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Help Is on the Way for Nonprofits From PHL COVID-19 Fund

Forty-four nonprofits are about to receive $2.3 million in grants from the PHL COVID-19 Fund. The fund is focusing on groups that support food security. NBC10’ [...] Read full article: Help Is on the Way for Nonprofits From P...→

Help Is on the Way for Nonprofits From PHL COVID-19 Fund

Forty-four nonprofits are about to receive $2.3 million in grants from the PHL COVID-19 Fund. The fund is focusing on groups that support food security. NBC10’ [...] Read full article: Help Is on the Way for Nonprofits From P...→

$85 million available for small businesses harmed by COVID-19, civil unrest

$85 million available for small businesses harmed by COVID-19, civil unrest

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announced this week that it will soon start releasing funds from two grant programs aimed at helpi [...] Read full article: $85 million available for small business...→

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

The University of South Florida plans to provide $20 million to help students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: University of South Florida awards $20 m...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

Applications open for $15 million Together Now grants for small businesses, nonprofits

Applications open for $15 million Together Now grants for small businesses, nonprofits

The grants are for businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. Read full article: Applications open for $15 million Togeth...→

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin announced on Wednesday that they are donating $120 million to the United Negro College Fund and two histor [...] Read full article: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to throw away food – now nonprofits are finding ways to help

COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to throw away food – now nonprofits are finding ways to help

From dumped milk to piles of uneaten onions and potatoes, food is going to waste on farms across America due to COVID-19-related shutdowns, but nonprofits are [...] Read full article: COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to thr...→

Derek Chauvin could still receive a pension worth more than $1 million

Derek Chauvin could still receive a pension worth more than $1 million

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin could receive a pension worth more than $1 million during his retirement years, even if he is convicted in conn [...] Read full article: Derek Chauvin could still receive a pens...→

Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican directors start fund for movie industry people out of work due to COVID-19

Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican directors start fund for movie industry people out of work due to COVID-19

Salma Hayek and Oscar-winning directors Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu announced they're setting up a fund to support movie industry people [...] Read full article: Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican direc...→

Cook County gets $40 million for COVID-19 contact tracing

The funding from the state will allow the public health department to ramp up its program, with the goal of tracing more than 3,000 new contacts each day. Read full article: Cook County gets $40 million for COVID-1...→

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 2 million

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 2 million

Coronavirus infections in the U.S. topped 2 million as at least nine states are reporting a jump in hospitalizations since Memorial Day. Read full article: Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 ...→

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

Each eligible household can get $1,000. The federal CARES Act "leaves behind thousands of residents," Lightfoot said, and that includes many essential workers. Read full article: $5 million fund will help Chicagoans ine...→

Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $1 million challenge grant for COVID-19 research - amNewYork

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a $1 million challenge grant from Michael F. Price and the Price Family Foundation to support COVID-19 Read full article: Albert Einstein College of Medicine rece...→

COVID-19 tests now available to everyone as state surpasses 1 million completed

COVID-19 tests now available to everyone as state surpasses 1 million completed

Tests are first-come, first-served, but most sites have been operating below their daily capacity over the past two weeks, according to IDPH.... "The state-ope [...] Read full article: COVID-19 tests now available to everyone...→

Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests, as 1,156 new known cases and 59 additional deaths reported

Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests, as 1,156 new known cases and 59 additional deaths reported

Illinois has now conducted more than 1 million tests for COVID-19 since the outbreak began, a milestone reached as the state on Friday announced 1,156 new know [...] Read full article: Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 te...→

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

ALBANY (NEWS 10) – After a recent donation from Blue Shield of Northeastern NY The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $1,069,000. The R [...] Read full article: Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million...→

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

Some Harris County residents are reporting difficulty applying as thousands try to get money to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: High volume slowing down Harris County C...→

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

In the span of a couple of days last month, the Minnesota Freedom Fund went from a fledgling local nonprofit to a viral sensation that has since eclipsed more [...] Read full article: Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps ...→

