The rapid global spread of the COVID-19 has demonstrated that no matter how successful America is at fighting this pandemic here at home, we will never stop this threat unless we’re also fighting it around the world. Return to COVID-19 Resource Center.

From the U.S. business community to the NGO community, members of the USGLC are working on the frontlines to stop the spread of COVID-19 around the world and address the humanitarian consequences of this global pandemic. To submit updates, please contact Dana Bruce.

Abbott Laboratories has unveiled a coronavirus test that can tell if someone is infected in as little as five minutes. The small size and portability of the test allows it to be used in almost any health-care setting. Abbott is also donating more than $4.4 million in diagnostics, nutrition products and funding to fight COVID-19.

Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger’s programs and teams in over 40 countries worldwide have been actively working to contain the spread of the virus while continuing to respond to ongoing crises. In addition to providing direct support to affected people, they have also been building more resilient health, food, and social protection systems.

ADRA International
ADRA international has partnered with the Seventh Day Adventist Church to support 422 projects in 96 countries to respond to COVID-19. ADRA has also joined forces with other partner organizations to continue to deliver medical supplies and other resources to hospitals and healthcare facilities to assist affected communities. In its next COVID-19 response phase, ADRA will expand its relief efforts to more than 31 additional projects.

American Heart Association
American Heart Association is committing $2.5 million for fast-tracked heart and brain focused scientific research of COVID-19.

Amgen is donating $12.5 million to support U.S. and global relief efforts. The funds will be used to support emergency response efforts in Amgen’s U.S. and international communities, patient-focused organizations that are mounting their own response efforts, and international relief efforts by Direct Relief and International Medical Corps.

BD has donated a total of $1.1 million to respond to COVID-19. Earlier this year, BD funded relief efforts in China and is deploying new funding through six non-profit partners to support health care workers in the United States, Europe, Latin America and China.

This year, Boeing has raised more than $33 million to charitable causes worldwide.

Books for Africa
BFA has continued its mission of providing schoolbooks to students across Africa throughout the pandemic, with a heightened emphasis on the provision of medical resource books.

CARE International
CARE provides training for health workers, strengthens hygiene measures, and also distributes drinking water, food, medication, disinfectants, and medical protective equipment. CARE has established emergency aid plans in 75 of the 100 countries of operation, and $37 million of its budget has been reallocated to COVID-19 response.

Cardno Emerging Markets
As part of the MasterCard COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Program, Cardno has partnered with the Grassroots Business Fund to implement a $6 million loan facility in Kenya. This program will provide relief to micro, small, and medium enterprises.

Catholic Relief Services
To date, Catholic Relief Services has reached 10.2 million people across 46 countries with a range of vital and lifesaving assistance. CRS is prioritizing efforts for prevention and awareness, hygiene, strengthened health systems, food security, and livelihoods. CRS continues to design and implement both emergency and development programming worldwide while incorporating COVID-19 preventive measures into existing programs.

Cargill has given over $35 million in global COVID-relief, with food security aid reaching 1 million people in Central and South America as well as funding for hospitals across Indonesia. Additionally, Cargill has donated $288,321 to the Chinese Red Cross and the company will also supply several hundred thousand face masks.

Chevron Corporation provided a $300,000 contribution from the Chevron Global Community Fund to Give2Asia, for work with the China Women’s Development Foundation. Chevron has donated over $12 million to humanitarian efforts to address COVID-19, including funding for education and medical support. Of this $12 million, $1.2 million went to supporting health services in Western Australia and $2.3 million to the provision of medical equipment in Kazakhstan.

ChildFund International
ChildFund has launched a COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan which aims to provide $56 million in aid for emergency response. The Response Plan hopes to impact the recovery of 6.3 million children and their families from the pandemic

Citi and the Citi Foundation have committed more than $100 million in support of COVID-19 related community relief and economic recovery efforts globally. This includes more than $35 million in new funding, adding to the previously announced $65 million in grants and charitable contributions to ongoing relief and support for longer-term economic recovery in communities impacted by the global pandemic. These contributions include $2 million from Citi employees through a donation matching program.

