A directory of fundraisers for Louisville bars, venues, restaurants, and service businesses that can use our help to support their staff during the state-mandated shutdown. A work-in-progress.Suggest an addition →
Featured: COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO
Donations support WHO’s work to track and understand the spread of the virus; to ensure patients get the care they need and frontline workers get essential supplies and information; and to accelerate efforts to develop vaccines, tests, and treatments.
- US Bartenders Guild Grant
Grant program for bartenders, the spouses or children of a bartenders
- Restaurant Opportunities Centers United grants
In this time of crisis, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United is providing resources and financial assistance to restaurant workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis.
- Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation
Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation relief fund
- Beard Foundation relief fund
The James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund
- One Louisville Response Fund
A coalition of government and philanthropy has joined together to create the One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to households, businesses, and community-based organizations (nonprofit organizations) working at the frontlines of the Louisville-area coronavirus outbreak.
- Lee Initiative Relief Program
From Chef Ed Lee and Maker's Mark. Details "coming soon."
- Rye Family Meal Sign Up
The teams at Rye & Galaxie are offering free to-go meals to service-industry workers who have lost their pay over the closure of restaurants and bars.
- Rye Family Meal Go Fund Me
Donation form for Rye Family Meal
- C-J: Here's how to support restaurants
CJ on how to support a few local restaurants
- Keep Louisville Restaurants Strong
Catalogue of who's open/closed, doing takeout, and selling gift cards
Bars & Events
- Beers With Beshear Tees
From Four Pegs. All money raised will go to Apron, Inc to support service industry workers.
- SBA Disaster Assistance
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).