Over $14,000 Granted to Two Local Nonprofits Helping People Impacted by Coronavirus

To-Date, Over $2 Million Granted to 97 Local Nonprofits

Greensboro, NC (June 5, 2020) – In its ninth round of funding, the Greensboro Virus Relief Taskforce granted $14,150 to 2 local nonprofits providing services to people impacted by the Coronavirus. To-date, the Taskforce has granted a total of $2,187,999 to 97 local nonprofits helping thousands of individuals and families.

The funds were allocated from the Greensboro Virus Relief Fund which was established by United Way of Greater Greensboro, City of Greensboro, and Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

The Taskforce is co-chaired by Larry Davis, Assistant City Manager, and Frank McCain, Vice President, Community Impact and Investment, United Way and comprised of leaders from Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Guilford County and leaders representing six priority areas.

The latest round of funding was granted to the following nonprofits addressing the following priority areas:

Business Disruptions

  • The Barnabas Network: $6,650

Housing

  • YWCA Greensboro: $7,500

Weekly Donor Thank You

The Taskforce is grateful for gifts of all sizes and every donor is contacted personally to acknowledge their support. Additionally, the Taskforce would like to acknowledge the following individuals and organizations for their extremely generous support this week.

  • Anonymous: $10,000
  • Weaver Foundation: $6,000
  • IBERIABANK: $5,000

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