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Database of Private COVID19 Relief Funds in Washington

Last Updated: May 15, 2020

Please note this database and website was last updated on May 15, 2021.  Washingtonians have generously responded to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we present the most complete list of funds created by community members, non-profits, foundations, and corporations to address local and state-wide needs. All the information is from public sources and the entire dataset may be downloaded as a .csv file (below table). Funds are limited to those entities making direct financial distributions to other funds, individuals, government agencies, small business, and nonprofits. We hope that you will use and value the database and provide feedback for its improvement.

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Data below may be sorted, filtered, or searched on all data fields.  Data is updated daily to include your submissions and corrections. Work is ongoing to complete all entries. The table contains 106 unique entries.

Fund NameFund LinkFund HostPurposeCategoriesFund TypeAccepting Donations?Donation LinkGoal ($)Funds Raised ($)Opened DateClosing DatePublic Fund NoteFund RecipientsGeographyHow to ApplyApplication LinkProcess ClarityPublic List of RecipientsLast Updated
4Culture Relief Fund provide relief as closures, cancellations, and loss of work due to COVID-19 impact the King County cultural sectorArts and CultureCommunity FundYes$1,000,000$1,000,000Not found5/15/20Individuals, NonprofitsKingOnline FoundFund Website4/23/20
All-In Seattle Seattle by individuals in Seattle for housing/rental assistance, small business support, communities and workers, and food security: Seattle, WashingtonCommunity HelpCommunity FundYes Found$30,000,0003/23/20Not FoundNonprofitsPuget Sound, King, Pierce, SnohomishNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/19/20
Alliance for Education: Right Now Needs Fund for Education Right Now Needs Fund from the Alliance for Education was launched in 2018 with a $2M/two year investment from Amazon. The Fund addresses the most basic needs of Seattle Public Schools students, to ensure that students can come to school and focus on learning.EducationCommunity FundYes FoundNot Found10/15/18NonePublic SchoolsSeattle, KingNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/18/20
Amazon Small Business Support Fund for small businesses, eligible only for businesses in or around an Amazon occupied building (South Lake Union, Regrade, Bellevue neighborhoods). Recipients must have fewer than 50 employees or less than $7 million in annual revenue. Small BusinessCorporateNoNoneNone$5,000,000Not FoundNot FoundSmall BusinessSouth Lake Union, Regrade, Bellevue, KingOnline Website4/25/20
Artist Relief Project Relief Project fund will serve any artist in any discipline whose income has been impacted by COVID19-related cancellations and closures may apply for emergency relief and support. Arts and CultureCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNoneIndividualsNational, All WAOnline FoundFund Website4/23/20
Bartenders Emergency Assistance Bartenders Guild National Charity Foundation (USBG) here the lifelong stability and wellbeing of service industry professionals through education and charitable activitiesHospitality, Workers ReliefCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNoneIndividuals National, All WAOnlineLowNot FoundFund Website4/20/20
Betancourt Macias Family Scholarship Foundation Emergency Funds Macias Family Scholarship Foundation undocumented individuals and families who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds distributed as available.Community Help, ImmigrantsFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundIndividualsAll WAOnlineMediumNot FoundFund Website4/19/20
Burien Strong Small Business Fund Burien Burien Strong Fund is being set up to assist local Burien businesses that have 1 to 5 employees, work out of a brick and mortar location and have not applied for an SBA grant.Small BusinessCommunity FundYes BusinessBurien, KingOnline Website4/23/20
Capitol Hill Housing Resilience Fund Hill Housing COVID-19 Resilience Fund helps those most in need. 100% of the funds received will be used to support the residents, small businesses, and vital work of Capitol Hill Housing impacted by the coronavirus.Community HelpCommunity FundYes$1,000,000Not FoundNot FoundNot FoundIndividuals, Small BusinessSeattle, KingNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/19/20
Chinatown International District Restaurant and Small Business Relief Fund: Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) dollars, 100% of donations, to the small businesses in the CID to help mitigate impacts of pandemic.Small Business, HospitalityCommunity FundYes Found$100,600 + $100,000 Vulcan donation1975NoneSmall BusinessSeattle, KingEmailMediumYesFund Website4/19/20
City of Seattle Arts and Creative Workers Relief of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture fund from City of Seattle's Office of Arts and Culture - the link to the Seattle Relief Fund is no longer available, but the Artist Trust's Relief Fund is still open.Arts and CultureFoundationNoNoneNot FoundNot FoundNot foundAs of April 28, the fund is paused. Artists may apply to a waiting list should funds be available.IndividualsSeattle, KingOnline Website4/28/20
Clallam COVID-19 Response Fund Way of Clallam County and the Clallam Community Foundation of donations to support non-profits who are focused on health and human service needs in our community.Healthcare, Social ServicesFoundationYes Found$170,000Not FoundNoneNonprofitsClallamOnlineMediumYesFund Website4/19/20
