16 Jun

Coronavirus funding and funders’ actions

first_imgGrants related to coronavirusFunds have already been established to help those affected by COVID-19. These include:Northern Ireland Community Foundation opens coronavirus fund for older people (16 March 2020)WHO sets up COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund (16 March 2020)Coronavirus Relief Fund – from GlobalGiving’s Disaster Relief Network, with a target of £3,969,248 How should funders respond as COVID-19 begins to take its toll on those organisations and projects that they support?Here is UK Fundraising’s summary of resources, reactions, ideas and responses by funders. We also list some new or amended funds established to help tackle the novel coronavirus and its impacts. Tagged with: coronavirus COVID-19 Funding  312 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3  311 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 17 March 2020 | News Coronavirus funding and funders’ actions We are launching the #coronavirus response & recovery fund for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland to help small local charities and community groups help vulnerable people and recover from impact. Please consider supporting the Fund Community Foundation https://t.co/Czf6ZqhoKd— Community Foundation (@CFTyneWearNland) March 18, 2020center_img Because of the volume of funds and grants established in response to the pandemic we have now created a separate page listing them. There is also a great deal of collaboration going on between funders and sector bodies to ensure that the government recognises the value of the sector and its contribution to dealing with a health and economic crisis during and beyond the impact of COVID-19: Funders in many countries are announcing that they are extending grants, or relaxing reporting requirements or making other adjustments to help those they support. CollaborationThere is plenty of collaboration and partnership underway amongst funders, often based on long-established networking and collaboration systems and meetings. Discussion on #Covid19FoundationsFunders are discussing and sharing issues related to their work and the coronavirus using the #Covid19Foundations hashtag.These include: What are funders doing?Many funders are sharing details of new or different approaches to their grantees. Many are simply reassuring grant recipients: Today we launch a new fund to urgently raise funds to help #Hertfordshire’s voluntary groups providing care & support for elderly & vulnerable people hit by the social and economic impact of the #coronavirus. Please support our appeal if you can: https://t.co/4ZXBPDY0Bh pic.twitter.com/p9SXsCh0wi— Herts CF (@HertsCommunityF) March 19, 2020last_img read more