October 29, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

Geographic Focus: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau counties
The Early Care and Education Wrap Around Grant Program funds services for children birth to age eight from underserved populations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Priorities include mental health services and supports, social-emotional and physical health supports, training and development to more effectively operate during the pandemic, and learning enrichment programs and distance learning opportunities.

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Applications will be accepted during the following dates:
Round 4: October 26 to October 29, 2020
Target Population:
Black/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. 

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Application Deadline:
Individual Artists: October 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Virginia

Geographic Focus: Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, and City of Falls Church
The Emergency Relief and Recovery Grant program responds to the COVID-19 crisis by providing support to arts organizations and artists as they adjust to losses sustained because of programming and/or operations that have been modified or cancelled. Round two of this program is focused on providing support to individual artists.

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Application Deadline:
October 30, 2020
Target Population:
Minorities, Black/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 3 COVID-19 Response grant cycle will focus on supporting programs and services to meet critical needs. Funding priorities include: 1.) preventing and mitigating the impacts of job and income loss; and 2.) challenges with meeting basic living expenses as the economic effect of the COVID-19 crisis settles in. Operational support for organizations is also provided, with a focus on smaller organizations and organizations led by African-Americans and other people of color.

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Application Deadline:
October 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alberta

Geographic Focus: Lethbridge and southwestern Alberta
The  Emergency Community Support Fund is part of the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta's COVID-19 Response and Recovery Grants program. Funding is provided to CRA registered charities working with individuals and groups who are experiencing heightened vulnerability due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

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

The Ignacio H. de Larramendi Research Grants program provides support for research in the area of health promotion. Interests include strategies for habit change (prevention of obesity and promotion of physical activity), patient education, physical injury assessment, and health management (clinical quality and safety). In this call, special attention will be given to the projects which, while taking into account the previous topics, incorporate aspects related to COVID-19 such as: reducing infections, self-care and the culture of self-protection, relationship between previous health status (lifestyle) and morbimortality, COVID-19 and mental health, etc. Academic and professional researchers and research teams around the world are eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
October 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Canada

The  Emergency Community Support Fund aims to help community organizations serve vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 crisis. Funding will be distributed through three partners (United Way Centraide Canada, Canadian Red Cross, and Community Foundations of Canada) to community organizations that deliver essential services to those in need.

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Vancouver Foundation Community Support Fund: None
Emergency Community Support Fund: October 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: Kimberley area, including St. Mary’s Lake, Wycliffe, Meadowbrook, Ta Ta Creek, Wasa, and Skookumchuk, as well as the city of Kimberley
The Kimberley and District Community Foundation is providing COVID-19 relief through two programs. The Vancouver Foundation Community Support Fund will distribute $30,000 to assist local charities that are working on, or have been impacted by, the COVID-19 pandemic. Local charities can apply for grants to be used for a variety of purposes, including to cover staffing or resource needs, purchase assistance, and more. There is no deadline for the applications but funds will be given out on a first come- first served basis until the funding is exhausted. The Foundation is also distributing funding through the Emergency Community Support Fund to support vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

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Application Deadline:
October 30, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Civic Affairs, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Africa, Europe

Geographic Focus: the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region
The Youth Forum Contest 2020 will promote young leaders whose ideas and projects focus on finding innovative and creative responses to the current pandemic crisis in the MENA region and on supporting post-pandemic recovery. Projects presented should cover topics related to one of the following two areas: 1.) Culture and Civil Society, including culture and education, civil society, and health; and 2.) Business and New Economic Models, including employment and business, food and water security, and urban innovation. The two winners will be awarded a prize of € 2,500 to develop their projects further.

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The next deadline is October 30, 2020.
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Education
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: Powell River area
The Powell River Community Response Fund (CRF), an initiative of Powell River & District United Way, Powell River Community Foundation, and First Credit Union, aims to support the Powell River community through the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the CRF is to support local community service charities and nonprofits meeting the urgent needs of vulnerable individuals and families affected by COVID-19. Services may include, but are not limited to, food security, financial wellness, health and hygiene, home care or personal support services, information and navigation, legal supports, mental health and wellness, shelter, safety, social inclusion and learning, and transportation.  

