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:
May 21, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Sciences/Social Sciences, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Global

Eyebeam is acting immediately to invigorate artistic creation of digital futures at this moment of systemic collapse. The aim is to help artists who will create new ways of interacting through the internet, new ways of engaging with each other, and more equitable relationships for sustainable arts practices and creative economies. The guiding question for this call is: how do we begin to exit surveillance capitalism as the dominating form of digital life and what can replace it? One of the focus areas is the impacts of Covid-19.

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Application Deadline:
May 21, 2020
Target Population:
Immigrant/Refugee, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Civic Affairs, Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: USA

The Russell Sage Foundation works to strengthen the social sciences as a means of diagnosing social problems and improving social policies. For letters of inquiry for the May 21, 2020, deadline the Foundation will consider letters of inquiry for research that is so timely and time-sensitive that the project must start before April 1, 2021, or research that analyzes social, political, economic, or psychological disruptions resulting from the coronavirus crisis that affect social and living conditions in the United States. All supported research must focus on issues related to the Foundation’s core program areas and special initiatives: Behavioral Economics; Decision-Making and Human Behavior in Context; Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; and Social, Political, and Economic Inequality.

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Application Deadline:
May 22, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Europe

Through the Extraordinary Post COVID-19 Regeneration Call 2020, EIT Climate-KIC is seeking to support activities needed to regenerate and reboot economies in line with EIT Climate-KIC’s mission to build a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a net- zero-carbon, circular economy. This call is focused on innovation programs and projects which directly respond to and support emergence from the impact of COVID-19 and propose innovative solutions to address these impacts. Innovation activities in the following priority areas are of particular interest: circular economy; transformation of the built environment in cities; and systems to deploy public and private capital in support of climate resilient, safe and sustainable communities.(To be eligible to receive funding, applicants must be an EIT Climate-KIC partner. Non-EIT Climate-KIC partners can apply but will not be eligible to receive funding until they have Partner status. For more information on how to get this, please contact the EIT Climate-KIC).

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Application Deadline:
The Fund fund will be opening on Friday May 15, 2020, to 100 new people.
Target Population:
LGBTQ
Area of Interest:
Arts/Culture/Humanities: General
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: New York City
The NYC Low-Income Artist + Freelancer Relief Fund seeks to provide support for low-income, BIPOC, trans/GNC/NB/Queer artists and freelancers whose livelihoods are being effected by this pandemic in NYC.

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Application Deadline:
May 22, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness: General, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

Supporting Engagement in and Dissemination of PCOR/CER in the Context of COVID-19 aims to support projects that help communities increase their capacity to participate across all phases of the patient-centered outcomes research/comparative clinical effectiveness research (PCOR/CER) process while responding to contextual changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
May 22, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario

Ownr Grants of up to $1,000 will help support Canadian entrepreneurs. A total of $25,000 in funding will be awarded. New businesses or individuals with an idea for a new business are eligible to apply. Existing businesses should be based in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia with less than $1,000,000 in revenue and fewer than ten employees.

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Application Deadline:
May 22, 2020
Target Population:
Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: South Africa

Women's Voice and Leadership - South Africa's Rapid Response Funding window is open, with a special emphasis on mitigating the effect of COVID-19 on women’s rights.

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Application Deadline:
May 24, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Education
Geographic Scope: Brazil

The Fundação Lemann (Lemann Foundation) is offering support through the Learning Support Fund during COVID-19 for projects that offer immediate support and short-term results to promote learning and well-being for students, educators, and communities. Brazilian institutions that have a valid CNPJ, which may be private companies or nonprofit organizations in any sector are eligible.

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Application Deadline:
May 24, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Santa Barbara County
The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Santa Barbara Foundation, and Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation are partnering on a new COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Grant Program, which will disburse more than $75,000 in two cycles to support county arts and culture nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. The grant is intended to support general operating expenses, including staff and facilities.

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Application Deadline:
May 25, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Europe

The Manufacturing vs. COVID-19 call for proposals seeks to identify fast track projects addressing the pandemic and provide venture support for high-potential start-ups, scale-ups, and SMEs to accelerate recovery.

