COVID-19 Related Funding

Grant Opportunities Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

During national and international emergencies, we often make funding opportunities available to the public. The following are grant opportunities that specifically relate to COVID-19. These are for nonprofits, small businesses, journalists, and artists. They are updated each business day and listed by deadline date.

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Application Deadline:
July 6, 2022
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Combatting COVID-19 Grant Program supports non-governmental organizations, think tanks, government institutions, academic institutions, and individuals for programs that strengthen the
bilateral ties between the United States and Canada and support the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership Pillar Combatting COVID-19. Supported activities include, but are not limited to: 1.) combatting mis- and dis-information around COVID-19 and vaccinations and promoting the importance of science-based public health measures in response to the pandemic; and 2.) messaging, information, and educational programs and campaigns that engage youth and underserved communities, and that address information and other disparities between communities and rural and urban audiences.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 15, 2022
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: California

Administered by Physicians for a Healthy California, with funding from the California Department of Public Health, the KidsVaxGrant program provides funding to medical organizations enrolled in the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program, serving eligible children from birth through 18 years of age. VFC providers newly enrolled in California's COVID-19 vaccine program could be eligible for $10,000 to support enrollment and launching a vaccination center, while VFC providers already enrolled in myCAvax who are expanding operating hours could be eligible for $15,000.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 15, 2022
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: USA

The Addressing Eating Disorders and the COVID-19 Pandemic program provides funding for projects designed to identify, develop, and implement evidence-based interventions aimed at detecting and preventing eating disorders, focusing on teen girls at risk for eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Application Deadline:
Interest Forms: July 18 and September 26, 2022
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia

Geographic Focus: Greater Washington region
The Meyer Foundation is currently focusing its core grantmaking to support work that seeks a just and equitable COVID-19 recovery. Supported work will address the root causes of inequity through systems change work, build power for purposes of advancing racial and economic justice, and actively participate in broader organizing, movement, or field-building work.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 26, 2022
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

This program provides awards of up to $15 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) for the following purposes: 1) to expand lending, grantmaking, and investment activity in low- or moderate-income communities and to borrowers, including minorities, that have significant unmet capital or financial services needs, and were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; and 2) to enable CDFIs to build organizational capacity and acquire technology, staff, and other tools necessary to accomplish the activities under a CDFI ERP Award.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 29, 2022
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Strengthening Community Capacity to Support Mental Health and Wellbeing: COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Program, offered by the Canadian Red Cross with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, assists community organizations working on the frontlines supporting those whose mental health and well-being have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Support is provided to community-based organizations in their work to promote mental health and well-being in the context of COVID-19 by building protective factors or reducing risk factors and enhancing resilience; prevent longer term mental health illnesses including those associated with COVID-19 related traumatic experience; and respond by equipping organizations and service providers to offer safe, responsive, and effective programming and support. Registered charities, nonprofit organizations, and Indigenous governing bodies are eligible to apply.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
July 31, 2022
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Global, United Kingdom

Through the COVID-19 Response Fund, the Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the U.K. and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE will also be considered.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 5, 2022
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

This notice of funding opportunity supports two distinct programs that are designed to support underserved communities and populations across the country in developing successful economic development plans and projects: 1) the Economic Recovery Corps Fellows program and 2) the Equity Impact Investments program. The Economic Recovery Corps program will add staff resources to local organizations focused on improving economic resilience and competitiveness in distressed regions across the country. The Equity Impact Investments program will provide technical assistance to enable organizations serving underserved populations and communities to participate in economic development planning and projects.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 15, 2022
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: USA

COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of healthcare and public health, laying bare disparities and gaps in some conditions and worsening others. Public health agencies need the capacity to regain their footing in these areas and then accelerate their efforts. This funding opportunity will support strategically strengthening public health capacity and systems related to the workforce, foundational capabilities, data modernization, physical infrastructure, and support from national public health partners.

