Nonprofit Resources to Address the COVID-19 Crisis
We have assembled information on the CARES Act and other resources to assist nonprofits and the WNY community:
Below is a list of resources we are learning about that may be helpful for local nonprofit organizations as you navigate this crisis. Below is information related to the CARES Act passed late last week. We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.
New York Council on Nonprofits is offering free CARES Act Information to all NYS 501(c)3 Organizations including free webinars (for members and nonmembers) and links to COVID-19 Resources. Click here.
CDC Recommendations on making and wearing cloth face coverings can be found here.
Extensive Neighborhood Resources from LISC. Click here.
Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources released by the Small Business Association here.
Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act developed by U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s office can be accessed here. Small nonprofits (less than 500 employees) are eligible for the same relief. Click here.
The US Chamber of Commerce has an easy-to-read/easy-to-follow description of emergency loans for small businesses and nonprofits with information regarding eligibility and loan forgiveness. Find it here.
Business First of Buffalo has created a guide for small businesses that may also be applicable to nonprofits. Click here.
Kindful has a full guide to resources for nonprofits here.
Looking for volunteers or in-kind donations to power your nonprofit? VolunteerWNY is a local "matchmaker" connecting those who want to help with organizations looking for needed support. Click here to learn more.
2-1-1 Western New York is a helpline that provides health & human service referrals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and has the most up to date information on available resources in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.