Domestic Violence and Abuse

Educational Resources

  • Free Library of Philadelphia: Digital media databases that can be accessed anywhere.
  • The Philadelphia School District’s begins remote learning for students to ensure that learning continues. During this time, teachers will help students review what they learned earlier in the school year, and learn new content and skills that they would have learned during the remainder of the school year.
  • The District School District of Philadelphia is making Learning Guides available as a resource during this time. These optional Learning Guides (K-12) are offered for personal use to areas previously taught to students during this school year, and parents and students may select which Learning Guides to use.
  • The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND): Resources and tools for COVID-19 and beyond COVID-19.
  • Free weekly Girls WhoCode at Home unplugged and online activities for 3rd-12th grade.
  • Girls Who Code Clubs curriculum, as well as new resources to support virtual learning.
  • Virtual Learning Resources for Teens: A list of virtual resources for teens from learning to type learning a new language to career assessment tools created by Fab Youth Philly.
  • PA Schools Work Campaign: Education Related Resources for COVID-19.
  • Community Response Captain Program is the City’s effort to support the next United States Census, by utilizing their resources and community outreach to aid in Philadelphia’s COVID-19 response.  Philly Counts will commence hosting a daily virtual Community Response Captain Program that will include updated COVID-19 information, a comprehensive resource guide, and steps for community action in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.
  • Resolve Philly resource for people working (artist, members of the clergy, community and health organization leaders with particularly vulnerable communities around COVID-19 response.

Financial Resources

  • Information on Financial Resources from the Urban Affairs Coalition: Learn More
  • COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance: The program offers rent vouchers of up to $2,500 per household over three months to help with rent. Philadelphia’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program makes direct payments to landlords on behalf of low-income renters who have lost income due to COVID-19. Find out if you’re eligible and how you can apply here.
  • Protecting Financial Health During the Coronavirus: Latest up-to-date information and resources from Asset Funders Network for employers and funders to share with employees and grantees in managing their finances during this stressful time. Read more here.
  • Read: “Preparing Your Finances For a Natural Disaster” here. 

     Small Businesses

     Housing

  • Emergency Housing and Resources for Unsheltered Philadelphia: more information here.

     Paid Leave Resources

  • PL+US (Paid Leave for the United States): Information on Coronavirus and Paid Leave.
  • Information about the availability of paid family and medical leave: Learn More

     Unemployment Resources

  • The Federal CARES Act will provide additional unemployment benefits in response to COVID-19: Learn more

     Tax Resources

  • City of Philadelphia extends property, business tax deadlines: Here is what you should know.

     Nonprofits

  • The CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program provides nonprofit organizations the opportunity to borrow up to two and half times its monthly payroll cost in order to keep employees on the payroll and secure their health benefits. In addition, the Program provides provisions for the entire loan to be forgiven as long as the business keeps its workforce employed.
  • The PHL COVID-19 Fund was created to help nonprofits navigate challenges from COVID-19 and ensure the most vulnerable in our community are still receiving help that they need.
  • The MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable populations in Montgomery County.
  • Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable populations in Delaware County
  • Chester County COVID-19 Response Fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable populations in Chester County
  • The Solidarity Fund for COVID-19 organizing from Bread and Roses is providing emergency grants of up to $10,000 to grassroots community organizing groups.
  • Techsoup Nonprofit Disaster Planning and Recovery resources to ensure that organizations are prepared for the next disaster.
  • United Way– Regional Resources, Information and Updates.
  • William Penn Foundation: Announces Another $11.6 Million for COVID Emergency Action.
  • Brandywine Foundation Healthcare and Economic Relief Fund.
  • Fund for Children Strategic Investment in Youth Grants: Available to organizations that successfully engage youth to become analytical decision makers and action-oriented leaders who are post-secondary and/or workforce ready.
  • Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships – May 1: The Phillip B. Lindy Award aims to recognize a collaborative partnership between at least one K-12 school and one university. This award will be given to the entire partnership, not an individual. Phil Lindy valued collaboration and communication among diverse stakeholders in order to maximize impact.
  • Roddenderry Prize – Apr 10: Seeks to highlight extraordinary organizations and support their efforts to achieve greater impact as well as creative, innovative approaches to urgent problems confronting the global community.
  • STEM Innovation Grants – May 1: Colocation America is inviting applications to its STEM Innovation Grant program.
  • COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL application for individual artists and small arts and culture organizations (with budgets up to $250K) will open Monday, April 13. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, subject to available funds. Potential applicants should review the application guidelines prior to applying.

Gender-Focused Resources

  • Media Grant for Female Artist: Anonymous Was a Woman Announces $250,000 in Emergency Grants for Female Artists Over 40 in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis. Eligible women artists can apply for up to $2,500 in emergency grants. Visit here for more information.
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s list of resources and free supplies available for pregnant women and nursing mothers during COVID-19.

Meals

  • Beginning in May, Liberty Resources, Caring for Friends, and Share Food Program are offering free, weekly food delivery (contact-free) to Philadelphians who are facing food insecurity and cannot leave their homes due to a disability. For more information, please fill out the online form here. 
  • Updated Meal sites and schedules for students in Philadelphia.
  • Where to find free, nutritious food during COVID-19 in Philadelphia: Find a location closest to you.

Religious

Legal

  • Community Legal Service is providing support for residents of Philadelphia who need help restoring utilities or preventing foreclosure.

Transportation

Others

  • A list of resources to help navigate these uncertain times.
  • Stay Informed on COVID-19 in Philadelphia
  • Community Services and COVID-19 Updates in the Greater Philadelphia Area: Provides a resource database to help individuals, families and providers find local community resources by zip code and key categories, such as food, financial support and more.
  • Comcast Internet Essentials Free for 2 months: Internet Essentials from Comcast brings you affordable, high-speed Internet.
  • Weekly workshops for self-care provided by the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
  • The Philadelphia Re-entry Coalition is hosting a webinar on supporting returning citizens in accessing available resources during COVID-19. The virtual info session for service providers and community partners will cover COVID-19 relief and assistance programs currently available to Philadelphians, including what they are, what you need to know about them, and what support is available to help people access them. To view topics to be discussed, register here