The novel coronavirus and resulting COVID-19 disease is a rapidly unfolding situation in North Carolina and across the globe. The effects of the outbreak are likely to be widespread, and will disproportionately affect the most vulnerable among us. With this in mind, NCNG is compiling information and resources related to the outbreak, as well as philanthropy’s response. If there are resources you suggest we add to this page, please let us know.


COVID-19 Response Funds

Golden LEAF Foundation is deploying $15 milliion in funding to launch a COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program that will provide loans of up to $50,000 with zero interest and no payments for six months. If not repaid in six months, the loan will convert to a term loan. More Details here.

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust will deploy $1.5 Million in Immediate, Flexible Funding to Respond to COVID-19 in NC. More Details Here.

The National Center for Family Philanthropy has created an interactive map of COVID-19 response and recovery funds. View the map here.

The COVID-19 Response Fund for Forsyth County was established by a partnership between United Way of Forsyth CountyThe Winston-Salem Foundation, the City of Winston-SalemForsyth County, and Community Organizations Active in Disaster to support local community members impacted by the novel coronavirus.

United Way of Central Carolinas and Foundation For The Carolinas have partnered to launch the COVID-19 Response Fund. The fund will support a range of nonprofits assisting the people most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will help not just those who get sick but also those who are economically impacted.

The Clemmons Community Foundation has established two COVID-19 local response funds to help the communities they serve – a fund serving Clemmons and Lewisville and a fund serving Yadkin County.

The Gaston Community Foundation has established a COVID-19 Response Fund in partnership with the United Way of Gaston County, City of Gastonia, Gaston County, Duke Energy, and the Gaston Business Task Force to accept and strategically disburse funds to address the COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts in Gaston County.

The Community Foundation of Henderson County has established a COVID-19 Response Fund in partnership with the United Way of Henderson County.