COVID-19 Related Funding

Current funding opportunities for nonprofits in the area of COVID-19, updated each business day and listed by deadline date. Use Ctrl + F on your keyboard to search funding opportunities or jump to a particular section of interest by using the links directly below:

COVID-19 Related Funding
Opportunities Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Deadline-Specific Opportunities

Health Workforce Resilience Prize
Geographic Scope: Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Application Deadline: April 3, 2020
The Health Workforce Resilience Prize will award $50,000 in prize money to up to three winners from low- or middle-income countries that have designed or developed a tool, method, or approach to improve or enhance health worker resiliency.

Higher Education Commission Pakistan: RAPID Research and Innovation
Geographic Scope: Pakistan
Application Deadline: April 3, 2020
The RAPID Research and Innovation initiative will support applied research, product development, and commercialization of solutions that help address the Coronavirus pandemic.

LISC: Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund
Geographic Scope: United States
Application Deadline: April 4, 2020
LISC will use Verizon funding to provide grants of up to $10,000 to businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of COVID-19—especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically underserved communities who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital.
New this week

International Center for Journalists: ICFJ Knight International Journalism Awards
Geographic Scope: Africa, Asia, Central/Eastern Europe, Latin America/Caribbean, and the Middle East
Application Deadline: April 5, 2020
The ICFJ Knight International Journalism Awards are seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations around COVID-19 have excelled and had a tremendous impact. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers who are from and work in Africa, Asia, Central/Eastern Europe, Latin America/Caribbean, or the Middle East.

American Heart Association: AHA Rapid Response Grant COVID-19 and Its Cardiovascular Impact
Geographic Scope: United States
Application Deadline: April 6, 2020
The AHA invites cardiovascular-focused applications that will contribute to understanding the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, clinical manifestations, clinical management (including critical care management) and social behaviors which can lead to dissemination, containment, and complications of COVID-19.

LifeArc: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Therapeutics
Geographic Scope:
Global
Application Deadline: April 6, 2020
LifeArc has made available an initial £10M for the identification of therapeutics that can be rapidly deployed to treat COVID-19. The aim is to run trials in patients during the current epidemic. It is anticipated that applications will be for funding to repurpose one or more drugs that are generic, already licensed, or are in late stage development for another indication.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia: Coronavirus Research Response Initiative
Geographic Scope: Australia
Application Deadline: April 6, 2020
The NHMRC Australia’s Coronavirus Research Response Initiative grant opportunity will accelerate research to develop treatments for severe acute respiratory distress in late-stage patients infected with COVID 19 in order to support the response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia.

Tegan and Sara Foundation: Community Grants
Geographic Scope: Canada and the United States
Application Deadline: April 6, 2020
The Tegan and Sara Foundation remains committed to uplifting the LGBTQ+ community, especially as current times have left queer people uniquely disadvantaged. Grants are provided to/for projects and initiatives meeting the needs of the LGBTQ+ community caused by COVID-19; youth creators, activists, and organizations; small nonprofits; projects that need starter funding to get off the ground, and initiatives that specifically benefit intersectionally marginalized groups, including LGBTQ+ people of color, trans communities, and rurally-based LGBTQ+ populations.
New this week

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)
Geographic Scope: Global
Application Deadline: CIRM is establishing an open call for proposals and will accept applications on a bi-monthly basis. The first deadline for applications will be on April 7, 2020.
The CIRM has allocated $5 million in funding for peer-reviewed regenerative medicine and stem cell research that could quickly advance treatments for COVID-19. Support is provided for promising discovery, preclinical, and clinical trial stage projects.
New (4/3/2020)

Botnar Research Centre for Child Health
Geographic Scope: Switzerland
Application Deadline: April 8, 2020

The Botnar Research Centre for Child Health is launching a Fast-Track Call to address several critical areas related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Call’s objective is to both enable research that will help mitigate medical and public health challenges in the short-term, and to also contribute solutions that will lead to better preparedness and reduced global disease burden in the long-term. Support is provided in the areas of diagnostics, immunology, and interventions. Researchers from the University of Basel, ETH Zurich, University Children’s Hospital Basel, and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute are eligible to apply. Multi-institutional consortia and collaborations with national or international researchers are encouraged.

Life From Our Living Rooms
Geographic Scope: New York, NY
Application Deadline: April 8, 2020
Life From Our Living Rooms provides emergency relief to New York City musicians whose freelance careers have been impacted by COVID-19. Eligible applicants include current residents of New York City whose primary source of income is music performance, with demonstrated loss of income as a result of cancellations due to COVID-19.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia: 2020 Antiviral Development for COVID-19 Grant Opportunity
Geographic Scope: Australia
Application Deadline: April 8, 2020
NHMRC Australia’s 2020 Antiviral Development for COVID-19 Grant Opportunity will identify antiviral candidates targeting SARS-CoV-2 (new and repurposed) and accelerate promising effective treatments that can be made available to treat Australians infected with SARS-CoV-2.

Central European Initiative: COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020
Geographic Scope: Central European Initiative Member States
Application Deadline: April 9, 2020
The COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020 aims to quickly address the specific needs of communities in CEI Member States. Grants are awarded in three areas of intervention: healthcare and telemedicine, education and e-learning/distance education, and support to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises.

Health Research Board: COVID-19 Pandemic Rapid Response Funding
Geographic Scope: Ireland
Application Deadline: April 9, 2020
The Health Research Board (HRB) and Irish Research Council (IRC) have launched a joint rapid response funding opportunity supporting a coordinated global research response to COVID 19. The scope of this funding call covers medical countermeasures, health service readiness, and social and policy countermeasures to COVID-19. 
New this week

Austin Community Foundation: All Together ATX
Geographic Scope: Austin, TX
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
The All Together ATX Fund invites area nonprofits to submit proposals for the work they are doing to provide assistance to those most negatively impacted by the suppression efforts for and the spread of COVID-19.

Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund: COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant
Geographic Scope: Canberra region, Australia
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
The COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant will support community organizations working with vulnerable people in Canberra and the nearby region.
New this week

Dance/NYC: Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: New York, NY
Application Deadlines: Organizations – April 10, 2020, Freelance Dance Workers – May 8, 2020
The Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund provides support to New York City area freelance dance workers and dance making organizations. The Fund will prioritize supporting communities most impacted by COVID-19 including African, Latina/o/x, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA), disabled, immigrant, and women-identifying artists, as well as those at high risk including elderly and immunosuppressed artists.

