CHARLOTTE – More than $4.3 million has been awarded to 97 nonprofits in the fourth round of grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund. To date, more than $14 million has been granted to nonprofits helping those affected by the pandemic with basic needs such as child care, education, housing, food, emergency financial assistance, legal advocacy, health and mental health, and workforce development.
The latest grants were awarded via a competitive grant cycle open to all Mecklenburg County 501(c)3 nonprofits that met eligibility requirements. Since the Charlotte-Mecklenburg COVID-19 Response Fund was launched on March 16, more than $19.4 million has been raised from corporations, foundations, individuals and local government.
The COVID-19 Response Fund is administered through a partnership between Foundation For The Carolinas and United Way of Central Carolinas, in close coordination with the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
See the full list of fourth round of grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund and more information here.
Visit fftc.org/COVID19grants for a full list with project descriptions.
Funding for the YMCA will be used to power YMCA summer day camp and summer reading camp satellite sites with a focus on academic support, social emotional well-being and essential childcare.