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Application Deadline:
Letters of Interest: August 26 and December 23, 2022
Full applications: September 16, 2022 and January 13, 2023
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: USA

To support communities across the nation who are confronting COVID-19, the RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) is soliciting applications for two kinds of awards. The RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program is open to community serving organizations, faith-based organizations, and tribal nations and organizations to help advance capacity, training, support, and community experience with COVID-19 testing initiatives. The RADx-UP CDCC Rapid Research Pilot Program is open to universities and nonprofits both within and outside of the RADx-UP network and will support the implementation of novel or emerging testing technologies in communities.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 30, 2022
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The American Rescue Plan Indigenous Communities funding opportunity is designed to support indigenous communities as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
September 30, 2022
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: USA

The American Rescue Plan Act Statewide Planning, Research, and Networks funding opportunity seeks to build regional economies for the future through two primary avenues: a) statewide planning; and, b.) research and networks.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
November 14, 2022
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.

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Application Deadline:
Proposals are due the first day of each month until December 1, 2022.
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Sciences/Social Sciences, Health/Wellness, Education
Geographic Scope: Hawaii

Geographic Focus: Kahuku and Makapu‘u
The goal of the Ko‘olau Pilina Fund is to rapidly respond to COVID-related issues in the region (defined here as the region within Kahuku and Makapu‘u). Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 support projects in the following areas: family strengthening; ‘Āina, farming, and food security; health and healthcare; and education and learning.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
December 7, 2022
Geographic Scope: Ontario

The Resilient Communities Fund helps organizations recover and build their resiliency due to the impacts of COVID-19 through recovery projects. Eligible projects will need to benefit local communities and align with Resilient Communities Fund outcomes.

Date Added:
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.

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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.

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.

Date Added:
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.

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

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

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

The ABC Trust Community Grant 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
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Alberta

Geographic Focus: communities outside Edmonton and Calgary
The COVID Community Roots Program supports projects in rural and remote communities across Alberta that are in response to COVID-19. Grants of up to $3,000 are awarded for grassroots, community-led initiatives. Initiatives must address the mental, physical, social, or emotional issues that COVID-19 has created in the lives of their community. Eligible applicants include nonprofits, charities, municipalities, First Nations communities, and Métis Settlements. Unregistered organizations may apply with a partner organization.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Black/African Americans
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness
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 following programs: The Nolet Family USA Relief Program 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. Radical Xchange Charitable Gifts for Black Mental Health Relief provide mental health relief to Black hospitality workers in need.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
August 31, 2021
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities
Geographic Scope: Arizona

American Rescue Plan Act Humanities Grants provide rapid-response funding to nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations that are facing financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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

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

The COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund supports front of house and back of house hospitality professionals across Canada, to a maximum of $500 per month.

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

BarterPay is a social enterprise that helps businesses and charities across Canada acquire the products and services they need without using cash. BarterPay has launched a special barter grant program that will distribute $37.5 million in value to travel, tourism and hospitality businesses across Canada to help them recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will help Canadian travel businesses convert their unsold time, space, services and idle inventory, their 'spare capacity,' into Barter Credits™ at retail value.

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: USA, Canada

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.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Michigan

Geographic Focus: Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties
The Emergency Response and Recovery Grant focuses on programs providing emergency relief, such as food pantries, child and baby needs, needs for shelters, and help for homebound seniors.

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 provides grants of up to $2,500 to nonprofit organizations offering disaster relief efforts and serving economically vulnerable children, families, and seniors impacted by COVID-19 in the Yellowstone County and surrounding rural communities.

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

The Biogen Foundation has committed $10 million to aid in COVID-19 relief efforts around the world. At this time, the Biogen Foundation’s COVID-19 relief efforts are focused on the following categories: expanding and ensuring access to testing, easing the burden on healthcare systems and healthcare workers, and providing food and necessities for the most vulnerable populations.

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Application Deadline:
none
Geographic Scope: Alabama

Geographic Focus: Bullock, Butler, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, and Wilcox counties
The 
Black Belt Community Foundation's COVID-19 Access Program is intended to assist city and county leaders in accessing allocations of CARES Act money made available to them through the State of Alabama.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
LGBTQ, Black/African Americans, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, Hispanics, Asian/Pacific Islanders
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

The Fund for Trans Generations’ COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund is accepting requests for COVID-19 specific funding to help meet the pressing needs of trans communities of color. Grants of between $2,000 and $10,000 are provided to help with mutual aid and care support networks; healing and virtual wellness spaces; online/virtual programming needs; living stipends for members and/or staff; survival needs, i.e., food, rent support, shelter, utilities; and organizing and advocacy.