Combating COVID-19 Fund Philanthropy Partners R&D in four crucial areas: diagnosis tools, vaccine developlment, therapeutics accelerator & protecting vulnerable communities in Africa & South Asia.Research, Community HelpFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNoneResearch, Nonprofits, Local GovernmentGlobalNoneNoteLowNot FoundFund Website4/21/20
Communities in Schools Renton-Tukwila COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund in Schools Renton Tukwila emergency fund to address the immediate needs of economically vulnerable populations. Works with social service agencies, health care providers, service clubs, parent groups, etc. to meet the needs of individual students and schoolsBasic NeedsCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundFamiliesRenton, Tukwila, KingNoneNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/21/20
Community Response Fund Community Foundation: Bainbridge Island, WA to health and human services nonprofit organizations that have a sudden and unexpected need for additional financial resources.Healthcare, Social ServicesFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNoneNonprofitsBainbridge IslandOnlineMediumYesFund Website4/21/20
Confluence Health Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund Health Foundation Chelan-Douglas Health District collect & distribute PPE to healthcare workers, care givers, and organizations. Also raising funds for Confluence Health’s COVID-19 response efforts.HealthcareProgram FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundProgram FundingNorth Central WashingtonNoneNoneLowNoFund Website4/25/20
Coronavirus Response Fund Foundation of Snohomish County cross-sector partnership of local philanthropy, government, and business, There is no application process. Grants are administered in consultation with community partners and are based on the greatest community needs as they emerge. Community Help, FoundationYes Found$1,200,000Not FoundNot FoundNonprofitsSnohomishNoneHighYesFund Website4/20/20
COVID-19 - Relief Fund for Undocumented People of three individuals, students from South Seattle College for undocumentated persons.Rent Relief, Social ServicesCrowdfundingYes$60,000$63,7403/16/20Not FoundFamiliesAll WAEmailMediumNot FoundFund Website4/21/20
COVID-19 Arts Emergency Relief Fund CLOSED JUNE 26, 2020 - HelpED stabilize the sector with immediate relief grants for arts organizations and to enable arts and cultural organizations to maintain essential functions throughout the current public health crisis.Arts and CultureCommunity FundCLOSED Found$2,500,000Not FoundNot FoundNonprofitsAll WANoneNoneHighFutureFund Website4/21/20
COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Way of King County funds can be directed to food, rent, or greatest needs.Rent Relief, Food, Vulnerable PeopleCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot foundNonprofits, IndividualsKingPaused FoundFund Website4/22/20
COVID-19 Community Resilience Fund Community Foundation fund is prioritizing community-based organizations that are serving communities and individuals who are immediately and disproportionately suffering from this crisis. Basic Needs, Healthcare, Social ServicesFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot foundNonprofits, Sponsored OrganizationsIslandOnline Website4/22/20
COVID-19 Community Response Funds - Eastern Washington Innovia Foundation: Eastern Washington Grants are administered in partnership with regional advisory councils consisting of funding partners and community representatives. Funds will continue to be released on a rolling basis making it possible to move resources quickly and adapt to evolving needs in subsequent funding phases.Community Help, Basic NeedsFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot foundNonprofits, Local GovernmentEastern Washington, North HighYesFund Website4/26/20
COVID-19 Crisis Fund Basin Community Foundation to assist Jefferson County communities recovering from the pandemic by supporting organizations working on the immediate response and long-term recovery efforts.Community HelpCommunity FundYes Found$126,000Not FoundOpenCBF announced a round of grants on Facebook closing 5/15/20Not FoundGrant, Columbia BasinOnline Website5/5/20
COVID-19 Mutual Aid Fund for LGBTQI+ BIPOC Folks financial relief for LGBTQI+, non-binary, gender fluid, and gender non-conforming people of color.Vulnerable PeopleCommunity FundYes,000220,0003/14/20Not FoundIndividualsAll WAClosedClosedHighNot FoundFund Website4/22/20
COVID-19 Relief Fund Health Foundation for organizations providing emergency assistance to individuals, non-profit partners who are the front lines of the response, to support our community-wide response, to seniors' homes, retirement communities, and other high-risk facilities, and to needs that arise.Workers Relief, Seniors, Vulnerable People, HealthcareFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundOpenNonprofitsWhatcom CountyEmailinfo@chuckanuthealthfoundation.orgLowNoFund Website4/27/20
COVID-19 Relief Fund for Undocumented Individuals in Washington State Dream Coalition, in partnership with Scholarship Junkies, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, and Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network emergency and preventative financial relief to undocumented individuals that are at financial risk. We seek to provide direct economic support to our undocumented community during the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.Financial ReliefCrowdfundingYes$750,000$1,851,6443/25/20Not FoundIndividualsAll WAOnline FormLowNot FoundFund Website4/21/20
