SUPPORT THE FRONTLINE: DISCOVER COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS

Last updated
April 29, 2020 @2:30 PM

Many charities have set up relief funds to help frontline workers and organizations sustain their efforts and continue providing services during and after the crisis.

Many donors are considering making contributions to support frontline workers and organizations. The below charities are raising funds for COVID-19 relief efforts that are directly supporting frontline workers and organizations.

Lead Organizations

The Foundation for Business Equity (an Eastern Bank charitable affiliate) and The Boston Foundation

About

The Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund is a statewide fund that is working to identify and fill gaps in the Massachusetts COVID-19 relief landscape. The Fund’s target populations to support include health care professionals, first responders, and other essential workers. The Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund will work with community foundations and local nonprofit organizations to provide unrestricted grants across the state, and 100% of donations will serve people and families most in need.

Lead Organization

Boston Charitable Trust (managed by the City of Boston)

About

The Boston Resiliency Fund is working to fund organizations providing essential services to Boston residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including organizations that provide support to health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers. The Boston Resiliency Fund is providing immediate, unrestricted grants and directing 100% of funds to organizations.

Lead Organization

The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts

About

The SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund provides flexible grants to organizations that are working with communities at the intersection of being most vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus and most impacted by inequity, including organizations that support frontline health care providers. The SouthCoast Emergency Response Fund prioritizes community-based organizations located in and serving Southeastern Massachusetts, with a focus on Brockton, New Bedford, and Fall River.

Lead Organizations

Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the United Way of Central Massachusetts

About

The Worcester Together COVID-19 Relief Fund provides grants and resources on a rolling basis to support the immediate and long-term needs of organizations in Worcester County. Funds are directed toward organizations that work with communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis, including organizations that serve health care workers.

For a broader list of Massachusetts COVID-19 relief funds, please visit the Office of the Attorney General’s website.

DISCLAIMER: This page is for informational purposes only. The inclusion of a public charity in the list of resources above does not constitute an endorsement by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or the Office of the Attorney General.

If you would like to be included in the list above, please send an email to helpforheroes@mass.gov and include your charity’s Attorney General Account Number, describe the benefits you provide to frontline workers, and identify the region you serve.