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We can all be part of healthy solutions in our community. As we monitor community needs, nonprofit needs, and news from public health officials, the following information may be helpful to you.


United Way of Charlotte County is a sponsor of the Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD). The COAD is a point of entry to assist Charlotte County residents with economic hardships due to COVID-19 and its effects on our daily lives. Funding will be available for rent/mortgage, transportation, utilities, childcare, food, and other needs once and initial screening has been completed. Visit to fill out a pre-screen application today or call 2-1-1 (or 941-205-2161 for TTY, Englewood, and out of area cell phone callers) for information on available community resources.

COAD Youth & Education Task Force: 
Anyone in need of medical attention:
Call your health care provider or contact the Charlotte County Health Department if you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath.
Trusted sources can help us protect ourselves and communities, while preventing the spread of inaccurate or unconfirmed information.


Donors: What is Needed & How to Give

  •  Continue giving, and give unrestricted gifts to nonprofits you trust and to United Way of Charlotte County.
  • The Season of Sharing Fund assists individuals who require one-time assistance with utility, rent, transportation or other needs, allowing them to remain in their homes. You can designate Charlotte County residents when you make a gift.


Additional Resources:

Charlotte County Public Schools

Florida Department of Health

Governor Ron DeSantis Activates Emergence Business Damage Assessment Survey for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Follow Facts; Not Fear Florida Chamber of Commerce

When You Have Questions, Call 211

Florida Department of Health

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Small businesses, private non-profit organizations of any size, small agricultural cooperatives and small aquaculture enterprises that have been financially impacted as a direct result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since Jan. 31, 2020, may qualify for Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and operating expenses which could have been met had the disaster not occurred.

“Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak: Resources to Help Nonprofits” By Margie Fleming Glennon Excellent Resource in The Chronicle of Philanthropy