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.
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.