Berks County Community Foundation has launched an emergency grant program to help Berks County nonprofits fill funding gaps caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The minimum grant size is $500 and the maximum is $20,000.
The funding is meant to help with unexpected expenses or revenue losses that cannot be recovered through government stimulus measures.
Applications for COVID-19 Nonprofit Continuity Grants will be accepted online between April 1 and April 10, with decisions announced no later than April 17. Approved grants will be distributed May 1, 2020.
“The broad guidelines and range of grant size are meant to acknowledge the reality that all kinds of nonprofit organizations in our community have been impacted in all kinds of ways,” said Heidi Williamson, senior vice president for programs and initiatives at the Community Foundation, “from all-volunteer groups with annual budgets of less than $10,000, to large professional organizations with many employees and budgets in the millions…”
To apply for a grant, Berks County nonprofits can visit the following link-https://bccfgrants.academicworks.com/opportunities/716