COVID-19 Response Fund Community Foundation funds for the foundations work in family services, housing and food assistance.Social Services, Food, Homelessness, Rent ReliefCommunity FoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundOpenNo specific grant application program for COVID-19 responseNonprofitsKent, KingNoneNoneLowNoFund Website5/5/20
COVID-19 Response Fund Way of Central Washington This fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in our region working with Yakima and Kittitas County communities who are impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this outbreak. 100% of donations go to grantees.Community Help, Basic NeedsCommunity FundYes Not Found$57,650Not FoundNot FoundNonprofitsYakima, KittitasNot FoundNot FoundLowNoFund Website4/25/20
COVID-19 Response Fund Mountain Community Foundation Walla Walla Valley COVID-19 Response Fund is a straightforward way of giving to support our community. Grants are distributed on a rolling basis to rapidly fund charities and nonprofits providing support to people in need during this crisis.Community Help; Basic NeedsFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNonprofitsWalla Walla ValleyEmailbmcf@bluemountainfoundation.orgHighYesFund Website4/25/20
COVID-19 Response Fund Renton Regional Community Foundation COVID-19 Fund will provide flexible financial support to organizations in South King County working with some of the most vulnerable communities who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus and the economic consequences of this pandemic.Basic Needs, Homelessness, Healthcare, Food, Childcare, ImmigrantsFoundationYes Not Found$200,000Not FoundNot FoundNonprofitsKingEmaillmoss@rentonfoundation.orgHighYesFund Website4/25/20
COVID-19 Response Fund Rivers Community Foundation support 501c3 nonprofits who provide critical services in Benton and Franklin counties.Community Help, Social Services, Basic NeedsFoundationYes Found$63,0004/2/2020NonprofitsBenton, FranklinOnline Form and Website4/27/20
COVID-19 Response Fund Community Foundation areas of focus: (1) Education support for kids unable to access learning materials, books or supplies, and (2) Support job opportunities based on area manufacturing plants that are shifting production to support healthcare workers with PPEEducation, Workers Relief, YouthFoundationYes$25,000$25,0003/25/2020OpenNonprofitsCentralia, LewisOnline Website5/3/20
COVID-19 South King County & Eastside Mutual Aid King County & Eastside COVID/Coronavirus Mutual Aid Group funds to support survivors, sick & disabled, immunocompromised, undocumented, black, queer, indigenous, and or people of color. Providing essential items to those who should not leave their house and cannot afford these items.Food, Basic Needs, People of ColorCrowdfundingYes$20,000$15,500March 13,2020Not FoundIndividuals, FamiliesSouth King, Eastside, KingOnline Website4/25/20
COVID-19 Survival for the People Fund Mutual Aid Solidarity Network mutual aid fund to support groceries, supplies, and direct support to undocumented, families with incarcerated members, LGBTQI, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Elderly, and Disabled folks.Basic Needs, Vulnerable People, People of ColorCrowdfundingYes$300,000$246,600March 10,2020Not FoundIndividuals, Families, NonprofitsSeattle, King, Eastside, SnohomishOnline Website4/25/20
Crisis Community Care Fund FoundationPride FoundationSupporting current and previous Pride Foundation Community Grant, Rapid Response Fund, and Sponsorship recipients who are either providing direct services in response to the pandemic or in dire need.LBGTQPlus, Community HelpCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNonprofitsAll WANoneNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/23/20
Day Laborer and Household Worker Relief Fund Latina fund to support day laborers and household workers here in Seattle. 100% goes to direct payments to laborers usually dispatched by Casa Latina.Workers ReliefCommunity FundYes$20,000$18,000Not foundIndividualsKingNoneNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/22/20
Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition River Cleanup Coalition on Duwamish Valley community, DRCC tries to connect local people/small businesses in needs to get access to necessary resources, create Covid 19 informational videos/guides in various languages, and creation of a Resilient Fund to support community's most urgent needs.Community Help, Food, Basic NeedsCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundIndividuals, Families, Small Business, Local TribesDuwamish Valley, King, PierceOnline Website4/25/20
El Centro de la Raza Emergency Response Fund Centro de la Raza fund is to support vulnerable children, families, and seniors facing unprecedented economic hardship. There has been growing need for rent, food, utility, and other basic needs assistance.Basic Needs, Community Help, People of ColorCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundFund is exclusively for El Centro de la Raza Community. There is no public application link.Individuals, FamiliesSeattle, Federal Way, KingNoneNoneLowNoFund Website4/27/20
Emergency Recovery Fund for COVID-19 Way of Whatcom County for local nonprofit organizations experiencing increased demand for basic needs such as food, housing and health services due to COVID-19.Food, Housing, HealthcareCommunity FundYesEmergency Recovery Fund DonationsNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNonprofits, Local GovernmentWhatcom OnlineApplication LinkMediumNot FoundFund Website4/22/20
Emergency Relief for Seattle Employees (Emergency Assistance for Seattle Employees) financial assistance to City of Seattle employees following a catastrophe/emergency situation, up to $3000 per lifetime. Applicant must be a current regular City employee (not temporary or probationary). Application requires documentation regarding the emergency event and remittance documentiaton for payment.Workers Relief, Financial Relief, HealthcareCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundIndividuals, FamiliesSeattleEmailEmail application to: ease@seattle.govMediumNoFund Website4/25/20
