Funding is intended to strengthen the capacity of community service organizations to meet the urgent needs of vulnerable individuals and families affected by COVID-19.
United Way is an intermediary administering the Emergency Community Support Fund and grant application process to fund activities that meet basic minimum requirements including:
- addresses a pressing social inclusion or well-being need caused by COVID-19;
- serves one or more vulnerable populations during COVID-19;
- can be carried out in a short timeframe (from date of signature to March 31, 2021) with a reasonable budget; and
- has not secured funds to cover the costs of the activities for which they have applied from another intermediary, another federal COVID-19 response program or a different source.