Helping the nonprofit community confront the public health crisis with actions, facts, and useful solutions.
Public Health Information
Current Orders + Updates
Santa Clara County Hotline
Dial 2-1-1 (in 150 languages)
24 hours/day + 7 days/week
Text "coronavirus" to 211211
to receive text updates
How to Get PPE for Nonprofits
Beginning in October 2020, SVCN + CADRE and Valley Medical Center Foundation are the beneficiaries of Cares Act funding from the City of San Jose that will allow us to purchase needed PPE for San Jose-based or San Jose-serving nonprofit staff, volunteers, and constituents. Learn more and make a request here.
If you are outside the City of San Jose, please request PPE from the city where your facility is located. Please see the list below. Use this form to submit your request to the cities below:
Please let the CADRE Duty Officer know if you have trouble getting PPE.
Funding Opportunities + Financial Support
Nonprofit Funding Opportunities
Small Business Financial Support
California Office of Business and Economic Development - Workforce + Business Resources
San José Office Of Economic Development - Guidance for Employers, Workers + Businesses
BusinessOwnerSpace.com - Email List for Small Business Updates
U.S. Small Business Administration - COVID-19 Disaster Loan Assistance
California Small Business Finance Center - Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program
Facebook - Small Business Grants Program
Support for Employees + Contractors
Federal Relief Information
Nonprofit Quarterly - How nonprofits can leverage the Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Package
Independent Sector - CARES Act: How to Apply for Nonprofit Relief Funds
BusinessOwnerSpace.com - Summary of CARES Act Provisions for Businesses
Freelancers Union - Resources for Artists + Freelancers
Americans for the Arts - Resource + Response Center
Government Reopening Resources
SANTA CLARA COUNTY GUIDANCE
Includes mandatory Attachment A, Social Distancing Protocol
PowerPoint slide deck summary.
Lists 25 industries/groups such as childcare, healthcare, houses of worship and "general workforce."
Contains recommendations as well as descriptions of mandatory safety and health standards and is intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace.
Includes an online questionnaire that allows individuals to evaluate their symptoms
To find a product, enter the first two sets of its EPA registration number into the search bar below. You can find this number by looking for the EPA Reg. No. on the product label.
Includes guidance for disinfecting different types of facilities; Healthcare Settings, Community Locations, Home Setting, Transportation, Bars & Restaurants. (Starts on Page 7)
CDC “decision tools” for opening facilities, released 5/14
Maptitian Care. Office-space management software for social distancing, free through the end of 2020 for “small/medium homeless shelters, women's shelters, community organizations, and clinics.”
HGA. Workplace Redesign Slide show with many suggestions on how to redesign/improve the workplace for staff
Dezeen. Space Design Ideas Creative workspace redesigns
5 Tips for Managing Remotely During COVID-19 (The Management Center)
Outbreak (TechSoup, March 6, 2020)
Guide for Working Remote (Move Minneapolis)
Understanding the Videoconferencing Tools Available to Your Nonprofit (TechSoup, January 20, 2020)
Remote Hiring: A Step by Step Guide by Paycor; guidance on best virtual onboarding practices
Fundraising & Events
Principles for Ethical Cancellation (Springboard for the Arts, March 12, 2020)
Feeding in COVID-19 Congregate Shelters, including widely-applicable advice for serving food to groups / Red Cross (4/20 MHS)
Basic Guide for Returning to Your Church Building after COVID-19, including widely-applicable steps for facilities and gatherings / Georgia Baptist Mission Board (4/21 MHS)
General COVID-19 Resources
National Council of Nonprofits - Resource Page
Packard Foundation - Resources for Nonprofits
CDC Foundation - Guidance + Resources
Nonprofit Leadership Center - Resource Hub
Bridgespan - Resources for Nonprofits
Independent Sector - Resources for Nonprofits
Guidebooks & Checklists
Cushman Wakefield. The “Recovery Readiness: A How-to Guide for Reopening your Workplace.” Protocols implemented across the globe with tremendous success.
Kaiser Permanente. Planning for the Next Normal at Work playbook. Safety plans; HR policies; social, economic, & mental & physical health needs of employees and community; legal guidance.
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits. Going Forward: Best Practices and Considerations for Nonprofit Re-engagement.
Salesforce. Reopening will be a journey. Here’s your guide. Good checklists.
Oneworkplace. Hierarchy of Needs
Creating a great experience for employees.
Resources for a discussion-based exercise to plan what needs to be done to reopen.
Cobb Chamber. Reopening Guidelines for Businesses. Developed for the State of Georgia, but lots of relevant information.