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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.

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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:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Michigan

Geographic Focus: Branch County and Colon
The Emergency Relief Grant provides support for needs such as housing assistance for homeless, food insecurities, rental and utility assistance, gas cards, hygiene products, minutes for phone plans (especially for people with mental health needs working with telehealth or telephonic care), and operating funds for nonprofit organizations.

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

Geographic Focus: Brown County
The Emergency Response Fund provides support to nonprofit organizations to respond to impacts of the COVID-19 virus, local flooding occurring during 2020, and other public, local crises that may arise as situations evolve.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

The Bush Foundation has adapted its Community Innovation grant program to be responsive to needs and opportunities related to COVID-19. Applications related to COVID-19 are given expedited consideration. This includes immediate response efforts and longer-term rebuilding efforts. Grants must be used for projects located in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

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

The California Rebuilding Fund is a loan program to support California’s small businesses—especially those located in economically disadvantaged and historically under-banked areas of the state. Businesses who employed 50 or less full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) and had gross revenues of less than $2.5 million or below in 2019 are eligible to apply.

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

Geographic Focus: The area of School District 72, which includes Sayward, Quadra and Cortes Islands, the City of Campbell River and all regional areas within School District 72
The Campbell River Community Foundation's COVID-19 Relief Fund provides support to registered charities for community initiatives that combat the effects of COVID-19 in the greater Campbell River Community.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund was established to help small businesses offset the cost of expenses to open safely or adopt digital technologies to move more of their business online.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Massachusetts

Geographic Focus: Cape Cod and neighboring islands
The Cape Cod and Island Major Crisis Relief Fund
provides humanitarian aid to local individuals and families for disaster response. Services include financial aid for food, housing, transportation, and medical/mental healthcare.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Oregon

The Adaptive Fund provides support to community partners to recognize both the importance of partnership and the need to build capacity. Grants are available for programming addressing the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 and COVID-19 related emergency operations support.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Education
Geographic Scope: Massachusetts

Through the Massachusetts Ready Fund, Catalyst:Ed is connecting school and system leaders in Massachusetts with customized, hands-on, and expert support as they plan and prepare to meet the needs of their students, families, and staff over summer and fall. 

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

Geographic Focus: Central Minnesota
The Central Minnesota Community Foundation offers a range of funds to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Foundation's website for current opportunities.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Montana

Geographic Focus: Fergus, Garfield, Judith Basin, Petroleum, and Wheatland counties
The Central Montana Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund supports nonprofit organizations working on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. Grants will be available until the Relief Fund is depleted.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
November 1, 2021
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Ontario

Geographic Focus: Centre Wellington
Centre Wellington Community Foundation's COVID-19 Community Response Fund provides rapid response funding of up to $5,000 to front-line organizations in Centre Wellington, ON, cooperating to ensure the most vulnerable citizens are safe and healthy. Support is provided for organizations addressing the areas of mental well-being, food, transportation, and technology.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
varies by call for proposals
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases
Geographic Scope: Global

CEPI issues calls for proposals and requests for information inviting applicants to submit proposals for projects to develop vaccine candidates and support clinical trials involving vaccine candidates. Recent calls have focused on COVID-19.

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

Geographic Focus: Charlevoix County
The Urgent Needs Funds offers ongoing support for nonprofit organizations dealing with unexpected consequences of  the COVID-19 crisis. The Fund seeks to help Charlevoix County residents access food, shelter, rent, utilities, safety, healthcare, mental health services, and other basic and urgent needs.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: Chautauqua County
The Chautauqua County Crisis Response Fund: COVID-19 supports nonprofit organizations that address immediate basic human needs, mental health services, and the economic impact on individuals from reduced or lost work due to the outbreak. Priority will be given to requests that indicate high levels of collaboration.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Civic Affairs, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: England

Geographic Focus: Cheshire East, Cheshire West, Chester, and Warrington
COVID-19 Response grants provide vital support to charities helping vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Priority areas include increasing capacity for organizations providing emergency support, such as food banks or benefits advice, and to provide funding to help charities which coordinate community response and to support volunteers.

