How Can We Support Our Nonprofits and Ourselves as Grant Professionals During this Unprecedented Time?

It’s no doubt that these are unprecedented times for us all, as individuals and as grant professionals.

Although you may already be flooded with an overwhelming amount of information regarding coronavirus, we wanted to gather some resources here that we have found to be helpful during this time. We figured that this information might be valuable specifically to grant seeking organizations and grant professionals, so we wanted to list them in one place.

As you continue to do amazing things for your community and for your organizations, use this guide to refer back to whenever you need that additional support.

1.       Grant Opportunities

Coronavirus Relief Funds – @ (multiple deadlines)

COVID-19 Related Funding– @

Emergency Grants– @

COVID-19 Response Fund launched by TechSoup @

Major Grantmakers Continue to Ramp Up Aid for Coronavirus Relief @

LGBTQ COVID-19 Response @

Small Business and Crisis Response @

2.       Virtual Support

Our team here at Ascend NBS is fully remote! These are some digital key tools that we love and that you can be utilizing too.


How To Use Zoom

Google Drive




Grammarly Is Giving Nonprofits Its Writing Tools For Free Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

3.       Good Reads

Recommendations to Grantmakers (and Grantseekers) on COVID-19 Response

A Measure of Stability for Leaders In Stormy Times

8 Steps to Prepare for the Post COVID-19 Reboot

How Small Funders Can Make A Difference On Covid-19

COVID-19 Grantee FAQ’s

Philanthropy’s Response to COVID-19: 3 Foundation Leaders Discuss Priorities

4 Ways to Refresh your Routine When Working from Home

4.       Webinars/Online Events

Nonprofits and Coronavirus – CharityHowTo Webinars (Recordings)

Mitigating Business Risk in Uncertain Times (Recording)

Maintaining Human Connection in A Virtual World (Recording)

COVID-19 Administrative Relief (Recording)

Federal Grant Management Webcast (Recording)

COVID-19 Concerns in Grantseeking Webinar (Recording)

Coronavirus and Nonprofit Grants: Tactics and Strategies to Help You Adapt (Recording)

Upcoming Live Nonprofit Webinars

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