Resources from Partners

Foundations and organizations across the state are coming together to provide emergency funding to support Colorado communities as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our Funding Updates page for information from our partners in the philanthropic community. 

Websites for Official Updates

Modeling COVID-19 in Colorado

This app allows the user to generate projections of COVID-19 cases, hospital needs and deaths in Colorado under scenarios that can be altered interactively. It is intended to show the potential impact of the four key control measures: social distancing, mask wearing, identification and isolation of cases, and contact tracing—the key tools used to limit the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the illness COVID-19.

For details regarding the model and underlying assumptions, see the documentation tab. For a brief video tutorial on how to use this app, click here.

What does “Safer at Home” mean?

New resources and guidance to keep our communities safe. 

Learn about workers’ rights and resources

Paid Leave and Unemployment Frequently Asked Questions.

2-1-1  COVID-19 Information and Resources

Learn more about the COVID-19 response and what services are currently available across the state.

Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment

The most up-to-date information and additional resources. You can also follow them on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Local Jurisdictions COVID-19 Response Policy Actions

The Colorado Health Foundation is working to provide up-to-date information on Local Jurisdictions, but this is a very dynamic and fluid situation. The information in this document is current as of 5/4/2020.

USDA Rural Development

Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19.

National Council of Nonprofits 

Why nonprofits must be included in a COVID-19 relief and economic stimulus package.

USDA – COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

This resource matrix organizes funding opportunities identified in the CARES Act and other federal resources that can help support rural America. Opportunities are categorized by customer and assistance type.

COVID Community Vulnerability Map

Identification of the populations at risk for severe outcomes once infected to inform resource planning, interventions, outreach and other community initiatives.

John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

This website is a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

Centers for Disease Control

Check here for the most up-to-date information regarding symptoms and guidelines for COVID-19.

World Health Organization

Review the World Health Organization’s website for Public Advice, Country & Technical Guidance, Travel Advice and much more.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Resources

See the Community Resource Center’s list of CARES Act resources.

Websites for Additional Resources

Colorado Grants Guide®

Colorado foundations have responded to the COVID-19 crisis and the Colorado Grants Guide® has timely information on emergency and recovery grant funding. This grant funding tool, comprised of over 700 funder profiles, will help you save time and find funding to support your critical work.

Grant Writing Assistance

The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention can help community organizations obtain grants by providing grant writing assistance through June 30.

Social Enterprise Alliance

Resources for Social Enterprises and Entrepreneurs. The goal of this updated information hub is to provide you with a consolidated list of resources for navigating your social enterprise through these uncertain times.

Andy Robinson 

Fundraising in uncertain times: Success stories.

Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention 

Applications available through June 15, 2020. Sign up to receive grant writing assistance from one of the Consortium’s contracted grant writers. Eligible applicants are Colorado non-profits and governmental entities addressing substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery. Eligibility & Application instructions listed here.

US Department of Agriculture

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide to programs providing immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities.

Amy Eisenstein

Building Movement Project

Training & Tools & Ideas for Nonprofits. Support for sustaining Non-Profits in a time of crisis. 

Colorado Gives

Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) 

Crisis Funding and Debt: What Organizations Need to Know. To help organizations make it through this crisis, the federal government enacted the CARES Act, which has two loan programs nonprofits can access. Review NFF’s summary and resources for nonprofit organizations.  COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nonprofits.

Philanthropy Colorado

Has compiled the results of a survey conducted of over 700 nonprofit organizations to assess the impact of COVID-19. Read the survey summary here.

The Wheelhouse for Nonprofits

The Wheelhouse for Nonprofits is an online platform that instantly connects nonprofit organizations with nonprofit reviewed businesses and services.

Association of Fundraising Professionals Colorado Chapter

AFP CC recognizes that these are unusual and historic times, and we want to let you know we are here to help support you.  AFP CC has compiled a list of resources addressing areas relevant to the nonprofit community during COVID-19. Please note that these are public resources compiled for easy access, the sharing of these resources is not an endorsement by AFP CC, the staff or board.

Restorative Justice Colorado

The RJ council has compiled a list of resources to aide with continuing restorative practices virtually, family resources, and self-care in the midst of social distancing. Please stay safe, take care of yourself, and each other.

Building Movement Project

BMP Supports Black-Led Organizations in Movements for Justice. Check out the three action items that nonprofits, funders, and other stakeholders can take.

COVID-19 Impact on Latinos and Immigrants

A report on Colorado nonprofit organizations and communities.