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

During the special session Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill that will provide $62.5 million in grants to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Mil...→

DuPage to set aside $43 million to help towns during COVID-19 crisis

DuPage to set aside $43 million to help towns during COVID-19 crisis

DuPage municipalities, which are facing rising costs due to COVID-19, will receive a share of the federal money the county received to respond to the pandemic. [...] Read full article: DuPage to set aside $43 million to help ...→

YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for Black Producers

YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for Black Producers

Google-owned video platform YouTube has announced a $100 million fund for black video creators, as well as a fundraiser special being hosted by rapper Common a [...] Read full article: YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for ...→

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19. Read full article: Fund A Success In Helping African-Americ...→

Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to Support Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to Support Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

Before New York City found itself dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, many small restaurants in the Big Apple were already struggling economically due to ri [...] Read full article: Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to...→

Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million: Johns Hopkins database

Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million: Johns Hopkins database

The data from Johns Hopkins show the United States passed 2 million confirmed cases on Wednesday. Read full article: Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 mi...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

WHO calls for continuous efforts to combat COVID-19 as world tops 7 million cases

WHO calls for continuous efforts to combat COVID-19 as world tops 7 million cases

The World Health Organization is urging countries to continue all necessary coronavirus precautions as COVID-19 continues to spread. Read full article: WHO calls for continuous efforts to comb...→

Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus

Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus

The City of Boston announced that it will increase funding by $4.1 million in order to provide 8,000 youth jobs and other engagement opportunities over the sum [...] Read full article: Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth S...→

COVID Illinois update: $500M in spending, 1 million tests

Those are the totals in the roughly 130 days since the first case of the deadly virus appeared in the state. Read full article: COVID Illinois update: $500M in spending...→

Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Public Workers Must Help

Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Public Workers Must Help

To support the city's and state's requests for federal financial assistance, several million New York public workers, either active or retired, must be willing [...] Read full article: Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Publi...→

North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVID-19 Relief Fund

North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVID-19 Relief Fund

A North Texas man was arrested Tuesday after a federal indictment accused him of applying fraudulently for $3 million from the federal coronavirus relief fund. Read full article: North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVI...→

Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises COVID-19 relief fund for Oakland school

Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises COVID-19 relief fund for Oakland school

Cal running back Marcel Dancy thrives on the football field, but his passion for work in the community off the field is just as strong. Read full article: Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises CO...→

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Early Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced that low-income county residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic have until Wednesday t [...] Read full article: Hidalgo Calls for Applications for Count...→

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz struggled to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus [...] Read full article: Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $84...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Funded by a combination of federal coronavirus stimulus dollars and state grants, Pritzker said the funding is aimed at easing the financial burden of the viru [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In...→

Prince William Schools: Up to $42.5 million needed in fall for COVID-19 | WTOP

The chair of the Prince William County School Board asked the board of county supervisors to dedicate $42.5 million to help the school division safely reopen s [...] Read full article: Prince William Schools: Up to $42.5 mill...→

DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreement to identify and test FDA-approved drugs for COVID-19

DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreement to identify and test FDA-approved drugs for COVID-19

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has inked a deal with Harvard's Wyss Institute worth up to $16 million to use technology to identify and tes [...] Read full article: DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreem...→

Cook County receives $41 million grant for COVID-19 contact tracing

Cook County receives $41 million grant for COVID-19 contact tracing

The Cook County Department of Public Health will receive almost $41 million in grant funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health to rapidly scale-up [...] Read full article: Cook County receives $41 million grant f...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Lockdown restrictions prevented an estimated an additional 60 million coronavirus infections in the U.S. alone, according to a study by the scientific journal [...] Read full article: Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 6...→

UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.

UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.

