The Response & Vision Fund launches today to support community-led and civil society organizations, workers’ rights groups and social movements that work with those most impacted by the economic fallout of Covid-19.
The Ford Foundation announced the pricing and sale of a $1 billionSocial Bond, the net proceeds of which will help support and strengthen nonprofit organizations hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic. This Social Bond is the first-ever such offering by a U.S. nonprofit foundation in the taxable corporate bond market.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation take extraordinary action to increase support to nonprofits faced with an unprecedented crisis due to Covid-19.
The Disability Inclusion Fund, an initiative supported by Ford and leading philanthropies, launched a $200,000 rapid response fund to support the needs of people with disabilities impacted by the coronavirus.
With an aim of raising $20 million, and initial commitment of over $7 million, a new rapid response fund advances direct cash support and policy responses for and with working families affected by COVID-19.
The Ford Foundation announces the launch of a $75-million fund to support New York City nonprofits in the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Estée Lauder Companies Charitable Foundation, Robin Hood and a number of other funders.