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Covid-19 Helpful Resources for Nonprofits

Loans, Toolkits and more

CARES Act:

The Wisconsin Humanities Council will be providing rapid-response funding to non-profit humanities and cultural organizations that are facing financial hardship resulting from COVID-19. These grants are funded by the federal CARES Act via the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Inside Charity – offers an overview of information to help organizations ensure they take the necessary steps for forgiveness of their PPP loans.

Paycheck Protection Program Toolkit from FMA

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundationemergency loans guide and checklist for nonprofits

Nonprofit Quarterlyanalysis of CARES Act

Other National and State Resources:

Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management has created Moving Forward: Considerations for Nonprofit Re-engagement with guidelines intended as recommendations for nonprofit organizations as they return to the workplace, and re-engage with the communities they serve.

Wisconsin Arts Board’s resources list for arts organizations and artists


National Endowment for the Arts offers a resource page for arts organizations.

Candid is offering temporary access their Foundation Directory Online (FDO) from home through the Lawrence University’s Seeley G. Mudd Library. Contact Peter Gilbert at the library for access information and for help using FDO.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy offers a updated tools and reports in “Help for Nonprofits During the Coronavirus and Uncertain Economic Times” with stories and how-to advice.

BoardSource has made its members-only “Ask the Expert” service available to the entire nonprofit community until September 1.

Local Resources:

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative – Resources and trainings for nonprofit boards and executive leaders at www.npleadershipfv.org.

The Nonprofit Place at www.nplace.org – connects local nonprofit professionals and serves as a communication platform and resource for nonprofits. See the “Covid-19 Response” and “Remote Working” topic areas.

(CI)2 – Coaching, mentoring and continuous improvement support for nonprofits in northeast Wisconsin. www.cisquared.org

IntersectorConnects nonprofits with business talent and services to increase operational capacity.

United Way Fox Cities has launched a new online resource, Give Help Get Help Hub, to connect people who want to give help and get help in the Fox Cities during these challenging times.