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Application Deadline:
May 26, 2020
Target Population:
Minorities, Children/Youth, Seniors/Aging, People with Disabilities
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Maryland

Geographic Focus: Baltimore County
The Baltimore County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will support the County’s efforts to promote public health and support residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support is provided to nonprofit organizations that are providing access to food and other home essentials, assisting those affected by COVID-19 through mental health and social services, and supporting public safety first responders, healthcare workers, and "economic and community first responders", including grocery store workers, delivery people, and bus drivers.

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Application Deadline:
May 26, 2020
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

The ICFJ COVID-19 Latin America News Relief Fund Grant offers financial assistance in the form of a one-time grant ranging from $10,000 to $40,000 to organizations in selected Latin American countries to help support news organizations serving a critical role for communities impacted by COVID-19 by either: 1) responding to immediate community needs, or 2) offsetting revenue shortfalls to help publishers maintain long-term sustainability. Eligible applicants include nonprofit or for-profit news organizations with their principal place of business located in one of the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, or Uruguay;

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Application Deadline:
May 26, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Global

The COVID-19 Reimagine Learning Challenge is a global call to bring together parents, students, and teachers to share approaches that address the educational challenges people are facing amidst COVID-19. 

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Application Deadline:
The first round of applications is open from May 13 to May 27, 2020. Additional rounds of applications will be opened in June and 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.

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Application Deadline:
May 27, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: United Kingdom

The British Academy is inviting humanities and social science researchers to bring their specific insights to bear on the global health pandemic resulting from COVID-19. Small research project funding is available to support research across the British Academy's disciplines making a significant contribution to the understandings of and range of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Application Deadline:
May 28, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Europe

EIT Food has launched the COVID-19 Bridge Fund for EU agrifood startups that have been affected by coronavirus as part of the EIT Crisis Response Initiative. The funding mechanism will provide timely financial support of between €200,000 and €500,000 to a select number of agriculture and food ventures addressing one of EIT Food’s focus areas: alternative proteins, sustainable agriculture, targeted nutrition, sustainable aquaculture, digital transformation of traceability, and circular food systems. The aim of the financial support is to help ventures adapt to the crisis, to continue critical innovation activities, and to bridge the gap to securing follow-on funding. 

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Application Deadline:
May 28, 2020
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Global

The Information Saves Lives Rapid Response Fund aims to help small, local news organizations survive in the face of COVID-19. Funding is provided to media outlets, organizations, and individuals who are working to provide local language journalism and other forms of public information related to the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts.

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Application Deadline:
May 28 and June 11, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: USA

COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants will support educator-led initiatives to adapt to the unique circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic during the summer months of 2020. Applicants must be educators or education support professionals as well as current NEA members.

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Application Deadline:
May 29, 2020
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Canada

Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE) is a national Indigenous youth-led charity empowering youth to shape the future of truth and reconciliation in Canada. CRE's CREation Community Support Fund enables small organizations and collectives to support Indigenous youth well-being in Canada during COVID-19. Groups can apply for up to $5,000 to provide innovative and essential supports, resources, and initiatives to Indigenous youth (ages 14-29).

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Application Deadline:
Each Friday in May 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Indiana

Geographic Focus: Allen County
The Artist Relief Fund helps the following individuals who have lost income due to COVID-19: self-employed artists of all disciplines, artists contracted by arts and culture nonprofit organizations, and employees who have been laid off or furloughed by a nonprofit arts and culture organization or venue.

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Application Deadline:
May 29, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Maryland

Geographic Focus: Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, and Harford County.
The COVID-19 Response, an initiative of the Funding Collaborative of Greater Baltimore, will support non
profit organizations in the greater Baltimore region seeking resources to support changes in operations and sustainability due to COVID-19. The majority of funded proposals will receive $10,000 to $25,000.

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Application Deadline:
May 29, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC

Geographic Focus: The Washington, DC, metropolitan region, including Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland and northern Virginia
The COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund supports local nonprofits leading emergency preparedness and response efforts to help mitigate the impact on disproportionately affected communities in the Washington, DC, region. The focus is on addressing lost wages, providing relief for small businesses and gig economy workers, expanding access to medical services, and meeting the unique needs of people experiencing homelessness, among other needs.

