ILLINOIS (WCIA) — The seventh round of COVID-19 Response Fund grants, worth $107,500, have been awarded to a dozen organizations. So far, $582,500 has been awarded to 74 local groups.
With the grants, the non-profits can stay on track providing life-changing services for members of their communities. Donors have contributed and pledged more than $900,000 to the fund, including $50,000 in seed funding from the Community Foundation and United Way.
The following organizations received grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund:
|Sojourn Shelter & Services, Inc.||$20,000|
|The Springfield Black Chamber of Commerce||$20,000|
|Catholic Charities Diocese of Springfield||$15,000|
|Midwest Mission Distribution Center||$15,000|
|Eta Psi Sigma Foundation||$10,000|
|Carlinville Women’s Center – Adult and Teen Challenge||$5,000|
|Urban Action Network||$5,000|
|Downtown Springfield, Inc.||$2,500|
|Safe Families for Children Alliance||$2,500|
|Greenview Food Pantry||$2,000|
The ICRF was created to distribute donations in support of non-profit community organizations providing essential services during the current global crisis.