Supporting Our Community During This Time of Need

At Madison Community Foundation, we are working hard to support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. While the disruption and hardship caused by the disease and the efforts to slow its spread are unprecedented in our times, we know that by pulling together as a community we can support each other and help protect the people and organizations most affected.

The number one question we've received since the coronavirus arrived in Wisconsin is, "How can we help?" Here are some ways you can help today with a gift or a distribution from your fund; 100% of your gift will go to support our community during this time of need.  

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Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund

Administered by the United Way of Dane County, the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund is dedicated to helping meet the health and welfare needs of individuals and families in Dane County and support the nonprofits helping meet those needs. It will focus on food and meals for older adults and children; eviction prevention and homelessness prevention. In addition, long-term recovery needs will be assessed as the crisis unfolds. 

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MCF COVID-19 Priority Fund

Administered by the Madison Community Foundation, the MCF COVID-19 Priority Fund is dedicated to providing support to nonprofits that operate in fields beyond the health and human service organizations included in the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund. The Priority Fund will help support the unanticipated needs of organizations operating in the arts, environment and many other fields that will be dealing with issues of business continuation, providing online programming to reduce social isolation and other needs.

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