Tag: pandemic

New Report Finds Many Families with Children Are Depressed, Uninsured, Hungry and at Risk of Foreclosure or Eviction

Families require an immediate policy response to meet the needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left millions struggling with finances, school, work and mental health, according to a new policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a decades-long advocate for young people in America. In Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and the Urgent Need to Respond, a 50-state… Read more »

Last Day for The Caring Place to accept phone in requests for Wilco Forward Funds is December 11th at 4 p.m.

Last Day for The Caring Place to accept phone in requests for Wilco Forward Funds is December 11th at 4 p.m. Georgetown, TX ​The Williamson County Wilco Forward Phase III grant program which ​provides rent and utility assistance to residents impacted by COVID-19 that are in need through December has an impending deadline. In the Caring Place’s effort to adequately process eligible applications before… Read more »

Texas Women’s Foundation distributes $1.4 Million through its Resilience Fund to most vulnerable Women and Families during Pandemic

In April 2020, Texas Women’s Foundation established the Resilience Fund to provide immediate, mid- and long-term support to women, girls and families most affected by the COVID-19 economic and community health crisis. With $1.4 million raised and granted, the Resilience Fund is impacting lives of many, especially women of color, who have been the hardest hit this year. During this season of giving, the Foundation is asking the community to donate to the Resilience Fund to assist the many women and families who are struggling: www.txwf.org/texas-womens-foundation-establishes-resilience-fund/

New CEP Research Examines How Foundations Are Responding to 2020’s Crises

Amid 2020’s unprecedented challenges, the myriad calls for funders to make fundamental changes in how they approach their work have grown in number and intensity. How are foundations responding to the compounded crises facing our country? What high-level changes are they actually making? CEP turned to foundation leaders to find out. We share what we learned today in a new study: Foundations Respond to Crisis:… Read more »