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Application Deadline:
October 30, 2020
Target Population:
Immigrant/Refugee, Women/Girls, LGBTQ, Black/African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: Capital Region of Victoria and the Cowichan Valley area
The Victoria Foundation's Emergency Community Support Fund provides support to registered charities and qualified donees based in the Capital Region of Victoria and Duncan to ensure that the most vulnerable citizens are safe and healthy. Projects should address a well-being need caused by COVID-19 and serve a vulnerable population such as newcomers, refugees, women and girls, official language minority communities, LGBTQ2S people, Indigenous people, and racialized people such as Black Canadian, Chinese, South Asian, and others.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
October 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Developing Countries

Geographic Focus: IFAD member states
The China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility pursues the overarching objective of mobilizing knowledge, technologies, and resources from the Global South to accelerate rural poverty alleviation, enhance rural productivity, and advance rural transformation. The Facility has issued a call for proposals to support the generation and exchange of innovative solutions, approaches, and methodologies that can be of value in the post-COVID-19 recovery period, and that can be subsequently scaled up and benefit a wider population of poor rural people.

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Application Deadline:
Letters of intent: October 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: USA

 COVID-19 State Response Grants are designed to offer state medical and osteopathic boards and other health care organizations funding support for the study of state responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The long-term goal of the program is to support the development and implementation of sustainable models and policies that can guide state preparedness and responses to similar emergencies in the future, as well as their capacity for recovery planning. Applicants may apply for up to $25,000 in funding support. However, the Foundation expects most awards will be less than the maximum amount.

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Application Deadline:
October 31, 2020 and February 28, 2021
Area of Interest:
Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Global

COVID-19 Relief Grants support the core operational costs of local, grassroots, species conservation organizations which are struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and as a result face personnel or financial constraints in conducting species conservation work in 2021. Grants ranging from $15,000 to $25,000 are provided.

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Application Deadline:
October 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

Geographic Focus: Beltrami, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Clearwater, or Mahnomen County
The Individual Artist Grant program provides financial assistance to artists in any arts discipline or in any stage of their career as an artist. This grant offers funding for costs associated with the exhibition, performance, or production of a creative work; purchase of materials or equipment necessary for a creative work; educational opportunities; mentorships; and proposals for career-enhancing projects or opportunities for specific artistic projects that will take place within the next 18 months. Artists can apply for grants up to $1,500.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
October 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Oregon

Geographic Focus: the 27 Oregon counties SELCO serves
Spark! Creative Learning Grants of up to $1,000 are awarded to K-12 educators for projects that spark something new and help kids create and teachers innovate.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
November 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Washington

Geographic Focus: Anacortes
The Anacortes Women’s Giving Circle is a group of community-minded women who support worthy causes and projects that will positively impact the Anacortes, WA, community. For the 2020 grant cycle, the Giving Circle will provide grants to nonprofit organizations that address the COVID-19 pandemic in Anacortes. 

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Application Deadline:
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis online with funds distributed between May-November, 2020.
Target Population:
Black/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.

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Application Deadline:
November 2 and December 2, 2020 and January 5 and February 2, 2021
Target Population:
Minorities, Women/Girls, Veterans/Military Affairs
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

Rural Relief Small Business Grants supports small business owners in rural locations across the country. Rural communities are defined as having a population of 50,000 or less. Support is provided to small businesses and enterprises affected by COVID-19 across the country, especially those in underserved communities, including entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses that often lack access to flexible, affordable capital.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
November 4, 2020
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Environment & Animals, Education, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: United Kingdom

Nesta is offering grants of up to £30,000 for experiments that generate new knowledge about combining AI and collective intelligence to contribute to the U.K.’s COVID-19 recovery. Solutions should address pressing or emerging social and environmental issues such as reducing carbon emissions, preventing long-term unemployment, closing the school readiness and achievement gaps for disadvantaged children, and tackling health inequalities. Incorporated organizations based anywhere in the U.K. are eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
November 6, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth, LGBTQ, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, Hispanics
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia

The Solidarity Fund 2.0 provides one-time grants to individual artists, cultural workers, and small arts organizations in the U.S. South experiencing financial emergency or hardship specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current round of funding targets Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia. Priority is given to applicants from the following communities: youth, TGNCNBI2-S (transgender, non-Conforming, nonbinary, intersex, and two-spirit), Indigenous and First Peoples, Latinx, and disability communities in the South.