Emergency health and safety measures taken in six major countries have prevented more than 500 million infections during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measu...→

State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests as 59 more die

State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests as 59 more die

Illinois health officials provide an update on the state's ongoing battle against the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests...→

$85 million available for small businesses harmed by COVID-19, civil unrest

$85 million available for small businesses harmed by COVID-19, civil unrest

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announced this week that it will soon start releasing funds from two grant programs aimed at helpi [...] Read full article: $85 million available for small business...→

North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVID-19 Relief Fund

North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVID-19 Relief Fund

A North Texas man was arrested Tuesday after a federal indictment accused him of applying fraudulently for $3 million from the federal coronavirus relief fund. Read full article: North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVI...→

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

Some Harris County residents are reporting difficulty applying as thousands try to get money to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: High volume slowing down Harris County C...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Early Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced that low-income county residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic have until Wednesday t [...] Read full article: Hidalgo Calls for Applications for Count...→

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin announced on Wednesday that they are donating $120 million to the United Negro College Fund and two histor [...] Read full article: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Funded by a combination of federal coronavirus stimulus dollars and state grants, Pritzker said the funding is aimed at easing the financial burden of the viru [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In...→

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

During the special session Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill that will provide $62.5 million in grants to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Mil...→

COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to throw away food – now nonprofits are finding ways to help

COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to throw away food – now nonprofits are finding ways to help

From dumped milk to piles of uneaten onions and potatoes, food is going to waste on farms across America due to COVID-19-related shutdowns, but nonprofits are [...] Read full article: COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to thr...→

DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreement to identify and test FDA-approved drugs for COVID-19

DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreement to identify and test FDA-approved drugs for COVID-19

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has inked a deal with Harvard's Wyss Institute worth up to $16 million to use technology to identify and tes [...] Read full article: DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreem...→

YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for Black Producers

YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for Black Producers

Google-owned video platform YouTube has announced a $100 million fund for black video creators, as well as a fundraiser special being hosted by rapper Common a [...] Read full article: YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for ...→

Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican directors start fund for movie industry people out of work due to COVID-19

Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican directors start fund for movie industry people out of work due to COVID-19

Salma Hayek and Oscar-winning directors Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu announced they're setting up a fund to support movie industry people [...] Read full article: Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican direc...→

Cook County receives $41 million grant for COVID-19 contact tracing

Cook County receives $41 million grant for COVID-19 contact tracing

The Cook County Department of Public Health will receive almost $41 million in grant funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health to rapidly scale-up [...] Read full article: Cook County receives $41 million grant f...→

Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to Support Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to Support Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

Before New York City found itself dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, many small restaurants in the Big Apple were already struggling economically due to ri [...] Read full article: Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to...→

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 2 million

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 2 million

Coronavirus infections in the U.S. topped 2 million as at least nine states are reporting a jump in hospitalizations since Memorial Day. Read full article: Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.

UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.

Emergency health and safety measures taken in six major countries have prevented more than 500 million infections during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measu...→

Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus

Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus

The City of Boston announced that it will increase funding by $4.1 million in order to provide 8,000 youth jobs and other engagement opportunities over the sum [...] Read full article: Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth S...→

COVID-19 tests now available to everyone as state surpasses 1 million completed

COVID-19 tests now available to everyone as state surpasses 1 million completed

Tests are first-come, first-served, but most sites have been operating below their daily capacity over the past two weeks, according to IDPH.... "The state-ope [...] Read full article: COVID-19 tests now available to everyone...→

State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests as 59 more die

State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests as 59 more die

Illinois health officials provide an update on the state's ongoing battle against the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests...→

Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Public Workers Must Help

Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Public Workers Must Help

To support the city's and state's requests for federal financial assistance, several million New York public workers, either active or retired, must be willing [...] Read full article: Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Publi...→

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

ALBANY (NEWS 10) – After a recent donation from Blue Shield of Northeastern NY The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $1,069,000. The R [...] Read full article: Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million...→

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

The University of South Florida plans to provide $20 million to help students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: University of South Florida awards $20 m...→

Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises COVID-19 relief fund for Oakland school

Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises COVID-19 relief fund for Oakland school

Cal running back Marcel Dancy thrives on the football field, but his passion for work in the community off the field is just as strong. Read full article: Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises CO...→

Applications open for $15 million Together Now grants for small businesses, nonprofits

Applications open for $15 million Together Now grants for small businesses, nonprofits

The grants are for businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. Read full article: Applications open for $15 million Togeth...→

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz struggled to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus [...] Read full article: Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $84...→

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

In the span of a couple of days last month, the Minnesota Freedom Fund went from a fledgling local nonprofit to a viral sensation that has since eclipsed more [...] Read full article: Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps ...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

Prince William Schools: Up to $42.5 million needed in fall for COVID-19 | WTOP

The chair of the Prince William County School Board asked the board of county supervisors to dedicate $42.5 million to help the school division safely reopen s [...] Read full article: Prince William Schools: Up to $42.5 mill...→

DuPage to set aside $43 million to help towns during COVID-19 crisis

DuPage to set aside $43 million to help towns during COVID-19 crisis

DuPage municipalities, which are facing rising costs due to COVID-19, will receive a share of the federal money the county received to respond to the pandemic. [...] Read full article: DuPage to set aside $43 million to help ...→

Derek Chauvin could still receive a pension worth more than $1 million

Derek Chauvin could still receive a pension worth more than $1 million

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin could receive a pension worth more than $1 million during his retirement years, even if he is convicted in conn [...] Read full article: Derek Chauvin could still receive a pens...→

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19. Read full article: Fund A Success In Helping African-Americ...→

Cook County gets $40 million for COVID-19 contact tracing

The funding from the state will allow the public health department to ramp up its program, with the goal of tracing more than 3,000 new contacts each day. Read full article: Cook County gets $40 million for COVID-1...→

Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million: Johns Hopkins database

Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million: Johns Hopkins database

The data from Johns Hopkins show the United States passed 2 million confirmed cases on Wednesday. Read full article: Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 mi...→

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

Each eligible household can get $1,000. The federal CARES Act "leaves behind thousands of residents," Lightfoot said, and that includes many essential workers. Read full article: $5 million fund will help Chicagoans ine...→

Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Lockdown restrictions prevented an estimated an additional 60 million coronavirus infections in the U.S. alone, according to a study by the scientific journal [...] Read full article: Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 6...→

WHO calls for continuous efforts to combat COVID-19 as world tops 7 million cases

WHO calls for continuous efforts to combat COVID-19 as world tops 7 million cases

The World Health Organization is urging countries to continue all necessary coronavirus precautions as COVID-19 continues to spread. Read full article: WHO calls for continuous efforts to comb...→

Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $1 million challenge grant for COVID-19 research - amNewYork

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a $1 million challenge grant from Michael F. Price and the Price Family Foundation to support COVID-19 Read full article: Albert Einstein College of Medicine rece...→

COVID Illinois update: $500M in spending, 1 million tests

Those are the totals in the roughly 130 days since the first case of the deadly virus appeared in the state. Read full article: COVID Illinois update: $500M in spending...→

Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests, as 1,156 new known cases and 59 additional deaths reported

Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests, as 1,156 new known cases and 59 additional deaths reported

Illinois has now conducted more than 1 million tests for COVID-19 since the outbreak began, a milestone reached as the state on Friday announced 1,156 new know [...] Read full article: Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 te...→

$85 million available for small businesses harmed by COVID-19, civil unrest

$85 million available for small businesses harmed by COVID-19, civil unrest

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announced this week that it will soon start releasing funds from two grant programs aimed at helpi [...] Read full article: $85 million available for small business...→

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

ALBANY (NEWS 10) – After a recent donation from Blue Shield of Northeastern NY The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $1,069,000. The R [...] Read full article: Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million...→

