SPECIAL NOTE: At this time, IECF is no longer accepting new applications for grants from the IE COVID-19 Resilience Fund. Please continue to check this page for updates.

During the global pandemic, IECF is committed to supporting our nonprofits by providing grants to Inland Empire organizations on the front lines of COVID 19. Specifically, the IE COVID-19 Resilience Fund will direct grants to organizations who are offering relief and direct services to communities deeply stressed by the pandemic. Grants will also aid organizations to be able to continue their operations and support their survival through this crisis.

Organizations providing services in the following categories or that have the following needs are encouraged to apply:

Basic Needs and/or Emergency Services for low income people in the Inland Empire provided by single organizations or coalitions – Up to $20,000

  • Food, shelter, health care, childcare, cash assistance

Capacity Building Assistance to nonprofits for financial management and planning and strategies for long-term financial survival:

  • Technical assistance grants to individual nonprofits for financial management, planning, restructuring, legal, etc. – Up to $5,000
  • Remote work and technology adaptation for a single organization or coalition of groups – Up to $10,000

To be considered for a grant for the IE COVID-19 Resilience Fund at IECF, please review the following guidelines and instructions by downloading the application.

For questions, please contact Celia Cudiamat, SVP of Programs and Community Impact at ccudiamat@iegives.org

Offices Closed

Inland Empire Community Foundation’s offices are temporarily closed and our staff is working remotely. As we continue to adapt to our new work environment, we are committed to serving our donors and the community. All office lines are being forwarded to staff and you can continue to reach us via email. While we are not officially open to the public, we will have a staff person in the Riverside office M-F on a limited schedule. Please call before visiting the office, and for any questions, call us at 951-241-7777 or email us at info@iegives.org