In an effort to support the work of our grantee partners through the COVID-19 crisis, and to support communities impacted by the pandemic, we have curated this resource list with various rapid response grants and other tools. We will continue to update this listing as more opportunities become available.
Grantee Partner Relief Efforts
Hot Bread Kitchen: Emergency Relief Efforts
The fund will provide immediate support to their alumni women and small business owners. Click here to learn more.
Make the Road New York: Emergency Response Fund
The fund will provide direct support to most vulnerable workers and low-income immigrant families,
and to organize to ensure they are not left out of government solutions. Click here to learn more.
Movement for Justice in El Barrio: Movimiento’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Immigrants in El Barrio
The campaign will provide support to El Barrio’s community members and their families in the form of mutual aid and emergency resources during our most desperate time of need. Click here to learn more.
National Domestic Workers Alliance: Coronavirus Care Fund and resources for workers
The Coronavirus Care Fund (CCF) provides emergency assistance for qualifying home care workers, nannies and house cleaners who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to learn more.
Women for Afghan Women (WAW): #AfghanWomenStrong
Support will enable WAW to continue caring for the hundreds of women, girls and children living under their care during the onslaught of the COVID-19 epidemic that is now sweeping across Afghanistan. Click here to learn more.
Grantee Partner Resources
Business Center for New Americans: Free online workshops
Resources for small business owners affected by the current crisis and free online workshops with some of their top teachers. Click here to learn more.
College and Community Fellowship: COVID-19 Resources
A list of resources for students and community at large with information related to unemployment, housing rights, the Federal stimulus bill, healthcare and more. Click here to learn more.
Custom Collaborative: Reusable Face Masks
Made in New York City by Custom Collaborative’s community of artisans, your purchase provides vital income to the women in our programs who rely on fashion production work to support themselves and their families. Click here to learn more.
FreeFrom: COVID-19 Response Guide
FreeFrom has curated a list of action items for institutions, industries and communities to implement to support survivors and disrupt domestic violence during this crisis. Click here to learn more.
Hollaback!: Bystander Intervention Trainings for Anti-Asian & Xenophobic Harassment
With the support of our COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund, Hollaback! has partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) to adapt their free bystander intervention training to meet this moment. Click here to learn more.
Make the Road New York: Updates, Resources and Know Your Rights Information
Resources include online Know Your Rights trainings for community members, bilingual, culturally competent materials and more. Click here to learn more.
Emergency Grant Opportunities for Nonprofits in New York
Brooklyn Community Foundation
The Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund is accepting applications on a rolling basis for immediate response grants of up to $10,000 in priority areas. Click here to learn more.
Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund
The Fund has been established to provide flexible resources to 501c3 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. Click here to learn more.
Dance making organizations with annual operating budgets between $25,000 and $500,000 are eligible for one-time grants of $2,500 to $5,000. Click here to learn more.
Mother Cabrini Health Foundation
MCHF is offering grants to assist organizations dealing with COVID-19 through the Coronavirus Emergency Support Grants program. Click here to learn more.
New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Hispanic Federation Northern Manhattan Emergency Recovery Fund
The first round of funding is designated for immediate emergency assistance. The second round is designated for long-term community sustainability. Hispanic Federation is the organization responsible with managing the immediate emergency assistance funding. Click here to learn more.
Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund
The fund will provide direct assistance for workers, nonprofits serving workers and no-interest loans for small businesses. Click here to learn more.
Robin Hood COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Fund is accepting applications from organizations on a rolling basis for immediate response grants in the following priority areas. Click here to learn more.
The New York Community Trust Response & Impact Fund
The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund will give grants and loans to NYC-based nonprofits that are trying to meet 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. Click here to learn more.
Trinity Church Wall Street COVID-19 Emergency Response Grants
Trinity has created a rapid response fund to provide one-time grants of up to $25,000 for grantees who are working with communities that are disproportionately impacted by this pandemic. Click here to learn more.
Westchester Community Foundation
The Westchester COVID-19 Response Fund will deploy resources to established, frontline Westchester community organizations meeting the basic needs of local residents in the wake of this global pandemic. Click here to learn more.
National Emergency Grant Opportunities
CJI Strategic Opportunities Support (SOS) Rapid Response Fund
CJI’s SOS Rapid Response Fund has always provided flexible and immediate funding to organizations responding to changing political landscapes and working to build collective power at critical junctures. Click here to learn more.
Seed Commons: Worker Response Fund
The Fund will provide direct support to worker-owners at cooperative businesses most affected by closures and downturn associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, such as food service businesses, custom manufacturing and child care cooperatives. Click here to learn more.
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation
This fund was created to respond to and stop hate crimes against Asian Americans communities affected by COVID-19. The Racism is a Virus Too rapid response grant fund will support Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) that provide services for AAPI communities. Click here to learn more.
Resources for Women, TGNCNB Communities
Collective Future Fund Survivor Safety and Support Fund
This rapid response fund will give increased funding support to Collective Future Fund’s existing grantees, contribute to several other pooled rapid response funds that are resourcing immediate organizing and financial support for survivors and low-wage women of color and immigrant workers, and provide additional support to other critical efforts to advance safety and support the queer, trans, and cis women of color, Indigenous, and immigrant women survivors who are on the front lines of this crisis. Click here to learn more.
Futures Without Violence: Resources for Kids and Families
A curated list for families and friends of those experiencing violence, for parents and caregivers in need of additional support and more. Click here to learn more.
SUSU Rapid Response Support for Black Feminists
In response to the emergent needs of Black feminists who are living/caring/healing/responding and beyond to COVID-19, SUSU will be dispersing rapid response funds for the next 2 months to Black feminists. Click here to learn more.
Additional Provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
On March 27, 2020 the Senate passed the CARES Act. Our colleagues at the National Council on Nonprofits have provided a summary of relevant provisions of the statute. Click here to learn more.