New York City is reopening. Organizations may start or expand operations.
The health and safety of volunteers must remain a priority. All volunteers and organizations accepting volunteers must follow current health guidelines. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit NYC.gov/coronavirus.
If any of the following conditions apply to you, stay home and DO NOT SIGN UP to volunteer:
Older adults and New Yorkers with underlying health conditions who have been vaccinated can consider resuming volunteering activities; however, medium and large-group gatherings should still be avoided.
Human services nonprofit organizations deliver vital services to New York City's communities, including the city's most vulnerable populations. Their partnership with the City of New York is essential, especially during this challenging time of COVID-19. Guidance and answers to questions about nonprofit operations, business continuity and programming during these critical days are available on the City of New York's online resource for nonprofit organizations.
COVID-19 has dramatically changed our lives. All New Yorkers deserve to celebrate, honor, and memorialize their loved ones. Get funeral & burial guidance from the City of New York.
Visit NYC.gov/nonprofits to learn about funding opportunities through the City of New York.
FEMA helps state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and certain types of private nonprofit organizations respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies. Learn more
Businesses and nonprofit organizations with 500 or fewer employees are eligible for 2-year loans at 1% interest that does not have to be paid back.
The loan is designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.
Ask your business's bank if they offer the federal SBA Paycheck Protection Program:
Last updated: March 27, 2021