COVID-19: Access resources and information during quarantines and closures
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Interest-free loans of $2,000-$5,000 to residents of New York City’s five boroughs, Westchester, or Long Island. These loans are intended to address lost wages due to being unable to go to work, child care costs due to school closures, small business losses, canceled study abroad programs and related medical costs.
If you are a homeowner with an FHA-insured single family home mortgage and you’re having difficulty making your monthly mortgage payments due to the COVID-19 National Emergency, help is available.
By addressing quality-of-life issues that disproportionately affect restaurant workers – 40% of whom live on poverty-level wages – we hope to strengthen the workforce and increase opportunities for advancement in the industry to more people. The restaurant industry is notorious for low wages, poor job mobility, high turnover, and burnout. To apply for RWCF’s direct financial assistance for short-term needs, go to the Southern Smoke Application for Financial Assistance Application to get started.
The Greg Hill Foundation has teamed up with Samuel Adams* to support those from the Massachusetts restaurant industry who have been impacted by the Covid-19 closures. Together, and with the insights of notable Boston-area chefs Ming Tsai (Blue Dragon), Ken Oringer (Little Donkey) and Chris Coombs (Boston Chops), we will be raising awareness and funds to provide grants to full-time restaurant workers in Massachusetts who are dependent on wages plus tips to cover basic living expenses and provide for their families.
The Coronavirus Care Fund was established by the National Domestic Workers Alliance to provide emergency assistance for home care workers, nannies and house cleaners to support them in staying safe and staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and to care for themselves and their families. Qualifying applicants who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic can receive $400 in emergency assistance from the Fund.
Freelancers Relief Fund will offer financial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs.
If you are a college student currently in need of support because of a COVID-19 campus shutdown, please submit a note here and we will be in touch as soon as possible. Please note that we cannot offer financial assistance via this website. Instead, we will work with you to identify resources and solutions to help.