Monterey County is a caring and generous community. The Community Foundation for Monterey County and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation have created the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help those affected by the impact of the Coronavirus in Monterey County. The COVID-19 Relief Fund will address the immediate and longer-term needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents. VISIT FUND
The Long Beach Coronavirus Relief Fund will support community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus response in the Long Beach area. Grants will be made to support approved 501(C)3 nonprofit, educational, and governmental organizations working on these efforts. Funds donated to this Long Beach Relief Fund through June 5, 2020 will be used exclusively for assistance to Long Beach residents impacted by Coronavirus. VISIT FUND
This fund is an initiative coordinated by Great Public Schools-Now in partnership with several Los Angeles community organizations. Donations will go directly to Los Angeles families to meet basic needs such as food, rent, medical care, childcare, gas, and transportation. Funds contributed through this site will be administered by Great Public Schools-Now, a Los Angeles based 501c3 non-profit foundation, and distributed through our partner network funds directly to families in need during this crisis. VISIT FUND
The UC San Diego COVID-19 Response Discretionary Fund has been established to support our students, patients, caregivers, and community at this unprecedented moment for our university and the world. The fund will allow us to address the greatest needs in this evolving situation including critical supplies, expanded testing and diagnostics, supporting displaced and impacted members of the UC San Diego community, and research efforts to better understand and respond to COVID-19. VISIT FUND
Funders Together to End Homelessness San Diego, a collaborative of San Diego Grantmakers, has established a fund to pay for hotel rooms for homeless seniors and others who are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19. There are over 2000 homeless people in San Diego who are age 65+ living on the streets and in crowded shelters. The County of San Diego, and other government entities, are securing hotel rooms for people who have already contracted COVID-19. This fund expands upon those efforts by targeting people who are high-risk but have not yet gotten sick. VISIT FUND
COVID-19 has directly impacted funding for some of Mexico’s most vital Community Funds. As uncertainty heightens, we need to ensure the future of Mexico by addressing the communities’ most critical needs. Your support will allow us to continue to make weekly rapid response grants from a number of funds. VISIT FUND
Organizations that rely on volunteers to deliver services are finding themselves woefully shorthanded. Older adults who need nutrition, medical assistance and socialization, are at great risk. And with Spring nonprofit fundraisers cancelled, many organizations are facing the daunting prospect of losing significant anticipated revenue for the year. In addition, those that work in lower paying and hourly jobs - in hospitality, retail, services and the like - are forgoing pay during closures, placing enormous pressure on already challenging circumstances. Because of these far-reaching effects,...
The scientific and health care communities need support to address the public health threat posed by the virus. This includes research, logistics, communications, and data management as well as efforts to acquire necessary equipment, and build appropriate, temporary facilities. Additional public health needs will undoubtedly emerge as our community weathers the COVID-19 challenge. VISIT FUND
The economic and personal impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic are growing and potentially devastating for small businesses in California and beyond. Due to drops in consumer demand, small businesses—more likely owned by immigrants, women and people of color— and their employees are affected more quickly and severely versus large firms. Even before a crisis, a significant portion of self-employed and small business owners had low and inconsistent incomes and were financially stressed. When small businesses fail, the owners, their families, their employees and whole communities suffer. VISIT FUND
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...