COVID-19: Resources & Information

Grant Opportunities

  • The Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund: The Booz Allen Foundation has established a $1 million Innovation Fund to empower nonprofits, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, startups and small businesses, and others to solve the most urgent social issues created by COVID-19. Nonprofits can apply for grants of up to $100,000. Individuals, teams of individuals, and eligible for-profit organizations can apply for microgrants of up to $10,000Application deadline: June 5, 2020. Apply Here.

Online Learning Content & Support for Students

  • nXu, Online Purpose Bootcamp: nXu offers a purpose bootcamp for high school and college students along with additional school-year programming. nXu bootcamps are designed to bring together students who are interested in learning more about their purpose in a fast-paced, action-packed, and fun experience.
  • Google, Distance Learning for Educators (7 lessons, ~3 hours to complete)
  • GalileoCamp Galileo: a collection of easy-to-use activities designed to ignite your child’s inner innovator with Camp Galileo-style learning every day of the week.
  • PowerMyLearning, Free Family Playlists® for Schools and Districts Impacted by COVID-19PowerMyLearning is offering their Family Playlists program completely free of charge to all schools and districts impacted by COVID-19 from now through the end of the school year. Family Playlists are mobile-friendly, multilingual learning assignments that have students “teach” their families a concept by completing a fun, collaborative activity together.
  • Big Picture Learning, Leaving to Learn in the Age of Coronavirus: as an increasing number of schools and school districts are temporarily shutting their doors, we may be provided with a once in a lifetime opportunity to double down on our philosophy of teaching, learning and activism. For those schools, students, educators and parents who wonder what a Big Picture Learning approach to education looks like under quarantine, we suggest these tips.
  • List of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings 
  • Learning Keeps Goingthis website has been produced by a coalition of orgs focused on online learning.
  • Aurora Institute, Continuity of Learning Resources: this historic event demonstrates the need to orient school systems toward anytime, anywhere learning — these resources will help modernize systems to meet students’ individual needs.
  • TNTP, Resources for Learning at Home When Schools Close: Curriculum guides organized by short-term, long-term and platform.
  • Center for Education Reform, Countering COVID Resources
  • Zearn, Distance Learning with Zearn Math: access 400 hours of digital lessons with on-screen teachers and supportive remediation – all available for free during this time through no-cost individual account.
  • Sesame Street: Sesame Street’s resource for how to have conversations with kids about COVID-19 and kid friendly activities.
  • Uncommon Schools, K-8 Remote Learning: This site serves as the hub for all elementary and middle school online remote learning information while schools are closed.
  • SAISD, Digital Learning Playground: San Antonio Independent School District’s Digital learning Playground
  • Wide Open School Resourcesa free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense.

Support for Families

  • Family Independence Initiative (FII), COVI-19 Response: Community Can Help: FII launched #GiveTogetherNow, a rapid-response effort to get cash assistance into the hands of families most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Aliento, Guide + Resources for DACA/Undocumented and Mixed Status Families in Times of COVID-19During these times, [Aliento] knows how difficult this can be for immigrant and mixed status families and the harm it can cause to our mental health. In response, Aliento has compiled a list of mental health practices to help people and families cope with the uncertainty of this time.
  • Springboard Collaborative, A Message to Springboard Families About COVID-19: Springboard Collaborative president Aubrey White penned a direct message to their community members with reminders of key learnings from the Springboard program that can be utilized during this time.
  • Transcend, School Closure Resource Hub: Transcend has been speaking with school communities around the country that are in a state of uncertainty due to school closures. In response, they are curating resources around some of then needs mentioned in these conversations.
  • Generation USA, Resources & Support: Broad spectrum of resources on topics including career help, online learning, working remotely, financial health, health & safety, local support, and more.

Support for Schools, Teachers, Educators

Support for Building and District Leadership

Health & Wellness

Working Remotely

Additional Support

  • Peace First, Peace First Launches Rapid Response Grants to Address COVID-19: Peace First has launched a rapid response grant process to help young people around the world lead projects that address community impacts of COVID-19. Rapid response grants are open to young people between the ages of 13-25, anywhere in the world, starting today. Learn more and apply here.
  • Family Independence Initiative (FII), Immediate Help During COVID-19: FII is collaborating with the Stand Together Foundation to launch #GiveTogetherNow, a national campaign to raise money that will go directly to workers and families suffering financially in the wake of COVID-19.
  • Teaching Tolerance, How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism (article)

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