COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund Grant Application

The Community Foundation of Macon County created the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to assist nonprofit organizations that are directly responding to the coronavirus pandemic. We are coordinating grants from this fund with the response of other organizations and local and state government.

Nonprofit organizations are invited to submit an application for emergency funding. Please see areas of focus and eligibility criteria below:

Areas of focus

  • Emergency food and basic supplies
  • Interim housing and shelter
  • Utility and financial assistance
  • Support for children and other vulnerable populations, and
  • Nonprofit safety and operations assistance

Eligibility Criteria

Geographic area: Programs must serve Macon County.

IRS Status: All applicants must have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code or be described as an appropriate grantee for a community foundation under the IRS Code.

Form 990: All applicants must be in good standing with the IRS regarding their Form 990 filing requirements. A copy of the organization's most recent Form 990 must be submitted as part of the grant application.

Please email Missy Batman at with questions.