Posted on April 6, 2020
The PHL COVID-19 Fund on Thursday announced its latest grant recipients: 79 Philadelphia-area nonprofits will receive a total of more than $2.5 million. Last week, the fund’s first round of grants totaled approximately $2.3 million to 44 nonprofits.
Formed on March 19, the fund has received more than $13.7 million in pledges and gifts from regional businesses, foundations, and more than 3,000 individual online donors. It is a collaboration established by the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Foundation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to help nonprofits in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.