Partnership of Women
Geographic Scope: Henderson, KY
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
The Partnership of Women is reaching out to help Henderson County community organizations whose fundraising efforts have been hindered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resistance Labs: COVID SMS Program Incubation Grants
Geographic Scope: United States
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
Resistance Labs is providing $15,000 worth of mass data, SMS, and program consulting services to organizations responding to the COVID crisis. With the support of Resistance Labs, organizations can reach up to 100,000 contacts. The aim is to identify critical programs and services and help them scale their reach via text messaging.
New this week

Rodenberry Foundation: Rodenberry Prize
Geographic Scope: Global
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
The $1M Roddenberry Prize is a call for big, bold solutions from anyone, anywhere that address the challenges of an unpredictable and fast-changing global landscape. Four game-changing and innovative solutions will each receive $250,000 for their work in one of the following fields: Education, Science, Environment, and Humanity. In response to Covid-19, the Foundation strongly encourages applications that address the range of societal, health, and economic repercussions of the pandemic.
New this week

UN World Tourism Organization: Healing Solutions for Tourism Challenge
Geographic Scope: Global
Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19. The winners of the Healing Solutions for Tourism Challenge will be invited to pitch their ideas to representatives of more than 150 governments and will also enjoy access to the UNWTO Innovation Network.
New this week

Kinkade Family Foundation: Emergency Grant for Curators
Geographic Scope:
United States
Application Deadline: April 12, 2020
The Emergency Grant for Curators supports a curator who is developing projects that promote artwork of contemporary and experimental nature. The program will provide one one-time grant of up to $5,000 for unexpected emergencies related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kinkade Family Foundation: Emergency Grants for Humanitarian Nonprofit Organizations
Geographic Scope: United States and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: April 12, 2020
The Kinkade Family Foundation is providing Emergency Grants for humanitarian nonprofit organizations that are supporting women, children, families or art initiatives. One-time grants of up to $2,500 are provided for unexpected emergencies related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation: Idea Awards COVID-19 Response Grant Lottery
Geographic Scope: Global
Application Deadline: April 14, 2020
The Idea Awards COVID-19 Response Grant Lottery provides grants of $2,500 to playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists who have had a full professional production of which they are a writer that was cancelled, closed, or indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 closures.

Luminaria and the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture: Corona Arts Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Bexar County, TX
Application Deadline: April 14, 2020
The Corona Arts Relief Fund provides technical and professional development support for individual artists during the national CORONA / COVID-19 pandemic. Artists can apply for grants of up to $600 to make up for lost revenue or to fund professional development.

Central Alabama Community Foundation: Community COVID-19 United Relief Fund
Geographic Scope:
The River Region area of Central Alabama and the Wiregrass
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 15, 2020.
The Community COVID-19 United Relief Fund will support nonprofit emergency response and recovery efforts in the River Region area of Central Alabama and the Wiregrass. Grants will be awarded to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations supporting basic needs or health and wellness efforts related to the COVID-19 emergency and its aftermath.

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation: COVID-19 Relief Effort Grants
Geographic Scope:
company communities in Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
Application deadline: April 15, 2020
The Dominion Charitable Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Effort Grant program supports communities in the Dominion Energy footprint that are addressing direct needs related to the pandemic. Grants will be provided to organizations serving local communities to help immediate human needs as dictated by response plans and may vary based on unique local needs in a dynamic environment.

UK Research and Innovation: COVID-19 Call
Geographic Scope: UK
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural, and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
New (4/3/2020)

Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation: COVID-19 Community Assistance Fund
Geographic Scope: Southeast Michigan, City and County of Denver, CO, and the Aspen-Parachute Corridor, CO

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
The COVID-19 Community Assistance Fund will assist organizations responding to the emerging critical needs of impoverished, vulnerable children, families and individuals, residing in the Foundation’s geographic focus areas. Nonprofits are eligible to apply for a grant up to $20,000 per organization for requests that are directly related to COVID-19 and not an ongoing need.
New this week

Austin Community Foundation: Stand With Austin
Geographic Scope: Austin, TX
Application Deadline: April 17, 2020
Stand With Austin invites area nonprofits to submit proposals for the work they are doing to provide assistance to individuals and small businesses most negatively impacted by the cancellation of SXSW.

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy: COVID-19 Funding Call
Geographic Scope:
Global
Expressions of Interest Deadline: April 17, 2020
The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy’s COVID-19 Funding Call supports researchers in better understanding and addressing COVID-19 outbreak.

UNDP Serbia: COVID-19 Challenge
Geographic Scope: Serbia
Application Deadline: April 24, 2020
The COVID-19 Challenge seeks new, innovative solutions or replicate solutions existing in other parts of the world, to protect service providers and caregivers from COVID-19 and to minimize the risk of transmission. 
New (4/3/2020)

Africa-China Reporting Project: Public Health Reporting Grants 2020
Geographic Scope: Africa
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is inviting journalists to submit proposals for reporting grants of up to $1,500 for investigations focused on public health and related issues. In the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing impact in Africa, the Project invites journalists to submit proposals investigating current ground-level responses, capacity, successes/failures, shortcomings, services and collaborations in African countries, communities, and organizations.

City of Boston: Boston Artist Relief Fund
Geographic Scope:
Boston, MA
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
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). 

Elhra: Research to Support COVID-19 Response in Humanitarian Settings
Geographic Scope: Global
Application Deadlines: April 13, April 20, and May 4, 2020
Elrha is launching an urgent funding call for research proposals to support the COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings. The call aims to fund public health research that will produce robust findings that will contribute to the effectiveness of the current humanitarian response and increase the evidence base for future responses to similar infectious disease outbreaks.
New this week

Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes: Together Alone Open Call
Geographic Scope: Finland
Application Deadline: April 20 and May 5, 2020
The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes network responds to the challenges of the COVID-19 epidemic by announcing an open call for art projects. They are seeking artistic proposals related to the following themes: state of emergency, radical change, resilience, artistic practice in the future, alone together. The call is open to Finnish and Finland-based artists and artist groups. 
New this week

4Culture: Cultural Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: King County, WA
Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
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.
New this week

Colorado COVID Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Colorado
Application Deadlines: April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, and May 30, 2020
The Colorado COVID Relief Fund’s purpose is to raise and coordinate allocation of funds based on prevention, impact and recovery needs of community-based organizations in Colorado. Through this Fund, eligible community-based organizations across Colorado may receive a general operating grant of up to $25,000.

MIT Solve: Health Security & Pandemics Challenge
Geographic Scope:
Global
Application deadline: June 18, 2020
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.

Call for Code Global Challenge
Geographic Scope: Global
Application Deadline: July 31, 2020
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.

Central Kansas Community Foundation: Central Kansas Community Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: The counties of Butler, Elk, Harvey, Marion, Sedgwick (Valley Center), and Wilson, KS
Application Deadline: August 31, 2020
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. 

