Coronavirus Information

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE FUND?

The purpose of the COVID-19 Community Response Fund is to provide assistance to 501(c)3 non-profit agencies to serve the increasing demand for services amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Any registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization may apply for funding, so long as the funds are directly impacting the needs during the pandemic.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR A GRANT?

Registered 501(c)3 non-profit agencies that are providing services and resources that are directly related to COVID-19 may apply for funding. Individuals are not eligible to apply for grants. Please click the "grant application" button below to apply for a grant.

HOW DOES MY DONATION HELP THOSE IN NEED?

Your contribution will go towards immediate needs for non-profit agencies such as (but not limited to): Supplies: - Food containers for food packing efforts; gloves for food packaging and other needs - Cleaning supplies such as: sanitizers, wipes, paper towels - Infant supplies such as: baby wipes, baby formula Financial assistance for services directly serving the needs of the community: Food Tele-health counseling services Utility assistance Rental and shelter assistance.

WHY SHOULD I GIVE?

We have a pulse on the changing needs and demands for service. When making a contribution to the response fund, you ensure that your donation is going towards fulfilling the most critical and immediate needs. 100% of the donations raised for this fund will go directly to agencies that qualify for a grant.


                  

 

IMPORTANT UPDATES

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 - Due to the growing concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19), United Way of the Black Hills staff will be working remotely until further notice. As a result, we will have limited access to our phone system and voicemails. If you need to contact an employee directly, please send an email to the recipient you wish to contact. For a staff directory, please click here. We appreciate your understanding during this time.