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Application Deadline:
May 29, 2020
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Global

The International Fact-Checking Network and the 88 fact-checking organizations that have been working together since January to fight mis/disinformation about COVID-19 are offering a call for research proposals on the CoronaVirusFacts Alliance database. The IFCN is accepting proposals from academics and researchers to address topics including but not limited to the following: investigating claims and the spread of mis/disinformation on COVID-19 across different media platforms and different national or language environments; exploring themes, styles, imagery, or other features of mis/disinformation around COVID-19; investigating the characteristics and behaviors of actors (both individuals and groups) that surfaced and helped spread COVID-19 hoaxes; finding ways to measure the impact of the fact-checking activity when addressing certain hoaxes; and analyzing the limitations and challenges that fact-checkers have faced to tackle mis/disinformation during the COVID-19 outbreak. Grants of up to $10,000 will be provided.

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Application Deadline:
May 29, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Texas

Geographic Focus: Chaves, Eddy, and Lea counties in New Mexico and Cochran, Gaines, and Yoakum counties in Texas
The Sharing Success Grant Program aims to address the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis by supporting nonprofit organizations in the Lea County Electric Cooperative's service territory. Awards of up to $20,000 are available.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted and funded on a weekly basis until May 29, 2020.
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Washington

Geographic Scope: North Central Washington
North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) invests in partnerships and capacity to improve rural health across North Central Washington. NCACH is granting $150,000 to community groups, schools, and nonprofits through the COVID-19 Community Support Fund, which awards up to $5,000 for projects and initiatives that promote communities staying home and staying healthy. This funding is for critical equipment or resources that support communities who are isolated or social distancing, or supporting essential workers and their families.

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Application Deadline:
May 30 and June 30 (tentative)
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: South Carolina

Geographic Focus: Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, and Sumter  
The One SC COVID-19 Response Fund supports nonprofits that are providing direct services in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Priority will be given to organizations serving under-resourced counties as well as those working with populations disproportionately impacted by this crisis.

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Application Deadline:
May 30, 2020
Target Population:
Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alabama

Geographic Focus: the greater Birmingham area, including Blount, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby, and Walker counties
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham’s COVID-19 Response fund focuses on resiliency in communities by addressing the immediate and basic needs of economically vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19. Grants are designed to complement the work of local public health, nonprofit, and government entities, and to expand local capacity to support individuals and families experiencing hardship because of the outbreak and related closures and disruptions.

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

Geographic Focus: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro, and Williamsburg counties
The Pee Dee Disaster Relief Fund seeks to help organizations respond to food, shelter, health, and nonprofit sustainability needs stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic in a quick and efficient way.

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

The COVID-19 Response Call supports projects that exclusively address the COVID-19 outbreak and propose an innovative approach while addressing two or more thematic areas: Innovation, Business Creation, Academy, Factory, Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS), and Citizen Engagement. Proposals are accepted from partners registered in an EU country or an H2020 associated country.

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

The Call for Innovator Applications seeks promising digital health solutions in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Support is provided in two areas: 1.) smartphone-based solutions for supporting the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, and 2.) broad/long-term digital solutions to address gaps in healthcare brought to light by COVID-19.

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Application Deadline:
May 31, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Washington

The CARES Act Humanities Relief Grants are intended to support nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations that are facing financial hardship resulting from the coronavirus. Hardship includes, but is not limited to, risk of permanent closure, loss of significant revenue, loss of paid staff, and/or loss of venue or workspace.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
May 31, 2020
Target Population:
African Americans, Women/Girls
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia

The SBGWC COVID-19 Fund will rapidly deploy resources to organizations that support Black girls and women in the South that may be experiencing financial crisis or uncertainty due to the coronavirus outbreak. Grants will be awarded weekly through May 31, 2020.

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Application Deadline:
Applicants are encouraged to submit their funding request as quickly as possible, ideally by May 31, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Area of Interest:
Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Global

Geographic Focus: Countries that directly receive Global Fund financing
The COVID-19 Response Mechanism supports countries to respond to COVID-19, mitigate the impact on programs to fight HIV, TB and malaria, and initiate urgent improvements in health and community systems. With an initial allocation of $500 million, the COVID-19 Response Mechanism leverages the principle of country ownership and allows countries to request funding for control and containment, including laboratory networks, supply chains, and community-led response. Eligible applicants include those countries that directly receive Global Fund financing. All funding requests must be coordinated and submitted by the Country Coordinating Mechanism.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

Geographic Focus: Fayette County
The Emergency Relief Fund provides grants to health and human service organizations, and other nonprofits, serving Fayette County in response to local disasters and emergencies. Currently, the Fund is accepting applications to address the needs of organizations that have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 virus.  

