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Relief, Recovery, Rebuild

Supporting your Employees and Grantees

AFN is committed to providing funders the latest up-to-date information and resources to share with employees and grantees in managing their finances during this stressful time.

Protecting Financial Health During the Coronavirus

Protecting Your Credit Score

Working Credit Guidance During COVID-19
Tips on how to protect your credit score during the COVID-19 crisis by Working Credit.

Protecting Your Credit During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Tips on to manage and protect your credit during the pandemic by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Managing Your Debt

Dealing with Debt
Tips to help ease the impact of debt by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

COVID-19 Credit Card and Debt Relief
A compilation of financial and nonfinancial institutions’ websites to find more information on their relief measures by Experian.

Managing Student Loans

What You Need to Know about Student Loans and the Coronavirus Pandemic
Information on how federally-held student loan payments are postponed and interest has been waived and what that means for your loans by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Update based on the CARES Act
An update on federal student loan repayment options, based on the CARES Act passed on March 27, 2020.

Coronavirus and Forbearance Information
Information about student loan repayment from Federal Student Aid.

Protecting Your Housing

Guide to Coronavirus Mortgage Relief Options
Information to help understand your options and where to get help, if you can’t make your mortgage payments by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Community Resources
Interactive map of community organizations working on housing preservation by Just Shelter.

Protecting Your Assets

Beware of Scams Related to the Coronavirus
Tips to recognize and prevent fraud and scams during the coronavirus pandemic Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Managing Money

Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of the Coronavirus
Information and resources on managing your money and protecting yourself financially by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Tips for Financial Caregivers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Tips and resources for financial caregivers who help people who cannot manage their money or property by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Pro Bono Financial Planning
List of volunteer financial planners from the Financial Planning Association who are offering pro bono financial planning services to low-income families.

Managing a Small Business

SBA Disaster Assistance
Information on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s low-interest federal disaster loans for small businesses.

COVID-19 Information and Guidance for Business Owners
A comprehensive resource page of online sources of information and resources for small businesses and social ventures.

A Guide to Helping Small Businesses Navigate and Recover from the COVID-19 Crisis
A common questions and answers guide on the Small Business Administration’s disaster relief program by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

COVID-19 Small Business Resource Hub
A resource hub by Gusto with the most updated news, information, and advice for small businesses.

Managing Your Taxes

Extension of Time to File Your Tax Return
Information from the IRS about deadlines for filing and paying federal income taxes.

Which States Have Delayed Tax Payments or Filings?
List of states that have extended tax filings by the National Taxpayers Union.

Get My Payment – Internal Revenue Service
Check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment

Understanding Your Rights

Employee Paid Leave Rights
Details about the Families First Coronavirus Act that requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for COVID-19 through the end of 2020 by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Accessing Emergency Funds and Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance After a Disaster
Information on emergency financial help from the government.

Support for Workers
Information on emergency assistance for qualifying home care workers from the National Domestic Workers Alliance.

Department of Labor Services by Location
Links to state Department of Labor programs and services, including unemployment benefits.

Coronavirus Resources
Access to government benefits on

Managing Stress

Stress and Coping
Tips on stress and coping from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Don’t Share Misinformation
How to spot—and avoid spreading—misinformation, and identify reliable sources of information by the News Literacy Project.

For our Philanthropic Partners

11 Things Philanthropy can do now in response to COVID-19
Best practices that have been crowdsourced from funders across the country.