Over the last 34 years, Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund has stepped in to provide help and hope to households facing unexpected crises throughout the nine counties of the Bay Area — Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma. Our assistance keeps thousands of individuals and families in their homes and puts food on their tables as they get back on their feet. How is Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? We have expedited over $1.9 million in emergency assistance funds to our county partners to be used for...

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Children in low-income and first-responder families across our region will experience hardship as a result of the Coronavirus crisis and recent school closures. From more limited access to school breakfast and lunch to a shortage of reliable childcare, families already struggling to make ends meet are disproportionately affected by the current situation. This fund will help ensure local children have access to food assistance, childcare, and remote learning opportunities during these unprecedented times. San Diego for Every Child established the San Diego COVID-19 Children's Fund in...

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We at The Community Foundation of Mendocino County have been closely following the novel coronavirus, and are taking necessary precautions. While no positive cases have been reported in Mendocino County to date, we realize the very real threat this virus poses and the possibility of widespread infection, as well as the economic impact it can make on our small community. For individuals who are experiencing undue hardship due to COVID-19, our Angel Fund is available on an emergency basis. VISIT FUND

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We at The Community Foundation of Mendocino County have been closely following the novel coronavirus, and are taking necessary precautions. While no positive cases have been reported in Mendocino County to date, we realize the very real threat this virus poses and the possibility of widespread infection, as well as the economic impact it can make on our small community. We are anticipating the economic impact of the virus on our non-profit community as they cancel or postpone fundraising events and/or respond to increased community need or unforeseen operational costs. Non-profits may access...

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As the capital region’s community foundation, we are uniquely positioned to respond to local emergencies. We have activated our Sacramento Region Disaster Fund, which we have seeded with an initial investment which has grown with the support of fundholders, individual donors, and other regional partners. We are preparing to rapidly deploy this funding to help address the challenges area nonprofits are encountering due to the virus. To inform our grantmaking, we hosted a webinar for over 400 capital region nonprofits and have surveyed hundreds more to assess the immediate- and long-term...

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During these unprecedented times, the Community Foundation of San Joaquin stands prepared and ready to work alongside our county, civic, and community leaders to help lessen the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the health of our community. In partnership with United Way of San Joaquin, our organizations have established a San Joaquin Emergency Response Fund, which we have seeded with an initial $75,000 investment. The Fund is intended to be responsive to the changing, long-term needs of our community, with an immediate focus on supporting nonprofit organizations serving the most vulnerable...

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This fund will address the needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents who will be impacted by the Coronavirus. The fund will provide a trusted repository for philanthropic assets to be directed specifically for this purpose. Government officials and businesses have instituted sweeping measures to halt the spread of the virus. School closures, travel and event cancellation, remote work and social distancing have the potential to disrupt our lives physically, socially and economically. The fund will support community needs identified by staff, our partners and requests from local...

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The number of people affected by the COVID-19 virus across the country continues to grow. We are proud of the steps we are taking in Oakland and across the Bay Area to flatten the curve and to support our most vulnerable communities, such as seniors, children, people experiencing homelessness, first responders, local businesses and low-wage workers, to name a few. You can help by donating to the Oakland COVID-19 Relief Fund. Your tax-deductible donations will go to non-profit community organizations or public agencies who are diligently working to protect the health of Oakland and support our...

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The COVID-19 Response Fund will offer flexible resources to organizations in our area working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. The fund will help support the increased demand that Placer County nonprofit service providers are facing related to the impact of COVID-19. PCF is communicating and coordinately closely with local government and social services organizations to understand where charitable dollars are needed most and have the greatest potential for impact. This includes Placer County Health & Human...

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