Disaster relief

Literary Arts Emergency Fund awards $3.5 million for COVID-19 relief

Literary Arts Emergency Fund awards $3.5 million for COVID-19 relief

September 20, 2020

An initiative of the the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, the fund awarded grants to two hundred and eighty-two nonprofit literary arts organizations, magazines, and presses that have experienced financial losses due to COVID-19....

University of Cambridge launches effort to address future pandemics

University of Cambridge launches effort to address future pandemics

September 15, 2020

The £10 million ($12.9 million) Trinity Challenge will award grants through an open submission process in support of efforts to harness data and analytics, learn and share lessons from COVID-19, and build resilience against future public health emergencies....

Google.org awards $8.5 million in COVID-response grants

Google.org awards $8.5 million in COVID-response grants

September 14, 2020

The grants to thirty-one organizations will support efforts to monitor and forecast disease spread, improve health equity and minimize secondary impacts of the virus, slow transmission by advancing the science of contact tracing and environmental sensing, and support healthcare workers....

UJA-Federation awards additional $6.67 million in COVID funding

UJA-Federation awards additional $6.67 million in COVID funding

September 2, 2020

The grants include nearly $4.6 million to strengthen and expand safety-net services for New Yorkers impacted by COVID-related job loss, food insecurity, economic hardship, and mental health challenges and $2.1 million in support of Jewish day schools....

Hispanics in Philanthropy awards $6 million for COVID-19 relief

Hispanics in Philanthropy awards $6 million for COVID-19 relief

August 24, 2020

Grants were awarded through the organization's Essential Fund, Rapid Response Migration Fund, Civic Participation Fund, Farmworker Relief Fund, PowerUp Fund, and COVID-19 Emergency Fund Against Gender Violence to small businesses and communities impacted by the coronavirus crisis in the U.S., Mexico, and Central and South America....

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