Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund - Phase 3 Operating Support

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

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Deadline: Oct 6, 2021

Grant amount: Up to US $50,000

Fields of work: Youth Services Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid Basic Human Needs Affordable Housing Health Care Access & Delivery Child Care Services Minority Services Immigrant Services Poverty Alleviation & Services Senior Services Ex-offender Services LGBTQI Services Refugee Services Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense

Location of project: Counties in Arkansas: Arkansas County, Chicot County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Cleveland County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in Arkansas: Arkansas County, Chicot County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Cleveland County Show all

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Operating Support

As a part of Phase 3 of the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, we are again offering Operating Support to stabilize nonprofits who are directly responding to the target populations most impacted by the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Mid-South region. Total funding available is $2,300,000. See Apply tab for details on basic eligibility.

Grants will be general operating funds up to $50,000 for nonprofits providing immediate services to the following priority populations:

  • The elderly, youth, homeless LGBTQ+ youth, Black trans people, other high-risk populations;
  • Low-income families;
  • Residents who are food insecure;
  • Residents who are housing insecure;
  • Residents who have no medical insurance or who are underinsured;
  • Residents who will experience a loss in household income due to interruptions in work and lack access to sick days;
  • Teens and young adults ages 16-24 who are neither working nor in school;
  • Immigrants and refugees; and
  • Communities of Color.

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


  • Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency or under fiscal sponsorship of a 501(c)3, operating in West Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and/or eastern Arkansas, and permitted by the Tennessee Secretary of State to solicit funds..
  • Applicants must also have a LIVEGIVEmidsouth.org organizational profile in progress at the time of application submission and must have a published or updated LIVEGIVEmidsouth.org profile by the grant award date. The Community Foundation will provide training and support to each organization building a profile.


This page was last reviewed September 09, 2021 and last updated September 09, 2021