Raymond Cox. Interactive Checklists Reopening office plan checklists.
Think HR. Reopening checklist. Policies, health and safety, and best practices.
Fisher Phillips. Back-To-Business FAQs for Employers. HR considerations.
One Justice, Healthy Nonprofits Program. COVID-19 Adaptive Leadership Checklist Simple two page checklist.
Handling COVID-19 in the Workplace
Fisher Phillips. 4-Step Plan for Handling Confirmed COVID-19 Cases When Your Business Reopens, Note: Santa Clara County recommends no return to work until 10 days after symptoms and 3 days without a fever.
LA Times, 5/22/20, Businesses are reopening. If you’re older or sick, what happens to your job?
Basic Guide for Returning to your Church Building after COVID-19. Includes widely-applicable steps for facilities and gatherings. Georgia Baptist Mission Board.
CDPH. COVID-19 Industry Guidance. Places of Worship and Providers of Religious Services and Cultural Ceremonies
WHO. Practical Considerations and Recommendations for Religious Leaders and Faith-Based Communities in the Context of COVID-19
CADRE/SVCN. Road to Re-Opening. Santa Clara County Counsel overview of public health orders & social distancing protocols. Re-opening & guidance & practices from 5 local nonprofits.
SCC Board of Supervisors hearing on Reopening on June 5, 2020, featuring Community Solutions at 1:22
Kaiser Permanente. Restarting the Workforce Webinar Guidelines and recommendations on returning to work & common clinical and operational questions about restarting your workforce.
Discussion of the C&W Recovery Readiness Protocols.
Learn about JLL’s three-pronged approach for re-activating space from Susan Wasmund, global occupancy planning operations lead.
WHO. Handwashing Technique Training Video 1:25 min
Vox. Why Wash Your Hands? Training Video 3:44 min
How to Help
Silicon Valley Strong
The COVID-19 pandemic is already hurting San José’s residents, businesses, and community-based organizations. Particularly hard hit are those families and individuals who can least afford a medical or financial crisis, small businesses whose revenues have fallen off, and nonprofits that are seeing an increased need for services or have had to cancel arts, cultural, or fundraising events.
Silicon Valley Strong – a partnership between local cities and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation – will work to address these impacts.
Regional Nonprofit Emergency Fund
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is leading an effort with other Bay Area philanthropic partners on a regional response to this public health crisis. The COVID-19 Regional Nonprofit Emergency Fund will be used to provide flexible operating grants for nonprofit organizations that SVCF has pre-qualified to provide emergency-related services: food, shelter, health, and mental health services to affected communities. SVCF will also provide operating grants for nonprofits that have experienced unexpected costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic as detailed here. Applications are now open, with a maximum request of $50,000 per applicant.
Workplace Messaging & Posters & Training Materials
Survey Monkey. Coronavirus returning to work check-in template
Educational Posters (Community Settings, Healthcare Facilities, Healthcare Professionals, High-Risk Populations, Home, Travel)
County Public Health Posters
Signs.com Free downloadable Posters Social Distancing, Masks Required, Temperature Screening, Hand Washing, Max Occupancy
Need Volunteer Help?
SVCN has partnered with Silicon Valley Strong and Joint Venture's Silicon Valley Talent Partnership to match your nonprofit volunteer needs with willing community members. We can help you with recruiting both in-person volunteers and remote volunteers.
Online Meeting Platforms + Support
Resources from our members and around the Silicon Valley #NonprofitAlliance
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County - Services Update + Protocols
Community Service Agency - Emergency Response Plan
ConXion to Community - Drop-In Homeless Center + Food Distribution
Sangam Arts / Mosaic - Community Resources
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance - Preventing Discrimination
Family + Child Resources
Avenidas Without Walls - Available Programs + Resources
Grail Family Services - Service Update
PACE - Resources for Individuals and Families impacted by Autism
Somos Mayfair - Resources for Individuals + Families
Universal Access Pilot - Resources for Children + Families
Uplift Family Services - Updates + Protocols
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Santa Clara County - Resources + Support
North East Medical Services - Berryessa Clinic + Service Updates
ImmigrantInfo.org - Multilingual Resources for Immigrants and Refugees
Bay Area Legal Aid / Disaster Legal Services - Legal Resources
Justice At Last - Legal Resources for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley - Legal Resources
Pro Bono Project - Legal Resources
Yu-Ai Kai - Senior Services Update
California Youth Outreach - Facebook Page
Continuing Development Inc. / Child Development Centers - Status of Open Centers
Juntos Contra COVID-19 - Recursos en Español
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