COVID-19 Response Archives - Gates Family Foundation

News: COVID-19 Response

Throughout 2020, Gates Family Foundation shifted a significant amount of its grantmaking capacity from predetermined priorities into a responsive grantmaking pool of funds, to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants provided immediate relief for nonprofits in the areas of public health, food security, and service to highly impacted populations, in addition to a number of contributions to pooled funds for systemic support.

Within our strategic focus areas, program officers also made a number of grants to address the pandemic in various ways.


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The Powerhouse

$7,500 | Awarded: 2020

To support efforts to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR) supplies in Southern Colorado during the COVID pandemic

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Urban Peak

$15,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward increased needs due to COVID-19

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Lake County School District R-1

$3,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward COVID-19 response efforts that increase food access and food security for the community, students, and families

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Philanthropy Colorado

$10,000 | Awarded: 2020

To support the Rural Funders Learning Network, which is playing a role in helping Colorado funders understand and address needs in the state’s rural

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Pine River Shares

$5,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward COVID-19 response efforts that increase food access and food security for the community, students, and families of Bayfield and Igancio School Districts

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Re:Vision

$5,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward COVID response efforts

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Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust

$10,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward efforts to facilitate securing local food and providing it to local families in need at no cost

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RISE Colorado

$10,000 | Awarded: 2020

Toward RISE Together Relief Fund to support immigrant and refugee families in Aurora