8 that cant wait wage gapGiven the emerging and uncertain nature of COVID-19, we recognize this moment will have large and lasting impacts on service providers and organizations working with those most vulnerable in our communities in Oregon and surrounding Tribal Nations. To respond to these emerging needs we have moved the remainder of our Immediate Impact Funds to a rapid response fund. If selected for a grant, turn around time for checks/payments, in most cases, will be two weeks from application submission. 

These funds are intended for any emergent need related to COVID-19: general operating, making payroll, making up for lost funds due to a cancelled fundraising event, increased client services, etc. We invite requests for up to $5,000. 
Since the launch of this fund, we have received many applications. We recognize that our entire nonprofit community is in need of support and our hearts go out to you. But we have decided that our initial priority area for response funding will be to direct service organizations who have shown their commitment to serving women, girls, and their families & communities (including trans* communities), and/or are working on issues of gender oppression, and that are unlikely to receive funding through other response funds or avenues of support. And at this time, we are unable to support individuals or groups who are not a 501(c)(3) or fiscally sponsored.
Thank you to Northwest Health FoundationMRG Foundation, and the Collins Foundation for their contributions to our Response Fund. And thank you to the continued generosity of our individual donors for supporting gender justice across communities during a critical time.

We are no longer accepting applications for the COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund and moving forward have made the decision to reach out to and invite applicants. If you submitted an application that is aligned with our criteria, we will consider your application for future rounds.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this fund over the phone, please contact Ami Patel, Senior Program Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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