COVID Relief Fund Supports Grantee Operations & Innovations
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Walton Family Foundation created a relief fund to help grantees and communities manage the crisis. An evaluation reveals the challenges of grantmaking during the crisis — and how grantees rose to the occasion.
What we’ve learned about managing polarities in crisis grantmaking
June 21, 2022
Following a successful mask-making push, INTERFORM expands into small-batch production
June 23, 2022
When COVID-19 forced The Pontchartrain Conservancy to pause its fieldwork, the organization used the moment to refresh its operations
"We have learned it is possible – even desirable – to be both fast and slow, responsive and strategic, and to act urgently but also deliberately during a crisis."
Matthew Carr and Johanna Morariu, Strategy, Learning & Evaluation Department, Walton Family Foundation
July 6, 2021Schools used emergency funds to help relieve the challenges of remote learning during the pandemic
May 20, 2021In Florida, Toni and Uli Frallicciardi fuel their students' passion for academics and action sports
March 4, 2021A homeschool co-op in Atlanta provides a safe space for students - and relief for parents
May 12, 2022In North Carolina, one school district is reaching vulnerable students with personalized support