COVID-19 Response: Resources for Philanthropy

  • Updates on COVID-19 and how Philanthropy can Respond, from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, can be found HERE
  • The Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia also has a resource list, including webinars and news, HERE
  • Charitable Allies has made the slides from their recent webinar on employment issues associated with COVID-19 available HERE
  • The National Center for Family Philanthropy has a publication on how family foundation’s can respond to the crisis, but some of the tips are more broadly applicable. Get it HERE.
  • If your organization needs to convert in-person events into webinars and you do not have a video conference service, we will try to accommodate Philanthropy WV members on our system. Contact Kate Leary at for more information.
  • If you work in the substance abuse recovery space, you may be interested in the Bureau of Behavioral Health’s COVID-19 resources here. Your grantees might also be interested in learning about online recovery meetings hosted by West Virginia organizations. There is a list from the WV Drug Intervention Institute here, and the West Virginia Alliance of Recovery Residences has some more links to information on how COVID-19 is impacting recovery, here.
  • Guidance from the USDA Rural Development on loan payment moratoriums is here.
  • Let small businesses and nonprofits in your community know that they might be eligible for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan. You can find more information on the Small Business Administration site HERE, as well as a fact sheet here and a worksheet for estimating compensation here.
  • If you need to review the IRS guidelines on providing disaster relief assistance through charitable organizations, it is HERE.
  • If new executive orders from the Governor or new information from the legislature are released, they are likely to be linked on the WV Legislature’s COVID-19 page, here.
  • If you are looking for more information on food distribution in the state, the USDA has their partner sites on an interactive map, here.