COVID-19 Funder Resources

COVID-19 Funder Resources

Resources for funders and grantmakers

This page covers information specifically for the philanthropy sector. Looking for more general COVID-19 resources? Go to our COVID-19 General Info page. Looking for a list of funds for COVID-19 efforts? Go to our Response Funds Tracker.

Philanthropy Northwest Funder Resources 

  • Philanthropy Northwest will host a virtual conversation on the Northwest's Funding Response to COVID-19 every Friday from 10-11 am PT until further notice. Please visit our events page to register. 
  • Philanthropy Northwest is hosting a COVID-19 Listserve for Funders. Please contact Danielle Crystal if you wish to be included.

Funder Resources Across the Sector






  • "COVID-19 Coronavirus: How Philanthropy Can Respond" | March 5, 2020 | A webinar from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy | Speakers discussed the role philanthropy can play during pandemics including advocacy, sharing accurate messaging, and funding preparedness, response and mitigation.
  • "Keep Calm and Check Your Bias" | March 26, 2020 | A New York Public Radio WNYC Studios podcast with Dr. Gail Christopher that examines how racial bias is and will show up in our COVID-19 responses
  • "Supporting Immigrant Communities in Uncertain Times" |March 13, 2020 | The closing plenary from Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugee's (GCIR) 2020 National Convening. Speakers discussed how COVID-19 is affecting their communities, their organizations, the 2020 census, the upcoming election and how they are responding in real-time.