Islamic Development Bank: Transform Fund 2020
Geographic Scope: Islamic Development Bank Member Countries
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
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.
New (4/3/2020)

Novo Nordisk Foundation: COVID-19 Call for Proposals
Geographic Scope:
Denmark
Application Deadline: June 18, 2020
The Novo Nordisk Foundation is inviting proposals for projects that seek to mitigate the health consequences of the coronavirus epidemic in Denmark. Projects must be able to be initiated immediately, but must be of such a nature that the knowledge gathered in the project is made available and can be utilized in similar situations in the future.

Tasmanian Government
Geographic Scope: Tasmania, Australia
Application Deadlines: Varies by program to include April 13, May 4, and July 6. 2020
The Tasmanian Government is offering a number of COVID-19 related funds to support the individuals and organizations leading Tasmania’s renowned cultural sector. Programs include the Arts and Screen Digital Production Fund, Tasmanian Contemporary Music Fund, Additional Screen Development Fund, and Additional Arts Organizations Funding.
New (4/3/2020)

Facebook Journalism Project
Geographic Scope:
U.S. and Canada
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until $1 million in grant payments has been awarded.
The Facebook Journalism Project will offer a total of $1 million in grants to support U.S. and Canadian local news organizations covering the coronavirus.

Nellie Mae Education Foundation: Racism is a Virus Too
Geographic Scope:
The New England region of the United States
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and funds will be distributed until resources are exhausted.
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation created a rapid response fund to respond to the hate crimes and bias against Asian American communities in New England resulting from COVID-19.

 


 

International

Australia Council for the Arts: 2020 Resilience Fund
Geographic Scope: Australia
The 2020 Resilience Fund is designed to provide emergency relief to support the livelihoods, practice, and operations of Australian artists, groups, and organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New (4/3/2020)

Australian Government: Medical Research Future Fund
Geographic Scope: Australia
The Medical Research Future Fund is granting researchers over $13 million to fast-track research into treatments for COVID-19.
New this week

Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation: Coronavirus Fast Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, and Ukraine
The Coronavirus Fast Response Fund aims to mobilize civic initiatives in the wider Black Sea region meant to help limit the coronavirus crisis and counter its negative impact on society, good governance, democracy, rule of law, and access to free media.

Breakfast Club of Canada: COVID-19 Special Grants
Geographic Scope:
Canada
Breakfast Club of Canada is issuing special grants for community organizations and schools to help ensure children and families have access to food during the crisis.

British Business Bank: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Geographic Scope: U.K.
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme provides financial support to smaller businesses (SMEs) across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
New this week

Co-Creation Hub
Geographic Scope:
Africa and Global
Co-Creation Hub has issued a call for projects to fund and provide research and design support, via their Design Lab, for COVID-19 related projects in a particular African country, the African continent, or the world at large. Examples of supported projects include last mile communication that educates the public and ensures the right information reaches even remote locations; support for the infected and the most vulnerable in society; local production of essential medical supplies; and support for the food value chain, from producers to consumers, in the event of movement restrictions.

Community Foundation of Northern Ireland: Coronavirus Community Fund
Geographic Scope:
Northern Ireland
The Community Foundation of Northern Ireland’s Coronavirus Community Fund supports community organizations throughout Northern Ireland who are supporting isolated older people at the time of the COVID-19 outbreak.

International Women’s Media Fund: Journalism Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Global
The IWMF's Journalism Relief Fund is open to women-identifying journalists in dire straits - journalists who have faced significant financial hardship, lost work, were recently laid off or who urgently need assistance to avoid severe, irreversible outcomes. The Fund will provide small grants of up to $2,000 per request; special consideration will be given on a case-by-case basis to those who have greater financial need.
New (4/3/2020)

Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS): COVID-19 Solutions Fund
Geographic Scope: Global
The COVID-19 Solutions Fund provides awards of up to $50,000 each to open source technology projects which are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. Applications will be accepted for hardware (e.g., an open source ventilator), software (e.g., a platform that connects hospitals with people who have 3D printers who can print parts for that open source ventilator), as well as software that solves for secondary effects of COVID-19 (e.g., a browser plugin that combats COVID related misinformation).
New this week

National Geographic: COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists
Geographic Scope: Global
The National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities. The Fund will distribute support ranging from $1,000 to $8,000 for local coverage of the preparation, response, and impact of this global pandemic as seen through evidence-based reporting. Eligible applicants include writers, photographers, videographers, audio journalists, cartographers, filmmakers, and data visualization experts.

Omidyar Network India: Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19
Geographic Scope: India
The Omidyar Network India has announced a rapid response window to fund proposals that support the lower 60% of India’s income distribution in managing and mitigating the challenges that come with Covid-19. Support is provided for initiatives that strengthen containment, detection and treatment, support crisis management capabilities, and enhance resilience and recovery in the wake of Covid-19.
New this week


Open Road Alliance
Geographic Scope: Global
The Open Road Alliance is offering charitable grants to organizations responding directly to COVID-19, with priority given to organizations and activities that have a clear and direct role in ‘flattening the curve’ and thus limiting, shortening, or minimizing the economic and social, as well as health effects of the pandemic. Loans are also available to organizations affected by COVID-19, including those with lost event revenue, those delivering vital community services, and social enterprises.
New (4/3/2020)

Oranje Fonds: Acute Corona Help
Geographic Scope: The Netherlands
Oranje Fonds has released € 2 million for this accelerated processing of applications aimed at poverty, loneliness, and the deployment of informal care during the corona crisis.
New this week

Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe
Geographic Scope: Europe
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is welcoming project proposals requesting computing resources to contribute to the mitigation of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers from academia, research institutes, and commercial organizations based in Europe are eligible to apply.

Peace First: COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants
Geographic Scope:
Global
Peace First’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants is a rapid response coaching and grant process to help young people around the world lead projects that address community impacts of COVID-19, from providing meals to elderly neighbors to launching digital mental health campaigns to support youth feeling isolated. Rapid response grants are open to young people between the ages of 13-25, anywhere in the world.

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting: Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge
Geographic Scope: Global
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. Priority is given to proposals that focus on systemic, under-reported issues underlying the coronavirus crisis; use data-driven or interdisciplinary approaches to reporting on coronavirus; and hold the powerful accountable. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.

Soze Foundation: Artist + Activist Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Global
The Artist + Activist Relief Fund will support artists and activists whose work has been impacted by COVID-19. Grants of $250 will be awarded on an ongoing basis.

Startup India
Geographic Scope: India
DPIIT with Startup India is scouting for innovative technologies and solutions for precautionary as well as treatment-related interventions related to COVID-19. The Challenge is open to all startups, companies, and innovators whose innovation can plug the gap between the demand and supply of essential medical items to fight the Covid-19 outbreak as well as an innovative tech for applications such as motion tracking, geofencing, and fake news detection.

Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society: Urgent Response to COVID-19 Call for Applications
Geographic Scope: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Due to the increased health risk to those who are experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society will be providing funding to organizations for activities that manage the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 and implement preventative measures to support this population

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund: COVID-19 Fund
Geographic Scope: Global
The COVID-19 Fund supports musicians and music industry workers affected by the Coronavirus. Funds raised will go towards medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses to those impacted due to sickness or loss of work. Except for retired or semi-retired older (ages 55+) musicians or industry workers, the applicant must have, or recently have had, a serious medical condition.

Vancouver Foundation: Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Vancouver, Canada
The Community Response Fund will provide flexible operating grants to charities in regions most immediately impacted by COVID-19 that work to address the following priority areas: immediate needs of low-income populations, the economic impact of reduced and lost work within the charitable sector, the information needs of vulnerable community members, and mobilizing citizens to assist their vulnerable neighbors with the challenges they are facing from isolation.
New this week

 


 

U.S. National

Adira Foundation: Fast-Track Response: COVID-19
Geographic Scope: United States
The Adira Foundation will support nonprofit organizations based in the U.S. that provide emergency-response, direct-service programs to the Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson’s disease communities. Supported organizations should provide a direct service, tool, or resource to address a concern exacerbated or caused by the current COVID-19 public health emergency.
New (4/3/2020)

ConvertKit: The Creator Fund
Geographic Scope:
United States
The Creator Fund provides financial assistance to active creators who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. The Fund covers medical, childcare, housing, or grocery needs.

Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: United States
The Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund provides direct financial assistance to musicians in the U.S. who have lost work as a result of Corona-related event cancellations. The Fund will pay out a maximum of $500 per gig on a first-come, first-served basis.

Freelancers Union: Freelancers Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: United States
Freelancers Relief Fund will offer financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household in the U.S. to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs, including food or food supplies, utility payments, and cash assistance to cover income loss. (Applications will open on April 2, 2020.)

MusiCares: COVID-19 Relief Fund
Geographic Scope:
United States
To help address the concerns of the music industry during this time, MusicCares has expanded their services to include lost income due to the cancellation of scheduled gigs or performances due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 precautionary measures. Music industry professionals may apply for basic living assistance (rent or mortgage).

National Science Foundation: Rapid Response Research (RAPID)
Geographic Scope: United States
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals to conduct non-medical, non-clinical-care research that can be used immediately to explore how to model and understand the spread of COVID-19, to inform and educate about the science of virus transmission and prevention, and to encourage the development of processes and actions to address this global challenge. Researchers may use the Rapid Response Research (RAPID) funding mechanism to submit requests up to $200,000 and up to one year in duration.

Peace Development Fund: De Colores Rapid Response Fund
Geographic Scope: United States
As the outbreak of COVID-19 presents growing and unprecedented challenges for organizers nationwide, the De Colores Rapid Response Fund, designed for strategic intervention in movement moments like this, offers grants of $500 to $1,000 to grassroots organizations working to make positive community interventions through strategic, organizing-focused approaches, especially in marginalized communities of color and working class communities.

Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation: COVID-19 Emergency Grant
Geographic Scope: United States
The COVID-19 Emergency Grant aims to assist individuals who work in theatrical exhibition. In order to be eligible, individuals must have worked in theatrical exhibition for a minimum of five years, derive their primary source of income from the movie theater circuit, and have been furloughed or laid off due to COVID-19.
New this week

 


 

U.S. Regional

Adirondack Foundation: Special and Urgent Needs Fund
Geographic Scope: 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.
New (4/3/2020)

Albuquerque Community Foundation: Emergency Action Fund
Geographic Scope:
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.

Allegany Franciscan Ministries: Coronavirus Relief and Recovery Fund
Geographic Scope: Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie, FL
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.

Amarillo Area Foundation and The Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation: Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: The Texas Panhandle
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.
New this week

Amazon: Small Business Relief Fund
Geographic Scope:
Seattle (South Lake Union and Regrade neighborhoods), WA
Amazon’s Small Business Relief Fund aims to help neighborhood small businesses maintain their livelihood, and continue to foster a vibrant community. To be eligible for a grant, recipients must have fewer than 50 employees or less than $7 million in annual revenue.

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

Arizona Community Foundation: COVID-19 Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope:
Arizona
The COVID-19 Community Response Fund provides immediate relief to nonprofit organizations in Arizona facing an increased demand for services from clients and communities as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Once the state of emergency has expired, any remaining funds will support nonprofit organizations impacted by COVID-19 financially as a result of program disruptions or cancellations resulting in revenue loss.

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

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

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

Berrien Community Foundation: Emergency Response and Recovery Grant
Geographic Scope: Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren counties, MI
Emergency Response and Recovery Grants support organizations that are serving those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Grants will focus on those programs doing emergency relief, such as food pantries, child and baby needs, needs for shelters, and help for homebound seniors.

Boston Singer’s Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: New England region of the United States
The Boston Singer’s Relief Fund supports New England-based singers whose classical performances were cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19.

Brandywine Health Foundation: Healthcare and Economic Relief Fund
Geographic Scope:
Greater Coatsville area, PA
The Healthcare and Economic Relief Fund will provide flexible resources to nonprofit organizations in the Greater Coatesville area serving the Coatesville Area School District geographic area including: City of Coatesville, Boroughs of Modena and South Coatesville, and the Townships of Caln, East Fallowfield, Sadsbury, Valley, West Brandywine, and West Caln. The Fund is designed to complement the work of public health, human service, and community economic development initiatives and the continuation or augmentation of services negatively impacted by all aspects of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.

Brooklyn Community Foundation: Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope:
Brooklyn, NY
The Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund will provide grants of up to $10,000 in the following priority areas: anti-stigma efforts to address anti-Asian harassment and discrimination, prevention measures (education, sanitary supplies) for vulnerable populations, practical needs in case of disruption in services to vulnerable populations, food access and practical supports, and support for workers to address lack of access to healthcare and paid sick leave, lack of proper safety equipment, and the economic impact of lost wages.

Cambridge Community Foundation
Geographic Scope: Cambridge, MA
The Cambridge Community Foundation has launched two emergency funds to help families and individuals deal with the impact of COVID-19. The Cambridge COVID-19 Emergency Fund is available to individuals, small businesses, and nonprofits working directly with low-income populations. The Cambridge Artist Relief Fund supports artists and arts and cultural organizations facing a financial crisis.

City and County of Denver: Small Business Emergency Relief Program
Geographic Scope:
Denver, CO
In response to COVID-19, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity is working on connecting the Denver business community to the most appropriate resources in the region. The first step is to describe how your business is being impacted by filling out a questionnaire.

City and County of San Francisco: COVID-19 Small Business Resiliency Fund
Geographic Scope:
City and County of San Francisco, CA
The COVID-19 Small Business Resiliency Fund, administered in partnership with Northeast Community Federal Credit Union, allows impacted small business owners to access up to $10,000 for employee salaries and rent.