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted throughout 2020. Subsequent deadlines will be defined later in 2020, and include June and 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:
June 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

Geographic Focus: Islamic Development Bank Member Countries
The Transform Fund Call for Innovation 2020 will focus entirely on supporting the Islamic Development Bank’s Member Countries long-term preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Interests include the adaptation of advanced technology, innovative health supply chain management systems, development of low-cost rapid tests and screening methods, and capacity building interventions.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Developing Countries

Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is inviting applications to a special Exploratory Research Grant call for projects addressing the economic impacts of coronavirus in developing countries. Funding of  £10,000 to £40,000 will be provided to individual researchers for research that can inform policymakers and other stakeholders on the economic impacts of coronavirus in developing countries so that the costs can be mitigated as much as possible.

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Application Deadline:
June 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: USA, Global

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) seeks proposals from across the social sciences and related fields that address the social, economic, cultural, psychological, and political impact of Covid-19 in the United States and globally, as well as responses to the pandemic’s wide-ranging effects. Researchers who hold a PhD in any social science disciplines or related interdisciplinary fields are eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

The Gadfly Project is making available in-kind hosting grants for small-businesses and nomprofit organizations experiencing hardships and revenue losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant is open globally to small businesses with fewer than 50 employees. 

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Application Deadline:
Emergency Support Grants: none
Stabilization Grants: June 1, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Manitoba

Geographic Focus: Winnipeg
The Winnipeg Foundation is committed to supporting the Winnipeg, MB, community through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation expects its grant response to have three phases: emergency support, stabilization, and recovery. The Foundation is currently offering two types of grants: Emergency Support Grants support registered charities serving vulnerable Winnipeggers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stabilization Grants of up to $50,000 support registered charities continue operating over the short-term.

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Application Deadline:
June 2, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts/Culture/Humanities: General
Geographic Scope: Burkina Faso, Senegal, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Uganda

Creativity Is Life Support Grants aim to support the production of artistic works during, in reaction to, or following the COVID-19 crisis. Artists should respond to COVID-19 under the following themes: "Here and Now" and "Tomorrow's World".

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Application Deadline:
June 3, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Minnesota

Geographic Focus: Twin Cities
The Ciresi Walburn Foundation for Children’s COVID-19 Education Impact Innovative Response Fund seeks proposals from Twin Cities-based schools, community-serving organizations, and other education-focused nonprofits for funding for new, innovative, and/or highly impactful programs and plans to provide academic instruction to historically underserved students in order to mitigate the impact of and help students catch up from learning loss due to the coronavirus crisis. 

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Application Deadline:
June 3, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: England, Wales

The Youth Endowment Fund has opened a new £6.5m COVID-19 grant round to support vulnerable young people at risk of youth violence. Dual aims with this grant round are to help reach and support vulnerable young people at risk of youth violence, and to learn the best ways to provide support under social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines.

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Application Deadline:
June 4, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health: Diseases, Health/Wellness, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Africa, Asia

Geographic Focus: Islamic Development Bank member countries
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are offering a competitive grant for research collaboration. Technologists and researchers from IsDB Member Countries are invited to submit research and innovation proposals that can help address challenges directly and indirectly related to COVID-19.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Washington

Geographic Focus: King County
As closures, cancellations, and loss of work due to COVID-19 impact the King County cultural sector, our Cultural Relief Fund will distribute $1 million over the coming months.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Africa

The COVID-19 Innovation Challenge seeks to identify and showcase some of the top technologies and innovations from across Africa and beyond; explore investment and market needs and identify business opportunities in the following areas: affordable rapid testing, enhancing medical devices and personal protective gear design and fabrication, alternative tools for efficient and effective contact tracing and isolation, and development and production of potential drugs and vaccines in Africa. The Challenge is open to all firms, individuals, research centers, innovation hubs, universities, and institutes as well as government leaders and agencies and business leaders of all sizes and ages.