Emergency Relief Fund Community Foundation distributions from this fund support local nonprofit organizations that have seen an increase in need for services since the arrival of Covid-19.Community Help, Basic Needs, Food AssistanceCommunity FoundationYes FoundNot Found3/15/20OpenNonprofitsPacificNot FoundNot FoundLowNoFund Website5/10/20
Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund Sound is for musicians who has lost income due to a cancelled gig as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. Musicians can apply for an initial grant up to $500. A W9 is required as is evidence of a cancelled gig.Arts and Culture, Workers ReliefCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundWe are not certain how funding from this California-based fund is geographically distributed.IndividualsAll WA, NationalOnline Website4/27/20
Foundation for Working Families State AFL-CIO families of WA AFL-CIO Union members suffering from COVID19 impacts. Priority is given to UNION members who have experienced a financial hardship and needs assistanceCommuniy Help; Basic NeedsCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundOpenIndividualsAll WAOnline Website4/25/20
Freelancers Relief Fund Union Relief Fund is operated by Working Today, a nonprofit subsidiary of Freelancers Union, and provides assistance of up to $1,000 per household to qualifying freelancers to cover lost income and essential expenses. Basic NeedsCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundOpenIndividualsAll WAPaused Website4/25/20
Frontline Response Fund and Centered provide immediate and direct assistance to grantees working to respond to the COVID-19 crisis throughout Washington State, due to the financial, social and health impacts of the coronavirus on indigeous people & communities of colorBasic Needs, People of ColorCommunity FundYesFrontline Response Fund DonationsNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNonprofits, Local GovernmentAll WAOnlineFront & Centered Application FormLowNot FoundFund Website4/22/20
Grays Harbor Community Emergency Response Fund Harbor Community Foundation is to help Grays Harbor nonprofits impacted by COVID-19Community Help, Education, Social ServicesFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNonprofitsGrays HarborNot FoundNot FoundLowFutureFund Website4/27/20
Groceries for Seniors & Families of Seattle's CID Community Development Association fund will be spent on Covid-19 response efforts buying grocery items from Uwajimaya and other local grocery stores for residents living in the Chinatown ID. Henry Liu organized the fund and also the regular delivery runs.Seniors, Basic Needs, Food, Vulnerable PeopleCrowdfundingYes$10,000$11,3004/1/2020Not FoundIndividuals, FamiliesSeattle, KingEmailhliu@interimcda.orgMediumNoFund Website4/26/20
Helping Hands Fund Foundation of North Central Washington Helping Hands Grant provides financial resources to nonprofit organizations in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties with unexpected and emergent needs. Basic Needs, Vulnerable People, FoodFoundationYes Found$100,000Not foundOpenNonprofitsNorth Central, Chelan, Douglas, OkanoganOnline Website4/25/20
HomeSight Small Business Support Grant to applications on 04/16/2020. HomeSight and several partners are offering up to $5000 grants for Southeast Seattle's small businesses to cover basic businesss needs. Eligible only for businesses with <10 employees and home-based/storefront businesses.Small BusinessCommunity FundYes$130,000Not Found4/16/20Small BusinessSoutheast Seattle, KingEmailClosedMediumNoFund Website4/25/20
Ingersoll Gender Center COVID-19 Response Gender Center will support a diverse array of assistance programs including direct financial assistance for transgender and gender diverse communities get through the COVID-19 crisis.Basic Needs, Rent Relief, Social Services, FoodCommunity FundYes$50,000$11,800Not foundOpenIndividualsAll WAOnline Website4/29/20
Interfaith Council to Prevent Homelessness Rent Fund Council to Prevent Homelessness is now processing donations to help workers impacted by the corona virus make their rental payments.Rent Relief, HomelessnessCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot foundOpenIndividuals, FamiliesVashon Island, KingNoneNoneLowNoFund Webste4/29/20
Jefferson County COVID Response Fund Community Foundation support nonprofits in Jefferson County serving basic needs and social services in the community.Basic Needs, Social Services, Rental Relief, Food, Education, Financial AssistanceFoundationYes Found$273,0003/19/20OpenNonprofitsJeffersonOnline Website5/11/20
Journalist Furlough Fund Cornwell/GoFundMe furlough fund for the many, many other journalists who have been temporarily laid off or had their hours reduced across the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Workers ReliefCrowdfundingYes$60,000$84,3503/31/20IndividualsAll WAOnlineMediumFutureFund Website4/19/20
Keep Workers Healthy & Safe Fund Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce closed to applications while fundraising. Focused on providing continuity for vulnerable businesses, including those who may not be eligible for the City’s program, main focus on employees' healthcare coverage and hygiene expenses. Eligible only for businesses with <200 employees.Small BusinessCommunity FundYes$10,000,000Not FoundNot FoundNot FoundSmall BusinessKing, Pierce, SnohomishOnline Website4/25/20
