Resources For CBOs to Address Impact of Coronavirus

We will be regularly updating this page with free or low-cost resources for nonprofits to help navigate the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).
 


CARES Act

The CARES Act provides nonprofits with opportunities to receive additional funding, relief and assistance as a result of COVID-19.  These webinars and resources walk organizations through the application process:


Free Resources for Remote Work

GoToMeeting is providing critical front-line service providers, including eligible healthcare providers, educational institutions, municipalities, and non-profit organizations as well as any current LogMeIn customer with free, organization-wide use of many LogMeIn products for 3 months through the availability of Emergency Remote Work Kits.

FreeConferenceCall.com provides HD audio conferencing, screen sharing and video conferencing with up to 1000 participants. Sign up for a free account.

Microsoft is offering a six-month trial for the premium version of Microsoft Teams, and will allow as many users as possible to join a Team (using its free version), and everyone on the free version of Teams will be allowed to schedule video calls and conferences.

Nonprofit expert Beth Kantor offers her tips for How To Facilitate Effective Virtual Meetings.

TechSoup highlights a variety of resources for remote work, including how to access free computers through its refurbished hardware program. You can also stream their virtual workshop on Managing the Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits

Wethos has created an Insight Guide on Building a Fully-Remote Team.

Mobilize offers 7 organizing strategies in a time of social distancing.

Equality Labs has created a new resource on digital security and how to protect yourself as your team moves to remote work.

Resources for organizing during COVID-19: Mobilize is providing free access to their platform through May 31, 2020.


Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning

Nonprofit New York is providing a free sample business continuity and disaster recovery plan to help organizations outline what to do in case of the disasters. 

Nonprofit HR has created a digital hub for Coronavirus digital information portal: Information, Resources, and Evolving News for Social Impact Organization Strategies and Planning.

Nonprofit COVID-19 Resource List from nonprofit expert Beth Kantor


Communciations and Fundraising

Big Duck Webinar: Fundraising in a Crisis

Talking About Coronavirus: Centering Language around Inclusion, Empowerment, and Justice

Tips to manage your nonprofit’s communications during the COVID-19 crisis

10 Ways Inclusive Leaders Can Mitigate Bias When Communicating About Coronavirus

The Communications Network Triage Kit


Online Security

How to Prevent Zoom-Bombing

Keeping Your Nonprofit's Systems Secure During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 – Privacy and Cybersecurity: An Action Plan For Business


Legal Assistance to Protect Your Nonprofit

Lawyers Alliance provides legal assistance and information to strengthen nonprofits that are providing critical human and social services throughout New York City during this unusual time. It has created a webpage, which will be updated as the coronavirus situation evolves and is better understood. Included on this page is a new Legal Alert for nonprofit employers.

Debevoise and Plimpton has developed a Coronavirus Checklist for Employers