Important COVID-19 Resources Available for Philanthropy and Nonprofits

For Immediate Release

Important COVID-19 Resources Available for Philanthropy and Nonprofits

Visit to learn how your foundation can help grantees manage coronavirus challenges

Washington, D.C. (3/27/2020) – The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy unveiled this week a microsite of important resources for foundations and donors looking to help their grantees weather the challenges created by the coronavirus.

The articles, tips and resources were curated from web pages and the efforts of NCRP allies and members.

Resources available on the site include:

  • A post detailing steps philanthropy and nonprofits can take in response to the virus authored by NCRP President and CEO Aaron Dorfman and Progressive Multiplier Director of Programs Bethany Maki.
  • A post citing the challenges nonprofits say they are facing written NCRP Director of Marketing and Membership Janay Richmond.
  • NCRP nonprofit member Define American’s 11 best practices for working remotely.
  • Dorfman’s three favorite funder responses to COVID-19 so far.
  • Now Is the Time for Philanthropy to Give More, Not Less,” a Chronicle of Philanthropy article authored by Dorfman and Wallace Global Fund Executive Director Ellen Dorsey.
  • A list of rapid response funds and mutual aid resources.

NCRP will continue to add COVID-19 resources to the microsite throughout the coming days and weeks.     

About NCRP

For more than 40 years, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy has been amplifying the voice of nonprofits and the communities they serve in the philanthropic sector. Through research and advocacy, it works to ensure that grantmakers and donors contribute to the creation of a fair, just and equitable world. For more information, visit



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