King County Regional Donations Connector County governmentKingcounty.govA donation connector managed by to connect and match donations & offers of assistance to those in need and also provide easily searchable list of resources regarding COVID-19. May not provide access to funds.Community Help, Food, Financial ReliefCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNonprofitsKingNoneNoneLowNoFund Website4/25/20
Legal Foundation of Washington Foundation of Washington aid is a lifeline in this time of the COVID-19 crisis. LFW funds legal aid for families in poverty across Washington state. Assistance with evictions, immigration, justice, and access to healthcare.Basic Needs, Immigrants, Homelessness, HealthcareFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot foundIndividuals, FamiliesAll WAOnlineLowYesFund Webste4/29/20
Lewis County COVID-19 Response Fund Foundation of South Puget Sound Foundation of South Puget Sound and United Way of Lewis County have partnered to establish the Lewis County COVID-19 Response Fund. The Fund was created to support nonprofit organizations that serve Lewis County residents who are severely affected by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus. (UW of Lewis Cty: Needs, Community HelpFoundationYes FoundNonprofitsLewisEmailmreule@thecommunityfoundation.comLowYesFund Website4/25/20
Mason County COVID-19 Response Fund Foundation of South Puget Sound Foundation of South Puget Sound and United Way of Mason County have partnered to establish the Lewis County COVID-19 Response Fund. The Fund was created to support nonprofit organizations that serve Mason County residents who are severely affected by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus. (UW of Mason Cty: Needs, Community Help, Vulnerable People, FoodFoundationYes FoundNonprofitsMasonEmailmreule@thecommunityfoundation.comLowYesFund Website4/25/20
Minority Veterans of America COVID-19 Relief Fund Veterans of America's COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide direct assistance to our members who need the support in the Seattle/King County area through our P2P program. Relief funds will support access to food and transportation assistance. Basic Needs, Food, People of Color, LGBTQPlus, Vulnerable PeopleCommunity FundYes FoundNot Found5/1/20OpenIndividuals, FamiliesKingOnline Webste4/29/20
Musician's Association of Seattle Emergency Relief Fund's Association of Seattle, Local 76-493, AFM third partly bill payment and non-interest bearing loans for current local 76-493 members who are experiencing financial hardship due to member's inability to perform or pursue their profession. Up to $5000 is available in one calendar year for third party bill payment and up to $2000 for non-interest bearing loans.Financial Relief, WorkersCommunity FundNoNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneIndividualsClallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Mason, Island, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Thurston, WhatcomEmailwarren@local76-493.orgLowNoFund Website4/25/20
One Eighty Foundation COVID-19 Efforts Eighty Foundation One Eighty Foundation provides grants to non-profit organizations that immediately impact the lives of children and families in our communityYouth, Education, Community Help, HomelessnessFoundationYesOne Eighty Foundation COVID-19 EffortsNot FoundNot FoundNot foundNoneNonprofitsAll WayNot Found Website4/30/20
One Fair Wage Emergency Fund Fair Wage national fund is to provide cash assistance for tipped and service workers such as restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and moreWorkers ReliefCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundApplicants have to participate in a confirmation interview. Funding may be paused and focusing on other states: CO, DC, FL, IL, NJ, NY, MD, MA, MI, and PA.IndividualsAll WA, NationalOnline Website4/27/20
Orcas Island Community Emergency Response Fund Island Community Foundation fund will be available to support organizations who may experience an increase in demand for services during an emergency on Orcas.Community HelpFoundationYes FoundNot FoundOpenNonprofitsOrcas Island, IslandNoneNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/24/20
Pierce County Connected: COVID-19 Response Fund Tacoma Community Foundation PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED fund supports organizations providing services to address urgent needs and the disruption of basic human services to Pierce County’s most vulnerable populationsSocial Services, Basic Needs, Vulnerable people.FoundationYes$6,700,0003/26/20OpenNonprofitsTacoma, PierceOnline Website4/24/20
Pike Place Market Foundation: Market Community Safety Net Place Market Foundation funds to support the Market community through this crisis. This includes Market workers, farmers, artists, merchants and residents.Small Business, Farmers, Workers ReliefCommunity FundYes Business, IndividualsSeattle, KingNoneNoneLowNoFund Website4/25/20
Puget Sound Labor Agency Puget Sound Labor Agency (PSLA) of AFL-CIO PSLA helps its union members through its Emergency Assistance Program. A partnership with union locals providing their members assistance with: mortgage/rent, utilities, adn phone billsWorkers Relief, Rent ReliefCommunity FundNoNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundIndividualsAll WANot FoundNot FoundLowNoFund Website4/28/20
Queen Anne Helpline Anne Helpline Queen Anne Helpline provides financial, case management, and other basic needs service. Eligibility for financial and case management services is based on financial status, zip code, and emergency hardship situations.Non-financial, basic needs assistance is available to anyone in Seattle.Basic Needs, Community Help, Food, Rent Relief, Financial AssistanceCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundOpenServing zipcodes 98109, 98119, 98199. Inquire by email regarding financial assistance.IndividualsSeattle, South Lake Union, Queen Anne, Magnolia, KingEmaillbarnes@queenannehelpline.orgLowNoFund Website5/10/20