City of Chicago: Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund
Geographic Scope:
Chicago, IL
The City of Chicago is establishing a $100 million Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund, which will help to provide small businesses with emergency cash flow during this immediate health crisis. Funds will be provided to eligible businesses as low-interest loans.

City of Los Angeles: Small Business Emergency Microloan Program
Geographic Scope: City of Los Angeles, CA
The Small Business Emergency Microloan Program provides financing needed to strengthen small business enterprises in this time of acute need that have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

City of New York: New York City Employee Retention Grant Program
Geographic Scope:
New York City, NY
The Employee Retention Grant Program aims to help small businesses retain employees as they face decreased revenue as a result of COVID-19. This program is available to New York City businesses with one to four employees that can demonstrate at least a 25% decrease in revenue as a result of COVID-19. Eligible businesses will receive a grant covering up to 40% of their payroll for two months, for up to $27,000.

City of San Diego: Small Business Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: The City of San Diego and the City of Chula Vista, CA
To help businesses be resilient amid the economic challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the City of San Diego has established a Small Business Relief Fund to provide grants, loans, and other resources to businesses located in the City of San Diego and the City of Chula Vista. This fund is designed to provide economic relief and support job retention.

Cleveland Foundation: Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund
Geographic Scope:
Cleveland, Ohio
The Cleveland Foundation’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund deploys resources to nonprofit organizations serving on the frontlines of the pandemic in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Funding is provided to address the urgent health, basic human services and economic needs of disproportionately impacted communities and individuals.

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina: COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund
Geographic Scope: Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, and Horry counties, South Carolina
The COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in our region working with priority groups, including senior citizens, children, health-compromised, and workers in the hospitality and tourism industry in our nine-county service area of Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton and Horry counties. 
New this week

Community Foundation of Greater Flint and United Way of Genesee County: Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Genesee County, MI
The Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund will award grants on a regular basis to nonprofits that are addressing the gaps that are surfacing in key services for the most vulnerable community members.
New this week

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis: Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund
Geographic Scope: West Tennessee, eastern Arkansas, and northern Mississippi
The Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund provides flexible funding to organizations serving community members who have been impacted by novel coronavirus and the economic consequences of the pandemic in West Tennessee, eastern Arkansas, and northern Mississippi. In order to move resources quickly and not further burden organizations on the frontlines of the pandemic, the Foundation is not hosting a formal application process at this time. Nonprofit organizations can fill out a survey to give the Foundation an understanding of what they are seeing in the community.

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin: COVID-19 Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope: North Central Wisconsin
The COVID-19 Community Response Fund will provide flexible funding for organizations working in the Foundation’s community who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus and the economic consequences of the outbreak. This Fund is designed to expand local capacity to address the effects on individuals and families as a result of the outbreak as efficiently as possible.
New this week

Community Foundation of Northern Colorado: Northern Colorado COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope:
Larimer County, Colorado
The Northern Colorado COVID-19 Response Fund will be distributed to nonprofit organizations throughout Larimer County through the course of the crisis. The goal is to move resources quickly and adapt to evolving needs.

Community Foundation of Marquette County: COVID-19 Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Marquette County, MI
The Community Foundation of Marquette County and the United Way of Marquette County have teamed up to deploy the Covid-19 Community Response Fund. Through this Fund, we are accepting requests for short-term funding to support operations of organizations that are struggling with immediate lost revenue and non-recoverable expenses due to COVID-19.
New this week

Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan: COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Orange and Sullivan counties, NY
The COVID-19 Response Fund aims to address immediate and longer-term needs of residents in Orange and Sullivan counties. The Fund will issue grants to established nonprofit organizations that provide front-line services to the most vulnerable populations – food for the neediest families and essentials, such as prescription drug deliveries to homebound senior citizens and people with compromised immune systems.

Community Foundation of San Joaquin: San Joaquin Emergency Response Fund and Stockton Children’s Fund

Geographic Scope: Calaveras and San Joaquin counties, CA
The Community Foundation of San Joaquin is providing COVID-19 related funding through two programs. The San Joaquin Emergency Response Fund is focused on supporting nonprofit organizations serving the most vulnerable populations and providing financial assistance to individuals and families most directly impacted by COVID-19. The Stockton Children’s Fund aims to mitigate the disruptive effects caused by the COVID-19 health crisis in the City of Stockton related to food insecurity, childcare services for essential workers, and education challenges resulting from school closures.
New (4/3/2020)

Community Foundation of St. Clair County : COVID-19 Thumbcoast Regional Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Macomb and St. Clair Counties, MI
The COVID-19 Thumbcoast Regional Response Fund is designed to give added support to those organizations on the front lines of caring for and assisting vulnerable populations, and those communities where the loss of jobs and benefits, or the closure of institutions and businesses, are creating a significant new burden for community members and the social service organizations that provide a safety net for them.
New this week

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay: COVID-19 Nonprofit Needs
Geographic Scope: The Five-County Region of Tampa Bay, FL
COVID-19 Nonprofit Needs is not a competitive grant process. It is an innovative way to share specific needs with the Foundation, their fundholders, as well as other philanthropists in the Tampa Bay community. After completing the simplified Nonprofit Needs Request Form, the organization’s needs will be included within a database of requests from the community. If the nonprofit’s request is matched with a donation, the Foundation will notify the organization and transmit funds to address the request as quickly as possible.
New this week

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley: COVID-19 Response Grant Program
Geographic Scope: New River Valley, VA
The COVID-19 Response Grant Program provides unrestricted funding to organizations as the region navigates the coronavirus pandemic. 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations serving the New River Valley (Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski Counties, and the City of Radford) or units of local government such as schools or libraries may apply.
New (4/3/2020)

Community Foundation of the Ozarks: COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund Grant Program
Geographic Scope: Central and Southern Missouri
The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund Grant Program will award grants on an ongoing basis to agencies across the Foundation’s 58-county service area of central and southern Missouri. Current grantmaking priorities are for programs that serve vulnerable populations affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
New this week

Community Foundation of the Virginias: Community Impact Project
Geographic Scope: Tazewell County, VA, and Mercer County, WV
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.
New (4/3/2020)

Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio: COVID-19 Community Impact Funds
Geographic Scope: Trumbull County, OH, and Lawrence and Mercer counties, PA
The COVID-19 Community Impact Funds support organizations that serve either Lawrence or Mercer counties, PA or Trumbull County, OH. Funding priorities include hunger, shelter/housing, mental health, access to health services, and assistance to programs that do not have access to government funding.
New (4/3/2020)

Community Foundation for Greater Richmond: Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope:
Central Virginia
The Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund aims to address the most immediate urgent needs, as well as the longer-term effects of the pandemic and community recovery in Central Virginia. Funding priorities include organizations providing crisis response services, organizations who are experiencing a greater demand for current services due to the pandemic, and organizations who are experiencing hardship due to loss of revenue.

