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Douty Foundation releases $1.5 million in emergency funding amid COVID-19 crisis

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

This immediate deployment of resources represents more than 25 percent of the foundation's endowment to area nonprofits and immigrant & worker relief funds.

PHL COVID-19 Fund Responds to Urgent Community Needs, More than $12 Million Pledged to Date

PHL COVID-19 Fund Partners
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Over $2 million goes to 44 regional nonprofits in first round distributions. Grants will be awarded weekly as crisis continues and challenges grow.

$2.5 million Philadelphia COVID-19 Community Information Fund to provide support for coronavirus news and information needs

Coronavirus Testing by Tim Tai - Philadelphia Inquirer
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The new collaborative fund was created to ensure that communities in the Philadelphia area have access to reliable news and information throughout and after the coronavirus pandemic. 

Statement: Including Immigrants and Refugees In Our Response to COVID-19

Immigrant Community courtesy Fels Fund
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Douty, Fels and Scattergood Foundations invite their fellow funders to sign-on to this statement committing to actions supporting our immigrant and refugee communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Provides $50 Million to Support Those Facing Greatest Strain Under the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

RWJF will provide $50 million in immediate short-term relief to several national and community organizations to help some of the families and communities feeling the greatest strain under the COVID-19 health emergency.

Pennsylvania Humanities Council announces new grant program for cultural organizations affected by COVID-19

Monday, April 6, 2020

PHC announced Pop-Up Grants for Cultural Producers, a new grant program supporting efforts to sustain public engagement during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Horizon Commits $2.5 Million for Masks, Face Shields, Food, and Social Services

Thursday, April 2, 2020

In the largest single donation in its 88 year history, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is spending $2.35 million to donate 500,000 N95 respirator masks and 81,000 face shields to address the serious shortage of critical personal protection equipment in New Jersey as a result of COVID-19.

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