Coronavirus Response

Rapid Response Grants

The coronavirus crisis is having an unprecedented impact on our region and its residents, particularly nonprofit partners on the frontlines of response efforts. United Way of South Hampton Roads is committed to supporting nonprofit partners at the forefront of caring for our neighbors. Our goal is to ensure continued operation of critical human service nonprofits by supporting agencies that are adapting and responding to urgent and essential needs of people who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS:

Youth Success Request For Proposals

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to support agencies with adapting and responding the needs of youth (ages pre-K to 24) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please Click Here to read the RFP and find out how to apply. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis by a volunteer panel and open until at least June 21, 2020.

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CURRENTLY CLOSED:

Bridge to Self Sufficiency – Individual & Family Wellbeing Request for Proposals

[Closed May 31, 2020]

The purpose of this Request for Proposals(RFP) is to support agencies with adapting and responding to the health and well-being of people who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

These propsals are currently under review and a grants list will be available soon.

Essential Services Request for Proposals

[Closed May 4, 2020]

NORFOLK, Va. (April 23, 2020) – The Hampton Roads Community Foundation and United Way of South Hampton Roads jointly awarded $517,410 in initial rapid response grants to 34 nonprofits providing COVID-19 relief for people in South Hampton Roads.

Grant recipients are nonprofits working on the frontlines helping people with food security, emergency housing, household essentials and mental health counseling. The Community Foundation and United Way jointly provided funding, reviewed grant applications, and awarded grants.

Additional awards based on a second round of funding will be announced in early May. This RFP is currently closed (not accepting new applications).

Do you have other ideas for responding to the impact of COVID-19 that don’t align with our existing funding opportunities?

Please contact Kathleen Banfield (kbanfield@unitedwayshr.org) or Teresa Stafford (tstafford@unitedwayshr.org) to share your idea.

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