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

CJI’s SOS Rapid Response Fund has always provided flexible and immediate funding to organizations responding to changing political landscapes and working to build collective power at critical junctures. Grants of $2,500 to $5,000 currently support organizing that responds to opportunities or dangers affecting the health, safety, or human rights of incarcerated and directly impacted people based on Covid-19 policies or practices.

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

Geographic Focus: Laguna Beach
The Arts Related Small Business & Nonprofit Grant Relief Program will support qualifying 5th District arts-related small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. Grant awards range from $5,000 to $20,00 for nonprofits based on organizational revenue and $5,000 to $12,000 for small businesses based on the number of full-time equivalent employees.

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

Geographic Focus: Clemmons and Lewisville
The COVID-19 Response Grants of up to $2,500 will provide funding for agencies who are providing direct services to individuals and families impacted by the pandemic. Nonprofit partners will work directly with affected households to receive assistance.

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

Geographic Focus: Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties
The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund provides support to nonprofit organizations dealing directly with the ongoing effects of the pandemic in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties. 

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands communities
The 
Coastal Community Credit Union's Relief and Resiliency Fund provides support to Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands nonprofit community organizations to deal with the effects of COVID-19, and help them through the pandemic. There are two categories of funding, Relief and Resilience, both with the intent to provide one-time funds to community organizations who have extraordinary needs as a result of the ongoing pandemic. Requests must be for $1,000 or more.

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

Geographic Focus: Columbia Valley region, including communities from Spillimacheen to Canal Flats
Phase Two of the Columbia Valley Community Foundation COVID-19 Community Response Fund will support the sustainability of the local charities and nonprofits that are a backbone to the community.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Education, Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Michigan

Geographic Focus: Detroit
The Bridging the Gap Rapid Response Grant recognizes that leaders and groups throughout Detroit are especially equipped to understand the unique challenges experienced in the community. The grant provides resources to grassroots and community groups to respond to immediate needs, implement activities, and design bridges to quickly address gaps faced by Detroit families as a result of the pandemic. Interests include, but are not limited to, arts/culture, education, health, social services, and children and youth.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as funds remain available.
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Colorado

Geographic Focus: Jefferson County
The Jeffco Hope Fund provides support for organizations who are providing direct services to mitigate the negative impacts of COVID-19 and support for nonprofits who may not be providing direct services but have been negatively impacted due to suspended programming, canceled fundraising events, or shrinking or lack of resources to continue their work. General operating support ranging from $2,500- $15,000 will be made.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Ireland

The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Covid-19 Community Fund is aimed at the immediate needs of organizations impacted by Covid-19 and focused on the following: people over 60, people with respiratory illnesses or cancer, people experiencing domestic abuse, isolated vulnerable people and families, and mental health issues for those affected by Covid- 19. Grants ranging from €1,000 to €10,000 are available.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Women/Girls, Low-Income, Immigrant/Refugee
Area of Interest:
Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: California

Geographic Focus: Monterey County
The COVID-19 Relief Fund addresses the immediate and longer-term needs of Monterey County's most vulnerable residents. Nonprofits assisting those impacted by the coronavirus are invited to apply for a grant.

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

Geographic Focus: Nantucket
The Community Foundation for Nantucket’s Fund for Emergency Relief provides
grants to help nonprofit organizations continue to provide vital community services. This includes funding disinfecting programs and PPE equipment. Grants are also awarded to organizations continuing to provide relief and support to individuals and households who are experiencing severe economic hardships due to COVID-19.