Real Change COVID-19 Response for Vendors Change During the COVID-19 outbreak, Real Change is working hard to remain open to serve their vendor's needs. With weekly check in calls, grocery and gift card distribution, and extra cleaning shifts, Real Change has adopted new strategies to make sure our community is supported and connected.Workers Relief; Homelessness; Basic NeedsProgram FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundNote new column in case one key sentence is needed regarding the fund, eligibility, etc.IndividualsAll WANoneNoneLowNoFund Website4/26/20
Resilience Fund for Whatcom County Community Foundation Resilience Fund is our community’s bounce-back fund. It’s here to help anyone and everyone in our community —individuals, families, nonprofits, businesses—recover from a crisis or disaster. Partnership with Lhaq'temish Foundation.Vulnerable People, Healthcare, Financial ReliefFoundationYes$320,000NoneNoneNonprofits, Local TribesWhatcomNoneNoneLowYesFund Website4/25/20
San Juan Island Emergency Response FundSan Juan Island Community Foundation will go to the nonprofits serving our most vulnerable community members.Vulnerable People, Community Help, Basic NeedsFoundationYes$250,000$145,0003/24/20OpenNonprofitsSan JuanOnline Website4/28/20
Seattle Artist Relief Fund Amid COVID-19 Seattle fund, managed by LANGSTON Seattle, is aimed at helping those in the greater Seattle arts community who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19, with priorities for BIPOC, transgender & nonbinary, and disable artists. Grant ranges from $100 to $1000 for each individual artist.Arts and CultureCrowdfundingYes$1,000,000$576,4003/9/2020NoneIndividualsSeattle, KingPaused Website4/25/20
Seattle Colleges Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Fund Colleges Foundation fund is a way to help Seattle Colleges students weather the crisis, stay healthy and stay in schoolEducationFoundationYes$500,000$271,800Not foundOpenIndividualsSeattle, KingNoneNoneLowNoFund Webste4/29/20
Seattle Dance Music COVID Relief Fund Church of House Music organizated by Jayson Sandison and Christy Cyr and SCOHM. The Seattle Church of House Music team is creating an SCOHM Emergency Relief Fund for near-term relief for those industry people affected who are desperate for funds. Financial Assistance, Basic NeedsCrowdfundingYes$2,3003/10/20OpenServing Seattle music industry workersIndividualsSeattle, KingEmailcovidchristy@gmail.comLowNoFund Website5/15/20
Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund rapidly deploys resources to community-based organizations that are supporting local workers and families most affected by the coronavirus crisisVulnerable People; Homelessness; People of ColorFoundationYesphilanthropicservices@seattlefoundation.orgNot Found$15,700,0003/9/20Seattle Foundation is supporting all admin costs. 100% of donations go to cause.Nonprofits; Sponsored OrganizationsPuget Sound, King, Pierce, SnohomishNoneNoneMediumYesFund Website4/24/20
Seattle Hospitality Emergency Fund Family Services fund is to provide direct financial support to hospitality industry workers in Seattle, with priorities for workers that are not eligible for unemployment insurance and also those from marginalized, vulnerable groups. It's managed by Jessica Tousignant & 2 others on behalf of Wellspring Family Services. Hospitality, Workers ReliefCrowdfundingYes$250,000$216,0913/15/20NoneEligible applicants are asked to first sign up for unemployment coverage to get a full scope of what support is immediately needed.IndividualsSeattle, KingOnline Website4/26/20
Seattle Music Teachers Relief Fund Nate Omdal and Others fund for income loss relief for Seattle Musicians due to cancelled lessons and other non-performance music work. Application process pending.Arts and Culture, Workers ReliefCrowdfundingYes$7,6003/10/20OpenIndividualsSeattle, KingOnline Website4/28/20
Seattle Producers/Engineers Relief Rachel Field and Ed Brooks Aid for producers, engineersArts and Culture, Workers ReliefCrowdfundingYes$50,000$16,8003/25/20OpenIndividualsSeattle, KingOnline Website4/28/20
Seattle Public Schools & Alliance for Education: Education Equity Fund Alliance for Education Education Equity Fund is to ensure students can continue to learn during the COVID-19 crisis, especially students furthest from educational justice. The donation will fund internet access, technical assistance for families, printed learning materials, and laptops for educators.EducationProgram FundYes fund does not provide financial support, it funds continuous learning resources.Public SchoolsSeattle, KingNoneNoneMediumNoFund Website4/26/20
Seattle Restaraunt Workers Need Your Help Lehuta/GoFundMe of 4/29/20, this fund is now being used to specifically assist any individuals who are not eligible for government or state financial assistance, those who have yet to receive any funds from unemployment/pending funds or those who have significantly reduced hours. Workers Relief, HospitalityCrowdfundingYes$100,000$19,2003/16/20OpenIndividualsSeattle, KingEmail Website4/30/20
Seattle Sounders FC Relief Fund Sounders FC at supporting individuals, non-profits and small businesses in the neighborhoods surrounding CenturyLink Field that have been adversely impacted by the postponement of the 2020 MLS season.Small Business, Community HelpCorporateYes FoundNot Found3/25/20OpenIndividuals, Small BusinessSeattle, KingOnline for individuals and small businesses Website4/28/20
