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Emergency Funds for Families Impacted by COVID-19

Apr 10, 2020

Update as of 5/6/20

These funds have been exhausted and are no longer available. You can visit Inspiritus’s COVID-19 Relief Efforts page for more information about their efforts. 

Through our ministry partner Inspiritus, The Diocese of Atlanta has access to emergency funds for families impacted by COVID-19. Financial assistance is available to households that meet eligibility requirements (listed below) in the form of rent/utility assistance, food/household supplies, medical/medication assistance, childcare funding, and tablets for children unable complete at-home schoolwork because of a lack of technology.

Please Note: Only clergy can recommend people for the emergency funds. If you are working with a family or individual experiencing a financial emergency, please print, complete, and scan the referral form. Then email it to for processing.

Eligibility Information:

Clients should be experiencing economic and health-related impacts caused by COVID-19

Clients must reside in one of these counties: Butts, City of Atlanta, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Henry, Fayette, Fulton (South or North), Gwinnett, Paulding, and Rockdale

Clients should fall within one of these categories of assistance:

-Family with young children and children on free/reduced school lunch

-Individual without health insurance, access to sick days or healthcare

-Low wage worker including hospitality, service industry and gig-economy workers

-Vulnerable seniors

-Children/Youth with education/emotional needs

All immigration statuses are eligible