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Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education, Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: USA

The Innovation Fund is intended to help nonprofits, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, innovators at colleges and universities, and startups and small businesses harness the power of data, technology, and diverse intellectual capital to improve COVID-19 relief efforts. The focus is on solutions and projects that will build lasting community resilience through protecting vulnerable populations and frontline workers or providing for the safe return to work.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Sciences/Social Sciences, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Global

The COVID-19 & Beyond – Innovation For Social Good challenge aims to set the pace for social-minded groups to come forward with their innovative ideas to address some of the biggest social challenges and issues of the post-COVID-19 pandemic. Challenges include: Neighborhood Communities, Migrant Worker Access, Food Rescue, Supply Chain Resources, and Community Engagement. The finalist for each challenge will receive SGD 4,500 to kickstart prototype development.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Michigan

Geographic Focus: Oakland County
Impact100 Oakland County is an organization of women committed to improving their community by providing substantial grants to nonprofit organizations in Oakland County, MI. For 2020, the focus is on relief services related to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to other high-impact projects.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Ontario

Geograpic Focus: Prince Edward County
The County Foundation's PEC Helping PEC – COVID-19 Fund provides support to the broader Prince Edward County community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Areas of interest include food and health solutions for people and organizations facing issues of distress caused by the pandemic.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 8, 2020
Area of Interest:
Education, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

The COVID-19 Related Research Grants support education research projects that will contribute to understanding the rapid shifts in education in this time of crisis and change. The focus is on: 1.) studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of educational inequality caused by the COVID-19 crisis; and 2.) research projects that are working to reimagine educational opportunities in these times.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 10, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education
Geographic Scope: California

CA CARES: Humanities Relief Grants for organizations aim to provide general operating support to organizations that have experienced the cancellation of their public humanities activities due to a decrease or loss of revenue, cancellation of programming opportunities, loss of paid staff, or venues as a result of COVID-19. Grants range from $5,000 to $20,000. Applications will be accepted from California-based public agencies (including libraries, museums, schools, universities and colleges, and tribal governments) and California-based organizations with a minimum two-year organizational history.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 12, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alberta

Geographic Focus: Lethbridge and southwestern Alberta
The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Grants Program supports frontline charitable organizations dealing with those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in southwestern Alberta. Grant applications will be considered for projects in the following priority areas: food, shelter, healthcare, and families with children. Support will also be provided for recovery efforts in the months ahead.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 12, 2020
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: Global

Countering Corruption amid COVID-19 is an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications in support of the goal of combating corruption arising in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are accepted from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations, and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 12, 2020
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: El Salvador

The European Commission has issued a call for proposals to support civil society in the protection of democracy and human rights in the context generated by the COVID-19 pandemic in El Salvador. (Information on this call is only available in Spanish.)

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Application Deadline:
The Fund will be open for a final round of applications from June 10 to June 12, 2020, or until it reaches 500 applications.
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Media/Communications
Geographic Scope: Global

Field of Vision and Topic Studios have created a $250,000 fund to provide grants for freelancers working in the documentary field. The Fund will distribute unrestricted grants of up to $2,000 to support personal financial needs during the COVID-19 pandemic to freelancers who have experienced hardship from loss of income or opportunity as a result of the pandemic. Artists internationally are eligible, with priority given to countries and regions of which there isn’t government freelance assistance that applicants may be eligible for.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 12, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases: General, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: USA

The Emergency Response for the Healthcare System Innovation Challenge poses the question, "Can you create a digital tool supporting the healthcare system (including but not limited to providers, government, and public health and community organizations) during a large-scale health crisis (pandemic, natural disaster, or other public health emergency)?" Digital tools can assist the healthcare community as it adapts to quickly changing circumstances and needs by addressing multiple categories: capacity management, clinical integration, communication, data exchange, mental health tools for providers, population health, preparedness, resource management, and data analytics, tracking, and visualization.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 12, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: USA, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

The Coronavirus Response Fund provides resources to help organizations in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa conduct virtual exchange programs to engage young people and educators affected by the pandemic. Virtual exchange efforts include programs that use online technology to connect individuals and small groups between countries, are based on a curriculum or activity plan, involve qualified facilitators (such as educators or others), and involve sustained communication and collaboration synchronously (in real-time) or asynchronously over a period of time. Activities must be conducted in the United States and in one or more of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, the Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Programs involving refugees from these countries who are currently in countries not listed are also eligible.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted by June 12, 2020, and 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:
June 15 and 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:
June 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

