The Longwood Foundation has donated $1 million to the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation (DCF).
“At a time like this, we need to support our community as well as the people on the front lines – those working in our nonprofits,” Longwood President Thère du Pont said. “We are pleased to make an initial contribution to the fund and work with the DCF and Philanthropy Delaware to make it a valuable part of the work ahead.”
The COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund atthe DCF will target evolving needs of Delaware communities most impacted by thecoronavirus pandemic.
A process for nonprofits wishing to applyfor grants will be announced soon.
The DCF fund is part of the Delaware COVID-19 Emergency Response Initiative, a coordinated effort of leading nonprofit agencies to alleviate the impact of the crisis in Delaware. In addition to the DCF, the partnering agencies are Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, Philanthropy Delaware and United Way of Delaware.
To donate or volunteer, visit delcf.org/coronavirus.