Sex Worker Aid Network Initiative Project to keep sex workers community housed, fed, and well cared-for. The pandemic and stigma carried by Sex Workers put them at high risk. Prioritizing the needs of street based workers, trans, people of color, and immuno-compromised workers.Workers Relief, Healthcare, Basic NeedsCrowdfundingYes$100,000$32,9003/11/2020NoneIndividualsSeattleEmailGLPsani@protonmail.comLowNoFund Website4/25/20
Skagit Valley Disaster Relief Fund Community Foundation fund created to support and help sustain charitable organizations and agencies as they work to directly address the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on the Skagit Valley. Created with support from the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC) and the United Way of Skagit County.Vulnerable People, Basic NeedsCommunity FoundationYes Not FoundNot FoundNot FoundOpenNonprofitsSkagit, Skagit ValleyEmailmichael@skagitcf.orgHighNoFund Website5/5/20
SLU Chamber Small Business & Nonprofit Relief Fund Lake Union Chamber of Commerce fund aims to address funding gaps and support South Lake Union small businesses & nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. 100% of funds will be given to local small businesses and nonprofits.Small Business, Community HelpCommunity FundYes$250,000$53,300Not FoundNoneSmall Businesses, NonprofitsSouth Lake Union, Seattle, KingOnline HighFutureFund Website4/26/20
Social Justice Fund NW Covid-19 Crisis Fund Justice Fund NW response to coronavirus/COVID-19, Social Justice Fund launched an emergency fund to support Social Justice Fund grantees working to respond to the crisis. Grants support a variety of strategies to meet community needs and support mutual aid. Seeks to support low-income families and individuals, service workers, business owners, API and BIPOC communities who are disproportionately impacted by the crisis.Small Business, Vulnerable People, Workers ReliefFoundationYes Not Found$500,000March 16Not FoundNonproftsAll WAOnline Website4/26/20
Spokane Artists & Creatives Fund Arts focus of this fund is to support individual creatives who rely on income from gigs, performances, teaching opportunities, workshops and classes to cover basic expenses like housing, food, and medical care.Art and Culture, Workers Relief, People of Color, Financial ReliefCrowdfundingYes Found$41,000Not Found4/23/20Fund is not likely to fund any additional requests but encourages application to collect information on needs.IndividualsSpokaneOnline Website4/26/20
Spokane Hospitality Workers Emergency Relief Fund Munat/GoFundMe and immediate support to Hospitality Workers.Hospitality, Workers ReliefCrowdfundingYes$20,000$10,500March 17Not Found A note on April 9th indicates this fund may be closing but as of April 28th, it is open for donation.IndividualsSpokaneEmail Website4/28/20
St. Vincent De Paul of King County Vincent De Paul of King County on the low income, women, single moms, immigrants, and working poor. Shelter, transitional housing, one time rent help, legal for housing discrimination, bus passes and other support is arranged. They offer emergency rent, deposit, and utility help through local chapters.Vulnerable People, Immigrants, Homelessness, Financial Relief, Basic NeedsProgram FundYes FoundNot FoundNot foundOpenIndividualsKingOnline Website4/30/20
Stanwood-Camano Disaster Relief Fund Area Foundation flexible funding source will provide critical assistance to 501(c)(3) nonprofits and other charitable organizations which provide essential services in our community. $25,000 in matching funds available.Basic needs, Social ServicesFoundationYes$50,000$9,000Not foundNonprofitsIslandNot FoundNoneLowNot FoundFund Website4/22/20
Support the Hmong and Mien Flower Farmers impacted by COVID-19 Association of Washington Hmong Association of Washington created this fund to support the 80+ farms that are facing economic hardship in this turbulent time, so they are able to survive until the pandemic is over.Farmers, Small BusinessCrowdfundingYes$50,000$14,9004/2/2020NoneSmall Business, FarmersSeattle, KingNoneNoneMediumNoFund Website4/26/20
Support the ID and Healthcare Workers Baker/GoFundMe of 4/25: Moving forward, all funds donated to the Go Fund Me page will go to Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)'s ACRS Walk for Rice. (to learn more about Walk for Rice please go to:, Workers Relief, HospitalityCrowdfundingYes$5,000$16,3003/27/20Please note that all donations now support food relief efforts by Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS).Individuals, NonprofitsSeattle, KingNoneNoneHighNoFund Website4/30/20
SWOP-Seattle COVID-19 Relief to the fundamental human rights of sex workers and their communities. Providing mini-grant relief for COVID-19 impacts.Workers ReliefCommunity FundYes$15,0004/4/2020ClosedThis fund is closed to applications until donations can reopen the fund.IndividualsSeattle, KingOnline Website5/3/20
SWYFS Community Response Fund Youth & Family Services SWYFS Community Response Fund will provide urgent assistance to youth and families who are facing severe hardships across South King County.Youth, Food, Basic NeedsProgram FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundIndividuals, FamiliesSouth King, KingNot FoundNot FoundLowNoFund Website4/26/20
The COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund Trust fund provides rapid response grants supporting critical needs of artists whose livelihoods have been impacted by COVID-19. The grants range from $500-$5000 based on artists' needs.Arts and Culture, Financial ReliefCommunity FundYes Found$250,000Not FoundNot FoundIndividualsAll WAOnline Website4/26/20
The Good Farmer Fund Farmers Markets.org Good Farmer Fund assists farms in crisis. Funds help mitigate financial fallout from situations such as crop loss from extreme weather, equipment or infrastructure damage or loss from fire, flood, or heavy snow, or predator-related livestock loss.FarmersCommunity FundYesNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundOpenIndividuals, Small BusinessAll WAOnlineLowNot FoundFund Website4/19/20
