GCRCF: COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund Grant

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: More than US $1,000

Fields of work: Mental Health & Psychiatric Diseases Health Care Access & Delivery Preventative Healthcare Educational Access & Equity Human & Social Services

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Project / Program, General Operating Expense

Location of project: Linn County, Iowa

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



The COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund

The COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund helps address health and human service needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic crisis, with a particular focus on vulnerable populations.

The COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund will support basic human needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic crisis. The fund priorities primarily align with the coordination efforts addressed at regular meetings of the Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster.

  • Information distributions/communication.
  • Food security and distribution.
  • Medical services and supportive public health practices.
  • Mental health services.
  • Financial resiliency and stability for individuals and families.
  • Legal services.
  • Housing and shelter.
  • Essential transportation.
  • Access to educational opportunities for vulnerable children.

Applicants are encouraged to consider the equity impact of the pandemic, including:

  • Communities that were already vulnerable prior to the pandemic.
  • Culturally appropriate pandemic responses.
  • For additional information, see COVID-19 Equity Facts.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The COVID-19 Disaster Response Fund accepts applications from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and governmental entities serving Linn County, Iowa.
  • Organizations that are providing the above services may also apply for adaptations to meet the safety and security needs of their staff and clients.


  • Priority will be given to organizations that are working cooperatively with other organizations.


This page was last reviewed June 03, 2020 and last updated June 03, 2020