Community Foundation for Monterey County: COVID-19 Relief Fund
Geographic Scope:
Monterey County, CA
The COVID-19 Relief Fund will award operating grants on an ongoing basis to nonprofit organizations and public agencies in Monterey County whose operations in support of vulnerable populations and those affected by the pandemic have been stressed by the outbreak. 

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Marin County: COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Palm Beach and Martin County, FL
The COVID-19 Response Fund will strategically deploy resources to community-based organizations that are working with communities disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. 

Community Foundation for San Benito County: COVID-19 Fund
Geographic Scope: San Benito County, CA
The COVID-19 Fund supports nonprofits that serve vulnerable populations with basic needs (food, housing, living expenses, transportation costs, etc.) related to job layoffs or unemployment and those that experience staffing or volunteer gaps due to quarantines and social distancing. The application form is available here.
New (4/3/2020)


Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln: COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Sangamon County, IL
The COVID-19 Response Fund aims to deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of a coronavirus spread in Illinois’ greater capital region. The application is available here.  https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/65687-Community-Foundation-For-The-Land-Of-Lincoln
New (4/3/2020)

Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region: Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Greater Capital Region, NY
The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund will provide flexible resources to nonprofit organizations working with local communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. One-time operating grants will help fund frontline human services organizations that have deep roots in the community and strong experience working with vulnerable populations. Funding will be provided to organizations located and operating in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties. The committee will also consider supporting nonprofits operating in the surrounding counties of Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington. (In order to move resources quickly, the Foundation is not hosting a formal application process for the Fund. Interested organizations may email the Foundation.)

Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes
Geographic Scope: Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates Counties, NY
The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes is providing support to nonprofit organizations and individuals in response to COVID-19. Mini-grants of up to $1,000 are available to assist nonprofit organizations with: costs associated with employees telecommuting (iPads, laptops); and video conferencing or virtual meeting platform subscriptions. Grants of up to $250 per individual are available for creative community service, such as small businesses that incur additional expenses as a result of offering free food, books to start a virtual neighborhood read, and care packages for older friends and neighbors.

Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque: Disaster Recovery Fund/COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Dubuque region, IA
The Disaster Recovery Fund/COVID-19 Response Fund will make grants focused on reducing the economic and health impacts on vulnerable populations prior to and following a disaster as well as long-term needs that may emerge. Grants will fill gaps in services and needs that are not being met by existing nonprofit, local, state and federal resources and programs.

Community Foundation of Northern Virginia: COVID-19 Response Fund for Northern Virginia
Geographic Scope:
Northern Virginia
The COVID-19 Response Fund for Northern Virginia will award block operating grants to local nonprofits with deep roots in the community and strong experience working with the most vulnerable neighbors. (The Foundation is not implementing a formal application process at this time. Interested organizations may email the Foundation ensure the Foundation is are aware of the organization’s needs, both external and internal.)

Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts: SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Southeastern Massachusetts
The SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations that are working with communities at the intersection of being most vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus and most impacted by inequity.

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts: COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley
Geographic Scope: Pioneer Valley region, MA
The COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley will provide flexible resources to organizations that are working with communities at the intersection of being most vulnerable to the virus and most impacted by inequity. (In order to move resources quickly, the Foundation is not hosting a formal application process at this time. However, the Foundation does want to know how the crisis is affecting your organization and the constituencies you serve.)

CommunityGiving
Geographic Scope: Alexandria, Brainerd, Carver County, the greater St. Cloud area, Willmar, MN
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.
New (4/3/2020)

Davie Community Foundation: Davie County COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Davie County, NC
The Davie County COVID-19 Response Fund aims to help combat the immediate needs created by the coronavirus and support nonprofit organizations who find themselves on the front lines. Grant funds may be used for organizational capacity or direct services for the children and families they serve.
New this week

Denver Arts & Venues: Colorado Artist Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Denver, CO
The Colorado Artist Relief Fund will provide grants of up to $1,000 to individual Colorado artists whose incomes are being adversely affected due to cancellation of events, classes, performances, and other creative work.
New this week

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation: COVID-19 Funding
Geographic Scope: 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).
New (4/3/2020)

East Bay Community Foundation: COVID-19: A Just East Bay Response Fund
Geographic Scope: The East Bay, CA
COVID-19: A Just East Bay Response Fund will rapidly deploy resources to organizations addressing the economic impact of the broader COVID-19 outbreak, including the immediate needs of communities and organizations affected by coronavirus-related closures. There is no Request for Proposals (RFP) or application process. Interested organizations may contact the Foundation via email if they feel they meet the grant criteria.
New this week

East Tennessee Foundation: Neighbor to Neighbor Disaster Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: 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. The Fund seeks to provide emergency funds to nonprofit organizations to meet some of the critical needs created by COVID-19.
New this week

Eau Claire Community Foundation: Quick Response Community Fund
Geographic Scope: Eau Claire area, WI
The Quick Response Community Fund will provide flexible and rapid resources to Eau Claire area nonprofits working with those who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and its economic consequences.
New this week

Evanston Community Foundation: Evanston Community Rapid Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Evanston, IL
The Evanston Community Rapid Response Fund seeks to address the impact of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the Evanston community. In order to move resources quickly, the Foundation is not hosting a formal application process for the Fund at this time. Instead, the Foundation asks that organizations complete the survey to share information about their current needs so that they can determine the most optimal deployment of the funds.
New this week

Foundation for the Carolinas: COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Mecklenburg County, NC
The COVID-19 Response Fund supports Mecklenburg County organizations offering programming and services for residents. 
New this week

Fremont Area Community Foundation: Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Lake, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Osceola Counties, MI
The Community Response Fund will rapidly deploy resources to nonprofit organizations in Newaygo County as well as the three counties of Lake, Mecosta, and Osceola. The Fund will provide quick help to organizations supporting children, older adults, and other vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19.
New this week

Georgia Healthy Family Alliance : Immediate Needs Community Grants
Geographic Scope: Georgia
Immediate Needs Community Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to Georgia Academy of Family Physicians members to address immediate local needs. Some examples of these grant solicitations could be housing, transportation and/or food and medicine for individuals that are in a fragile or dangerous situation. (The application guidelines are available in the Calendar of Events section of the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance website.)

Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation: Urgent Needs Fund
Geographic Scope: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau Counties, MI
The Urgent Needs Fund will grant funds to local nonprofit, governmental, and educational organizations that are providing vital services such as access to food and basic hygiene, caring for senior citizens, supporting utility and rental assistance, and overall basic needs.
New this week

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council: Emergency Fund for Artists
Geographic Scope: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, Lawrence, Indiana, Greene, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties, PA
The Emergency Fund for Artists will provide up to $500 in assistance to artists experiencing loss of income due to the coronavirus outbreak. It is open to artists and creative workers living in selected counties in the Greater Pittsburgh area.

