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COVID-19 Resources

Event, Advocacy & Fundraising Resources for Your Nonprofit

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#Client Spotlights

 Our clients are adapting to the 'new normal' and going virtual.  Take a look at some of these great campaigns!

The Cure Starts Now

Lake Washington Schools Foundation

Public Citizen

If you would like to feature your virtual event, send the link to your event to kzavolta@salsalabs.com for consideration.

Know More, Do More

Of the hundreds of questions we are receiving every day here at Salsa Labs, most can be summed up in one question...

How can my nonprofit continue to survive and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Salsa is here to help. To ensure we are doing all that we can as your partner in your advocacy and fundraising success, we have created this library of resources. There are already hundreds of blog posts, forums, webinars, and white papers available to nonprofits on the topic of COVID-19. We have done the research for you and are curating the best of the best, bringing them to you here.

We will be updating this page daily and adding new topic areas as they arise. If you find a great resource you would like to share, please send the link to kzavolta@salsalabs.com for consideration.

As you begin to review the list below, remember a few key strategies:

  • There is no 'one size fits all' solution. Consider each option carefully and make sure it fits with your mission.
  • Stay positive. There is plenty of fear and alarm to go around so a positive message will stand out in a crowd.
  • Don't be afraid to make the ask. Focus on the impact your organization is making in this world (use stories where possible), then make the gentle ask.

Stay Safe. Stay Healthy.
         The Salsa Labs Team


 

BLOG POSTS

Nonprofit Resources (Administrative)

COVID-19 Perspectives - Strategic Thoughts from Leaders in the Nonprofit Industry

Help for Nonprofits During the Coronavirus and Uncertain Economic Times

Pivoting to Remote Work

Sustainability to Survivability: 5 Nonprofit Finance Must-Do's in the Time of COVID

Working from Home? 12 Guides to Help Navigate the Remote Life

Communications

COVID-19: Four lessons learned in crisis management

Tips to manage your nonprofit's communication during the COVID-19 crisis

How to Handle Communications about the Coronavirus

What to do right now: Story Collection on Social Media

Fundraising

Your Questions About Fundraising and COVID-19

RISE to the Challenge: a Powerful Virtual Fundraiser to Raise Money NOW

The New Normal: Fundraising in the Wake of a COVID-19 Coronavirus Market

How to continue fundraising for non-pandemic causes

Coronavirus and Fundraising: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Coronavirus and Fundraising: Our Experts Weigh In

Avoid the 3 Biggest Mistakes of Fundraising in a Recession

8 Steps for Successful Fundraising During the Coronavirus Crisis

Virtual Events

20 Virtual Fundraising Ideas During COVID-19

Your COVID-19 Fundraising Event Toolkit

20 Virtual Event Ideas

11 Virtual Event Ideas

Alternative Sponsorship Fulfillment for Cancelled or Changed Fundraising Events

Resource Lists

Nonprofit Coronavirus Resources


WEBINARS

WEBINAR RECORDINGS

Virtualizing Your Advocacy Event - presented by Salsa Labs

Virtualizing Your Fundraising Event - presented by Salsa Labs

COVID-19, the Economy, and the Nonprofit World - presented by The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Coronavirus And Your Message To Donors: A Free Webinar - presented by The Nonprofit Times

Fundraising Tools You Can Use to Help Combat COVID-19 - presented by Charity Dynamics

Remote Program Delivery: Adapting During COVID-19 - presented by Tech Impact


FINANCIAL RESOURCES

The information in this section is changing quickly in response to the current Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (stimulus bill). Please be sure to research your options thoroughly prior to making a financing decision.  

Loans Available for Nonprofits in the CARES Act

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Portal

Loans Available for Nonprofits in the CARES Act


ONLINE TOOLS

Trello -  A collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.  Great for keeping teams on track while working remotely.

Zoom - A remote conferencing service for meetings.  

Google Hangouts - A remote conferencing service.  Premium version free until July 1, 2020.