COVID-19 Resources for Funders and Grantees

The list below includes links to resources from philanthropic, nonprofit organizations to provide helpful information for funders and grantees in response to the COVID-19 crisis. 


COVID Health Equity Resources


Philanthropic Resources and Responses to COVID-19

Candid -- Funding for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Funding for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
This webpage lists funding opportunities related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. 


Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Toolkits and resources for the philanthropic community 


Council on Foundations

COVID-19 Resource Hub
Information includes legal and public policy resources, response funds, and philanthropic news to help funders respond to COVID-19.


Giving Compass
Coronavirus and COVID-19 Funds
Giving Compass and National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) have vetted a list of COVID-19 relief funds. View NCFP’s local funds map here.


Grantmakers In Health
COVID-19 Resources for Funders


United Philanthropy Forum
How Philanthropy Can Respond to COVID-19


Resources to Support Grantees

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Help for Nonprofits During the Coronavirus and Uncertain Economic Times
Chronicle stories to help nonprofits plan and prepare for the impact of the coronavirus on their workers, volunteers and finances.


Center for Nonprofit Management
Help for the Helpers: Nonprofit Finance Webinar Series


ICA Group
COVID-10 Resources for Nonprofits


Independent Sector
CARES Act: How to Apply for Nonprofit Relief Funds


Jewish Federation of North America
Resources to Understand the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act


National Council of Nonprofits
Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19
Information and resources that nonprofits can use to prepare and respond.

Webinar - Federal Coronavirus Relief Bills: What Do They Mean for Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Quarterly Newsletter
Various resources and articles are a resource for nonprofits.


Small Business Administration
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information

PPP Sample Application Form

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Assistance for Small Businesses


U.S. Small Business Administration
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Rapid Response Infrastructure RFP: To respond to the urgent need to reinforce tools and resources to remain effective in the near-term—while also building greater long-term results

  • Deadline 2: Friday, June 12, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. PT / 8:59 p.m. ET
  • Deadline 3: Thursday, July 2, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. PT / 8:59 p.m. ET
  • Scope
    • TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY for remote work & communications
      Stable in-home Wi-fi connection
      Hardware (laptops & webcams) & software (video conference software & distributed work platforms)
    • TRAINING for effective remote work, advocacy & connection
      Training & best practices for remote facilitation & engagement, particularly large gatherings and remote work tools
      Training for transitioning to digital organizing
    • RESOURCES for adaptive organizational operations & planning

NOMA-NAACP-SEED Design Awards: for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in design, architecture, and land development diversity

Community Alliance with Family F.armers (CAFF) set up the California Family Farmer Emergency Fund  Support has included 60 micro-grants and $150,000 to farmers that are struggling -- they can't pay rent or utilities, buy seeds or travel to markets -- including over 90% to farmers who identify as farmers of color, and a large share who identify as immigrants.

HEFN Members Responses to the Coronavirus Crisis

Below are links to just some of the work HEFN members are doing to address the COVID-19 crisis. This section will be updated regularly. 

General Information on COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Coronavirus (COVIDE-19) Information


HUD Infectious Disease Website
HUD Infectious Disease Toolkit for Continuum of Care Continuum of Care (CoC) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) 


National Institutes of Health
Coronavirus (COVID-19)


World Health Organization (WHO)
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

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