Coca Cola
The Coca-Cola Foundation is providing extra humanitarian and disaster relief funding to over 100 organizations and communities in the U.S. and abroad. Total grant funding to local organizations and vulnerable communities is over $55 million to date. Recipients include the UNDP, the Red Cross, the United Way, the Boys and Girls Club of America, MedShare International and CARE. Additionally, Coca-Cola Philippines is redirecting almost $3 million earmarked for advertising to assistance for frontline workers and affected communities.

CollaborateUP has hosted a series of virtual roundtable discussions to promote collaboration in addressing the COVID-19 crisis.

Conservation International
Conservation International is partnering with the BrazilFoundation to raise $1 million for humanitarian relief to support communities in the Brazilian Amazon who have been most affected by the pandemic.

Counterpart International
In response to the global pandemic, Counterpart International has prioritized the dissemination of community-based public health information. Counterpart International’s efforts have included the following: Facilitating multi-stakeholder coordination, countering the spread of disinformation through inclusive outreach and messaging, strengthening community-based training and capacity building of WASH systems and community health workers, reinforcing supply chain management, combatting food insecurity, generating economic support, and both monitoring and building government capacity to handle the COVID-19 response.

In addition to its frontline work on global health and safety net responses, DAI is deploying a range of development services to assist governments and international donors in the fight against COVID-19. In Egypt, for example, DAI is working through the USAID Macro-Economic Stabilization and Reform Project to help relevant ministries address the economic impact of COVID-19. In Somalia, DAI’s EU Somalia Technical Assistance Facility is advising the European Union and other donors on practical responses to COVID-19 through a shock-responsive social assistance system.

In response to the spread of coronavirus around the world, Deloitte has developed an accelerator designed to enable health care organizations to digitally triage, monitor and remotely manage treatment of coronavirus patients and quarantined persons. Deloitte has also committed more than $12.5 million in investments in the form of direct monetary donations, medical equipment, and pro bono project work. These efforts are targeted at helping frontline healthcare workers, supporting the millions of students globally who are out of school, and providing communities in need with donations and volunteers.

DuPont is donating equipment and protective clothing to most affected areas throughout China through the China Red Cross Foundation. DuPont has also donated probiotic products to citizens.

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) has been working to compile a vast catalogue of Interactive Audio Instruction programs and develop guidance for usage so that they can be repurposed for broadcast, with minimal investment, to rapidly provide education to children in a number of countries while schools are closed.

Eleanor Crook Foundation
The Eleanor Crook Foundation has partnered with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation to mobilize $100 million in support through private sector investments to address the impacts of COVID-19 on food security and malnutrition.

In response to the pandemic, Exxon Mobil is supporting COVID-19 initiatives and projects around the world, including in China, Italy, Papa New Guinea, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Argentina, and South Africa. In China, Exxon Mobile donated $200,000 to the China Charity Federation, provided 42,000 medical masks and 4,300 protective suits as well as lubricants to support the construction of hospitals and ambulances. Moreover, ExxonMobil Nigeria made a $100,000 donation for government-run health centers to purchase COVID-19 test kits, ventilators, and hospital beds.

As part of their “Delivering for Good” initiative, FedEx has made more than 7,000 humanitarian aid shipments globally. This includes food aid, medical equipment, and blood donations.

Feed the Children
Feed the Children is working all over the world to combat food insecurity, which has only been exacerbated by COVID-19. In El Salvador, they partnered with Convoy of Hope to provide emergency food distribution to 1,184 families to support children who are out of school and not receiving meals. In the Philippines, Feed the Children partnered with 4Life Philippines, Teleperformance, and Korea Hope Foundation to provide food packs to 4,140 households. Additionally, in Kenya, Feed the Children has worked to install handwashing stations.

