One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund

One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund

Louisville, thank you for stepping up for your neighbors!

The One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund was created in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our community.

All grant dollars raised were directed by the One Louisville Fund Committee to provide swift financial support to those most vulnerable to the physical health, mental health, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund. Please view the final impact report on this webpage, and read additional stories shared by nonprofit organizations that provided critical support during this time: 10 Ways Nonprofits were Assisted by the One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund.

From March 16, 2020 to October 30, the Fund supported nonprofit organizations and individuals in our community with $11,010,585.80 in grants. To see a list of funded organizations, click here. As additional, pledged amounts are received, additional grants will be distributed and the list of granted organizations will continue to be updated. 

If you or someone you know needs help during the COVID crisis or at any time, please CALL 2-1-1 or TEXT your zip code to 898211.

This is a free and confidential information and referral service by Metro United Way to help people face life challenges, often for the first time, by connecting them to local resources they need including housing, food, healthcare, education, job assistance, and more. It’s available in over 100 languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call specialists are updated regularly with the latest resources to help connect individuals and families during the current pandemic – all in one place without navigating a maze of agencies and helplines.

This fund was made possible by many generous donors

Frequently Asked Questions

What resources are available to nonprofit organizations?

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Kentucky Nonprofit Network continue to curate resources to assist nonprofit organizations in navigating these uncertain times.

What resources are available for small businesses?

JFCS Navigate Enterprise Center is assisting low income micro-businesses owners with zero-interest loans of up to $3000 through the Micro-Business Bridge Loan program. For more information about the loan, please visit

To help you through the unknowns and difficulties, MCM CPAs & Advisors has formed a group of experts to advise clients on accounting and business advisory services in wake of implications from the coronavirus pandemic.

Find help at

Additional local and federal resources are below, providing small businesses with current recommended practices, up-to-date information, and assistance at this time.

Louisville Metro Government Small Business Resources

Kentucky Small Business Development Center COVID-19 Small Business Guide


Continue to check these Small Business Administration Disaster Loans Resources for regular updates:

General Information

Disaster Loan Applications

U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship: Guide to the CARES Act


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