Nonprofit Response & Resources

Montana is starting to open back up, even as COVID-19 is still traversing the globe and new cases are still being reported in our own state. This is a difficult time to be a nonprofit and navigate the unknown. What is clear is that nonprofits and their clients have a long way to go before getting back to whatever can be considered normal. This page is designed to provide you up-to-date resources and information to help you make the best decisions for your organization and community.

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, please refer to the following websites:

BREAKING NEWS

Governor Announces Emergency Grant Opportunities

  • Montana has made emergency financial relief available from the federal government to those that have been hardest-hit by impacts of COVID-19 through a single grant application portal. LEARN MORE & APPLY.
  • If you have specific questions about the application process, please submit them here, and we will provide answers as soon as we are able.
  • View the Relief Fund Advisory Council Recommendation Report, to see how nonprofits were represented during the process.
  • Does your organization have a fiscal sponsor? HERE is a quick guide to help you apply.

Tools for Nonprofits

Additional Resources

Community Foundations currently providing emergency response funding for COVID-19:

Additional COVID-19 Funding:

Here are guidelines for those working in direct service. Hopefully you've seen these before but now is a great time to brush up with your team and double down on risk management. They are also helpful for those of you considering restarting programs in the future:

Whether your team is considering phasing back to the office or continuing to work remotely, the resources below will help you navigate the new work landscape:  

Nonprofits are on the front line serving the more vulnerable people in the community. Communicating changes in scheduled events or services is challenging but important. During uncertain times, more communication rather than less is even more important. Below are resources, including templates, to help with the process. Given the amount of information available, we are curating resources we believe will be most practical. 

 

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