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Application Deadline:
Capacity Building applications: November 6, and December 4, 2020, and January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, and June 4, 2021
Collective Action applications: November 23, 2020, and February 11 and May 27, 2021
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

Geographic Focus: Southwestern Pennsylvania, including the Pittsburgh metropolitan area and rural areas
The Arts I Equity I Reimagined Fund seeks to respond to the unprecedented and ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Pittsburgh region's arts and cultural sector. The Fund is intended to foster collective action and identify creative solutions to operating challenges as nonprofit arts organizations navigate these uncertain times. While the Fund is open to all arts and cultural organizations, in recognition of long-standing disparities in funding, it will prioritize small to medium-sized arts organizations and those that serve or are led by historically marginalized communities in southwestern Pennsylvania, whether they be urban or rural in location.

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Application Deadline:
November 6, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: New York, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Illinois

Geographic Focus: New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; and San Jose, CA
DoorDash Local Restaurant Grants aim to help restaurants recover and succeed amidst COVID-19 related challenges. Grants of $5,000 are provided to small businesses selected through an application process in select cities across the U.S.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted from October 19 to November 6, 2020.
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: New York City
The Small Business Relief & Recovery Fund will provide direct grants of $10,000 to New York City minority-owned small businesses that face challenges to their survival in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses applying for funds must be located in New York City; owned by a minority; have 20 or fewer employees; and have an annual revenue of less than $500,000.

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Application Deadline:
November 6, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Canada

The National Research Council of Canada is seeking solutions for the efficient and cost effective recycling of disposable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) waste generated in the Canadian healthcare system. Small businesses based in Canada are eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
November 9, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Civic Affairs, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

The Community Change Grants program will award grantees $1,500 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to live, work, and play. The goal for this year’s grant awards is to knit together seemingly disparate threads too often considered in isolation, including, but not limited to; racism and the public sphere; climate and environmental justice; access and inclusion; walking and moving as a mechanism for bringing about political change; and how COVID-19, the need for economic recovery, and a growing awakening around racial injustice might alter the landscape of America Walks' work.

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Application Deadline:
November 9, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Global

The Survivor Safety and Securing Democratic Futures Fund seeks to channel resources to Black-, Indigenous-, women-of-color-, queer-, trans-, nonbinary and gender non-conforming people-of-color-led organizations that are advancing safety and support through direct relief and organizing support to frontline workers and survivors of gender-based and state violence during the multiple crises that have been unfolding in 2020.

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Application Deadline:
November 9, 2020
Target Population:
Black/African Americans
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Ohio

Geographic Focus: 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio
In partnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, the African American Community Fund is currently offering grant support to Black-led nonprofit and public organizations throughout the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Application Deadline:
Letters of Intent: November 13, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Washington

The COVID-19 Response Program supports research that focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on outcomes, research, risks, or well-being for cancer patients. Grants must be used solely for research projects in Washington state at the intersection of COVID-19 and cancer. Eligible applicants include companies, universities, research institutions, local health jurisdictions, tribes, tribal organizations, and Urban Indian Organizations based in Washington state.

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Application Deadline:
November 13, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - COVID-19 Supplemental program provides funding to fire departments for critical Personal Protective Equipment and supplies needed to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Approximately 500 awards totaling $31 million will be made. Eligible applicants include volunteer and combination fire departments operating in any of the 50 states, as well as fire departments in the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or any federally recognized Indian tribe or tribal organization

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Application Deadline:
November 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Iowa

Nonprofit Organizational Strengthening and Resilience Grants of up to $25,000 assists nonprofit organizations to focus on long-term operational planning needs as a result of the pandemic. Eligible organizations must work to improve the oral or overall health (wellness, vision, mental health) of Iowans. Priority will be given to organizations focused on addressing social determinants of health for populations disproportionately affected by the pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
November 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Global

The COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists will distribute support ranging from $1,000 to $8,000 for local coverage of the preparation, response, and impact of this global pandemic as seen through evidence-based reporting. Beyond reporting on medical and physical health related to COVID-19, the Fund encourages reporting that covers social, emotional, economic, and equity issues. Eligible applicants include writers, photographers, videographers, audio journalists, cartographers, filmmakers, and data visualization experts.

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Application Deadline:
November 16, 2020
Target Population:
Women/Girls, LGBTQ, Low-Income, Black/African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: England

Geographic Focus: Some emphasis on Greater Manchester and Lancashire, Liverpool and Merseyside, West Midlands, East Midlands, Hull and Humberside, Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, deprived coastal towns in the north of England, Newcastle, Middlesbrough/Tees Valley, and other North East areas
The COVID-19 Frontline Women's Fund supports organizations that are working with women most at risk of poverty and financial hardship due to the pandemic. Eligible organizations include those that are supporting women who experience disproportionate challenges and difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, and are providing services and support for vulnerable women, for which there will be increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Priority will be given to organizations supporting and led by BAME women, women with disabilities, and financially vulnerable LGBT+ women. Organizations must have an annual income of less than £250k to apply.

