COVID-19 resources from the Partnership for Southern Equity

  • Emergency Grants for Individuals – A Better Balance: a free helpline to assist workers facing issues related to sick, family, or medical leave
  • One Fair Wage: cash assistance to restaurant workers, care service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers
  • The Workers Fund: assistance for gig and low-earning contract workers
  • National Domestic Workers Alliance Coronavirus Care Fund:
  • Restaurant Workers Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund: emergency funding for people employed by or own restaurants or bars
  • Another Round, Another Rally Emergency Assistance: $500 relief funds for workers in the hospitality industry (dishwashers, bartenders, servers, bussers, chefs/cooks, sommelier, managers, hosts, concierge, cleaning staff)
  • HealthWell Foundation COVID-19 Ancillary Costs: assistance for households that have a positive COVID-19 diagnosis and have costs associated with delivered food, medication, diagnostics, transportation
  • American Kidney Foundation Coronavirus Emergency Fund: small grants for kidney patients affected by COVID-19 (Note, funds may be depleted and/or there may be a waiting list)
  • Help a Library Worker Out (HALO) Fund: grants up to $250 for library workers who are out of work or affected by COVID-19
  • Freelancers Relief Fund: financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs
  • Musicians Foundation Emergency Grant Program: grants up to $3,000 for medical and living expenses for musicians, paid directly to creditors on the recipients behalf