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North Texas Community Response Fund

CFT has established the North Texas Community Response Fund, that will be used to support community needs in response to COVID-19. Donations to this fund will be used to provide support for organizations that work with people and communities who may be most affected by COVID-19. This will likely include support for individuals and families who need access to food and/or healthcare, supplementing lost wages and/or housing costs or support for agencies who work with vulnerable populations such as seniors and/or homeless.

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North Texas Community Response Fund Grants Awarded to 110 Local Nonprofits.

*For CFT fundholders wishing to make a grant from your fund, contact your Relationship Manager or click here.

Dallas County COVID-19 Response Fund

The Dallas County COVID-19 Response Fund was established to provide Dallas County frontline responders with the resources necessary to directly combat the spread of the virus SARS-CoV-2 which produces the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. Contributions to the Fund will go directly to the front lines of the fight in Dallas County as directed by Judge Jenkins based on the immediate needs of these responders.


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Deep Vellum Relief Fund for Writers

Deep Vellum, the Dallas-based nonprofit publisher and literary arts center, has started a relief fund for Texas writers to administer small grants to writers across the state who are experiencing financial insecurity as a result of COVID-19. So far Deep Vellum has raised $6,000, and is hoping to continue to grow the fund. Applications for the first round of grants are due on June 1.

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Get Shift Done Fund at CFT

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, The Get Shift Done for North Texas Fund was launched at CFT to address both affected service workers who have lost their paychecks while providing immediate support for increased demands on nonprofits, especially with respect to hunger relief. Anurag Jain and Patrick Brandt are the innovative thinkers who brought this idea to fruition and who are working hard to make this happen in our community.

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North Texas Food Bank

North Texas Food Bank’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors virtual food drive will help NTFB meet the increased demand across their 13-county service area. With thousands of people facing layoffs or furloughs, combined with children at home, it is clear the demand is at an all-time high. To support this vital resource, please make a gift:

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Revive Dallas Small Business Relief Fund

Small business owners in Dallas ailing from the impact of COVID-19 can now apply for relief funding of up to $25,000. The money will come from a loan fund overseen by The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Network to primarily support minority and women-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs during COVID-19. More than $1 million has already been raised for the fund. The fund’s goal is to raise $5 million to support an estimated half-million small business owners and employees in Dallas.

Learn more about the fund or apply here

 

TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund

The TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund will provide short-term immediate relief to Dallas County nonprofit arts organizations experiencing a loss in revenue or increased expenses due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

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*CFT was one of the initial funders for The TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund

The City of Dallas Emergency Assistance Fund for COVID-19 Relief

The City of Dallas Emergency Assistance Fund for COVID-19 Relief was established in partnership with the Dallas Mayor and City Manager to support broad-based community emergencies that severely affect Dallas and that require immediate response.
 
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Serve Our Heroes Fund Mission

To contribute to those caring for our veterans and support restaurant partners by delivering fresh meals to the VA hospital workers leading the fight against COVID-19, every day, for as long as it takes.

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Small Business Continuity Fund

The City of Dallas’ Small Business Continuity Fund is accepting applications from May 4 -May 11. Eligible businesses must be located in the City of Dallas, prove that they were in operation for a minimum of six months prior to March 16, 2020 and demonstrate a 25% drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Be sure to review the English and Spanish checklist graphics, which explain proof-of-eligibility requirements, documentation requirements, and the pre-screening process.  Answers to frequently asked questions about the program can be found here.  For questions, email below or call (469) 749-6500 from Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

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