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COVID-19: Nonprofit Resource Guide

The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting local nonprofits in a number of ways. This page serves as a resource guide to provide local nonprofits with tools and information to make the best possible decisions during this critical time.

CARES Act: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Congress has passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2 trillion stimulus deal to provide relief to Americans affected by the COVID-19 crisis.


Event Cancellations & Fundraising Challenges

  • Webinar Recording: COVID-19 & 2020 Fundraising - If your nonprofit has had to cancel a fundraiser, this webinar is a good resource for ideas on how to use the virtual space and still make important asks.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy - This website is offering content dedicated to providing helpful information for nonprofits during the Coronavirus spread. Several articles offer fundraising advice.
  • Abilene Gives - This 24-hour day of online giving can be used to raise much-needed donations during this time of need. The foundation will have more information on March 30 or 31 about how Abilene Gives will be carried out this year. Check back for updates.


Employee & Workplace Policies


Outbreak & Prevention


Assisting Others

  • 211 A Call for Help - Where to direct people seeking immediate assistance.
  • Support Abilene Fund - CFA established this fund to support nonprofits helping individuals, families, and/or businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 crisis.