The Plate Fund Family Foundation emergency cash for financial assistance to restaurant workers. 100% of contributions to workers.Hospitality, WorkersCommunity FundYes Found$6,000,0004/6/2020IndividualsKingOnline FoundFund Website4/24/20
The SW Washington COVID Response Fund Foundation for Southwest Washington to provide rapid-response grants for nonprofits that serve southwest Washington residents hardest hit by the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. The fund is providing flexible financial support to trusted nonprofit partners across our region who are responding to increasing needs as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19).Food, Housing, Basic Needs, Immigrants, Vulnerable PeopleFoundationYes Found$4,000,0003/18/20OpenNonprofits, Local Tribes, Public SchoolsClark, Cowlitz, Skamania, SouthwestEmail Website4/30/20
Thurston County COVID-19 Response FundCommunity Foundation of South Puget Sound Foundation of South Puget Sound and United Way of Lewis County have partnered to establish the Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund. The Fund was created to support nonprofit organizations that serve Lewis County residents who are severely affected by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus. (UW of Thurston Cty: Needs, Community HelpFoundationYes FoundNonprofitsThurstonEmailmreule@thecommunityfoundation.comLowNoFund Website4/25/20
Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network Fund Women of Color Solidarity NetworkThis fundraiser replenishes funds for the Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network in Washington State.LGBTQPlus, Community HelpCommunity FundYes$40,000$35,70010/1/2018IndividualsAll WAEmailLowNFund Website4/26/20
Unity in the Community: Kitsap’s COVID-19 Response Fund Community Foundation & United Way of Kitsap's COVID-19 Response Fund hosted by Kitsap Community Foundation and United Way of Kitsap offers flexible funding to nonprofits in critical need due to COVID-19. Basic Needs, Community Help, Food, Homelessness, Nonprofits, Vulnerable People, YouthFoundationYes$500,000$350,0003/20/2020OpenContact: Kol Medina, President & CEO - kol@kitsapfoundation.orgNonprofits, Program FundingKitsap, North Mason, MasonOnline Website & Google Form Submission4/30/20
UW Medicine Emergency Response to COVID-19 Medicine main purpose of the fund is to ramp up COVID-19 testing, provide care for the most vulnerable, coordinate the state's emergency response, support research, and provide lifesaving equipment and resources.HealthcareProgram FundYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundProgram FundingSeattle, KingNoneNoneNANoFund Website4/26/20
WA Food Fund Northwest Food Fund is a relief fund that supports Food Lifeline, Northwest Harvest and Second Harvest to distribute food to foodbanks and pantries across the state so they can maintain their food supply. FoodCommunity FundYes FoundNot Found4/7/2020OpenFunds are directed to the three foodbank distribution organizations.NonprofitsAll WANoneNoneMediumYesFund Website4/27/20
Washington State Stage Tech Emergency Fund Michael Ferguson and Others fund for production and technical workersArts and Culture, Workers ReliefCrowdfundingYes$70,000$4,7003/12/20OpenIndividualsAll WAOnline Website4/28/20
Washington State Student and Youth Homelessness COVID-19 Response Fund Changes Changes in partnership with the Raikes Foundation created this fund to help organizations, schools, and local tribes which serve students and youth and young adults experiencing homelessness within Washington state. Grants will range between $5,000 and $20,000 per application. [Raikes Foundation:]Homelessness, Education, YouthFoundationYes, Public Schools, Local TribesAll WAOnline Website4/25/20
Washington State University Students State University Emergency Funds are available for students experiencing financial emergencies related to housing, food, health care, and materials required for classes in the current online instruction environment. (This is not an exhaustive list.) These Emergency Funds are available thanks to generous donations from donors. Students must be enrolled in the current term to be eligible for these emergency funds.Education, Youth, Basic NeedsCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot foundIndividualsAll WAOnline Website4/30/20
West Seattle Helpline Seattle HelplineWest Seattle Helpline & West Seattle FoodbankWest Seattle Helpline offers a range of help and links to resources as well as direct financial assistance for rent, utilities, and transportation. Must be in W. Seattle zip codes.Rent Relief, Financial Assitance, Basic NeedsCommunity FundYes FoundNot FoundNot foundOpenWest Seattle Helpline has merged with the West Seattle Foodbank.IndividualsWest Seattle, KingOnline Website4/30/20
Yakima Valley Resilience and Response FundFund ApplicationYakima Valley Community Foundation support charitable organizations and agencies to address the COVID-19 virus and its impacts on the Yakima Valley, particularly our valley's most vulnerable populations. Basic Needs, Healthcare, Social ServicesFoundationYes FoundNot FoundNot FoundNot FoundRequests are reviewed by a funding partnership of the United Way of Central Washington, Latino Community Fund, and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation. Requests are considered on an ongoing basis as funding becomes available.Nonprofits, Local Tribes, Local GovernmentYakima ValleyOnlineFund ApplicationMediumNot FoundFund Website4/21/20

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