COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, in response to unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, offered three rounds of Rapid Response Grants to immediately support Monroe County nonprofits carry out their work for the benefit of those who call our community home. Grant amounts ranged from $250 to $2,500 and were awarded through a streamlined application process.

A total of 56 COVID-19 Rapid Response grants have been awarded through three rounds of funding. To see the list of grant awards by round, go to

At this time, Rapid Response Grant applications are currently closed. Should additional funding become available, we will announce grant opportunities on our website.

Questions? Please contact Marcus Whited at [email protected] or Meagan Niese at [email protected].

Equal Opportunity in Grantmaking

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity (as defined in paragraph 249(c)(4) of title 18, United States Code), sexual orientation, marital or parental status, political affiliation, military service, physical or mental ability, or any other improper criterion be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with funds made available by the Community Foundation, and any other program or activity funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated for grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance administered by the Community Foundation.