The Coulter Foundation 

The first ever comprehensive documentary on Asian Americans is being televised on PBS on May 11-12th. View the trailer (password CAAM).

The Center on Colfax 

COVID-19 resources for the LGBTQ+ community.

Protecting Immigrant Families 

Immigrant eligibility for public programs during COVID-19.

State Releases Initial Race and Ethnicity Data for COVID-19 Cases

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released data confirming that African American, Latinx, Native American, and rural communities are being disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

Asian Pacific Development Center

COVID-19 resource, updates, and language services and more for the Asian Pacific community.

Center for Disease Control 

Factsheets on COVID-19 in multiple languages.

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition

Committed to providing multiple options for people to stay involved in their community while maintaining the recommended social distancing.  Therefore, CCDC is offering a variety of interactive events online. Keep an eye on this page for upcoming webinars, Q & A sessions with your leaders and experts, informational offerings, and extra advocacy training courses. Just because we are spread far and wide, doesn’t mean we can’t all come together.

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition

COVID-19 Updates & Resources. In light of the changing nature of COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) will be open for business. Please contact our general line at 303.922.3344 to leave a message and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

COVID-19 Resources for Colorado Immigrant Families 

A video by Colorado Center on Law and Policy to get your questions answered about implications for COVID-19 on Public Charge. And a blog about COVID-19 resources for immigrant families.

COVID-19: Resources, Links, and Information for People With and Without Disabilities

This resource page provides quick links and references to answer many of your questions and calm your concerns.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources to Stand Against Racism

Asian Americans have been targeted by racism and xenophobia related to the coronavirus or COVID-19. We offer the following resources in response to this hate.

Bystander Intervention Training

As we move our physical lives to a digital world, build a thriving remote work culture with our virtual training.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services 

Statement on access to health care for immigrants without penalty (Public Charge).

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

What You Need to Know about Coronavirus (in ASL). For an updated list of affected areas, visit

Zoom – Language Interpretation functionality

Zoom resources page for integration language interpretation functionality. Language interpretation in meetings and webinars.

Servicios De La Raza/ Services For The People

Available services and resources during the COVID-19 quarantine in English and Spanish

A Program of Alliance for Justice – Training and Events.

Independent Sector 

 Advocacy and Trainings For the Social Sector. A curated list of resources and articles that we hope you’ll find helpful.


Listen4Good is a Fund for Shared Insight initiative designed to help nonprofits build sustainable, high-quality, client-focused feedback loops that lead to meaningful change. For more information, funders go here; nonprofits, here. Informational webinars for funders will be held on  June 18; and on May 27, and July 1 for nonprofits.

Organizing Empowerment

Providing support to organizations, and works with them to develop and implement Relational Organizing plans that fit into their larger mission, as well as provide them with the training they need to develop and apply core skills in their volunteers.

Training for a Change

Many of our public workshops are “training of trainers”; they’re designed for folks facilitating and training across contexts and with varying levels of experience. Some are offered regularly throughout the year, but many are offered less frequently. Training for a Change offers training in English and Spanish.

Spring institute is sponsoring an interactive webinar series presented by our accomplished consultants. The goal of this webinar series is to help you remain centered in these uncertain times and to help you increase your expertise in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Participants will interact directly with consultants on crucial topics to enhance expertise.

Boulder Advocacy 

Are you a nonprofit looking for help navigating lobbying? Boulder Advocacy’s free technical assistance hotline is here to answer your questions. Call 866-NP-LOBBY (866-675-6229).

The Bell Policy Center

Colorado Recovery Hub is a digital hub of resources and analysis to navigate public policy work in today’s unprecedented environment.

COVID-19 in Colorado: A Virtual Conversation Series

Join the Institute for Science & Policy, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and the Colorado School of Public Health every Monday at 8:30 a.m. MT for a free webinar, each bringing a new expert perspective to the COVID-19 challenge.

Miss an installment? Recordings and recaps will be posted 24-36 hours after the live broadcast.

Coronavirus Survey Results

Healthier Colorado and The Colorado Health Foundation launched a statewide survey to measure and understand the concerns, needs, experiences, and attitudes of Coloradans on the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Health Equity Response Team

Tackling inequities to prevent the gaps from widening and ultimately saving lives.

Chanda Center for Health

Our Response to COVID-19. TELE-HEALTH – Several of our providers (primary care, behavioral health & care coordination) are still working with participants to ensure they have access to the services/resources during this difficult time. 1 (800) 766-4255.

