March 13th, 2020

Philanthropy’s Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

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Community Foundation is monitoring the latest COVID-19 guidance issued by Tompkins County Health Department. In regard to upcoming events, we are taking preventative measures as recommended to enhance the safety of our attendees. We will be reassessing future events and sending updates if the situation changes. Many thanks for your understanding.

Local Information Resources

Help to find help: Call 211

Volunteering During COVID-19

Mutual Aid Tompkins

Tompkins County Health Department

Tompkins Chamber of Commerce

Resources to Guide Philanthropic Response

COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do

NY Funders Alliance’s COVID-19 Resources for Grantmakers

Council on Foundations A Call To Action: Philanthropy’s Commitment During COVID-19

Disaster Philanthropy Resources

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) is the Council’s recommended partner for those needing support in mobilizing a philanthropic response to disasters.

Their dedicated page on the virus provides helpful information about the outbreak and ways you can help. CDP also maintains a Global Recovery Fund to support such disasters if you wish to support international responses.

Response Funds

Give local with Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund

Center for Disaster Philanthropy: CDP COVID 19 Response Fund

GlobalGiving: Coronavirus Relief Fund

Give2Asia: Coronavirus Fund — Give2Asia has raised $3 million and is working with 8 different partners in China and the region to respond.

Visit Candid’s website to see up to date information on how philanthropy is responding across the world.