Four local philanthropies established HoCoRespond.com and set a goal of raising $100,000 in 10 days to support Howard County nonprofits with emergency funds in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The goal has been exceeded and $100,000 in emergency funds are now available to support nonprofits on the frontline of support assisting with food security, housing, childcare and healthcare.
The opportunity for Howard County nonprofits to apply for this first round of funding will begin on Monday, April 6, 2020. Organizations must apply by midnight on Friday, April 10.
Application process: The opportunity to apply for funding will be available beginning Monday, April 6, 2020. Organizations must apply by midnight on Friday, April 10.
Funding eligibility: Organizations should be 501(c)3 organizations providing services in and to Howard County Maryland residents.
Funding scope: Support for nonprofits that provide access to emergency food and basic supplies, rent and mortgage assistance, utility assistance, child care, direct financial assistance for household supplies, and nonprofit safety and operations assistance. Additionally, nonprofits that support our local health care system and our front line health care workers are also eligible to apply.