Colorado Health Foundation

COVID-19: Resources for Nonprofits and Funders. The Colorado Health Foundation has compiled a list of resources to help nonprofits and funders navigate the rapidly evolving context of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus).

Healthier Colorado

Healthier Colorado has provided resources to address health challenges during this COVID-19 outbreak. Including Job Opportunities and Mental Health Resources.

Rural Health Information Hub

See the resourcesevents, and news sections on this guide for the latest COVID-19 information added to RHIhub. Also includes Rural COVID-19 Innovations.

TeleHealth Resources

Community Health Association of Mountains/Plains States (CHAMPS) has created a carefully curated clearinghouse of resources pertinent to the prevention, slowing of infection rate, and treatment of this illness.

Mothers’ Milk Bank Baby Café

COVID-19 UPDATE – If you or a loved one is in need of lactation support, please call Mothers’ Milk Bank at 303.869.1888 to speak to a lactation specialist during normal business hours, or email email hidden; JavaScript is required. Mothers’ Milk Bank has now gone to a virtual platform to continue to be able to hold groups. Please fill out this short form, and you will receive the link for the Google Meet Mothers’ Milk Bank Baby Café via e-mail.  All three Baby Cafés are now virtual.

Online Meeting Resources Toolkit for Facilitators

This Online Meeting Resources Toolkit for Facilitators During Coronavirus Pandemic is a collaborative google doc where anyone can edit at any time.

Social Movement Technologies

A non-profit/NGO providing organizing strategy, training and campaign support to build people power and win in the digital age.

PC’s for People

Technology for Individuals and Nonprofits.

TeleHealth Resources

Community Health Association of Mountains/Plains States (CHAMPS) has created a carefully curated clearinghouse of resources pertinent to the prevention, slowing of infection rate, and treatment of this illness.

Colorado Emergency Child Care Collaborative

This emergency program is meant to target and serve the children of the employees who are most essential to containing and treating the virus and protecting our most vulnerable populations.

Hunger Free Colorado 

Food Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak. Hunger Free Colorado is maintaining this page of their website to keep Coloradans up to date on how COVID-19 is affecting food access and connect them to food assistance resources. Check out the Food Resource Hotline to learn more about emergency needs. Or Call the bilingual Food Resource Hotline toll-free at (855) 855-4626, or in Metro Denver at (720) 382-2920.  (If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Colorado at 7-1-1 or 1-800-659-2656.)

House of Neighborly Service

House of Neighborly Service is SAFELY serving our community during the COVID-19 Crisis.

Boulder Food Rescue

Xcel – Colorado Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance funds may be available to assist you with your energy bills or provide weatherization services for your home.

Energy Resource Center

The Energy Resource Center offers free energy efficiency evaluations and upgrades to income-qualified residents of Alamosa, Boulder, Broomfield, Cheyenne, Conejos, Costilla, Denver, Douglas, El Paso, Elbert, Fremont, Gilpin, Jefferson, Kit Carson, Larimer, Lincoln, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache, Teller, and Weld counties.

A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 | Una Guía del Inquilino de Colorado para COVID-19

This guide is designed to help tenants navigate conversations with their landlords, respond to eviction proceedings, and seek out support in this challenging time. We are updating this document constantly, so please check back as the situation on the ground changes. Please note: this guide does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only.

Interim Guidance for Homeless Service Providers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.

House of Neighborly Service

House of Neighborly Service is SAFELY serving our community during the COVID-19 Crisis.

Colorado Department of Local Affairs

The Division of Housing (DOH) partners with local communities to create housing opportunities for Coloradans who face the greatest challenges to accessing affordable, safe, and secure homes. DOH supports projects ranging from homelessness prevention to homeownership. Eviction & Foreclosure Assistance for COVID-19 Impacted Households.

Help Colorado Now

The State of Colorado is looking for volunteers. Information provided regarding becoming a volunteer, recruiting volunteers needed for your organization, contributing, donating supplies or blood, and more.

Spark the Change Kind Connection Program  

If you are looking to volunteer during this time of need, click here for resources.

With more than 125 languages available, including many rare languages from across the globe, our certified translators, editors, and proofreaders ensure consistent and quality results. In addition, our culturally appropriate translations take into consideration cultural nuances that may not otherwise be addressed.

The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado

Ayuda Colorado – Support for Latino led and Latino serving nonprofit organizations and immigrant and refugee serving organizations.

