Tenant Protections for us All

If you cannot pay your rent today, your landlord cannot evict you. 

Emergency eviction protections continue to be in place for Los Angeles families through May 31st with a possible extension. This means your landlord cannot evict you and your family due to non-payment. 

If you have not done so already, please send a letter immediately to your landlord explicitly stating that your loss of income is due to the COVID-19. 

If you need support, Los Angeles County residents should call the L.A. County Disaster Help Center at (833) 238-4450 or email rent@dcba.lacounty.gov. Los Angeles City residents can call (866)-557-7368. 

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COVID-19 Testing and Demographics

Who is eligible for COVID-19 testing in LA County.

Testing is prioritized as follows:

  • Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms
  • All essential workers regardless of symptoms, including:
    • health care workers
    • first responders
    • social service employees
    • utility workers
    • food supply workers and
    • other public employees

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Find Low-Cost Internet Service and Computers in Your Area

In response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on society, multiple Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have made updates to their low-cost internet service programs to ensure individuals and families stay connected to the internet during this challenging time. 
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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Unemployment Benefits
If you are an independent contractor, self-employed, or have exhausted your Unemployment Insurance benefits, you may be eligible for expanded UI benefits. EDD is now accepting applications for a new benefit called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

Senior Meal Assistance

If you are a resident of the City of Los Angeles, over the age of 60, and not on other food assistance programs, you may be eligible for the Senior Meal Emergency Response Program. Seniors in need of a home delivered meal can visit http://Coronavirus.LACity.org/SeniorMeals to enroll. 

Directory of SCG Member Responses to COVID-19

The directory below documents SCG members' responses to COVID-19. The list was last updated at 6:01 PM on Friday, April 10, 2020. To share your responses with SCG, please contact Phuong Pham at phuong@socalgrantmakers.org. For the latest philanthropic response funds, events, and resources, please visit https://www.philanthropyca.org/covid-19-response.



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Verizon continues to help impacted businesses and nonprofits.

Supporting our communities through a combined $13 million donation to nonprofits directed at supporting students and healthcare first responders, including No Kid Hungry, the American Red Cross, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) COVID-19 Response Fund, Direct Relief, and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund in support of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s global response.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Toolkit

The Latino Chamber of Commerce has compiled a toolkit for Latino business owners with information from Federal, State and local resources to help them navigate the issues facing small businesses in today's environment. We encourage you to stay up-to-date and take all necessary precautions for your business and employees.

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COVID-19 Rapid Response Funds

Philanthropy CA keeps an up-to-date list of rapid response funding opportunities for California nonprofits. Visit their website to find information on response funds, policy, and other resources to address the COVID-19 crisis. 

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American Red Cross offers free COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Workshops.

The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region is launching free COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Workshops with information for nonprofits and community organizations

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Answering the Top 5 COVID-19 Questions from California Nonprofits

There are increasingly good resources for how nonprofits can access federal funds and other federal-level resources, from organizations such as the National Council of NonprofitsNonprofit Quarterly, and field-based organizations like Americans for the Arts. We have started collecting them on our own resources page, but we’ve been getting similar questions from so many California nonprofits that we want to offer a few responses to what we see as the Top Five Questions for nonprofits right now.

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