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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
Basana Chhetri June 21, 2022
Following a successful mask-making push, INTERFORM expands into small-batch production
For students without reliable internet during the pandemic, Instruction Partners developed a printable core curriculum for schools
Kristi Trail 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
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This crisis presents a unique moment for philanthropic conversation and collaboration.