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

Geographic Focus: Northeast Michigan
The Community Foundation has mobilized resources from the Urgent Needs Fund to respond to the developing COVID-19 crisis that is impacting and will continue to impact the residents of the following counties: Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, and Presque Isle. Funds are currently being directed toward projects directly affecting basic human needs for people experiencing hardship due to the economic consequences of COVID-19. The grant cycle is ongoing and grant awards will be based on the merit of the proposal and the availability of funds.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Wisconsin

Geographic Focus: Chippewa County
The Response – Recovery – Rebuild Fund supports nonprofit organizations  by providing flexible resources to address the impact of the COVID-19 public health crisis throughout Chippewa County. The focus is on preparedness, response, recovery, and rebuilding efforts. Preference will be given to organizations providing services to those impacted by this public health crisis and to those serving vulnerable populations.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Religion & Ethics, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

Geographic Focus: Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland counties
The Community Foundation of Fayette County's Mask Initiative provides disposable mask donations for first response organizations, healthcare organizations, human service agencies, churches, and other nonprofits.

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

Geographic Focus: the greater Flint area
The Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund seeks to address the gaps that are surfacing in key services for the most vulnerable community members. Strategic priorities include food insecurity and basic needs, homelessness, masks and PPE for the community, COVID-19 testing, and messaging health education information at the grassroots level to ensure equity in dispersing information to the most vulnerable populations.

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Application Deadline:
every Monday
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Pennsylvania

Geographic Focus: Greene County
The Community Foundation of Greene County’s Emergency Response Fund provides funds that may be used for operating support so organizations have the capacity to provide services in a quick and orderly fashion, as well as provide direct relief of individuals and families.
Grants made to health and human service organizations will help ensure that basic needs are met, including food, housing, and healthcare.

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

Geographic Scope: Teton County
The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole’s Community Emergency Response Fund supports local nonprofits providing essential front line services and protecting at-risk populations.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Illinois

Geographic Focus: Iroquois and Kankakee counties
The COVID-19 Community Response Fund focuses on nonprofit organizations providing vital basic needs, services, and resources to disproportionately impacted individuals, families, and vulnerable populations. Requests to support other nonprofit organizations experiencing financial hardship or providing support services to individuals and families will also be accepted.

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Application Deadline:
Visit the Foundation's website for application deadlines.
Geographic Scope: Ohio

Geographic Focus: Lorain County
The  COVID-19 Community Response Grant aims to reduce the economic strain on local nonprofit organizations from this pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
none
Geographic Scope: Indiana

Geographic Focus: Jefferson County
The COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant program helps nonprofit organizations in Jefferson County, or who service the Jefferson County community, that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application is available here.

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Application Deadline:
None. Applications will close when all funds have been disbursed.
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Prince Edward Island

The COVID-19 Community Impact Fund aims to help assist local organizations which meet the needs of others respond to challenges created by COVID-19. Eligible applicants include registered charities and other qualified donees.

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Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Education, Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Indiana

Geographic Focus: Pulaski County
The Pulaski County Care Fund supports local nonprofit organizations, schools, and public entities responding to COVID-19. Priority will be given to organizations working to meet basic needs.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: New Jersey

Geographic Focus: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem counties
The South Jersey COVID-19 Response Fund will support nonprofit organizations providing critical services tied directly to the economic security of South Jersey residents. Funds will be released on a rolling basis as fundraising continues throughout the outbreak and recovery phases of the crisis.

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Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Children/Youth
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Florida

Geographic Focus: South Lake County
The Disaster Relief Fund supports local organizations responding to COVID-19. Funding is provided to assist Lake County families and children.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Washington

Geographic Focus: Lewis, Mason, and Thurston counties
The COVID-19 Response Funds support community-based organizations at the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak, with a focus on communities that are disproportionately impacted. Grants support immediate basic needs, health, and economic needs related to the health and economic impacts of the pandemic.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Alberta

Geographic Focus: Southeastern Alberta
The COVID-19 Response Fund for SE Alberta supports charities and nonprofit societies who are working on the front lines to support vulnerable populations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Priority focus areas consist of food security, shelter, and healthcare (physical and mental health). Grants ranging up to $25,000 support the communities of Medicine Hat and area, Forty Mile, Brooks and District, and Prairie Crocus.