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Application Deadline:
November 17, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Canada

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is seeking solutions for the manufacture of compostable disposable surgical masks and compostable disposable respirators to be used by healthcare workers. Small businesses based in Canada are eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
November 17, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Movie Theatre Program supports Canadian movie theatres that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in financial hardship to their operations, and are therefore in need of funding to ensure the continuity of their operations and to protect jobs.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
November 20, 2020
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Environment & Animals, Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: California

The California Tribal Fund COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency grant opportunity will provide support to California Native-led organizations for their response and recovery efforts associated with COVID-19. First Nations expects to award eight to ten general operating support grants averaging $10,000 to California-based tribes or tribally controlled nonprofit organizations whose programs protect California indigenous food systems, water, languages, traditional ecological knowledge, and land.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
November 30, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: USA, Canada

The Fulbright Canada Post-COVID Challenge is an open call for youth from across Canada and the United States to provide creative ideas that aim to address critical social, economic, technological, and public health challenges in the post-COVID world. Ideas are sought in the following areas: Enhance Public Health and Well-Being, Contribute to Digital Transformation, and Strengthen Social Cohesion and Economic Recovery. Individuals or teams of young people who are the age of majority and reside in Canada or the United States are eligible to participate. The winning team will receive a $25,000 prize and the second and third place winners will receive $10,000. The three winning teams will also receive an all-expense-paid trip to the Fulbright Canada Post-COVID Challenge Innovation Summit.

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.

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Application Deadline:
November 30, 2020 and March 22, 2021
Geographic Scope: Europe

Geographic Focus: national projects in the U.K. and pan-European level projects
The Power and Accountability program aims to support people to create a world in which power is more equally shared, and in which powerful institutions are responsive and accountable to wider society and aligned with the long-term public interest. Support is provided in the following focus areas: 1.) strengthening corporate accountability; 2.) strengthening democratic accountability; 3.) encouraging responsible media; and, 4.) responding to the dual harms of COVID-19 and systemic racism. Support is provided for national work in the U.K., or elsewhere in Europe for work at a pan-European level.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
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. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
December 2, 2020
Geographic Scope: Ontario

The Resilient Communities Fund is a one-time fund to support the nonprofit sector to recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario. Support is provided for projects of eligible nonprofit organizations to aid their medium to longer-term recovery efforts, help with their stabilization, and build their capacity and resiliency in the aftermath of COVID-19. 

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Application Deadline:
December 11, 2020
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Global

The World Justice Challenge 2021: Advancing the Rule of Law in a Time of Crisis, an initiative of the World Justice Project, is a global competition to identify, recognize, and promote good practices and high-impact projects and policies that protect and advance areas of the rule of law most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Cash awards of $20,000 will go to six projects that show demonstrable results and promising prospects for future progress, replication, and scaling. Submissions will be accepted that offer solutions addressing four aspects of the rule of law directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: access to justice for all, accountable governance, anti-corruption and open government, and fundamental rights and non-discrimination. All individuals, organizations, and entities are eligible to enter the competition, including civil society, nonprofits, social entrepreneurs, national and multilateral government agencies, local government bodies, businesses/private sector enterprises, and law firms from any country in the world.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
December 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World aims to improve global health by ending smoking in this generation. The Foundation is seeking to conduct research at the nexus of COVID-19, smoking, and nicotine. The selected organization(s) will implement a range of projects relevant to the global pandemic, including pre-clinical, clinical, and epidemiological studies, to better understand the associations between smoking or nicotine use, and COVID-19 infection and outcomes. Higher education, nonprofit organizations, commercial enterprises, governmental agencies, and other research-based organizations are eligible to apply.

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, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Kansas

Geographic Focus: Dickinson County
The Community Foundation of Dickinson County's Covid-19 Emergency Grant supports nonprofit organizations and government agencies that are immediately responding to Covid-19 pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted throughout 2020.
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.

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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.

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

The COVID-19 Call for Proposals invites individuals, communities, NGOs, start-ups, health workers, businesses, governments, and international organizations from around the world to share solutions that address the global health crisis. Initiatives should fall under one of the following solution streams: unsung heroes (individuals), community in solidarity, campaigns, creative partnerships, and government responses. Priority topics include health and well-being; water, sanitation, and hygiene; educational skills and development; protecting livelihoods; and digitalization. Winners will receive a paid visit to the Expo 2020 Dubai site during event time for one project representative to showcase and program around the best practice project.

