COVID-19 Resources

Many sub-fields within the third sector are collecting and posting valuable resources pages related to the pandemic that are useful for researchers in the sector.  ISTR seeks to support our members but will not attempt to replicate or provide links to the huge number of resource pages being developed.  Rather, this page assists third sector scholars by highlighting especially relevant research material and resource pages and organizing it by sub-field and region.  In addition, you can check out our Research/Networking Covid-19 and the Third Sector page.  That site features material produced by ISTR members, and offers a space where you can post ongoing research and engage in dialog with others.  If you know of something we should add to this page, please write a note on our Networking page or email us at mhaddock@istr.org    

Sector-wide 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Civic Research Network. Civil Society and the Coronavirus: Dynamism Despite Disruption, by Saskia Brechenmacher, Thomas Carothers, Richard Youngs. 

Management

Moving Through Loneliness During the Pandemic, Anthony Silard

the risks for NGOs on adopting the approach that we can call "Business as usual". 

NGOs on Coronavirus Mode: The Risks of ‘Business as Usual’, Daniel Diaz Vera

 

Philanthropy

India Development Review (IDR) - How funders can respond during COVID-19 by Ingrid Srinath

WINGS (Worldwide Initiative for Grantmakers Support) Resource Page featuring shared resources and tech support, database/grants maps, emergency funds by country/region, pledges and calls to action, thought leadership and articles. 

African Philanthropy ForumCovid-19 resource page

Community Immunity - Coordinated campaign of the Africa Philanthropy Network, Southern Africa Trust, and Trust Africa to raise awareness and funding to support those living at the margins of society on the African continent.

Candid (formally The Foundation Center), Coronavirus page featuring information on the philanthropic response to the pandemic, including funding opportunities, a funding summary, and news items. 

European Foundation Centre - How are EFC members mitigating the impact of COVID-19? 

Council on Foundations - COVID-19 Resource Hub - a repository of US and global emergency funds & resources

Philab article on four strategies being used by the third-sector in response to the COVID-19 crisis - (French long version) Face au coronavirus, une mobilisation sans précédent des organisations de bienfaisance, (French short versions) Face au virus, l’apport de la philanthropie and Comment aider en temps de crise ou le grand défi de la philanthropie,(In English short version) Philanthropy and the Coronavirus crisis : Making the shift towards a preventive model.

The PhiLanthropic Year COVID-19 Special Edition - in English and French. Special Edition including 24 articles that cover a diversity of angles, perspectives and locations mainly produced by or highlighted by the scientific activities that take place within the Canadian Philanthropy Partnership Research Network (PhiLab).

CIVICUS calls on all donors and intermediaries providing essential support for civil society to adopt similar approaches by offering as much flexibility, certainty, and stability towards grantees and partners as possible.

Giving Tuesday Giving Lab - data and reports on giving worldwide

Law and Regulation 

ICNL and ECNL have collaborated to develop a COVID-19 Civic Freedom Tracker, which monitors government responses to the pandemic that affect civic freedoms and human rights. The tracker is available here: https://www.icnl.org/covid19tracker/

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) article - Coronavirus and Civic Space

Volunteering

CEV, The European Volunteer Centre, has compiled examples of how volunteers and volunteer organisations in Europe are responding and “Volunteering in Solidarity” to meet the needs of vulnerable people during this COVID-19 crisis. Follow #VISCovid19  for individual volunteer stories from these initiatives. Read the examples here.

Social Enterprises/Business Social Impact

Euclid Network: Impact Practitioners & Covid-19: Weathering the Storm

Engage for Good link to recent and ongoing research taking place now in response to the pandemic with a focus on social impact business in the United Stateshttps://engageforgood.com/special-covid-19-social-impact-research/

 

Africa

The Third sector in West Africa - Maimed by COVID-19, by ISTR board member Nana Asantewa Afadzinu, Executive Director , West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)

COVID 19 and responses in Africa, by ISTR board member Bhekinkosi Moyo, Director, Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI), South Africa

COVID-19 and Domestic Violence in Uganda, by ISTR member Dr. Julius Omona, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

African Philanthropy Forum - Covid-19 resource page

Community Immunity - Coordinated campaign of the Africa Philanthropy Network, Southern Africa Trust, and Trust Africa to raise awareness and funding to support those living at the margins of society on the African continent.

East Africa Philanthropy Network data portal: https://phileastafrica.org/

Asia & The Pacific

The COVID-19 Outbreak: A Testing Time for NGOs in BangladeshBy Mokbul Morshed Ahmad, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

 

Philanthropy and the COVID-19 Response in India By Pritha Venkatachalam, Donald Yeh, and Niloufer Memon May 18, 2020, The Bridgespan Group

Report on the Impact of Covid-19 on Nepali Civil Society Organizations, by ISTR Member Dipendra KC

India Development Review (IDR) - How funders can respond during COVID-19 by Ingrid Srinath 

Latin America & The Caribbean

A falsa ideia de "grupo de risco" e o novo coronavírus (The false idea of a "risk group" and the new coronavirus) by ISTR Board Member Mario Aquino Alves, FGV São Paulo School of Business Administration, Brazil. 

Brazil Covid 19 Donations Monitor - Open data promoting philanthropy

GIFE's coordinated response to Covid-19 in the region - data, info graphics, reports, donations monitor

The impact of COVID19 on Indigenous Peoples in the region.  IFIP 

Europe

Unitus Europe Hub launched by EFC, EVPA, NEF, GSG and DAFNE

DAFNE - “COVID-19 and Philanthropy” European Resource Hub

European Foundation Centre - How are EFC members mitigating the impact of COVID-19? 

North America 

Community Foundations Canada - Dealing with COVID-19 as a community foundation

Council on Foundations - COVID-19 Resource Hub - a repository of US and global emergency funds & resources

Candid (formally The Foundation Center), Coronavirus page featuring information on the philanthropic response to the pandemic, including funding opportunities, a funding summary, and news items. 

 

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