FHI 360
FHI has developed social and behavior change strategies in 35 countries to mitigate the spread of disease, has worked to improve worksite and market safety in Asia, and has utilized their product quality and compliance team to assure the safety of their technical assistance specifically related to medical distribution. They are reframing their hygiene promotion to focus on improving WASH practices through behavior-centered programming. FHI has also increased its focus on disease detection, health system strengthening, mapping policy and legal landscape in relation to the Global Health Security Agenda Action Packages, as well as support to education systems and civil society.

Food for the Hungry
Food for the Hungry is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthening promotion of health and hygiene practices in all areas of operation so communities can remain healthy and virus-free. FH programs also enable community leaders to quickly mobilize and respond to threats or hazards, such as disaster or disease.

Friends of the Global Fight
To fight COVID-19, the Global Fund created a new mechanism to channel donor resources. Resources channeled through the emergency response fund will go towards preparedness assessments, laboratory testing, surveillance infrastructure, infection control in health facilities and public information campaigns, among other activities. The Global Fund’s Board approved $500 million for the new funding stream. This follows an initial allotment of up to $500 million that the Global Fund made available to grant implementing countries in early March. Projects sponsored by the Global Fund to combat the pandemic are in place in 96 countries.

Gates Foundation
To support the global response to COVID-19, the Gates Foundation has committed $1.75 billion. This includes $680 million in newly allocated funding to help slow transmission, support responses in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and to fund the development and procurement of tests and vaccines, support social and economic recovery efforts, and a new focus for 2021 to ensure the equitable and timely delivery of proven interventions. The $1.75 billion also includes up to $750 million in guarantees, forgivable loans, and other financing from the Foundation’s Strategic Investment Fund, which uses financial tools other than grants to help address market challenges and stimulate private sector innovation. More than $315 million from other programs where grantees were uniquely positioned to leverage existing work and expertise to support the COVID-19 response directly, while continuing to support existing priorities.

Gavi is making funding available immediately for lower-income countries to respond to the crisis and allowing qualified countries to reallocate portions of existing grants to respond to COVID-19. This will allow countries to fill critical health gaps whilst they wait for specific funds being allocated by the global community for the COVID-19 response. Gavi also joined the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, a global collaboration of global health organizations in an unprecedented effort to accelerate the development, production, and equitable access to new COVID-19 technologies. The group will seek to implement innovative diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines at record speed and at record scale in a bid to defeat COVID-19.

The GE Foundation has pledged $1 million to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund with the UN Foundation.

Global Communities
Global Communities is pivoting its existing interventions to respond to COVID-19 in Iraq, Sri Lanka, Syria, Brazil, Argentina, Rwanda, the DRC, Honduras, Sri Lanka, Ghana and Yemen.

Global Health Council
The Global Health Council led a series of virtual town halls titled “COVID Conversations.” They have also launched three separate funds to respond to the outbreak. The GHC COVID-19 response fund is led by GHC, but they have also launched the Solidarity Response Fund to support WHO efforts and the Global Impact Coronavirus Outbreak Fund as part of their partnership with Global Impact’s Charity Alliance.

Global Impact
Global Impact’s Charity Alliance partners launched a COVID Response fund. To help organizations navigate international funding, Global Impact has also released the “COVID-19 Regulatory and Response Matrix,” which tracks response in 138 countries across the globe.

Global Innovation Fund
The Global Innovation Fund supported the COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs in partnership with the World Economic Forum. GIF also committed $140,000 to increase public health messaging in Cambodia and the Philippines and launched Behavioral Insight Teams to combat the pandemic through behavioral change in Indonesia.

Google is matching up to $10.5 million in donations to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (through the UN Foundation). The fund will help the WHO track and understand the spread of the virus and help frontline workers with essential supplies and information. To date, COVID-19 public service announcements are live in more than 15 countries. Google has also committed to providing $100 million and technical expertise to the global COVID-19 response, supporting efforts on health and science, economic relief and recovery, and distance learning.

International Center for Research on Women
The ICRW has launched a COVID-19 Relief campaign to support women and girls across the globe who have been impacted by the pandemic.

