The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited Greater Miami’s strength and spirit of caring, community and resilience. In response, The Miami Foundation has mobilized donors, businesses and public leaders to support the nonprofit organizations we all depend on. We are leveraging our unique strengths, relationships, reach and knowledge which spans across philanthropy, the private sector, government and the nonprofit community.
Here are ways you can get involved:
Make a gift: Support the Community Recovery Fund we’ve launched with philanthropic, government and business partners to ensure nonprofits on the front lines — and those that had to pause operations — sustain their capacity to be there for our residents for the long road ahead. Learn more about how we’re leveraging the Fund to make a major impact.
Access resources: We have compiled key resources for donors, residents and nonprofits about relief efforts and opportunities to help in and for Miami-Dade County. We will also collect and share stories of how Greater Miamians are helping each other pull through the health, social and economic toll of COVID-19.
Nonprofits – provide information: We have created a Nonprofit Interest Form to collect detailed information about what organizations face on the ground. Completing the form or sharing the link with eligible nonprofits will help us better-understand where resources are needed and can be most effective. Learn more.
With the support of our generous donors, The Miami Foundation’s Community Recovery Fund addresses the long-term recovery, resilience and financial stability of nonprofits.
The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation at The Miami Foundation contributed $200,000 to The Community Recovery Fund. The investment will support arts and culture organizations impacted by canceled performances and events.
The Little Haiti Small Business Fund, created by Metro 1 Community in partnership with the Foundation, United Way of Miami-Dade, The Black Professionals Network, Branches and Sant La, will award micro-grants to business owners and help them navigate COVID-19 relief loan applications.
Through The Community Recovery Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awarded $200,000 to 17 local arts organizations. The grants aim to help stabilize and provide general support for the organizations to continue operations during the pandemic.