Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NEW! Texas Nonprofit Leaders’ COVID-19 Impact Report

This report examines how the pandemic continues to affect organizations across the nonprofit sector and highlights the inequities experienced by nonprofits and the communities they serve. The report is based on a statewide survey of nearly 670 Texas nonprofit leaders and contains updated recommendations for elected officials, philanthropy, and business officials.

Texas Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information (State of Texas /

The State of Texas’ response to COVID-19, where to find testing, access community resources and how you can help.

Get Your Community- and Faith-Based Organizations Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Interim guidance to help community- and faith-based organizations, whose members may include vulnerable populations, plan for community transmission of COVID-19.

FEMA Region 6 Infoshare e-Newsletter (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

FEMA Region 6 Community Planning and Capacity Building program provides a weekly e-mail newsletter that lists events, webinars, grants, workshops, and other resources related to COVID-19. Subscribe by your 1) your name, 2) organization name, and 3) email address to View a sample of a past newsletter here.

Information on COVID-19 (Independent Sector)

A curated a list of resources and articles covering health & data, the public sector response, and recent news.

Resources for Responding to COVID-19 (Council on Foundations)

Internal and external resources for philanthropic organizations responding to coronavirus.

How Nonprofits and Board Members Can Respond to COVID-19 (BoardSource)

Compilation of commonly asked governance & management questions from nonprofits, resources for nonprofit leaders & board members, and free access to the Ask-an-Expert e-mail service.

Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19 (National Council of Nonprofits) 

Latest information and resources that nonprofits can use to prepare and respond, including steps nonprofits should take and links to additional resources.

Nonprofit Resources List: #NPCOVID19

A extensive and well-organized list of resources crowdsourced by nonprofit professionals spanning a variety of helpful topics.

Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak: Resources to Help Nonprofits (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Articles and online resources to help nonprofits save time, plan swiftly, and stay focused on pressing priorities.


Online Discussion for Human Services Organizations Addressing Coronavirus (Alliance for Strong Families and Communities)

Series of webinars and an online discussion forum for community-based human services organizations to discuss the potential health impact and business disruptions as a result of the new coronavirus.


CARES Act: How to Apply for Nonprofit Relief Funds (Independent Sector)

A resource to help individuals, small nonprofits (less than 500 employees), and large nonprofits (over 500 employees) understand the eligibility criteria, known timelines, and application information for federal funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

CARES Act Overview Memorandum (Cornerstone Government Affairs)

Summary of benefits available to workers and families, as well as non-profits and small businesses in the CARES Act.

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Guide and Checklist for Small Businesses and Nonprofits (U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation)

A preliminary guide for eligible nonprofits on accessing the 100% federally guaranteed loans made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.


Essential Advice and Resources for Nonprofits – COVID-19 / Coronavirus | Recession | Remote Work (Bloomerang)

Library of crisis fundraising advice, articles, opinions, webinars, videos and resources in the wake of the new coronavirus and its impact on the nonprofit sector.


Philanthropy’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (Candid)

Summary of funders supporting the response to coronavirus, recent funding opportunities, grant distribution, and philanthropic news from the field.


Coronavirus Crisis Comms Triage Kit (The Communications Network)

Online platform to share and crowdsource best practices, resources, and examples of effective crisis communications from foundations and nonprofits.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Communication Best Practices for Nonprofits (Prosper Strategies)

A checklist to help nonprofits identify key communications best practices and actions surrounding coronavirus.

Workplace Readiness

COVID-19: Guidance for Employees and Managers (Texas Department of State Health Services)

State guidance for employees and managers of organizations in Texas based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Nonprofit HR Coronavirus Digital Information Portal (Nonprofit HR)

Information, resources, and evolving news for social impact organization strategies and planning.

Coronavirus and COVID-19 Resource Center (Society for Human Resources Management)

Articles on how to prepare your workforce for the possibility of business closures, working from home, quarantines and other outcomes of a disease outbreak. Includes sample forms and polices, how-to guides, and FAQs.

Where can I find government and other reliable resources for workplace issues related to the coronavirus? (Society for Human Resources Management)

Links to resources provided by government agencies to help workers and employers navigate workplace issues related to COVID-19.

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

Federal advisory guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices, focusing on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment.

Disaster Distress Helpline (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)

A 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any disaster, including the coronavirus pandemic.


Coronavirus Tech Handbook

Infrastructure for technologists, civic organisations, public & private institutions and specialists of all kinds to collaborate on a rapid and sophisticated response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Risk Management

COVID-19: Five Things to Know and Do (Nonprofit Risk Management Center)

Tips to help nonprofits hone their crisis management skills to offset an infectious disease crisis

COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 833-986-1919

If you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available! Speak with a mental health professional for help dealing with anxiety, depression, stress, grief or worry 24/7. Call the toll-free COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line at 833-986-1919.

Si usted o alguien que conoce se sienten abrumados por la pandemia del COVID-19, pueden recibir ayuda. Comuníquese con un profesional de la salud mental para pedir ayuda con la ansiedad, la depresión, el estrés, la pena o la reocupación las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana. Llame gratis a la Línea de apoyo del COVID-19 para la salud mental al 833-986-1919.