International Youth Foundation
The IYF has launched a lobal Youth Resiliency Fund, which supports youth-led ventures around the world to address the pandemic. Supported projects focus on closing health gaps, ensuring access to education and reliable information, unlocking pathways to livelihoods, and protecting human rights.

Islamic Relief USA
IRUSA has responded to the global pandemic with $10 million in COVID relief across 33 countries.

Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson has contributed $1 million for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to support WHO’s work to prevent, detect and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, JNJ has provided $1 million for the CDC Foundation’s ALL OF US Campaign, donated $3 million to the International Federation of the Red Cross, and additional J&J employee contributions will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to another $1 million. JNJ is also scaling up capacity around the world to assist in the rapid production of a potential vaccine and will enable the supply of more than one billion doses of a safe and effective vaccine globally.

Lockheed Martin Company
Lockheed Martin Company advanced more than $50 million to small- and medium-sized business partners in their supply chain to ensure they have the financial means to continue to operate, sustain jobs, and support the economy. Lockheed Martin Company will donate $10 million to non-profit organizations involved in COVID-19 related relief and assistance, with emphasis on veterans and military families.

Mars, INC committed $26 million to global COVID-19 relief, including $5 million to CARE, $2 million to the World Food Programme, and $1 million to the Humane Society International.

MasterCard contributed $25 million to establish the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome to speed the development of and access to therapies. MasterCard’s total public and private donor funding has reached close to $300 million. Additionally, the MasterCard foundation contributed $10 million in emergency grants, as well as $10 million to to promote initiatives that use data science to drive economic recovery globally.

The USAID Bureau for Global Health awarded ME&A a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract in May to provide evaluation, assessment, and learning support for health-related projects and activities, which includes COVID-19 as part of a broader portfolio. Moreover, ME&A is assisting USAID with COVID-19 management through activities under separate contracts in Bangladesh, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Tanzania.

Meijer launched a hunger relief campaign in response to COVID-19 and has also donated $4 million to the United Way to support COVID-19 relief.

Merck has committed to more than $30 million to COVID-19 relief projects across the globe and has also committed $3 million to support maternal health challenges intensified by the pandemic. Additionally, Merck contributed $225,000 to Direct Relief, Project HOPE and Give2Asia, to help provide much-needed supplies to China, as well as aid for frontline health workers and hospitals. The company also donated nearly $145,000 to the Chinese Red Cross Foundation to support their response efforts.

Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is fundraising $25 million for a COVID-19 Resilience Fund to protect the most vulnerable and at risk against COVID-19, meet the immediate needs of families and communities, and help the world’s most vulnerable prepare for the economic shock of the virus.

Millennium Water Alliance
To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, MWA’s members are responding with short-term disaster assistance, provision of educational messages, support to governments in developing response strategies, implementation of handwashing facilities, and development of standards and best practices for COVID-19 response efforts.

MSH (Management Sciences for Health)
MSH is working in nine countries with USAID on COVID-19 response, seven through the Medicines, Technologies and Pharmaceutical Services project and two through major bilaterals in Madagascar and Malawi. The program’s COVID-19 approach includes two important strategies: implementing end-to-end infection prevention and control measures in health facilities; and strengthening commodity management to ensure access to a steady supply of medicines, masks, and hygiene products. MSH also works with governments across the globe to strengthen health care systems and currently supports COVID relief efforts in 26 countries.

In response to COVID-19, the NBA launched NBA Together, an international campaign to support, engage and educate youth and families on coronavirus prevention. As part of NBA Together, the NBA is contributing to and helping raise more than $50 million to support people impacted by the coronavirus and community and healthcare organizations providing vital services around the world.

One Acre Fund
One Acre Fund delivered 2.3 million kilograms of free soap in six countries and have committed to providing soap to 1 million farmers. 4,800 field officers are training farmers to protect themselves against COVID-19, building hand-washing stations, and making simple masks. One Acre Fund’s efforts have reached more than 4.5 million households in multiple countries.

