Get or Provide Financial Support for Small Businesses and Nonprofits in Need

Grants + Loans

View and Download a Summary of all Financial Resources

Crisis Mitigation Relief Fund New Sun Rising

Federal CARES Act Summaries US Chamber of Commerce National Council of Nonprofits

Coronavirus Tax Relief IRS

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsburgh ($5k) Interest Free Loans

NSR Crisis Mitigation Relief Fund ($5k) New Sun Rising

Kiva Loans – 0%, 6 month grace period ($15k) Kiva

Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) ($15k) Micro-enterprise Loan Program

Honeycomb Credit ($50k) Small Business Relief Loan

COVID Working Capital Access Program ($100k) PA DCED

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) ($2m) US Small Business Administration

Nonprofits Emergency Action Fund Pittsburgh Foundation | Staunton Farm Foundation

Facebook Business Resources (TBA) Grants and Resources for Small Business


Feed Pittsburgh Families, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank  – Go Fund Me

Order takeout, curbside pickup from local restaurants – Pittsburgh City Paper

Free Food Distribution Sites + Volunteer Opportunities – 412 Food Rescue

Food Safety and Coronavirus – A Comprehensive Guide – Serious Eats

Artists + Musicians

Live at 25 – The Pandemic Series – 25 days of live streaming to raise $25,000 for local artists – Go Fund Me

The Greater Pittsburgh Art Council’s The Emergency Fund for Artists provides up to $500 in assistance to artists experiencing loss of income due to the coronavirus outbreak. – Learn more here

Virtual Tip Jar

Support service industry workers (Center for Ethics and Policy)

Small Business + Nonprofit

Small Business Preparedness Checklist (Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence – Pitt)

School, Workplace, and Community Site Preparedness Plans (

Coronavirus Nonprofit Risk Management Resources (Risk Alternatives)

Leadership Skills for Action (New Sun Rising)

Leadership Through Uncertainty (Leadership Pittsburgh)

Tech Tools to Support Virtual Teams (Tech Against Coronavirus)

Tips for Managing Remotely During COVID-19 (The Management Center)

Guidelines for Working Remotely (Tamarack Institute)

High-performance Leadership in Challenging Times (Measurement Resources)


Disaster Distress Hotline (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Financial Resources for Allegheny County Residents (Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Centers)

How to navigate these worrying times (Happy Startup School)

Coping with stress during infectious disease outbreaks (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

How to beat coronavirus cabin fever – Pittsburgh style (The Incline)

Coronavirus Sanity Guide: Guided Meditations & Talks (10 Percent Happier)



For event creators — information on the coronavirus (Eventbrite)

Coronavirus and your event: communication tips for hosts and guests (Paperless Post)

The Do’s and Dont’s of Social Distancing (The Atlantic)

Checklist: Pivoting to a Virtual Fundraising Event (Give Smart)


Federal Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources (

PA State (

Allegheny County Resources (

City of Pittsburgh (

Neighbors Support Resources (Rep Sara Innamorato)