Which expenses qualify for reimbursement?
These are the expenses that are eligible for reimbursement through the Nonprofit Relief & Recovery Grant Program.
- Salaries paid beyond planned/regular payroll, for delivery of services over and above pre-COVID levels to meet increased demand for services or replace lost volunteers (due to COVID)
- Additional salaries paid in excess of normal hours for COVID sanitation; hazard pay; unemployment insurance costs related to the pandemic if those costs are not reimbursed by the federal government
- Salaries to retain employees who DID NOT WORK during required closures or reduced hours
- Expenses reimbursed by other state, federal, or local grants not eligible
- Salaries that were already planned for in the budget (except when the business closed and still paid employees while the didn’t work)
- Supplies needed in excess of pre-COVID levels to meet increased demand for services
- COVID testing; cleaning supplies; air filters; PPE
- Food over and above pre-COVID levels
- For sanitation
- Technology or equipment needed to pivot delivery of services and/or to enable organization to pivot to virtual fundraising needs resulting from COVID (can include website development and upgrades for a virtual fundraising platform)
- Equipment necessary for mitigation/social distancing
- Equipment and tech for client rentals so they can receive academic support, telehealth services, etc.
- Equipment for diversifying services not eligible
- Actual costs of online fundraising events (only establishing the platform and system upgrades for ability is eligible)
- To meet social distancing guidelines
- To meet increased demand for services
- Previously planned expansion or renovation not eligible
Solid Waste Disposal
- Increased costs for disposal of used PPE
- Direct Assistance to Individuals – For rent, mortgage, utility, or basic needs assistance for individuals impacted by COVID, over and above previous year or pre-COVID levels
- Overhead – Rent/mortgage, utilities, etc. prorated for closures or reduced hours
Examples: Leased additional space due to COVID; Costs associated with food distribution over and above pre-COVID levels; transportation costs associated with increased client demand; etc.
- Direct Assistance to Individuals – Rent payments to public housing authorities are NOT eligible
- Revenue replacement is not eligible