Greater Toledo Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope:
Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan
The COVID-19 Response Fund supports area nonprofits in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan delivering critical services during this unprecedented time. Priority areas include immediate economic needs of economically vulnerable populations, the elderly and other high-risk populations, residents who are food insecure, and residents who have no medical insurance or who are underinsured.

Heart of West Michigan United Way: Kent County Coronavirus Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Kent County, Michigan
The Kent County Coronavirus Response Fund will support the nonprofits who are serving vulnerable populations during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New this week

Hispanics in Philanthropy: Civic Participation Fund
Geographic Scope: The Southern United States
The Civic Participation fund addresses the critical issues at stake for a fair and accurate 2020 Census to ensure Latinos are counted. COVID-19 has forced organizations to quickly shift from field operations to remote digital efforts. To expedite these new efforts, Hispanics in Philanthropy is announcing a rapid response grant pool for grassroots nonprofit organizations to help ensure Latinos are counted.
New this week

Horizons Foundation: LGBTQ COVID-19 Response Emergency Fund
Geographic Scope: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
The LGBTQ COVID-19 Response Emergency Fund aims to help Bay Area LGBTQ nonprofit organizations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially to support individuals, couples, and families impacted by the pandemic and those in vulnerable and underserved parts of the community. The Fund also seeks to help maintain the community’s critical nonprofit and service infrastructure by providing immediate financial support to LGBTQ organizations.

Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Illinois
The Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund will deploy financial resources to local community foundations and nonprofits to support residents in need of emergency food and basic supplies, interim housing and shelter, primary health care services, utility assistance, direct financial assistance for household expenses, supports for children and other vulnerable populations, and nonprofit safety and operations assistance. There is currently not an open application process for the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund (ICRF), however, organizations can provide their information via a linked Google Form (see FAQs) and the Response Fund Team will provide updates as soon as they become available.

Indie Theater Fund: Rapid Relief Grants Due to COVID-19
Geographic Scope: New York, NY
Rapid Relief Grants Due to COVID-19 provide awards of up to $500 to support the community, prioritizing the consortium of companies, venues, and individuals working in NYC independent theater (Off-Off-Broadway in theater houses of 99 seats or less), operating with budgets under $250,000.

Kalamazoo Community Foundation: Community Urgent Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Kalamazoo County, MI
The Community Urgent Relief Fund supports local nonprofits providing meals, shelter, childcare and other necessities for families and individuals impacted by COVID-19 in Kalamazoo County.
New this week

Kern County Community Foundation
Geographic Scope: Kern County and Tulare County, CA
The Kern County Community Foundation is administering a number of funds to provide assistance to nonprofit organizations in Kern and Tulare counties that are impacted by the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
New this week

League of Chicago Theatres: Chicago Theatre Workers Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Chicago, IL
The Chicago Theatre Workers Relief Fund is intended to help replace lost income due to theatre closures. The Fund is available to all those who have had to stop work and are not getting paid, including those who were on contract, part-time employees, and those working on a stipend which was not paid.

MetroWest Health Foundation: COVID-19 Emergency Grants
Geographic Scope: MetroWest area of Massachusetts
The MetroWest Health Foundation has committed $500,000 in emergency grant funding to address the COVID 19 pandemic. Grants of up to $10,000 will go to agencies in the region that are directly responding to or mitigating the impact of the coronavirus and whose mission is consistent with that of the foundation.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation: Michigan Small Business Relief Program
Geographic Scope:
Michigan
The Michigan Small Business Relief Program will provide up to $20 million in support for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The funding is divided between $10 million in small business grants and $10 million in small business loans to support businesses facing drastic reductions in cash flow and the continued support of their workforce.

Midland Area Community Foundation: COVID-19 Response/Disaster Relief Grant
Geographic Scope: Midland County, MI
The COVID-19 Response/Disaster Relief Grant are available to nonprofit agencies, public schools, and government entities located in Midland County and can be used for nonprofit operations, supplies, and client assistance. Priority is given to agencies providing needed services for vulnerable populations most impacted by this pandemic.
New this week

Minneapolis Foundation: One MPLS Fund
Geographic Scope: Minneapolis, MN
The One MPLS Fund will help support business and essential program continuity for local nonprofits that: provide services to address the economic impact on individuals whose employment has been reduced or eliminated as a result of the pandemic and meet basic needs for vulnerable populations, particularly older adults and youth.
New (4/3/2020)

Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for Coronavirus
Geographic Scope: Minnesota
The Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for Coronavirus was created to support community needs as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. Funding is provided for both short and long-term needs that arise within communities, due to coronavirus or future disasters that occur within the state of Minnesota.

NC Artists Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: North Carolina
The NC Artists Relief Fund provides direct support to artists and arts presenters in North Carolina. Eligible applicants include musicians, visual artists, actors, DJ’s, dancers, teaching artists, filmmakers, comedians, and other creative individuals and arts presenters who are experiencing widespread cancellations due to this global pandemic.

New York Community Trust: NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund
Geographic Scope:
New York City, NY
The New York Community Trust’s NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund was created to aid nonprofit service providers struggling with the health and economic effects of the coronavirus. It will give grants and loans to NYC-based nonprofits that are trying to meet the new and urgent needs that are hitting the city. Priority will be given to nonprofits addressing essential healthcare and food insecurity as well as arts and culture.

North Georgia Community Foundation: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: North Georgia
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Fund was established to make strategic grants to nonprofits impacted by and serving those who are affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time the Foundation is not hosting a formal application process for the fund; interested organizations can email the president and CEO directly to inform her of the impact this virus is having on their organization and how they are serving those individuals or families who are being directly impacted at this time.
New this week

Northstar Church of the Arts: Durham Artist Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Durham, NC
The Durham Artist Relief Fund supports artists and arts presenters in Durham who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19, with priority given to BIPOC artists, transgender and nonbinary artists, and disabled artists.

OC Community Resilience Fund
Geographic Scope:
Orange County, CA
The OC Community Resilience Fund is a collaborative response by the Orange County philanthropic community seeking to strengthen and support community-based organizations who serve vulnerable communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding supports community providers in the areas of community clinic operations, emergency grants to individuals, and community-based organization operations.

