COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic landscape changes hourly and is multifaceted. To help our network members respond, we’ve collected links to some of the best learning resources we can find to help you stay on mission during COVID-19. This list is not complete and will change daily so please visit often. If you have a resource related to US Policy and USAID, Program Response, or Organizational Leadership, please contact Russ Debenport to get it added. Thank you!

Program Response Child Development: [site] A collection of child-centered content, curated by Compassion Intl., you can use to work with children during the pandemic


WASH Alliance Resources: [site] A collection of multi-lingual WASH documents from Living Water, Water Mission, Food for the Hungry, and others.


Healthcare Facility Assessment: [xls doc] An assessment designed by Food for the Hungry to assess readiness of field-based health facilities.


Research Alliance Resources: [xls doc] An extensive list of COVID-19 resources related to MERL


Christian Economic Development Network: [site] focus on micro-finance and savings with contributions from HOPE, World Relief, VisionFund, BRAC, SEEP, and others. 


Tearfund Learn: [site] Multi-sectoral interventions related to theology, WASH, gender & protection, livelihoods, and peacebuilding.


World Vision: [site] guidance for engaging faith communities during COVID-19


World Relief Dropbox: [site] Multi-lingual and multi-sectoral program resources


Medical Missions: [site] Health related content and resources for medical professionals [Login and profile required]


Joint Learning Initiative (JLI): [doc] A document of links to learn more about the faith-based global response

Biblica Partner Resources [site] Facing the fear and sadness of this pandemic while remembering God loves you and has the whole situation in His hands

US Policy & Funding

Faith-Based Organizations in PPP and EIDL (SBA Loans): [pdf] FAQ on how faith-based organizations can apply for CARES programs.


CARES Act Summary: [doc] 36-page section-by-section summary of content


COVID19 Unsolicited Funding Application: [site] USAID funding requests and unsolicited proposal site


Unsolicited Application Guidance: [site] USAID guidance on how to submit a concept proposal and apply for COVID-19 grants.


Nonprofit Quarterly: [site] Cutting through the Jargon: How the CARES Act Works for Nonprofits.


National Council of Nonprofits: [doc] Loans Available for Nonprofits in the CARES Act.


Small Business Administration: [doc] Small Business Guide and Checklist for Emergency Loans.

Organizational Leadership

McKinsey & Co “Getting Ahead of the Next Stage of the Coronavirus Crisis” [site]


Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College: [site] resources to help church leaders respond well


The Praxis Journal: [site] Leadership blogs and podcasts

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