DC Child Care Provider Relief Fund
As part of the District’s coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery efforts, the DC Child Care Provider Relief Fund will provide $5 million in emergency operational funding to local child care facilities. Relief funds will be granted to all licensed District child care providers to ensure a supply of child care for families during the public health emergency and recovery period. This effort is being led by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) and the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). The Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) is partnering to handle intake and disperse program funds.
The funding is authorized by “COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020” effective March 17, 2020 (D.C. Act 23-247) (and extended by the Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-0326), Coronavirus Support Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-332), Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-0334), the Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-0328), and the Coronavirus Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-0405), the “Fiscal Year 2020 Revised Local Budget Emergency Act of 2020” (A23-351), and any subsequent emergency, temporary, or permanent versions of the Acts, and Mayor’s Order 2020-079 and Mayor’s Order 2020-094. >LEARN MORE
DC Bar Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund
The DC Bar Foundation (DCBF) has established a COVID-19 Response
The Foundation is providing emergency grants and other support to help the District’s civil legal aid community adapt and respond to the emergent needs
WRAG, in coordination with peers in philanthropy throughout the Greater Washington region, is working to raise funds and deploy critical resources to nonprofits that are responding to the urgent health and economic needs of disproportionately impacted communities affected by COVID-19.
The COVID-19 Response Fund will serve as a mechanism to collect donations that can help with emergency preparedness activities or cash and other assistance to those in our community. With the information available to us, our funding priorities* are centered around:
*Please note that as the crisis evolves, funding priorities may change.
The City of Alexandria will match donations, up to $100,000, to support the needs of nonprofit organizations experiencing an increase in demand for services as they support Alexandrians affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund
A $2.5 million investment from Verizon will allow small businesses to fill urgent financial gaps until they can resume normal operations or until other more permanent financing becomes available.
LISC Small Business Relief Grant
LISC national office is opening up a fifth round of its small business grant funding, and will be accepting applications through Monday, August 3. In the past four rounds, 8-12 DC businesses have received grants and we expect that trend to continue in this next round.
Further details on the program can be found here.
The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties has established a Community Emergency Relief Fund to accept and strategically disburse funding to address COVID-19 emergency response and relief efforts in Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.
Members of the community who wish to support aid to those affected by COVID-19 may donate to the Community Emergency Relief Fund.
The Community Foundation will work closely with local nonprofit organizations to provide grants to agencies to meet both immediate and long-term needs related to the impact of COVID-19 in Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.
Grants will be prioritized to organizations:
Providing direct financial assistance to individuals who need monetary assistance to meet basic needs such as housing, utilities, and medical expenses due to the impact of COVID-19;
Providing services directly addressing impact of COVID-19 such as food distribution, shelter, housing, and health care.
The Community Foundation will form a Community Emergency Relief Fund Advisory Committee to advise on the distribution of any funds raised. The Advisory Committee will include local experts on emergency response and local services, and will include diverse representation to ensure equitable distribution of the funds to those in need.
In the event that funds raised through the Community Emergency Relief Fund are no longer needed for COVID-19 relief, remaining funds will be reserved for future local disaster relief efforts.
United Way of NCA Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF)
United Way NCA has reactivated its Emergency Assistance Fund to promote the health, education and financial stability of our community, especially for those residents who have or will be impacted by restrictions and closures of schools, businesses, and community institutions designed to slow the spread of the virus.
The urgency is real! In the weeks and months ahead, the EAF will provide additional capacity to community-based organizations in the region to deliver economic assistance and access to vital food and basic need supplies to the thousands of school-age children who depend on their school’s meal programs and workers in the region who already have and will be impacted by the temporary loss of income.
Arlington Community Foundation COVID-19 Prompt Response Fund
Booz Allen Foundation Launches $1M Innovation Fund to Support COVID-19 Solutions
Non-profits, small businesses and individuals invited to apply for funding to solve the most pressing issues caused by pandemic
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