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COVID-19 Guidance: Recovery & Resilience

For the duration of the outbreak, you can reference this page for important information and updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery. We will periodically be adding to and reorganizing these resources; last reorganization occurred May 27.

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Living Resources

The documents at these links will be continually updated as new resources become available.

Reopening / Find links to information for reopening your business operations legally and safely, including GCN’s own articles, webinar replays, and tools.  

Funding & aid / Outbreak-related financial relief, grants, loans, in-kind support, and other support opportunities available for nonprofits, plus our monthly Funding & Resource Opportunities roundup.

GCN Guidance

Resiliency planning / Find out about the principles and practice of resiliency planning, the best way to prepare your organization for the new economic and social realities we face, and how to apply for a place in the Nonprofit Consulting Group’s Resiliency Planning Working Groups. (More details coming soon!)

Scenario Planning Tool / GCN’s team of consultants are sharing their trusted tool for working through any scenario facing your nonprofits.

Webinars & replays / Webinars for responding, adapting, and building reslience are ongoing and ready to revisit.
• Replays: Check our new our new YouTube page.
• Upcoming webinars and other online events: Visit our calendar.

Legacy resources / Our COVID-19 response documents will be updated as need warrants.
Operations & response: The basics for all organizations and nonprofit departments
Service & subsector: Resources specific to particular services or cause area
CARES Act guide: How you can benefit, where to apply, and more.
Unemployment filing FAQ: What to know about the Georgia DOL’s filing rules regarding COVID-19-related unemployment.

Suggestions for updates? Questions or concerns? Please email us.


Important Updates

May 27 / The CDC's "live stakeholder calls," featuring reopening guidance for specific types of businesses, are now available on their YouTube page. Direct links:

May 20 / The PPP Loan Forgiveness Application is now available. For help, view our webinar on PPP documentation requirements, presented by Mauldin & Jenkins.

May 15 / Over $6 million in additional CARES funding has been allocated to Georgia for FEMA's Emegency Food and Shelter Funding Program. Application contacts and deadlines vary by county: Find yours here.

May 1 / State agencies have been told to plan for a 14% reduction in spending for FY2021, including those previously exempt from cuts. Learn more about the State budget, and what we can do.

Nonprofit University (NU) courses will be offered online until further notice due to Covid 19.

GCN is actively monitoring information from the CDC and health department, and we understand that the situation is fluid. We plan to post updates and be in contact with any changes regarding rescheduling or moving additional classes to remote sessions. 

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