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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
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Solano County
The Solano Community Impact Fund supports "second responders" that are providing essential health care services and support to help the most at-risk and marginalized populations. The focus is on organizations helping those who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and need direct assistance (such as the sick, elderly, low-income, and homeless) due to illness, business closures, and loss of income.

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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.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
January 10, 2021
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Europe

The Artists Development Programme is looking for one visual artist from an EU Member State to work on the theme “Climate Action in the Wake of COVID-19: Build Back Better”. This new thematic call challenges artists to create work that unpacks the complicated relationship between climate action and the pandemic response. It asks artists to explore post-pandemic reconstruction as an opportunity to tackle the environmental issues exacerbated by the pandemic. In order to be eligible, artists must EU nationals and be born after January 1, 1986.

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Application Deadline:
January 15, 2021
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Mississippi

Administered by seven Mississippi community foundations, The Community Foundations COVID-19 Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 to reimburse eligible nonprofit organizations and food pantries in Mississippi for pandemic-related expenses incurred from March 1 through December 30, 2020. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

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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.

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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.

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Application Deadline:
None
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Canada

#RisingYouth supports young people who are inspired with ideas and ready to take action through youth-led community service grants. Grants are awarded in the amounts of $250 for simple ideas like community events or gatherings; $750 for bigger ideas such as building a community garden, or distributing care packages; and $1,500 for projects that involve a larger group of people to drive impact. #RisingYouth is currently prioritizing grant applications that respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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Application Deadline:
None
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: Abbotsford
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Responsive Neighborhood Small Grants program has shifted to help fund small-scale projects that reduce social isolation. Supported projects should tackle and address social isolation, build community strength and resilience, and foster community creativity and well-being. Grants will range from $50 to $1,000.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Environment & Animals, Education
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.

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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.

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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:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

The COVID-19 Emergency Fund assists new programs in British Columbia to ensure students continue to receive food during the COVID-19 crisis school closures.

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Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Canada

The AFC provides short-term emergency financial assistance to Canadian entertainment industry professionals working in all aspects of TV, film, music, theater, and dance. The AFC is currently focusing on making sure that people stay stable and basic needs are met for the next two to three weeks. Basic needs include rent or mortgage payments, food, utilities, phone bill, car payments, car and home insurance, or medical expenses. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

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. Applications will be accepted until all funds have been allocated.
Area of Interest:
Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Alberta

The COVID Relief Fund for Conservation Organizations will provide up to $2,500 toward administrative costs associated with maintaining the operations of a conservation related organization.

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Application Deadline:
none
Geographic Scope: USA

The American Fundraising Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the nation that need assistance due to the adverse impact of the pandemic on their fundraising abilities.

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.

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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.)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: England

Geographic Focus: Company communities
The COVID-19 Grant program is designed to support grassroots organizations in the heart of the stores' communities. Two types of grants are available: Hygiene Grants support residents and patients in facilities who are struggling and unable to provide their own toiletries either through lack of funds or access to family support. Healthy Holiday Grants support groups that typically would be holding summer holiday activities to ensure children are provided with a hot meal. Eligible applicants include charities, nonprofit companies, Community Interest Companies, and unincorporated clubs or associations.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Ohio

Geographic Focus: Ashland County
COVID-19 Nonprofit Relief Grants of up to $10,000 are designed to help nonprofit organizations in Ashland County that meet basic human needs (food, shelter, safety, medication, etc.); support increased mental health needs due to COVID-19; or provide economic relief for individuals impacted by reduced or lost employment due to COVID-19.

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

The 2020 Resilience Fund is designed to provide emergency relief to support the livelihoods, practice, and operations of Australian artists, groups, and organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Australia

The Medical Research Future Fund is granting researchers over $13 million to fast-track research into treatments for COVID-19.

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

Geographic Focus: Battle River area
The Battle River Community Foundation's COVID-19 Response Grants and Fund are intended to respond to challenges faced by local organizations, support the recovery of those organizations, and assist in maintaining the well-being of citizens and communities. The Foundation serves an area that stretches from Camrose west to Gwynne, south to Bashaw and Alliance, east to Hughenden and north to Highway 14 in Alberta.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Media/Communications, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Canada, USA

Behind the Scenes Grants are available to anyone working in the entertainment technology industry who has been hospitalized with Covid-19 and is in financial need. Applicants should be directly involved with production behind the scenes in any type of performance venue, behind the camera, or on the road.

