The 2020 COVID-19 Immediate Human Relief Fund will focus on four main priority areas to protect Erie County’s most vulnerable populations affected by the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The funding categories are as follows:
• Food security and emergency food distribution
• Homeless shelters
• Child care
• Elder care
Funds can be used for additional staff time and/or personnel required during this emergency, supplies, messaging and communications, professional consultants, contracted services, food and personal care items, and transportation.
There will be no required match for this grant program.
Applicants must be either 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations, municipalities, or municipal authorities.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 3 p.m.
There is no deadline to apply.
Grants will be reviewed and approved after a phone conference with ECGRA staff.
Payments will be made within 2 days of a favorable decision.
For more information, please contact Tom Maggio at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-897-2694.