Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund to award $275,000 in grants to help nonprofits responding to COVID-19

The Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund will award $25,000 grants to 11 nonprofit institutions for their COVID-19 response efforts, Mayor Eric Johnson announced Wednesday.

The organizations receiving shares of the total of $275,000 in grants were selected by the Fund’s advisory committee based on six priority areas identified by Mayor Johnson. Those areas were:

Public safety and domestic violence services Workforce development and childcare for working families Homelessness services Relief for small businesses and residents in need Equity in educational access Assistance for families experiencing food insecurity

“COVID-19 has affected seemingly every aspect of our lives. It has exacerbated existing inequities and threatened the health, safety and welfare of our city’s families,” Mayor Johnson said. “These 11 organizations are providing much-needed services as Dallas families recover and rebuild from this devastating pandemic. I am grateful to the donors who made these grants possible as we help our communities overcome the difficult


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