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.  Please contact Alex McHenry at email hidden; JavaScript is required with any additional resources to potentially add to our website.

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday Announces Day of Global Action for Giving and Unity in Response to COVID-19. Giving Tuesday, scheduled for May 5, 2020, will bring together individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and communities to provide emergency response to the growing needs caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

Websites for Official Updates

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

We encourage you to visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) website for the most up-to-date information and additional resources. You can also follow them on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Local Jurisdictions COVID-19 Responses

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 3/19/2020.

COVID-19 in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our Local Public Health Agencies (LPHA) and our communities to provide updated information about COVID-19.

John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19.

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.

USDA Rural Development

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

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization

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

Websites for Additional Resources

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.

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 Nonprofit Finance Fund

COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nonprofits.

The Wheelhouse for Nonprofits

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

Boulder Advocacy

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 May 7 and June 18; and on April 23, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Center for Disease Control 

Factsheets on COVID-19 in multiple languages.

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus (In ASL)

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.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services 

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

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.

Zoom Proporciona Excelentes Tutoriales Cortos en Español

Zoom resource page for integrated Language Interpretation functionality

Youtube: Como Usar Zoom – Paso A Paso

COVID-19 Recursos para Comunidades Indocumentadas

Lo Que Necesita Saber Sobre la Enfermedad del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

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.

Technology for Individuals and Nonprofits

  • Individuals and families that meet certain eligibility requirements can receive a computer, computer repair, internet service and learning resources.
  • Tax exempt 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to purchase computers and internet services in bulk for their organization.

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.)

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.

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.

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.

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.