LiftFund has launched the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program, which is designed to provide businesses capital for payroll and other costs during the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is for employers with less than 500 employees, self-employed entrepreneurs and contractors, and nonprofit organizations, and can be accessed through the hyperlink above.
Making cloth masks at home
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the most reliable source of information for individuals and businesses.
Dallas Regional Chamber
How dallas businesses can join the fight against COVID-19
Dallas County Health and Human Services – Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services is a great source of information and resources, and is closely monitoring local cases across Dallas County.
Texas Department of State Health Services - The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working closely with CDC in monitoring any developments.
CDC resources for community and faith-based organizations
CFT Receives $1 Million Donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to aid COVID-19 Relief Efforts across Texas
WFAA List: COVID-19 Resources and Tools for Texan
Centro de Acopio Virtual – is a comprehensive website that includes links and resources for Spanish-speakers, including links on COVID-19 symptoms, Small Business Administration and links for supportive services, including healthcare, food and education.
Texas Association of Community Health Centers – Links to website to search for a community health center by zip code.
Computers with Causes offers an online application to request donated computers or other connected devices for individuals and nonprofits, based on need. They will also receive donations of used technology that can be refurbished for donation and distribution.
The Dallas Regional Chamber has set up a site for additional resources for residents and businesses, including information on various state and federal programs. Check out their resource guide here and their site to connect displaced workers to employment opportunities during the pandemic here.
2021 Community Impact Grants Program
Through Texas Health Resources’ 2021 Request for Proposals, Texas Health Community Impact (“THCI”) invites collaborative partners to apply to join its effort to revolutionize systems-level strategies that improve community health. THCI is seeking applications from cross-sector collaborations that will use upstream approaches to address region specific priority topics. This initiative will award cross-sector collaborative grants addressing the needs of socio-economically disadvantaged communities in innovative ways.