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Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Seniors/Aging, Children/Youth, Immigrant/Refugee
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Indiana

Geographic Focus: Clark and Floyd counties
The COVID-19 Relief Fund assists nonprofit organizations that work in support of seniors, children, immigrants, workers, and other vulnerable populations that have been stressed by the outbreak. The Fund is currently focused on providing support grants to address the basic needs of vulnerable populations under additional strain due to the pandemic as well as to small businesses adversely impacted by cancellations and closures due to COVID-19. Grants also support operational needs exacerbated by the  pandemic (lack of fundraising events, need to hire more staff, using more resources to address needs, etc.).

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Application Deadline:
varies by program
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues, Health/Wellness
Geographic Scope: Missouri

Geographic Focus: Missouri Ozarks region
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks offers several COVID-19 related grant programs. Visit the Foundation's website for details on open programs.

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Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Low-Income, Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: British Columbia

Geographic Focus: the South Okanagan Similkameen region
In response to COVID-19 the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen will be accepting applications for COVID specific projects and programs from registered charities and qualified donees in the South Okanagan Similkameen region only. Support is provided for charities facing economic impact of reduced and lost work, children and youth, families facing economic impact of reduced or lost work, the food insecure, seniors, socially isolated people, addressing information needs, and low-income populations dealing with access to food, hygiene, housing, and other basic needs.

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Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Children/Youth, Seniors/Aging
Area of Interest:
Education, Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: West Virginia

Geographic Focus: Tazewell County and Mercer County
The Community Impact Project supports nonprofit organizations providing vital services to the Mercer County and Tazewell County area due to the coronavirus crisis. Services provided by the nonprofits could include childcare, elder care, patient care, emergency response services, financial assistance to people out of work, nutritional assistance, and other similar services.

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

Geographic Focus: West Chester and Liberty Township
The Community Health Fund seeks to efficiently address local needs during the COVID-19 health crisis. Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or other qualifying organization (schools, religious organizations) and funds must be used to serve the residents of West Chester and Liberty Township.

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

Geographic Focus: Adams, Brown, Hancock, and Pike counties in Illinois and Clark, Knox, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, and Shelby counties in Missouri
The COVID-19 Nonprofit Response Fund supports nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, or units of government impacted by efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, with priority for organizations providing vital basic needs services and resources to disproportionately impacted individuals and families impacted by following public health recommendations. Emphasis is given to efforts relating to healthcare, food security, human and social services, or other basic human needs support.

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Application Deadline:
None
Target Population:
Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Canada

The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF), delivered by Community Foundations of Canada, is an Indigenous-led effort to respond to urgent community needs while taking a long-term view on building community resilience. The IPRF seeks to support Indigenous communities in Canada through this current public health crisis. Funding is provided to Indigenous-led organizations running projects at the community level that serve vulnerable populations that have been especially affected by COVID-19. Support ranges from $5,000 to $30,000.

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Application Deadline:
Rolling until funds are exhausted
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: New York

Geographic Focus: Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster counties
The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley provide support in Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster counties in New York. The Dutchess Responds Fund provides up to $10,000 to organizations and groups serving Dutchess County that have increased demand for services due to COVID-19, or that are modifying their in-person service delivery modes extremely rapidly due to COVID-19, and need assistance to do so. The Putnam COVID-19 Response Fund provides up to $5,000 to nonprofits and groups serving Putnam County that have increased demand for services due to COVID-19, or that are modifying their in-person service delivery modes extremely rapidly due to COVID-19, and need assistance to do so.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Community & Economic Development, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: Oregon

Geographic Focus: Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties
The COVID-19 Rental Relief Program provides support to renters who have been impacted by job or income loss due to COVID-19.

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

Geographic Focus: Alexandria, Brainerd, Carver County, the greater St. Cloud area, Willmar
CommunityGiving unites foundations in Alexandria, Brainerd, Carver County, the greater St. Cloud area, Willmar and beyond under a single framework to create efficiencies that maximize the impact of donors. CommunityGiving is offering a number of COVID-19 response funds to address needs in these areas.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Health: Diseases, Social Services & Issues, Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Civic Affairs, Education, Environment & Animals
Geographic Scope: Connecticut

Geographic Focus: Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills
COVID-19 Relief Grants are awarded to nonprofits to support programs and services that improve our communities through arts and culture, civic and education, the environment, and health and human services. Priority is given to requests centered on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the organization and those it serves. Eligible requests include unrestricted operating support, program support, the purchase of furniture/fixtures/equipment, and in limited circumstances construction/renovation.