Microsoft is mobilizing its efforts on the AI for Health Initiative to support researchers and organizations responding to COVID-19. Support is provided for COVID-19 -related research in the following areas: data and insights, treatment and diagnosis, allocation of resources, dissemination of accurate information, and scientific research. The application form is available here.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 15 and September 15, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: California, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Geographic Focus: Northern California, southeastern Idaho, Oregon, Utah, central/southeastern Washington, and Wyoming
The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation has committed immediate COVID-19 relief support for organizations that provide critical far-reaching services in each of the Foundation’s operating states, with an emphasis on those organizations serving the most at-risk community members.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 18, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Sciences/Social Sciences
Geographic Scope: Global

MIT Solve is seeking tech innovations that can slow and track the spread of an emerging outbreak, for example by improving individual hygiene, developing low-cost rapid diagnostics, analyzing data that informs decision making, and providing tools that protect health workers. Solve is also seeking solutions that focus on preventative and mitigation measures that strengthen access to affordable primary healthcare systems, enhance disease surveillance systems, and improve healthcare supply chains.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 21, 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:
June 25, 2020
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Hungary

Open Society Foundations’ Grassroots and Parent Activism in Education grant is open to Hungarian civil society organizations and informal groups working to improve educational opportunities for marginalized children. This call seeks to support grassroots-level initiatives which address education challenges and their impacts, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, with particular attention on strengthening community-level participation and engaging parents.

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Application Deadline:
Applications will be accepted during the following dates:
Round 2: June 22 to June 25, 2020
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:
June 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

CEPI has opened an additional funding opportunity for the rapid development of vaccines against COVID-19. This Call for Proposals will support the rapid development of vaccines striving for licensure/emergency authorization in 12 to 18 months or less and to ensure the availability of sufficient doses for wide-spread global deployment as soon as possible in 2021.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Massachusetts

Geographic Focus: Boston
The Boston Artist Relief Fund will award grants of $500 and $1000 to individual artists who live in Boston whose creative practices and incomes are being adversely impacted by Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Sciences/Social Sciences, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

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

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs
Geographic Scope: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia

The Open Society Initiative for Europe's Working Together to Improve Governance and Anticorruption call for proposals seeks to support civil society–driven initiatives aiming to 1) increase transparency, accountability, and public participation processes to strengthen public institutions with a collaborative approach; 2) address and mitigate the corruption risks related to the COVID-19 crisis.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
June 30, 2020
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: West Virginia

Geographic Focus: Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, and Taylor counties
Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia’s Emergency Impact Fund is providing grants for unanticipated, additional expenses related to COVID-19. The current focus is on funding organizations providing human services, including emergency food, shelter, and other basic needs.  

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 1, 2020
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, Low-Income
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: New Zealand

Geographic Focus: Whanganui, Rangitīkei, and Waimarino
The COVID-19 Response Fund will help organisations in Whanganui, Rangitīkei, and Waimarino to cope with the crisis. The focus is on costs incurred in providing goods, services, projects or activities for members of the community most in need on the basis of COVID-19, particularly the elderly, disadvantaged, and other vulnerable people. Increased or unexpected operational costs related to COVID-19 will also be considered. Grants of up to $5,000 will be provided.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 6. 2020
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Tasmania

The Tasmanian Government is currently providing grants through the Additional Arts Organizations Funding program to support the arts and cultural sector in Tasmanian impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
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
Geographic Scope: USA

The Adira Foundation is running a fast-track COVID-19 response grant program that offers funding to nonprofits whose focus is on people with neurodegenerative diseases and that are ready to quickly and responsibly assist these communities. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will conclude when the funding has been fully distributed.

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:
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
Geographic Scope: New Mexico

Geographic Focus: Greater Albuquerque area
The Emergency Action Fund supports nonprofit organizations in the Greater Albuquerque area struggling with lost and non-recoverable revenue expenses due to COVID-19.  All grants are unrestricted and will range from $500 to $5,000.

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.

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