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Tag Archives: Coronavirus response

United Way offers free philanthropy cloud for businesses

In partnership with Salesforce, United Way is offering free access to Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud to companies in the U.S. that wish to enable their employees to engage with their communities and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Philanthropy Cloud connects employees with ...

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Md. Humanities offers $500K for CARES emergency relief grants

Maryland Humanities Thursday announced the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act emergency relief grants, a new funding opportunity for Maryland nonprofits which offer humanities programming as a significant part of their missions. The goal of the $500,000 grant ...

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Maryland Distillers Guild tops 50K gallons of hand sanitizer produced

The Maryland Distillers Guild (MDG) Thursday announced its members have produced more than 50,000 gallons of sanitizer to help combat the COVID-19 virus. At least 17 Maryland distillers, with the help of some Maryland breweries and wineries, jumped into action ...

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Sheetz extends extra compensation for store employees until June

Sheetz, the Pennsylvania-based restaurant and convenience chain with locations in Maryland and across the mid-Atlantic, Thursday announced it is extending its extra compensation for its store employees until June 4 as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, Sheetz announced ...

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Crosby Foundation grants $50K to local food bank, Community Crisis Response Fund

To support local families and senior citizens struggling with food insecurity because of the COVID-19 crisis, the owners of Crosby Marketing Communications have granted $40,000 to the Anne Arundel County Food Bank and $10,000 to the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel ...

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Weinberg Foundation commits additional $6.5M as part of COVID-19 response

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Thursday announced it committed an additional $6.5 million in emergency grant funding to nonprofits in all of its priority communities as part of the Foundation’s round two response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The foundation’s ...

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