More Resources for Identifying Nonprofits to Support During COVID

More Resources for Identifying Nonprofits to Support During COVID

Nonprofit Due Diligence

  • Candid (GuideStar) – World’s largest source of information on nonprofits
  • Charity Navigator – Rates nonprofits on financial health, accountability, and transparency
  • Great Nonprofits – Community-sourced stories about nonprofits, written by donors, volunteers, and beneficiaries
  • ImpactMatters (a service of Charity Navigator) – Provides “audits” of nonprofits that have proven evidence of impact
  • GiveWell – Rates nonprofits based on empirical data, cost-effectiveness, and capacity for increased funding
  • The Life You Can Save – Nonprofits that aid the global poor vetted for record of effectiveness

Research on Cause Areas and Programs

Disaster Recovery

COVID Specific Resources

  • CHIP’s Regional COVID Response Dashboard – Grant award data from 13 COVID-19 response funds in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, visualized against indicators of community need, to help all funders plan beyond the initial relief efforts.
  • Candid COVID-19 Relief Funds – List of funds specifically established in the wake of coronavirus, with a focus on funds hosted at US-based foundations that serve nonprofits
  • GivingCompass – Comprehensive list and interactive map of vetted response and relief funds for COVID-19
  • The COVID Racial Data Tracker – Collaboration between the COVID Tracking Project and the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research, gathering complete and up-to-date race and ethnicity data on COVID-19 in the United States
  • The RVAgreen 2050 Climate Equity Index – Interactive map tool created by the City of Richmond Office of Sustainability that allows users to explore each Census tract through metrics including COVID-19 infection risk, climate impacts, social vulnerability factors, built assets, and natural resources
  • Community Foundation Locator – The Council on Foundations has a Community Foundation Locator that can help you find regional COVID-19 response funds.
  • World Health Organization – Supports health care practices and information on COVID-19, including the advanced medical systems of Europe as well as those that are already under-resourced
  • Center for Disaster Philanthropy CDP COVID-19 Response Fund – Supports response and recovery efforts for those most affected and for the responders; funded by a diverse mix of private foundations, community groups, and corporations