Virus Relief Funding Application – ROUND 2
Application for Virus Relief funding is available here. All applicants will receive an automatic confirmation of submission after completing the application. The Virus Relief Taskforce will review and make approvals weekly starting the week of September 14, 2020. Applications received prior to 1 p.m. on Mondays will be reviewed that week. Applications received after 1 p.m. on Mondays will be reviewed the following week. The Taskforce will award five grants up to $25,000 to organizations addressing the priority areas of Employment Reductions and Housing Vulnerabilities.   

What Organizations May Apply?
The applying agency must be a local 501 (c)(3) organization providing services aligned with the priority areas to individuals directly impacted by the Coronavirus.

Virus Relief Taskforce
Leaders from United Way of Greater Greensboro and the City of Greensboro have formed a Virus Relief Taskforce to begin reviewing and approving funding applications from local nonprofits that are providing services to children, families, seniors, homeless and small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus. 

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

Areas of Need Currently Accepted for Funding

  • Employment reductions, such as reduced hours, layoffs and furlough
  • Housing vulnerabilities, such as rental assistance and shelters for homeless

Reporting Requirements
Organizations that are selected to receive funding will be required to report outcomes. A reporting form will be provided with the award announcement. Reporting will include, but is not limited to:

  • Priority area addressed
  • How funds were utilized
  • Number of households assisted
  • Number of individuals assisted