Open Society Foundation
Open Society Foundation has committed $200 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in the US and abroad. The new commitment supports work by an array of local partners in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East and North Africa. This follows an initial emergency funding package of $130 million announced in April, bringing the total Open Society investment to combat COVID-19 around the world to $200 million.

Opportunity International
Opportunity International launched a Rapid Response fund to support COVID-19 relief efforts and have hosted a series of webinars also titled “Rapid Response.”

Panagora Group
In response to the pandemic, the Panagora Group is working to support the USAID and the Philippines’ Office of Health with health programming and its COVID-19 response. Additionally, the Panagora Group is supporting USAID and the Government of South Africa’s response to COVID-19 by assisting with funding proposals for response activities, strengthening procurement and supply chain systems, and helping to maintain routine HIV monitoring.

Pathfinder International
Pathfinder International launched a targeted response to help women and girls remain resilient in the face of COVID-19. They are working with governments in 17 countries to promote stronger health and social systems while also maintaining access to sexual and reproductive health services.

PCI is working to respond to coronavirus in 13 countries, including the United States. Teams are helping to ensure the most vulnerable families, who have been hit the hardest during this outbreak, have access to clean water, food, healthcare and resources to prevent further spread of COVID-19. PCI is also prioritizing maternal health, rural development, and countering instances of gender-based violence which have increased since the pandemic began.

The Pfizer Foundation made a commitment of $40 million in medical and charitable cash grants to help combat the global health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. and around the world. Grant funding will be provided to international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and partners like Direct Relief, Project HOPE, International Medical Corps, and others that support direct COVID-19 relief and strengthening longer-term health systems. Additionally, through its Medical Grants Program, Pfizer will provide $5 million in funding to support research that seeks to improve the recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with COVID-19. Pfizer is also co-developing a COVID-19 vaccine, and it has since been approved by the FDA.

P&G is producing WHO-approved and recommended sanitizer and providing it to relief organizations, hospitals and health authorities. P&G chairman, president & CEO David Taylor also recently announced that “work is under way to produce critically needed face masks at nearly a dozen P&G manufacturing sites around the world.” Additionally, P&G’s in-kind support now exceeds $30 million across 20 countries, including partnering with the Lost Food Project to support food security in Malaysia.

Phillip Morris International
To date, PMI has pledged in excess of $24 million to support actions against the pandemic.

PhRMA is coordinating resources to develop a vaccine and treatment for COVID-19. They are also working to expand manufacturing capabilities, increase testing, and provide financial support to treatment developers.

Plan International
Plan International has adapted its current projects to respond to COVID-19. They are prioritizing keeping girls in school through the pandemic, preventing the “shadow pandemic” of sexual abuse and child marriage, and strengthening food security. Plan International also committed to raising over $1.2 million in COVID-19 relief.

Population Services International
Population Services International identified the following priorities in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Promoting non-pharmaceutical interventions that will help stem the outbreak, curbing the spread of false information surrounding the pandemic, expanding their digital footprint to integrate key prevention and self-risk assessment with referral for critical care, supporting health providers and pharmacy staff, assisting ministries of health to establish and strengthen existing emergency operation centers, and building on our current information system capacity to support data capture and reporting from the health care sector.

Project Concern International
Project Concern International has adapted their ongoing projects COVID-19 and are prioritizing countering increased instances of GBV since the pandemic began, as well as promoting maternal health, food security, and rural development.

Rockefeller Foundation
The Rockefeller Foundation has committed to $100 million in COVID-19 relief efforts globally, including $50 million in U.S. response.

Rotary International
In response to COVID-19, Rotary International has launched a variety of efforts to combat the pandemic. For example, Rotary clubs in Italy and China raised funds to purchase ventilators and protective gear for overstretched hospitals while clubs in Nigeria and Pakistan conducted campaigns to raise awareness about the threat of the virus.