North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVID-19 Relief Fund

North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVID-19 Relief Fund

A North Texas man was arrested Tuesday after a federal indictment accused him of applying fraudulently for $3 million from the federal coronavirus relief fund. Read full article: North Texan Charged With Defrauding COVI...→

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

University of South Florida awards $20 million in financial aid to students amid COVID-19 pandemic

The University of South Florida plans to provide $20 million to help students who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: University of South Florida awards $20 m...→

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

Some Harris County residents are reporting difficulty applying as thousands try to get money to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: High volume slowing down Harris County C...→

Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises COVID-19 relief fund for Oakland school

Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises COVID-19 relief fund for Oakland school

Cal running back Marcel Dancy thrives on the football field, but his passion for work in the community off the field is just as strong. Read full article: Cal football star Marcel Dancy raises CO...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Early Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced that low-income county residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic have until Wednesday t [...] Read full article: Hidalgo Calls for Applications for Count...→

Applications open for $15 million Together Now grants for small businesses, nonprofits

Applications open for $15 million Together Now grants for small businesses, nonprofits

The grants are for businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. Read full article: Applications open for $15 million Togeth...→

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $841 million in COVID-19 funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz struggled to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus [...] Read full article: Lawmakers and Walz seek agreement on $84...→

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin announced on Wednesday that they are donating $120 million to the United Negro College Fund and two histor [...] Read full article: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120...→

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

In the span of a couple of days last month, the Minnesota Freedom Fund went from a fledgling local nonprofit to a viral sensation that has since eclipsed more [...] Read full article: Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps ...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Funded by a combination of federal coronavirus stimulus dollars and state grants, Pritzker said the funding is aimed at easing the financial burden of the viru [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Million To Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

During the special session Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill that will provide $62.5 million in grants to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz Signs Bill Providing $62.5 Mil...→

Prince William Schools: Up to $42.5 million needed in fall for COVID-19 | WTOP

The chair of the Prince William County School Board asked the board of county supervisors to dedicate $42.5 million to help the school division safely reopen s [...] Read full article: Prince William Schools: Up to $42.5 mill...→

COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to throw away food – now nonprofits are finding ways to help

COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to throw away food – now nonprofits are finding ways to help

From dumped milk to piles of uneaten onions and potatoes, food is going to waste on farms across America due to COVID-19-related shutdowns, but nonprofits are [...] Read full article: COVID-19 shutdowns forced farmers to thr...→

DuPage to set aside $43 million to help towns during COVID-19 crisis

DuPage to set aside $43 million to help towns during COVID-19 crisis

DuPage municipalities, which are facing rising costs due to COVID-19, will receive a share of the federal money the county received to respond to the pandemic. [...] Read full article: DuPage to set aside $43 million to help ...→

DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreement to identify and test FDA-approved drugs for COVID-19

DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreement to identify and test FDA-approved drugs for COVID-19

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has inked a deal with Harvard's Wyss Institute worth up to $16 million to use technology to identify and tes [...] Read full article: DARPA and Harvard ink $16 million agreem...→

Derek Chauvin could still receive a pension worth more than $1 million

Derek Chauvin could still receive a pension worth more than $1 million

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin could receive a pension worth more than $1 million during his retirement years, even if he is convicted in conn [...] Read full article: Derek Chauvin could still receive a pens...→

YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for Black Producers

YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for Black Producers

Google-owned video platform YouTube has announced a $100 million fund for black video creators, as well as a fundraiser special being hosted by rapper Common a [...] Read full article: YouTube Announces $100 Million Fund for ...→

Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican directors start fund for movie industry people out of work due to COVID-19

Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican directors start fund for movie industry people out of work due to COVID-19

Salma Hayek and Oscar-winning directors Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu announced they're setting up a fund to support movie industry people [...] Read full article: Salma Hayek, Oscar-winning Mexican direc...→

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Fund A Success In Helping African-American-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19, Unrest

