Coronavirus (COVID-19) Funding and Resources (updated 4/8/2020)

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COVID-19 Funding by State: Community Foundations Nationwide Launch Coronavirus Relief Efforts

COVID-19 Federal Funding/ COVID-19 Government Funding

DoorDash COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program

Financial assistance for eligible Dashers that are diagnosed with COVID-19 and have been active on the DoorDash platform for at least 60 days and have completed at least 30 deliveries in the last 30 days.

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

We know that your business may be experiencing disruptions resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve heard that a little financial support can go a long way, so we are offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time.

Fashion Nova Cares

Fashion Nova Cares, and COVID-19 relief effort is launching an initiative with Cardi B to establish immediate relief to those who need it most. From April 8th through May 20th, they will be give away $1,000 every hour per day for 42 days for a total of 1,000,000 dollars given to those who need help. If you or someone you know could use the help, go to and submit your story.

John A. Hartford Foundation Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources for Older Adults, Family Caregivers and Health Care Providers

The Foundation compiled a list of resources from their partners and grantees. The Foundation regularly updates with information for older adults, family caregivers and health care providers.

OpenRICE - Learning Portal for Nonprofit Organizations

OpenRICE is the Glasscock School's initiative to provide free, timely expertise in the form of short, open sessions geared towards the nonprofit community.

PEN America Writers’ Emergency Fund

PEN is inviting applications to its Writers’ Emergency Fund. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic. PEN America is expanding the fund as part of its efforts to support the literary community at a time when the health and livelihoods of so many are at risk. Through the fund, grants of between $500 and $1,000 will be awarded in support of writers demonstrating an inability to meet an acute financial need, especially one resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The fund is intended to assist fiction and nonfiction authors, poets, playwrights, screenwriters, translators, and journalists.

Shea Moisture $1 Million Community Commerce Fund

SheaMoisture announced, under its long-established Community Commerce business model, a $1 Million Fund to support entrepreneurs of color and small businesses.

The grant intends to show the power of small/black-owned businesses to help communities, while also hoping to minimize the financial disruptions that many are experiencing from the current global crisis.

Texas Black Expo/HEB

The Texas Black Expo has partnered with several major corporations including H-E-B, Enterprise Holdings, Chevron and UPS, in an ongoing effort to support small businesses affected by the devastation of COVID-19.

Unbound - Virtual Conference for Nonprofit Leaders

Unbound - Unbound is a DonorSearch virtual conference geared towards the nonprofit community. It begins on April 6th and will have daily presentations throughout the pandemic.