Global Funding for COVID-19

Open Road Alliance Respond to COVID-19
Charitable Grants will only be offered to organizations responding directly to COVID-19. Open Road will be offering four loan products to organizations affected by COVID-19.

COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
A new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Solidarity Response Fund will raise money from a wide range of donors to support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund, the first-of-its-kind, enables private individuals, corporations and institutions anywhere in the world to come together to directly contribute to global response efforts, and has been created by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, together with WHO.


Massachusetts Resources

COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses

Rapid Response: Racism is a Virus Too
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation created this rapid response fund to respond to the hate crimes and bias against Asian American communities resulting from COVID-19.

COVID-19 Family Support Fund
Our COVID-19 Family Support Fund will help hourly, low-wage workers weather the losses from this epidemic.

MetroWest Emergency Relief Fund
The MetroWest Emergency Relief Fund will support non-profits addressing the most immediate needs or experiencing significant financial challenges due to closures during broad-based community emergencies, such as natural disasters, financial crises, and public health emergencies.


Boston Resources

COVID-19 Response Fund
The COVID-19 Response Fund has been established by a coalition of business, government and philanthropic partners to rapidly deploy flexible resources to organizations in Greater Boston that are working with communities that are disproportionately affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Supporting Bostonians in Need during COVID-19
Union Capital Boston established a one-time direct gift campaign to send Visa gift cards to those who need it urgently in the Greater Boston area. 100% of donations will go to families in need.


Cambridge Resources

Cambridge COVID-19 Emergency Fund
In response, the Cambridge Community Foundation has launched the Cambridge COVID-19 Emergency Fund as a source of immediate relief for those who need it most.


Resources for Organizations

The Complete List of Free Tools for Remote Work During Coronavirus
Are you working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak? In response to COVID-19, plenty of software companies have begun offering free tools and resources for those of us working remotely. We’ve rounded up those offers and will update this article as information becomes available.

An overview of the CARES Act and Nonprofits


Resources for Funders/Philanthropy

COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do

6 Steps for Grant Makers to Take Now to Ensure Nonprofits Recover From Coronavirus Spread

Establishing an Emergency COVID-19 Relief Fund

Philanthropy Needs To Trust Nonprofits Now More Than Ever

Resources for Responding to COVID-19
This page is divided between internal and external resources. Internal resources are related to business conitinuity or sample communications with staff. External resources are related to how your foundation might shift grantmaking, create response funds, and includes resources from the government, peer networks, and other experts.


Where to Give

King Boudain Foundation Italy Fund
KBFUS launches COVID-19 response fund for Italy, in an effort to gather support for and assist local organizations with their response.

Give2Asia China and Asia Funds
Give2Asia created funds to support trusted NGOs helping frontline health workers and communities respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

Gates Philanthropy Partners
Gates Philanthropy Partners’ Combating COVID-19 Fund is focused on developing the most promising vaccines and diagnostics and protecting the most vulnerable in Africa and South Asia.

HIP COVID-19 Rapid Response Migration Fund- Funder Note
Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) invites our members to contribute to our COVID-19 Rapid Response Migration Fund, which will provide emergency mini-grants to frontline organizations responding to the immediate needs of migrants and refugees to respond to the unprecedented challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CJP Coronavirus Emergency Fund
In response, we have launched the CJP Coronavirus Emergency Fund. 100% of the money raised will support community members facing hardship as a result of this pandemic.


Article

This Age of COVID-19 Demands new Emergency Ethics

COVID-19 is only slowly reaching Africa. That’s no surprise.

South Africa is taking drastic steps to save its high-risk population from coronavirus

On stigma and outbreak response


Blog

COVID-19 Insights

Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day


Contemplative Resources to Help Maintain Your Wellbeing Under Quarantine

Still Harbor 30 Minute Guided Meditation @noon EST Mon, Weds, Fri

Shalem/Executive Soul
Free Virtual Prayer Gatherings Prayer for World – free conference call every Wednesday 8:30-9:00am ET. Prayers for Hope & Healing – free Zoom gathering every other Thursday, 4:30-5:00pm ET. The next one will be April 2. Free Online Retreat Day Holy Interruptions – free online retreat day to help you ground during this time of interruption in our lives. Online courses – we’ve adjusted dates so that we have several online opportunities available: Living from the Spiritual Heart with Tilden Edwards is extended to April 15. Contemplative Earth Awareness Retreat Day is available now. With Hearts Wide Open: Contemplative Leadership Seminar is available now. Howard Thurman & MLK, Jr is extended to April 30. Howard Thurman: The Writings of Jesus & The Disinherited is extended to April 30.

Inspiration from Praxis for Christian leaders and social entrepreneurs
Love in the Time of Coronavirus, an essay by Praxis Partner Andy Crouch


Thought Leadership

Inspiration from Praxis for Christian leaders & social entrepreneurs
Leading Beyond the Blizzard: Why Every Organization is Now a Start-up, a podcast and essay about the implications of coronavirus for social entrepreneurship

Lessons from those who’ve been here before
Advice from nonprofit leaders who weathered the 2008 recession.

Tough Times Call for Tough Action
A decision framework for nonprofit leaders and boards


Crisis Response Resources for Nonprofits

Stepping Up in Uncertainty