Tens of thousands of dollars are on the way to struggling African-American businesses plagued by unrest and COVID-19. Read full article: Fund A Success In Helping African-Americ...→

Cook County receives $41 million grant for COVID-19 contact tracing

Cook County receives $41 million grant for COVID-19 contact tracing

The Cook County Department of Public Health will receive almost $41 million in grant funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health to rapidly scale-up [...] Read full article: Cook County receives $41 million grant f...→

Cook County gets $40 million for COVID-19 contact tracing

The funding from the state will allow the public health department to ramp up its program, with the goal of tracing more than 3,000 new contacts each day. Read full article: Cook County gets $40 million for COVID-1...→

Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to Support Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to Support Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

Before New York City found itself dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, many small restaurants in the Big Apple were already struggling economically due to ri [...] Read full article: Multi-Million Dollar NYC Program Aims to...→

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 2 million

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 cases top 2 million

Coronavirus infections in the U.S. topped 2 million as at least nine states are reporting a jump in hospitalizations since Memorial Day. Read full article: Coronavirus live updates: U.S. COVID-19 ...→

Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million: Johns Hopkins database

Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 million: Johns Hopkins database

The data from Johns Hopkins show the United States passed 2 million confirmed cases on Wednesday. Read full article: Confirmed US COVID-19 cases surpass 2 mi...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

$5 million fund will help Chicagoans ineligible for federal stimulus help during pandemic

Each eligible household can get $1,000. The federal CARES Act "leaves behind thousands of residents," Lightfoot said, and that includes many essential workers. Read full article: $5 million fund will help Chicagoans ine...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 60 million COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Lockdown restrictions prevented an estimated an additional 60 million coronavirus infections in the U.S. alone, according to a study by the scientific journal [...] Read full article: Study: Lockdown restrictions prevented 6...→

WHO calls for continuous efforts to combat COVID-19 as world tops 7 million cases

WHO calls for continuous efforts to combat COVID-19 as world tops 7 million cases

The World Health Organization is urging countries to continue all necessary coronavirus precautions as COVID-19 continues to spread. Read full article: WHO calls for continuous efforts to comb...→

UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.

UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.

Emergency health and safety measures taken in six major countries have prevented more than 500 million infections during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measu...→

Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $1 million challenge grant for COVID-19 research - amNewYork

Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a $1 million challenge grant from Michael F. Price and the Price Family Foundation to support COVID-19 Read full article: Albert Einstein College of Medicine rece...→

Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus

Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus

The City of Boston announced that it will increase funding by $4.1 million in order to provide 8,000 youth jobs and other engagement opportunities over the sum [...] Read full article: Boston Adds $4.1 Million To Fund Youth S...→

COVID-19 tests now available to everyone as state surpasses 1 million completed

COVID-19 tests now available to everyone as state surpasses 1 million completed

Tests are first-come, first-served, but most sites have been operating below their daily capacity over the past two weeks, according to IDPH.... "The state-ope [...] Read full article: COVID-19 tests now available to everyone...→

COVID Illinois update: $500M in spending, 1 million tests

Those are the totals in the roughly 130 days since the first case of the deadly virus appeared in the state. Read full article: COVID Illinois update: $500M in spending...→

State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests as 59 more die

State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests as 59 more die

Illinois health officials provide an update on the state's ongoing battle against the spread of the coronavirus. Read full article: State surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests...→

Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests, as 1,156 new known cases and 59 additional deaths reported

Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests, as 1,156 new known cases and 59 additional deaths reported

Illinois has now conducted more than 1 million tests for COVID-19 since the outbreak began, a milestone reached as the state on Friday announced 1,156 new know [...] Read full article: Illinois surpasses 1 million COVID-19 te...→

Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Public Workers Must Help

Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Public Workers Must Help

To support the city's and state's requests for federal financial assistance, several million New York public workers, either active or retired, must be willing [...] Read full article: Feds Should Fund COVID-Ravaged NY; Publi...→