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Read press releases issued about the St. Louis Community Foundation’s COVID-19 efforts.

(ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2020)
COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Allocates $625,000 to Coordinated Outreach Effort Targeting Isolated Older Adults and People with Disabilities
With grants totaling $625,000 from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, the COVID-19 Regional Response Team (C19RRT) brought together a network of 14 nonprofits to provide needed services to older adults and people with disabilities who find themselves isolated during the pandemic, officials with the C19RRT and the St. Louis Community Foundation announced today.

(ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2020)
St. Louis Community Foundation Announces $250,000 Challenge Grant; Two Relief Funds Give More Than $2 Million to Individuals and Nonprofits
An anonymous donor has established a $250,000 challenge grant to spur contributions to two coronavirus relief funds administered by the St. Louis Community Foundation, it was announced today.


(ST. LOUIS, April 6, 2020)
COVID-19 Funds Update For The Week
Two Coronavirus Response Funds Administered by the St. Louis Community Foundation Give a Total of $1.61 Million to Local Individuals, Nonprofits, and Businesses in Need of Assistance
The COVID-19 Regional Response Fund and the Gateway Resilience Fund, both administered by the St. Louis Community Foundation to provide coronavirus relief, have granted a total of $1.61 million since March 24 to individuals, nonprofits, and businesses in need of assistance, foundation officials announced today.

(ST. LOUIS, March 31, 2020)
Gateway Resilience Fund Announces Grants Totaling Nearly $440,000
Grants totaling nearly $440,000 were awarded to 525 individuals and 16 downtown businesses by the Gateway Resilience Fund, officials with the St. Louis Community Foundation announced today.

(ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2020)
16 Local Nonprofits Awarded Nearly $370,000 in First Round of Grants from COVID-19 Regional Response Fund
Just 12 days after its creation, grants from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund totaling nearly $370,000 were directed to 16 nonprofit organizations serving St. Louisans affected by the coronavirus, St. Louis Community Foundation officials announced today.

(ST. LOUIS, March 23, 2020)
Financial Assistance Funds For Restaurant, Bar, and Shop Employees and Owners Now Available; How To Apply; Community Foundation Still Accepting and Encouraging Donations 
Restaurant, bar, shop, and entertainment venue owners and employees, and other qualifying applicants unable to work because of COVID-19 closure, are now able to assess their eligibility and apply for assistance from the Gateway Resilience Fund hosted by the St. Louis Community Foundation officials announced today.

(ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2020)
Regional Foundations, Businesses and Community Organizations Pull Together and Give To Support St. Louisans Affected By COVID-19
St. Louis is once again living up to its reputation as one of America’s most generous cities with foundations, businesses, and individual donors giving to two funds at the St. Louis Community Foundation that aid St. Louisans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Foundation officials announced today.

(ST. LOUIS, March 13, 2020)
St. Louis Community Foundation Launches COVID-19 Regional Response Fund
A coalition of philanthropic and chamber organizations brought together by the St. Louis Community Foundation have created the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, foundation officials announced today.