Non-profit and Cultural Resources

  • The United Way of Illinois and the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations, in collaboration with the Office of Governor JB Pritzker, are establishing the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund to raise funds from individual, corporate, and foundation donors to be disbursed to nonprofit organizations across the state serving individuals, families and communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Parties may submit interest through this form.
  • The Chicago Community Trust and United Way of Metro Chicago launched the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to unite the funds raised by Chicago’s philanthropies, corporations and individuals to be disbursed to nonprofit organizations across the region.
  • The DuPage Foundation is actively raising funds for the COVID-19 Response Fund to support local not-for-profit organizations that are on the front line in providing critical support to those who have been most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Candid is compiling a list of funds specifically established in the wake of coronavirus. The list focuses on funds hosted at US-based foundations that serve nonprofits, though others outside of this criteria may appear as well.
  • GrantSpace provides resources to help find available grants.
  • InsideCharity has a guide to PPP loans for non-profits.
  • COVID-19 Resources for the Performing Arts from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
  • ioby gives local leaders the ability to crowdfund the resources they need to build real, lasting change from the ground up.  They have a dedicated COVID-19 impact fund for organizations helping during the pandemic.