NOTICE: The Greensboro Virus Relief Fund will not issue grants the week of May 25th. Applications received the week of Monday, May 25th, will be evaluated and considered for funding on Thursday, June 4th.
Virus Relief Funding Application
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 April 2, 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.
Preview the Application
Click here to preview the application. Please note that ALL applications should be submitted using the online form. This document is for your planning purposes only.
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 anticipated need include:
- Food insecurities, such as homebound seniors and families with children
- Education interruptions, such as children in early Head-Start through postsecondary
- Employment reductions, such as reduced hours, layoffs and furlough
- Housing vulnerabilities, such as rental assistance and shelters for homeless
- Medical access, such as transportation or those in need of homebound supports
- Business disruption, such as resources for small business community.
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