Candid's Philanthropy Response to Coronavirus - Includes links to emergency funding opportunities.Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Esri (GIS) Disaster Response Program is providing the ArcGIS Hub Coronavirus Response template at no cost through a complimentary six-month subscription of ArcGIS Online with ArcGIS Hub Basic. The template includes examples, materials, and configurations to rapidly deploy an ArcGIS Hub environment. ArcGIS Hub is a framework to build your own website to visualize and analyze the COVID-19 crisis in the context of your organization's or community's population and assets.Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Loans
Seed Commons: Worker Response Fund - Fund will provide direct support to worker-owners at cooperative businesses most affected by closures and downturn associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, such as food service businesses, custom manufacturing, and child care cooperatives.Facebook Small Business Grants Program - Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where it operates.
Brooklyn Community Foundation's Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund
The Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund will operate in alignment with the Foundation’s racial justice lens, which prioritizes support for nonprofits that work towards racial equity, are led by members of affected communities, and center the voices of those directly impacted by structural racism in decision-making.

The Fund is accepting applications on a rolling basis for immediate response grants of up to $10,000 in the following priority areas:
* Anti-stigma efforts and support to address xenophobic, anti-Asian harassment, and discrimination
* Prevention measures (education, sanitary supplies) and support for vulnerable populations of people, i.e. older adults, people with compromised immune systems, and people who are unhoused
* Practical needs, in case of a disruption in services to vulnerable populations, such as meal delivery and daily living support for homebound older adults
* Food access and other practical supports for people who may have impacted wages or be unable to stock up on food, specifically those who may fall in the gaps of any government-led structural responses
* Support for workers, especially low-wage workers, to address lack of access to healthcare and paid sick leave, lack of proper safety equipment, economic impact of lost wages due to quarantines, cancelled activities, reduced hours/layoffs
* Other emerging, immediate needs

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For any questions, please contact The Foundation is working remotely; please no phone calls.")
NYC Employee Retention Grant Program- To help small businesses deal with the impact of COVID-19, the City has launched the Employee Retention Grant Program to help retain employees as businesses face decreased revenue. This program is available to New York City businesses with one to four employees that can demonstrate at least a 25% decrease in revenue as a result of COVID-19. Eligible businesses will receive a grant covering up to 40% of their payroll for two months. Businesses can access up to $27,000.
The New York Community Trust NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund
The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund was created to aid nonprofit service providers struggling with the health and economic effects of the coronavirus. It will give grants and loans to NYC-based nonprofits that are trying to meet the new and urgent needs that are hitting the city. Priority will be given to nonprofits addressing essential healthcare and food insecurity as well as arts and culture, because New York is the cultural capital of the nation. Your gift will help nonprofits with a variety of needs, including protective equipment, cleaning supplies, technological assistance, and support for financial losses.

The fund is made possible by a partnership of Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Joan Ganz Cooney & Holly Peterson Fund, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Estée Lauder Companies Charitable Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund, the JPB Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the New York Community Trust, the Charles H. Revson Foundation, Robin Hood, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros, Jon Stryker and Slobodan Randjelović, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, the UJA-Federation of New York, and Wells Fargo Foundation..

The New York Community Trust will be administering the program and you can see their guidelines and apply on their portal. The deadline is Sunday, May 31, 2020.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation- Who is eligible?
LISC will use the Verizon funding to provide grants of up to $10,000 to businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of COVID-19—especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically underserved communities who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital.
What it can be used for?
Paying rent and utilities
Meeting payroll
Paying outstanding debt to vendors
Other immediate operational costs
Robin Hood COVID-19 Relief Fund
This fund is accepting applications from organizations on a rolling basis for immediate response grants in the following priority areas:
* Serves vulnerable populations including low-income children and families, low-wage workers, individuals and families who are homeless and immigrant communities.
* Provides or will expand services to include emergency assistance (e.g. food, shelter, and other basic needs)
* At risk for gaps in government contracts due to interruption of services
Incurred unexpected expenses (e.g. overtime pay, technology)
* Track record with administering emergency cash grants to individuals and families

Robin Hood will only fund 501(c)(3) organizations providing services in New York City. Apply here.
FedEx grant program launches on May 25, 2020. The grants target businesses greatly affected by COVID-19.
Each grant recipient will receive $5,000, plus a $500 credit from FedEx Office that can be used for printing banners, posters, floor graphics, custom branded boxes, and more.

Please come back May 25 to apply.*
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce designed this non-profit fund The COVID-19 Impact on Small Businesses to provide vital support to neighborhood businesses that most need help. Through their CDFI, Brooklyn Alliance Capital (BAC), will provide no-interest, recovery loans of $500 - $30,000 to help local small businesses recover from COVID-19.
New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF)
The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE. The NYFLF targets the state’s small businesses with 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees (90% of all businesses), nonprofits and small landlords that have seen a loss of rental income. The NYFLF is specifically timed to support businesses and organizations as they proceed to reopen and have upfront expenses to comply with guidelines (e.g., inventory, marketing, refitting for new social distancing guidelines) under the New York Forward Plan.

Pre-applications for the New York Forward Loan Fund are now open. Priority will be given to industries and regions that have been reopened. This is not a first-come, first-served loan program. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as regions and industries reopen.

For small businesses and nonprofits that are in industries and regions that have not yet reopened, you are encouraged to prepare your pre-application in advance by taking advantage of the application preparation resources available here.

Small businesses and nonprofits must employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees;
Small businesses must have gross revenues of less than $3 million per year;
Nonprofits must provide direct services and have an annual operating budget of less than $3 million per year; and
Have not received a loan from either SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) for COVID-19 in 2020.