Local nonprofits establish fund to cope with COVID-19 crisis

In Wayne County, the local Wayne County Community Foundation teamed up with other local private foundations to establish the Wayne County Emergency Response Fund, which provides money and support to nonprofit organizations leading the COVID-19 response efforts. The new emergency fund will give one-time grants to local non-profits in their support for lost wages, housing security, food security, and expanding access to medical services.

This is a rapid response story about a coping strategy. Due to the urgent crisis, we are relaxing the ‘evidence of effectiveness’ criterion for solutions coverage on COVID-19 to capture early stage, improvisational, and experimental responses that cope with the pandemic.

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