In Phase 1, which ran from March to June 2020, the Fund deployed $2,406,500 to 91 organizations on the front lines of the pandemic to help neighbors in need—organized into nine priority populations—through weekly, rapid-relief grants. Forty-five percent of funded agencies are led by executive directors/CEOs of color.
Click the plus signs at right to see grants below, organized by priority population served, and click here to see Phase 2 grants or click here to see Phase 3 grants. Click here to learn more about the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund.
This grant process incorporates and upholds the Community Foundation’s Community Investment Principes. These values guide our grantmaking as we strive to carry out our vision for the Mid-South to create a just and equitable region.