Save the Children
Save the Children rapidly adapted their existing work to combat the pandemic and prepared for COVID-19 outbreaks countries with weakened health systems, fragile contexts, or limited capacity to respond. To date, their support has reached nearly 10 million children and families across 88 countries. Save the Children also launched Agenda for Action, a project that call on the global community to unite and protect a generation of children, and their Protect A Generation report contains the findings from their global survey of over 25,000 people to find out how their lives have changed and hear about the biggest issues for them.

Sesame Workshop
In response to COVID-19, Sesame Workshop launched the Caring for Each Other initiative featuring brand new content of the Sesame Street Muppets sharing messages of love and kindness, playful learning activities, and virtual play dates launching soon.

Siemens COVID-19 relief fund reached over $18 million and is used to support aid across the global Consortium of more than twenty high-level companies. In partnership with these companies, Siemens is working to build thousands of ventilators.

Syngenta Seedcare created a COVID-19 awareness raising video for agricultural workers that has been adapted into 14 different languages and made in-kind and monetary donations in the countries they operate in around the world.

United Nations Foundation
UNF established a World Health Organization COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund which has raised $235 million so far from the U.S. private sector and grassroots to support WHO’s work to battle COVID-19 internationally. Of this, $164 million has gone to the WHO, $10 million to UNHCR, $10 million to CEPI, $10 million to UNICEF, $20 million to the WFP, and $5 million to UNRWA.

University Research Co.
URC has committed to securing the Global Health Security Agenda by addressing infectious diseases, including COVID-19, by employing a global network of partners that can respond rapidly, coordinate detection of disease and impact mitigation, and help nations prevent and recover from disease outbreaks.

UPS has committed over $6 million in grants, logistics and transportation, and collaboration with more than a dozen relief agencies.

US Fund for UNICEF
US Fund for UNICEF’s multifaceted response to the pandemic has resulted in the following: 73.2 million people reached with soap, water and hygiene supplies; personal protective equipment delivered to health workers, including 104.8 million gloves, 13 million N95 masks, 15,468 oxygen concentrators and 2.7 million COVID-19 diagnostic tests; nearly 4 million children treated for severe acute malnutrition; 2.5 million health workers trained in infection prevention and control; more than 229 million children supported with distance/home-based learning; and almost 66 million children, parents and caregivers provided with community-based mental health and psychosocial support.

The Walmart Foundation has contributed a $5 million grant to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, contributing to the global effort to help countries prevent, detect and respond to the novel coronavirus. In addition, Walmart has committed to $35 million in COVID-19 relief, including in-kind donations. In addition, Walmart has committed to $35 million in COVID-19 relief, including in-kind donations.

Winrock International
As the U.S. government’s largest implementer of counter-trafficking work, Winrock has made the safety and security of migrants a top priority. It has pivoted the work of ongoing projects to concentrate on ensuring that migrants have the food, shelter, and sanitary supplies they need and on amplifying important public health messages to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

World Food Programme
The World Food Programme is budgeting an additional $5 billion to respond to the increased threat of famine posed by COVID-19. WFP continues to address global hunger as exacerbated by the pandemic through the following intervention areas: Prepositioning food, securing supply chains, medical services, nutrition aid, school meal provision, illness prevention, international hub support, and scaling down of biometric IDs. They have also provided $1.15 billion in cash transfers to families and purchased 553,000 metric tons of foods sourced in country.

World Hope International
World Hope International is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by co-developing a unique web-based platform called Get-Support. As a primary responder to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone from 2014 to 2016, World Hope is utilizing its experience to address infectious disease outbreaks and help communities maintain quarantines while still receiving critical resources like clean water, medical assistance, and more.

World Vision
World Vision has contributed more than $47 million in cash assistance and reached over 6 million people with food assistance. In China, World Vision aims to support nearly 1.3 million people to make sure their families have the protective equipment that they need. They have also been working to support medical response and WASH capacity since the start of the pandemic.

1,000 Days
1,000 days continues to advocate for the funding of nutrition in COVID-19 responses, access to paid leave, USAID funding, and health insurance in middle- and low-income communities.