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Application Deadline:
August 20, 2021
Geographic Scope: Europe

The Council of Europe Education Department has opened a call for best practices in promoting academic integrity in higher education institutions in Europe. The call focuses on solutions found to promote academic integrity during the COVID-19 crisis in the following categories: teaching and learning, policy, procedures, communication, governance/structure, and training.

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

The COVID-19 Early Treatment Fund (CETF) was created to ensure rapid and successful completion of outpatient clinical trials for effective early treatments for COVID-19, using existing drugs. CETF funds clinical trials of repurposed drugs that could lead to effective early treatments for COVID-19.

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Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Global

The COVID-19 Relief Fund is a $1M relief fund in DataValidation services that supports small and medium sized businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonprofit, healthcare, or public institutions that are engaged serving the public may receive a free DataValidation account for the next six months. Support may also be available to businesses with less than 25 employees or companies in a business sector that is currently being impacted by the COVID19 pandemic (restaurants and hospitality, retail, travel and leisure, entertainment, health and beauty, wellness, etc) regardless of the size of the business.

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Application Deadline:
None
Area of Interest:
Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: North Carolina

Geographic Focus: Davie County
The Davie County COVID-19 Response Fund seeks to help combat the immediate needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic and support nonprofit organizations who find themselves on the front lines. Nonprofit organizations and agencies that provide a safety net for families in this very difficult economic situation may apply for grants. Grant funds may be used for organizational capacity or direct services.

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Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Immigrant/Refugee
Geographic Scope:

Geographic Focus: Detroit
The Detroit COVID-19 UndocuFund supports undocumented immigrants who are Detroit residents, ineligible to receive money from the coronavirus stimulus check, and in need of financial support.

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

The COVID-19 Emergency Grant program provides emergency financial assistance to individual playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists in dire need of funds due to severe hardship or unexpected illness.

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Target Population:
Black/African Americans, Native Americans/First Nations/Indigenous Groups, Low-Income, Immigrant/Refugee, Minorities
Area of Interest:
Health/Wellness, Social Services & Issues, Arts, Culture, & Humanities, Media/Communications, Community & Economic Development
Geographic Scope: Minnesota, Wisconsin

Geographic Focus: Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation is offering several COVID-19 funding opportunities, including the COVID-19 Northeast Minnesota Response Fund, COVID-19 Northwest Wisconsin Response Fund, Community Opportunity Fund, and Knight Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund (focused on Duluth).

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Application Deadline:
none
Geographic Scope: Tennessee

Geographic Focus: East Tennessee
The Neighbor to Neighbor Disaster Relief Fund provides timely disaster grants to nonprofit organizations in the Foundation's 25-county region in East Tennessee and is currently activated for the COVID-19 national emergency. Phase III grants may be awarded to support ongoing critical needs and continued operations as well as support for nonprofit organizations’ operations return to pre-COVID status (or alternatively newly-emerging post-COVID status).

Date Added:
Application Deadline:
none
Area of Interest:
Media/Communications, Social Services & Issues
Geographic Scope: USA

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) is a nonprofit organization that produces compelling journalism to raise awareness about income inequality and economic unfairness in America. The EHRP is offering grants to independent journalists for stories on the intersection of the coronavirus and financial suffering in America, with an emphasis on writers and photographers who are themselves experiencing significant economic hardship caused by the pandemic. EHRP is also offering emergency hardship grants between $500-$1500 to professional journalists based in the United States.

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

Geographic Focus: City of St. Thomas and the county of Elgin
The Frances Tarry COVID-19 Relief Fund aims to help the most vulnerable people in the city of St. Thomas or the county of Elgin during and following the COVID-19 crisis of 2020.

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