Love is Healing
COVID-19 Response Fund FAQ

 

Thank you for your interest. We are no longer accepting applications for the Love is Healing COVID-19 Response Fund. If you submitted an application before September 30, 2020, we will respond by October 30th with an update on your application status.

We recognize that the coronavirus pandemic will likely have long-term impacts on the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing and safety of BIPOC girls and gender-expansive youth. Please continue to check our website and social media channels and subscribe to our listserv to stay up to date with other grantmaking opportunities to address the structural inequities that girls and gender-expansive youth of color face in the context of the pandemic and beyond.

Background: Covid-19 has presented an unprecedented challenge to humanity–one which calls upon us all to engage in response strategies to help our communities save lives and livelihoods in this critical moment. The Love is Healing Covid-19 Response Fund resources immediate COVID-19-related needs for girls, fem(mes), and nonbinary/gender expansive youth of Black/African Amerian, Latinx, Indigenous/Native, Middle Eastern and/or Asian Pacific descent. The Love is Healing COVID-19 Response Fund priorities include:

  • Preventative or Responsive Health Strategies (Mental, Physical, Emotional) for Girls and Gender Expansive Youth of Black/African American, Latinx, Indigenous/Native, Middle Eastern and/or Asian Pacific Descent.
  • Interventions to support institutionalized Girls and Gender Expansive Youth & Survivors of Gender-Based Violence from Communities of Black/African American, Latinx, Indigenous/Native, Middle Eastern and/or Asian Pacific Descent.
  • Economic & Educational Response Strategies focused on Girls and Gender-Expansive Youth of Black/African American, Latinx, Indigenous/Native, Middle Eastern and/or Asian Pacific Descent.
  • COVID-19-related Advocacy and Immediate Mapping Needs for Girls and Gender Expansive Youth of African/Black, Latinx, Asian Pacific, Middle Eastern, and Indigenous/Native Descent.