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Community Partners has shared the following useful resources for fundraising in these difficult times:

Emergency Grants for Humanitarian Nonprofit Organizations
Deadline: April 12
Amount: Up to $2,500
Eligibility: Humanitarian nonprofits
The Kinkade Family Foundation is providing Emergency Grants for humanitarian nonprofit organizations that are supporting women, children, families or art initiatives. One-time grants of up to $2,500 are provided for unexpected emergencies related to the COVID-19 pandemic. LEARN MORE

Kern Community Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: $5,000 to $30,000
Eligibility: Nonprofits and government agencies in Kern County
Grants intended for California nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible locations to help local residents who are affected by COVID-19/Coronavirus. Funds can provide operating support to address the immediate and longer-term needs of vulnerable residents who are impacted by the health crisis. LEARN MORE

Healthy Food Access for Children
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: Not specified
Eligibility: Local school districts and nonprofits
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and local school districts to provide healthy food to children during the coronavirus pandemic. Funding is intended to assist low-income families that normally rely on school meal programs to supplement their children's nutrition. LEARN MORE
Orange County Charitable Ventures
Deadline: Ongoing

  • Emergency Grants to Individuals: Grant amounts will range from $10,000 to $12,000
  • Emergency Grants for Nonprofits: Grant amounts will range from $25,000 to $50,000
Eligibility: nonprofit organizations, community clinics, and community-based organizations in Orange County
Funding supports vulnerable communities that have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Eligible organizations are those providing services to Orange County residents. LEARN MORE

Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: $2,500 to $10,000
Eligibility: Nonprofits in Sacramento Region: El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo Counties
Funding supports organizations providing direct assistance and basic needs to vulnerable populations. Grant funds may also be used for organizational support needs due to increased demand, lost revenue, and other acute challenges due to coronavirus. LEARN MORE
The San Diego Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: Not specified
Eligibility: Nonprofits serving low-income or low-wage populations in San Diego County
Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to support local communities impacted by the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic and its economic consequences. The funding focus is on programs within the areas of food security, other essential living expenses, emergent needs, rent and utility payment support, and interest-free loans for nonprofit organizations. LEARN MORE
United Way of Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara Foundation and Hutton Parker Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: Up to $25,000
Eligibility: Nonprofits and individuals in Santa Barbara County
Funding is intended to provide assistance to individuals and families, as well as to organizations actively engaged in assistance efforts for members of the community affected by the current health crisis. LEARN MORE

El Dorado Community Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: Not specified
Eligibility: Nonprofits and agencies located in Western Slope of El Dorado County
Funds for basic needs (i.e. food, water, shelter and clothing) as a direct result of sheltering in place or the inability to work or receive income due to the pandemic. Grants can also support food delivery, emergency assistance, essential needs, child support, older adult services, and more. LEARN MORE

Peace Development Fund: De Colores Rapid Response Fund

Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: $500-$1,000
Eligibility: Nonprofits in the United States
As the outbreak of COVID-19 presents growing and unprecedented challenges for organizers nationwide, the De Colores Rapid Response Fund, designed for strategic intervention in movement moments like this, offers grants to grassroots organizations working to make positive community interventions through strategic, organizing-focused approaches, especially in marginalized communities of color and working-class communities. LEARN MORE

Funders Alliance of San Bernardino & Riverside Counties: IE Funders Alliance Rapid Response Fund
Deadline: Not specified
Amount: $10,000 - $25,000
Eligibility: Nonprofits serving Riverside and San Bernardino counties
The ‚Äč IE Funders Alliance Rapid Response Fund provides critical and timely support for nonprofits providing services in Riverside and San Bernardino counties in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the negative impact it will have on vulnerable people and communities. LEARN MORE