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COVID-19 About Tab

As the coronavirus continues to spread in the country, organizations have actively created resources to address the impact of the virus. We've collected how organizations are responding with resources and programming that aims to provide insight during this time.

For the latest health updates please visit CDC resource page and NIH resource page

If you have a resource you'd like to add to this page, please email Brandon Iracks-Edelin.

Joint PSO Statement: Keep Equity at the Forefront in Philanthropy’s Response to the Coronavirus

Members of the Forum network came together to issue a joint statement addressing the importance of keeping equity at the forefront in philanthropy’s response to COVID-19. This joint statement highlights the inequities that are present and offers funders seven action steps that philanthropy can start using to provide support during this time. 

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Digging Deeper in Times of Crisis

Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer highlights the importance of funders to dig deeper to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the work that nonprofits, foundations and philanthropy-serving organizations have already taken in response to the crisis.

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Statement Encouraging Increased Giving In This Time of Crisis

United Philanthropy Forum is proud to be an originator with a group of our colleague philanthropy-serving organizations on a joint statement that calls on all funders to consider significantly increasing their grant spending during this time of crisis.

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Open Letter to Philanthropy: The Cure to Viral Racism Is Within Our Hands

United Philanthropy Forum is proud to sign onto Forum member Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy's open letter to philanthropy to address the increasing rate of racism and xenophobia against Asian Americans communities since the rise of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Forum Joins Sector Leaders to Advocate for Nonprofits in COVID-19 Stimulus Legislation

The Forum has joined other national nonprofit and philanthropy organizations in signing on to two letters sent to Capitol Hill on behalf of nonprofits, relating to proposed COVID-19 economic stimulus package legislation.

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A Call to Action: Philanthropy's Commitment During COVID-19

There is a pledge available to sign on the Council on Foundations website for funders and other leaders in the philanthropic sector acknowledging the critical need to act with fierce urgency to support nonprofit partners as well as the people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19.  

Sign the pledge