COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing our country, region, and community. The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation recognizes there are significant impacts on nonprofits and the populations they serve. We hope the list below provides useful information. We will continue to update this page as we learn more.



Americans for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts


Children and Families

Resilient Communities DC



Banium Family Foundation and Mary's Center

  • D.C. Child Care Reopening Fund - The fund will provide four (4) months of sustained support for 115 licensed home-based child care programs and small child care centers in the District. 




DC MAP, the Children’s Law Center and the DC Behavioral Health Association

  • COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Guide - A mental health guide that is child/family focus, but is helpful for many populations. It reflects behavioral health resources in DC that accept Medicaid and what types of services they are offering amid COVID-19.


DC Bar Pro Bono

  • COVID-19 Paid Leave Benefits - “This legal alert summarizes recent guidance published by both the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service to help small organizations comply with the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act and claim the relevant tax credits. Employees at most nonprofits and small businesses, along with certain self-employed individuals, have access to new employer-paid sick and family leave benefits, and employers will now be eligible to claim a dollar-for-dollar tax credit to recoup the costs of providing the leave.”

Georgetown Law

  • COVID-19: Resources for Workers - “There is federal and state information included. Federal policies will apply to everyone, but states, counties, and even city policies may vary. When reading, be sure to check that the information applies to your state or locality. If you are a worker in the DMV, see the section at the bottom of the page for free assistance and the sidebar for various area-specific resources.”


 D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center



U.S. Small Business Administration

DLA Piper

  • Navigating the CARES Act for Nonprofit Organizations - DLPA Piper’s Corporate, Employment, Government Affairs, and Pro Bono teams present an overview of the key provisions for nonprofits in the US$2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act stimulus package. The webinar explored the loan and other grant opportunities available to nonprofits in the CARES Act.”

Economic Opportunity Funders

The Jewish Federations of North America


  • Emergency Financial Resources - Emergency Financial resources that include: Grants for Nonprofits, Grants for Individuals, Grants for Artists (all disciplines), and Grants for Small Businesses

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)


Food and Nutrition Service - U.S. Department of Agriculture

Food Research & Action Center

Future Harvest CASA


Signal Financial Federal Credit Union


Greater Washington Community Foundation


Washington, DC


  • Maryland – Maryland’s official coronavirus page
  • Montgomery County Public Health Emergency Grant (PHEG) Program - “The Montgomery County Public Health Emergency Grant program is designed to provide financial assistance to Montgomery County for-profit businesses (including sole proprietorships and independent contractors) and nonprofit organizations that have experienced significant financial loss caused directly or indirectly by a public health emergency. Local businesses may be eligible for grants of up to $75,000.”


  • Virginia – Virginia’s official coronavirus page

FY 2021 Updated Budget Proposal: In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mental Health

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine


National Conference of State Legislatures

  • NCSL Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for States - State lawmakers are taking extra steps to respond to and anticipate the impacts of the virus. NCSL is committed to providing timely responses to state research requests and the essential knowledge needed to guide state action. This page is updated daily to reflect new resources in policy areas ranging from education to health care costs and access.


  • Funds for Coronavirus Relief - The list focuses on funds hosted at US-based foundations that serve nonprofits, though others outside of these criteria may appear as well. Resources can be filtered by state and county.




Kaiser Health

Federal Communications Commission

Funders for LGBTQ Issues

John Hopkins Center for Health Security


Unemployment & Workforce Solutions

  • COVID-19 Employer Toolkit - “We've assembled the Top COVID-19 Resources to help nonprofit employers navigate the Coronavirus impact on organizations and their employees."


DC Bar Pro Bono

  • Nonprofit Attorney Office Hours - DC Bar Pro Bono created this form to request a free 20-minute (max) brief advice web or telephone consultation with attorneys from the Nonprofit & Small Business Legal Assistance Programs. Attorneys are available to discuss any business law topic affecting established or start-up nonprofit organizations, including governance, IRS/tax compliance, employment law, intellectual property, and other areas. "Office Hours" are held every Friday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Biennial Reports Due June 1 for D.C. Nonprofits - April 1 is the usual deadline for nonprofits to file their Biennial Report, Form BRA-25, with the D.C. Government's Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). However, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, nonprofits with reports due April 1, 2020, now have until June 1, 2020.


Risk Management

Harvard Business School


Prepare. Respond. Serve

Tech Impact

  • Remote Program Delivery - Three (3) day free course that provides an overall framework for how technology can deliver information and services to more people for less money


The Aspen Institute