Table of Contents
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- International SOS Travel Restrictions
- King County Public Health
- State Department Travel Advisory
- WHO Regional Offices
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Center for Disaster Philanthropy
- CLA webinar on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
- Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Independent Sector Resource page
- Coronavirus Funds
- Gates Philanthropy Partners
- Global Impact
- Open Road Alliance
- Seattle Foundation
- Tableau Foundation COVID-19 Community Response Fund
- UN Foundation’s Solidarity Response Fund for WHO
Global Washington Webinars
Recordings of webinars are available to GlobalWA members on request.
- How to Implement Remote Trainings and Optimize Remote Workplaces (Youtube)
Member Organizations Responding to COVID-19
Non-Profit Member Organizations
- Adara: Adara is reaching across divides and standing by communities in the developing world to help keep them safe during the COVID-19 crisis.
- Agros International: Agros International is providing education, medical supplies, and emergency food supplies to hundreds of families in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
- Americares: Americares is using every resource to fight the COVID-19 pandemic from critical supplies to education, training and other support for its staff and partners here at home and around the world.
- Amplio: Literacy Bridge Ghana, is partnering with Ghana Health Services, the Ministry of Health, UNICEF Ghana, and Amplio to use Talking Books for COVID-19 response in the Upper West Region.
- Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa: BLFA is providing a holistic, full life-cycle approach to keeping children with cancer safe and healthy. This includes funding for transportation to and from treatment, isolation housing, and procurement of PPE.
- CARE: CARE has COVID-19 response efforts in 63 out of the 100 countries where it works, reaching millions of people with direct assistance and even more through mass media campaigns promoting awareness and prevention.
ChildFund International is working with governments in 24 countries to protect children from COVID-19, raise awareness of prevention measures, distribute medical supplies and hygiene kits, and sustain essential services.
- Construction for Change: In collaboration with with Adaptiv Architecture and HDR’s design4others Initiative, Construction for Change has provided an open-source COVID-19 Response Unit Resource Guide for organizations looking to retrofit or construct new spaces for health and safety.
- Days for Girls: Days for Girls is running a DfG Masks4Millions campaign to provide millions of masks to hospitals and clinics around the world.
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: Researchers at Fred Hutch are tracking and modeling the virus’ spread, developing diagnostic tests, designing vaccine trials, and working to prevent future outbreaks.
- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: The Foundation has committed $125 million towards development of new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines to stop COVID-19.
- Girl Rising: To support distance learning, Girl Rising has made its content and educational tools available for free to educators and has also developed a family discussion guide.
- International Rescue Committee: The International Rescue Committee is focused on crisis zones with especially weak health systems, tackling disinformation about the virus and helping health workers protect themselves.
- The Max Foundation: The Max Foundation is solving last-mile delivery challenges for thousands of cancer patients in low- and middle-income countries who are unable to reach hospitals and clinics to receive lifesaving treatment during the pandemic.
- Medical Teams International: Medical Teams International is helping prevent the spread of COVID-19 by providing PPE to healthcare workers, converting dental centers into support centers, and training staff to prevent infections in refugee camps and other remote locations.
- Mercy Corps: In more than 40 countries, Mercy Corps is helping communities prepare for and protect against the coronavirus, providing safe, reliable information, supporting vulnerable and often overlooked people, and positioning aid supplies to ensure ongoing delivery.
- Northeastern University: The Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University put together a one-hour training course on safety and resilience in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak.
- OutRight Action International: OutRight launched a COVID-19 LGBTIQ Emergency Fund to respond to the urgent needs of LGBTIQ people and communities around the world.
- Oxfam America: Oxfam is working with partners to reach more than 14 million people in nearly 50 countries to prevent the spread of the disease in vulnerable communities and support people’s basic food needs and livelihoods.
- PATH: PATH is working with governments to establish emergency operations centers; advising on testing, treating, and managing the outbreak; and setting up digital and data systems that support real-time disease surveillance.
- Rise Beyond the Reef: Rise Beyond the Reef is distributing food rations, COVID-19 awareness kits with masks, and seeds/cuttings to help boost food security in Fijian communities.
- Schools for Salone: Schools for Salone’s partners are supporting school communities by providing sanitation supplies, remote learning materials, and PPE.
- Spreeha: Spreeha serves communities in heavily crowded urban slums and has been providing food, hygiene kits, essential medicines, awareness and counseling, and an online doctor helpline.
- The Spring Development Initiative (TSDI): Through a COVID-19 community response fund, launched by its partner SI4DEV, TSDI is helping reach families in 26 communities in Nigeria with food and hygiene supplies, PPE, and prevention information.
- Tearfund: Tearfund is working with its local church partners, who are already on the frontlines, providing crucial hygiene and sanitation assistance.
- Upaya Social Ventures: Upaya is working with vulnerable populations to provide emergency relief, job preservation, and job creation.
- VillageReach: VillageReach is providing accurate information about the virus and prevention strategies; helping governments maintain access to medicine and supplies at the last mile; logistics surrounding COVID-19 testing; and supporting community health workers.
- WaterAid: WaterAid is scaling its efforts to improve handwashing and hygiene in every country where the organization works.
- Water1st International: Water1st is continuing to build new water systems and provide outreach to communities about how to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
- World Bicycle Relief: World Bicycle Relief has expanded its health programming and increased bicycle distributions to its health partners globally.
- World Concern: World Concern’s field teams are integrating COVID-19 messages and hygiene promotion within community-based programs, such as care groups, nutrition programs, savings groups, and child protection programs.
- World Vision: World Vision is providing PPE for health workers; thermometers, hand sanitizer, and emergency food for children and families; and health training, including for faith leaders, to combat fear, stigma, and misinformation about the novel coronavirus.
For-Profit Member Organizations
- Amazon: In March, Amazon Web Services launched a global initiative, committing an initial $20 million, to accelerate COVID-19 diagnostic research, innovation, and development, as well as to support other efforts to mitigate future infectious disease outbreaks.
- Clark Nuber: Clark Nuber PS developed a resource page with financial information pertaining to COVID-19 for businesses, non-profits and individuals.
- F5: The company is extending resources to non-profit organizations as they adapt to supporting a remote workforce. F5 also matches employee donations through a COVID-19 response fund.
- Largesse Company: Largesse offers an extensive collection of face masks. Purchases support health, education, and empowerment programs globally, especially for women.
- Microsoft: Microsoft has mobilized its AI for Health initiative in support of those on the frontlines of COVID-19 research, and has dedicated $20 million dollars to this effort.
- PwC: PwC created a digital assessment to help businesses understand the potential impact of COVID-19 and gauge their readiness to respond.
- Starbucks: The Starbucks Foundation donated more than $3 million to support COVID-19 community relief efforts globally, including $1M to the UN Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund in support of the WHO.
- Tableau: Tableau created a free COVID-19 Global Data Tracker to visualize the spread of the novel coronavirus and the places most impacted.
- Vulcan: The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has made a $500,000 commitment to the Seattle Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund. The foundation has also made a $100,000 commitment to the COVID-19 Arts Emergency Relief Fund. Alongside the foundation’s contributions, Vulcan Inc. has committed $100,000 to support the Chinatown-International District, where the company has been headquartered since 2000.