COVID-19 Community Response Fund Grants Providing Help and Hope
Providing shelter and resources during this pandemic is crucial.
These grants from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund are providing the following local nonprofit organizations the resources they need to directly impact residents from Calumet, Outagamie and the Neenah/Menasha area of Winnebago counties, most of whom have lost their jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Foundations for Living — Following the Waupaca-based organization’s temporary expansion of its warming shelter’s open time from overnight to 24 hours, a $10,000 grant will help it care for people experiencing homelessness and financial crisis in Waupaca County.
SAM 25 — A $5,000 grant will enable the Shawano Area Matthew 25 homeless shelter and resource center to provide basic needs support to people in Shawano County.
Mission of Hope House — To ensure the New London-based shelter continues providing care and services, a $10,000 grant will help people primarily from Waupaca and Outagamie counties who are experiencing homelessness.
Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs — A $10,000 grant will help ensure proper staffing coverage for providing essential services to survivors of domestic abuse primarily from Outagamie and Calumet counties who are living at the shelter.
Christine Anne Domestic Abuse Services — A $5,000 grant will help crisis advocates provide emotional and basic needs support and safety planning to individuals in crisis in Winnebago County, which includes the Neenah and Menasha area.
Safe Haven – Domestic Abuse Shelter of Shawano County – A grant of $5,000 will allow the organization to provide emergency shelter and immediately needed food, hygiene products, gas cards, diapers and other basic needs.
(This page will be updated regularly as grants are awarded.)