Local nonprofits receive $26.3M in COVID aid

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 11, 2020 1:58 PM CT | Published: September 11, 2020 1:57 PM CT

Ninety-eight local organizations that have responded to the coronavirus pandemic are receiving a total of $26.3 million in reimbursement grant funding.

The United Way of the Mid-South reviewed 230 applications and made recommendations to the state’s Department of Human Services. As a grant administrator, the organization is responsible for outreach, marketing, reporting and monitoring spending of approved programs.

The $26.3 million was a part of $150 million awarded statewide to 656 nonprofits through the Tennessee Community CARES Program.

Award amounts range from $25,000 to $2 million.

A full list of grantees can be found here.


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