Otto Bremer Trust: Community Benefit Financial Company Emergency Fund
Geographic Scope: Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin
In response to COVID-19, the Otto Bremer Trust has established a $50 million emergency fund through its Community Benefit Financial Company subsidiary to provide financial support to Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana nonprofits and other community organizations impacted by and responding to the pandemic. The fund will provide resources in the form of short-term loans, lines of credit, and emergency grants.
New this week

Pittsburgh Foundation: Emergency Action Fund
Geographic Scope: Allegheny, Westmoreland or Beaver Counties, PA
The Emergency Action Fund will address the immediate and long-term impacts of COVID-19 by providing funding in four areas: operating support for small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations (annual budgets under $5 million) serving communities with predominantly low-income households; organizations that manage emergency funds that provide direct financial assistance to individuals impacted by COVID-19; support for Federally Qualified Health Centers and other community health facilities; and small arts organizations (and individual artists) that have had to cancel productions.

Quad Cities Community Foundation: Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund
Geographic Scope: Scott and Rock Island Counties, IA
The Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund provides support to organizations in Scott and Rock Island Counties after a disaster. Grants will be issued as part of the community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support the effort to "flatten the curve" of COVID-19 infections in these counties by helping the community follow public health recommendations, and helping address the financial impact of following those recommendations.

The Record Co.: Boston Music Maker Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Boston, MA
The Boston Music Maker Relief Fund provides financial relief to Boston area music makers experiencing lost income as the result of performance cancellations related to COVID-19. Small grants of up to $200 will be paid rapidly on a first come, first served basis to affected artists and groups.

Rhode Island Foundation: COVID-19 Response Fund Grants
Geographic Scope:
Rhode Island
COVID-19 Response Fund Grants are available to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations at the forefront of COVID-19 response. Grants will be awarded to: support nonprofit organizations providing direct assistance to Rhode Islanders with financial need or demonstrable hardship resulting from COVID-19; and provide operating support to nonprofit organizations that are meeting community needs resulting from COVID-19, and are in financial distress.

Robin Hood Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: New York, NY
The Robin Hood Relief Fund will provide support to nonprofit organizations in two areas of relief response: general operating support to continue to run their organizations and provide services, and emergency cash assistance provided to individuals in need as identified by community partners.

San Diego Foundation: San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope: San Diego, CA
The San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund will make emergency grants to nonprofit organizations that have deep roots and strong experience supporting impacted communities, particularly those that are disproportionately affected by this global pandemic and its economic consequences. Grant funding will focus on these critical areas: food security, other essential living expenses, emergent needs, rent and utility payment support, and interest-free loans for nonprofit organizations.
New this week

San Francisco Foundation: COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
Geographic Scope: The five-county Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo), CA
The COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will make a limited number of one-time grants ($3,000 – $25,000) to nonprofits addressing the following four issue areas: racial bias, worker protection, homelessness and renter protection/housing security, and food security.
New this week

Santa Barbara Foundation: COVID-19 Response Grants
Geographic Scope: Santa Barbara County, CA
COVID-19 Response Grants are awarded to individuals and families experiencing financial need as well as to nonprofit organizations to meet increased service demand and ensure operational capacity and business continuity.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation: Regional Nonprofit Emergency Fund
Geographic Scope: The ten counties in the Bay Area region, including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma counties
The Regional Nonprofit Emergency Fund will be used to provide flexible operating support grants to nonprofit organizations serving one or more of the 10 counties in the San Francisco Bay Area region. Funding will support organizations that provide emergency-related services such as food, shelter, health, and mental health services to affected communities. Grants will also be awarded to nonprofits that have experienced unexpected costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Springboard for the Arts: Personal Emergency Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Minnesota
The Personal Emergency Relief Fund helps artists in Minnesota recover from personal emergencies by helping pay an unanticipated, emergency expense. As a response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, the guidelines have been expanded to include lost income due to the cancellation of a specific, scheduled gig or opportunity (i.e. commissions, performances, contracts) due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 precautionary measures. Artists can request up to $500 to compensate for cancelled work that was scheduled and lost.
New (4/3/2020)

Theatre Bay Area: COVID 19: Performing Arts Workers Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
The COVID-19: Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund is a resource for performing arts workers who are facing a loss of income due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “Performing arts workers” includes all aspects of the performing arts including actors, administrators, box office/event staff, carpenters, dancers, designers, directors, dramaturgs, musicians, playwrights, production staff, singers, teaching artists, technicians, etc.

United Way of Bemidji Area: Emergency Fund
Geographic Scope: Bemidji Area, MN
Responding to the coronavirus/COVID-19, the United Way of Bemidji Area has established an Emergency Fund to support local nonprofits with unexpected expenses. These funds will support access to food, emergency needs, and care to the elderly and most vulnerable in the community. Agencies with unexpected expenses combined with fundraising shortfalls due to event cancellations will be included.
New (4/3/2020)

United Way of Greater Atlanta: COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund
Geographic Scope: Metropolitan Atlanta and surrounding counties, GA
The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations working with communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences. Organizations should be located and providing services in one of these counties: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, Spalding and Walton, or the City of Atlanta.
New (4/3/2020)

United Way of Indian River County: COVID-19 Community Response Fund
Geographic Scope: Indian River County, MI
The Community Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in the Indian River County region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this outbreak. One-time grants will fund organizations that have deep roots in community and strong experience working with under resourced residents, such as those without health insurance or access to paid sick leave, healthcare and hospitality workers, among others.
New this week

United Way of Northeast Florida: First Coast Relief Fund
Geographic Scope: Northeast Florida
The First Coast Relief Fund is designed to provide resources to nonprofit organizations in Northeast Florida working to meet unmet critical needs of residents who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak.
New this week

United Way of Palm Beach County: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief and Recovery Grant
Geographic Scope: Palm Beach County and Martin County, FL
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief and Recovery Grants will provide assistance to nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County and Martin County whose staff, services, and clients have been impacted by this disaster.
New this week

United Way of Southeastern Michigan
Geographic Scope: Southeastern Michigan
The United Way of Southeastern Michigan will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations that are offering emergency relief to families and individuals in need. The initial focus will be on rapid response in support of front-line agencies providing services to the most vulnerable populations.
New this week

United Way of Washtenaw County
Geographic Scope: Washtenaw County, MI
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Washtenaw County, United Way has established the COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to support local nonprofits and community groups working with populations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic faced with immediate, emergent and unanticipated community needs.
New this week

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Geographic Scope:
Selected U.S. states and counties
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund
Geographic Scope: Connecticut
The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is offering immediate support to communities in Connecticut responding to current events related to COVID-19. Support could include crisis response that addresses the physical, social, emotional well-being, and safety of those most affected by racism and poverty.

Working Solutions: Oakland Small Business Emergency Grant Program
Geographic Scope: Oakland, CA
The Oakland Small Business Emergency Grant Program will provide working capital grants of $5,000 to small businesses in Oakland owned by very low-income individuals who have suffered financial loss due to the COVID-19 crisis. Grants can be used to cover costs such as rent and utilities, worker payroll, outstanding debts to vendors, and other operating costs.
New this week