Resources to Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

We’ve compiled the following list of resources to help nonprofit organizations, associations, and small businesses during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

For Nonprofit Organizations
Note: Check with state and local organizations for nonprofits and foundations, as some are offering webinars and information tailored to local needs.

Coronavirus Advice for Nonprofit Leaders (20 Degrees)

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resource Guide (Association of Fundraising Professionals)

Coronavirus Resources (Minnesota Council on Foundations)

COVID-19 Preparedness for the Cultural Sector (Mass Cultural Council)

COVID-19 Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

COVID-19 Webinar: Legal Strategies for Nonprofit Meetings (GWSCPA Nonprofit Symposium)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Nonprofit Employers Need to Know (Exponentum)

Hard Times, Hard Decisions: 7 Things Small and Midsize Charities Should Do When a Recession Looms (Chronicle of Philanthropy)

How Charities Can Make Working From Home Work for Everyone (Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Maintaining Conference Sponsorship Revenue (see blog posts at the top of the page, NY Partnership Professionals Network)

Nonprofit Insurance and COVID-19 (New York Council of Nonprofits)

Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work During the COVID-19 Outbreak (Tech Soup)

Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19 (National Council on Nonprofits)

Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak: Resources to Help Nonprofits (

Understanding the Videoconferencing Tools Available to Your Nonprofit (Tech Soup)

Virtual Gala Webinar (Washington Performing Arts)

What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now to Address the COVID-19 Situation (Board Source)

For Associations

10 Best Practices for Communicating About Association Events During COVID-19 (PCMA)

About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (Events Council)

Associations Prep and Debut Virtual Conference Options (Associations Now)

How to Help Your Meeting Participants Get Comfortable with Virtual Events (Associations Now)

How to Manage Your Newly Remote Workforce (Associations Now)

Issue Roundup: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (ASAE The Center for Association Leadership)

Leading During an Epidemic: Communicating with Staff and Members (Associations Now)

Maintaining Conference Sponsorship Revenue (see blog posts at the top of the page, NY Partnership Professionals Network)

Working Through Event Postponement Details (PCMA)

For Small Business
Note: Check with your local or state Chamber of Commerce, small business development offices, area tourism or visitor’s bureaus. Many are compiling resources and offering webinars and other types of resources to assist small businesses locally.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources (Small Business Administration)

Coronavirus Small Business Guide (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

Coronavirus Small Business Hub (SCORE)

Facebook Small Business Grants Program (Facebook)

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (CDC)

Running a Food Business in the Face of COVID-19 (Common Wealth Kitchen)

Small Business Relief Tracker: Funding, Grants And Resources For Business Owners Grappling With Coronavirus (Forbes)

Small Business Resources in Response to Coronavirus (National Federation of Independent Business)

For Communicators/Public Relations Professionals
Note: Check with IABC, PRSA, FPRA, and other professional organizations for additional resources.

Coronavirus Crisis Comms Triage Toolkit (The Communications Network)

Self-care for PR Professionals (or Anyone Else) During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Steppingstone LLC)

Ami Neiberger-Miller is a public relations strategist and writer. She is the founder of Steppingstone LLC, an independent PR practice near Washington, D.C. that provides public relations counsel, social media engagement, writing services, and creative design for publications and websites (contact to discuss your projectreview our portfoliosign up for our e-newsletter). She blogs about media relations, social media, public relations, and work-family balance. Follow her on Twitter @AmazingPRMaven

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