Zoom Proporciona Excelentes Tutoriales Cortos en Español

Youtube: Como Usar Zoom – Paso A Paso

En este video te quiero mostrar como funciona, como descargar zoom, zoom chat, etc.

COVID-19 Recursos para Comunidades Indocumentadas

Recursos Nacionales. Fondo Nacional de Emergencia – Haga clic aqui para acceder al formulario para solicitar ayuda financiera.

Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

Servicios De La Raza/ Services for the People

Servicios y recursos disponibles durante la cuarentena COVID-19 en inglés y español.

Boulder Food Rescue

A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 | Una Guía del Inquilino de Colorado para COVID-19

Esta guía está diseñada para ayudar a los inquilinos a iniciar conversaciones con sus propietarios, responder a los procedimientos de desalojo, y buscar apoyo en este momento difícil. Estamos actualizando este documento constantemente, así que por favor revise esta página de acuerdo a como este cambiando la situación. Tomen en cuenta: esta guía no constituye, y no pretende ser asesoramiento legal; toda la información, el contenido, y los materiales disponibles en este sitio son sólo para fines informativos generales.

Chinook Fund

Funding resources and mutual aid opportunities for Chinook Fund grantees and member community related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE)

CDLE has a variety of resources for workers and employers who are impacted by COVID-19 on their website, as well as information for employees whose employers are closed or working fewer hours.

Colorado Recovery Hub

This is a central hub for credible information that provides ideas, analysis, and resources relevant to the immediate and future responses Colorado can undertake to respond to our changing environment.

Council of Nonprofits

The novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is creating an evolving situation with varied impacts around the world and across the states. The Council of Nonprofits will be updating this page regularly with the latest information and resources that nonprofits can use to prepare and respond.

Office of Economic Development & International Trade

COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER – Resources are available to support small businesses, nonprofits, freelancers, and independent contractors.

Rose Community Foundation

COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits and Funders in Metro Denver.

Energize Colorado

Purchase PPE and other supplies for your business, nonprofit, or healthcare institution.

Colorado Nonprofit Association

COVID-19 Facebook Group | COVID-19 LinkedIn Group

Federal Student Aid

Coronavirus and forbearance information for students, borrowers, and parents.

Colorado Business Committee For the Arts 

Arts through it All toolkit.

Violence Free Colorado 

Regularly updated resources on domestic violence and COVID-19.

Small Business Development Center representatives are available to answer your questions through the COVID Economic Hotline at (303) 860-5881. 

Independent Sector

Now that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act has been signed into law, Independent Sector has teamed with Washington Council Ernst & Young, a DC-based lobbying firm, to aid nonprofit organizations scrambling to determine how the act will apply to their organizations and how to proceed with filing for assistance. The Independent Sector is offering a webinar to learn more.

Colorado Nonprofit Association

The Colorado Nonprofit Association is offering Cares Act Loan Application Assistance. Sign Up Here.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy and Americans for the Arts Action Fund have highlighted some of the $2 trillion stimulus bill cleared by Congress on Friday.


Nonprofit Guide to the CARES Act Summarizes Provisions Applicable to Nonprofits (Including Those Loans You’ve Been Hearing About to Cover Payroll and That Don’t Need to Be Paid Back).

National Council of Nonprofits 

Loans Available for Nonprofits in the CARES ACT.

US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship 

Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act.

Paycheck Protection Program 

Application Form.

Office of Economic Development & International Trade 

COVID-19 Business Resource Center.

Get Ahead Colorado

Economic Impact “Stimulus” Payment FAQ. This blog highlights frequently asked questions related to economic impact payments, commonly known as stimulus payments.

Independent Sector March Monthly Policy Update

Congress and the White House have scrambled to respond to the COVID-19 virus, passing multiple pieces of ambitious legislation to assist federal health agencies, employers, and people in need. What impact will this legislation have on nonprofit organizations and how will current negotiations on a third COVID-19 emergency bill impact nonprofit organizations?

In order to provide the most timely information during this pandemic, Independent Sector is opening up the Monthly Policy Update to all sector organizations regardless of membership status with IS.

Alliance for Justice

Nonprofits are needed now, more than ever, to ensure that the right to vote does not suffer under authorities’ efforts to protect public safety. Private foundations, public charities, and other tax-exempt entities can all engage in vital advocacy critical to our democracy.

Why Outbreaks like Coronavirus Spread Exponentially, and How to “Flatten the Curve”

Here from the Washington Post is a great series of animations that explain how the virus spreads.