Nonprofits, Community & Faith-Based Organizations

Oakland County Faith-Based Organizations | Toolkits - This page offers fact sheets, guidelines on how to best prepare your congregation, social media tools and more. 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders - The CDC provides helpful checklists, guidance for congregational communication, and community planning tools for leaders. 

United Way SEM Covid19 Help - United Way offers information and resources for nonprofits, community organizations, families, children and more.

Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19 - The Council of Nonprofits has created a resource toolkit to help nonprofits navigate the new legislation, cash flow, state policies and more. 

Kresge Foundation Guide to Accessing Capital - The Kresge Foundation has developed a guide to help nonprofits and foundations understand what type of funding is available for their organizations and how to apply.

The Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives - The Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives (Partnership Center) leads the Health and Human Services department's efforts to build and support partnerships with faith-based and community organizations in order to better serve individuals, families and communities in need. Their website offers toolkits and valuable resources for faith-based organizations to navigate COVID-19. 

Mental Health First Aid Training - Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Faith and spiritual communities have diverse views on mental health and substance use as it relates to their belief systems. Mental Health First Aid educates faith leaders and communities about common mental health and substance use challenges, as well as an action plan to help faith populations. Virtual courses are now available.

Compassion In Action: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Partnership Center released a guide for faith communities serving people experiencing mental illness and their caregivers, to provide a starting point and outline recommended first steps to address mental illness for those in their congregation and community.