Recorded: Fundraising Through Fear and Uncertainty from Nonprofit Hub & Girlstart's Rachel Muir

Recorded: Planning for Your Nonprofit's Financial Health from the Council of Michigan Foundations' partner series: A New Way Forward:                                Reimagining the Nonprofit Workplace

Payment Protection Program

The PPP, funded through the CARES Act, provides forgivable loans to small businesses and nonprofits that keep their employees on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest or utilities. Here is a review of the 6/5 PPP Flexibility Act.

Federal Coronavirus Relief Bills & What They Mean for Nonprofits, Council of Nonprofits
Council of Nonprofits has been offering the most comprehensive coverage and resources for nonprofits that we've seen around federal aid.

PPP Toolbox from Fiscal Management Associates
Guidance, FAQs, loan forgiveness calculators, revenue scenario planning tools, cash flow projection templates and tutorials, webinars, and more.

PPP Forgiveness Racial Equity Initiative from Fiscal Management Associates
Guidance, FAQs, loan forgiveness calculators, and more for nonprofit organizations led by people who self-identify as Black, Indigenous and/or People of Color (in the ED/CEO role).

Navigator Tool from Michigan Nonprofit Association
This tool mirrors the PPP application and provides additional guidance.

How Does Nonprofit PPP Loan Forgiveness Work? from Inside Charity

PPP Loan Analysis Calculator 
Determine the amount of the PPP loan that would be forgiven and the amount that may potentially have to be paid back.

Official Loan Forgiveness Application from the Small Busniess Administration

Get technical assistance from our Crisis Support Team or our partner IFF.


How to write an emergency e-appeal if your organization is being affected by coronavirus, Work Less Raise More
8 simple steps for an emergency e-appeal.

COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Survivial Toolkit v4.1, Consumers Energy
A financial analysis toolkit from Consumers Energy to help with cash flow, unemployment and PPP analysis.

Coronavirus Legal Answers, Rocket Lawyer
Free, immediate legal advice for employers during COVID-19.


Momentum Fund, United Philanthropy Forum
Funds for organizations led by and supporting black and indigenous people of color in coronavirus relief efforts by managing Covid-19 funds.

Work Share Program, MI Dept of Labor
Michigan’s Work Share program allows you to save money by keeping your employees working with reduced hours, while employees collect partial unemployment benefits to make up a portion of the lost wages.

Vetted funds from around the nation addressing immediate & long-term needs related to COVID-19, Giving Compass

Urgent Needs Fund, Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
Grants are available to nonprofit, governmental and educational organizations meeting the vital needs of people and families who are most vulnerable and those disproportionately affected by the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. 


Mission Survival & Coronavirus by Christie Purdue 
We must do what we always do, share our case and ask for support. Remember, these donors know and love you. They are part of your team, and they care what happens to your organization. I know this might contradict our organizational gut instinct, but now is not the time to reduce or limit our fundraising activities.

Coronavirus Impacting Your Nonprofit? Here’s What to Do 
Many organizations have either canceled or are in planning mode to ensure that they maximize all fundraising possible with their special event. If you are considering cancellation of your event, here are a few ideas that can help your fundraising stay on track.

4 Ways to Engage Major Donors During the Covid-19 Crisis 
It is possible to build meaningful connections with supporters and prospective donors even if you are not in the same place... This crisis will end at some point. When it does, the relationships that stem from it will ultimately pay off.