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

Geographic Focus: Benton County
The Benton Community Foundation has established a rapid response fund to provide resources to local nonprofit organizations that have expanded their operations or encountered unique funding challenges while responding to COVID-19.

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

Geographic Focus: Berkeley, CA
The Berkeley City Council has approved $3 million for emergency relief grants to small businesses, nonprofit arts organizations, and residential tenants, that are hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, People with Disabilities, Low-Income, Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: England

Geographic Focus: Berkshire
The Berkshire Coronavirus Fund supports local charities and community/voluntary groups working to help people affected by the crisis in Berkshire. Grants may be made for charitable purposes to relieve hardship caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Priority populations include older people, people with physical or learning disabilities, people with mental health needs, people on low incomes, and families with young children.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Massachusetts

Geographic Focus: Berkshire and Columbia counties
Co-led by Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and Berkshire United Way, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Berkshire County provides flexible resources to organizations in the region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus and the economic consequences of the outbreak. Grants will help fund frontline human services organizations that have deep roots in the community and strong experience working with vulnerable populations. These rapid-response grants are designed to address gaps in services and increase capacity of organizations to meet basic needs of individuals and families.

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

Geographic Focus: Yellowstone County and surrounding rural communities
The COVID-19 Community Response Fund will provide support to nonprofit 
organizations in Yellowstone County and surrounding rural communities working with citizens who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this pandemic. The Fund's first priority is to support nonprofit organizations providing disaster relief efforts and serving economically vulnerable children, families, and seniors impacted by COVID-19. Grants will range up to $2,500. The Fund grant cycle will remain active until it is depleted.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs, Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Ukraine

The Coronavirus Fast Response Fund aims to mobilize civic initiatives in the wider Black Sea region meant to help limit the coronavirus crisis and counter its negative impact on society, good governance, democracy, rule of law, and access to free media.

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

The purpose of the Rapid-Response Covid Relief Grants program is to help nonprofit organizations in Arkansas lessen the impact of the Covid-19 virus on the individuals, families, and communities they serve. Grants will range from $5,000 to $150,000. The application process will be opeas long as the Foundation deems appropriate to assist with Covid-related needs.

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Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
LGBTQ, Children/Youth, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

Borealis Philanthropy’s Fund for Trans Generations, Destination Tomorrow’s TRANScend Community Impact Fund, and Third Wave Fund are announcing the launch of the COVID-19 Collective Fund for Trans Communities to get financial resources to trans-led organizations and transgender, gender nonconforming, and nonbinary communities who are organizing in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Priority will be given to trans-led organizations across the U.S. with a strong racial justice focus and youth/intergenerational leadership, with particular consideration for those who lack access to national and/or local funding streams. The application will be open as long as funds are available. 

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

Geographic Focus: Greater Boston
The Boston Herald is offering assistance to the Greater Boston community during this time, in the form of free community bulletin boards and matching advertising grant programs.

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Application Deadline:
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alberta

Geographic Focus: Bow Valley region
The Bow Valley Emergency Fund, a collaborative effort of the Banff Canmore Community Foundation, the Canmore Rotary Charitable Foundation, and the Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation, provides support to organizations providing direct response and support to those affected by COVID-19 in the Bow Valley area, particularly those who are most vulnerable and those who may be facing social isolation. Key priorities are programs or projects that focus on keeping Bow Valley residents fed, sheltered, safe, and connected.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: Bowen Island
The Bowen Island Community Foundation's Resiliency Fund is the Foundation's emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Projects should provide impact in the following areas: the systemic availability of food, hygiene, or other basic needs (excluding housing and income benefits); providing relevant information to promote resiliency and mitigate fear and confusion; and mobilizing citizens to assist their vulnerable neighbors with the challenges they are facing from isolation.

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

Geographic Focus: Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Camden counties
The Solidarity Fund for COVID-19 Organizing is providing emergency grants of up to $10,000 to grassroots community organizing groups in the Philadelphia region, including Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Camden counties. Priority will be given to new or existing groups that are launching organizing campaigns around issues directly related to the COVID-19 crisis as well as established grassroots community organizing groups that need funding to be able to keep organizing, need resources to organize virtually, and/or need to replace lost revenue due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme provides financial support to smaller businesses (SMEs) across the U.K. that are losing revenue, and seeing their cash flow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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