COVID-19 has altered daily life for everyone! As individuals, businesses, and nonprofits grapple with the economic impact, many funders are stepping up to provide support through microgrants, hardship relief, and loan programs. GrantWatch is working hard to help as many people as possible to find Coronavirus relief funds to help them through these difficult times.
According to a study done by NPR (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), In Chicago, New York, Los Angles, and Houston, at least half of the people surveyed say they have experienced the loss of a job or a reduction in wages or work hours in their household since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
Substantial proportions of households are reporting that their savings have been significantly depleted as a result of the pandemic and many have fallen behind on housing payments or have had problems paying debts and/or utility bills. As states begin lifting the moratorium on evictions and other financial relief efforts, More and more people are seeking grants.
- This financial assistance grant is for USA residents. Funding is intended to help service workers and tipped workers, including employees of salons, restaurants, and car service or delivery apps, who have experienced income losses during the pandemic or are not able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.
- Are you a USA family of military veterans who are experiencing extreme financial hardship? Then you should apply for this grant of up to $1,500. This fund is intended to assist families of military personnel who were seriously injured or killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
- Researchers and scholars in the USA should apply for this grant that addresses multiple factors contributing to inequality. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent mass protests, funding is intended for research in the context of these crises, which examines economic, political, racial, ethnic, generational, and social inequalities relevant to public policy and social change.
- There is a grant of up to $6,000 to USA individuals to offset the financial hardships of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to improve access to medical treatment by covering the cost of insurance for underinsured patients with a chronic disease or cancer.
- Grants of up to $2,500 to USA individuals of color in the Jewish community for financial assistance due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended for individuals experiencing financial difficulties as a result of COVID-19. Eligible uses of funding include rent or mortgage payment, transportation to work or medical, utilities, groceries, medical bills, or burial expenses.
- Residents of the USA and territories click here to get details on this grant for individuals to mitigate the financial effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to provide financial assistance to theater industry workers who have experienced layoffs, reduced pay, or furloughs due to the health crisis.
- Grants of $500 to USA immigrants for urgent needs during Coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding is intended to provide support for basic and urgent needs for immigrants who do not qualify for some of the government relief efforts.
- USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands bookstore owners and comic book retailers, click this link to get details on this financial assistance grant. The purpose of funding is to assist booksellers and comic retailers with unforeseen emergency financial needs.
- Renters in Riverside county in California can apply for funding to provide one-time support indirect rental assistance and to cover between two and three months of past due rent. Get additional details here.
- Beauty professionals in the USA and Canada if you have been impacted by the Coronavirus, you should apply for this $500 grant. Funding is intended to provide financial relief to beauty professionals who can not work due to the pandemic. Grant funds may be used for urgent needs such as bills and food.
Many of these grants will expire soon, so apply today. If you are seeking additional grants for individuals, you will find over 1,600 of them in the grants for individuals category. New grants are added to the site daily, so check back often.
COVID-19 Grants for individuals – https://www.grantwatch.com/grants-for-individuals/cat/56/coronavirus-covid-grants.html
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Updated 1/27/2021 - previously published on 10/2/2020