Calling All Nonprofits Helping During COVID-19

Greater Twin Cities United Way has established the Greater Twin Cities COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund to provide immediate support to those most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Ask Legislators to Support Nonprofits During COVID-19

We are working with partners to urge elected officials to support nonprofit organizations on the front line of community service in this pandemic response. These services are more important than ever, as disruptions in service delivery threaten to further exacerbate disparities in life outcomes among people of color, those with low incomes and seniors.
We invite you to endorse our letters to the Governor’s office and legislative leaders. See who has endorsed.

COVID-19 Resource Sharing

The most up to date information for our nonprofit partners.

COVID-19 UPDATE: The CARES Act and the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program

Nonprofits with less than 500 employees qualify for the new Paycheck Protection Program. The Paycheck Protection Program provides potentially forgivable loans for nonprofits at 2.5 times your average monthly payroll for up to $10 million. This program is designed to be streamlined with the goal of helping nonprofits retain their employees. Applications open on April 3.

Propel Nonprofits is providing no-cost technical assistance to nonprofits and has compiled a helpful collection of resources on their website.

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits also has a collection of resources on this opportunity,

Interested in Funding?

We offer grants focused on making an impact in our Education & Jobs and Safety Net areas, in addition to numerous other opportunities to fill a gap or impact a critical issue. Sign up to hear about new funding opportunities.

Community Connection Series

Learn more about how we work with our community partners. During these virtual gatherings, we share learnings and new ideas, and discuss topics that are critical to helping our community thrive.

Nonprofit portal, news and announcements.

Nonprofit Resources

Visit our Nonprofit Portal for information on getting started as a funded partner, see current funding opportunities, or manage your nonprofit’s partnership with United Way. Access resources, submit required reports, and find information about donor designated funds and much more.

Contact our Community Impact Team

Our team is available to answer any questions you may have about current or future funding opportunities. Please send general inquiries to or find direct contact information for one of our program officers.