COVID-19 Donations & Investments from Billionaires

COVID-19, aka the "Coronavirus" is a pandemic currently spreading throughout the globe.

Total contributed: $1.8 billion

Medical Resources for Covid-19

The foundation run by renowned businessman Carlos Slim has announced that it will donate 1 billion pesos (US $41 million) for medical resources and public health education to help mitigate the spre... read more

$41 milliondonated 4 months ago via The Carlos Slim Foundation

Andhra Pradesh CM Relief Fund

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy thanked Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited for donating Rs. 5 Crore towards CM Relief Fund to combat... read more

~$659kdonated 4 months ago via Reliance Foundation

COVID-19 Testing Cartridges

Supports purchasing of testing cartridges to build COVID-19 testing capacity in Saint Lucia, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica,St. Kitts and Nevis, and Antigua and Barbuda. This gra... read more

$26.7kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Total Community Action

"In partnership with the New Orleans Mayor's Office of Community and Economic Development, to support rental assistance for economically vulnerable Orleans Parish residents impacted by the pandemic... read more

$167kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

COVID-19 Funding Round II

"We have a responsibility to meet this global crisis with global solidarity. In addition to contributing to the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines, these funds will support effo... read more

$150 milliondonated 4 months ago via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Covenant House in New Orleans

"To support shelter, food, clothing, counseling & medicine for homeless, at-risk & trafficked youth, many of whom are jobless at the moment. Funds will support six-months of shelter, food, medical ... read more

$167kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana

Will support food sourcing and storage, non-touch distribution & delivery services & supplemental staff due to a decrease in volunteers. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation... read more

$333kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Supports COVID-19 response efforts in the hardest to reach & most vulnerable areas of the world. Funds will go towards COVID-19 case management, training, set-up of ICU, hospital beds, isolation un... read more

$333kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Hispanic Federation Non-Profit Emergency Assistance Fund of Puerto Rico

Supports health clinics in Puerto Rico. Funds will go towards triage shelters, supplies & personal protective equipment (PPE) for a network of over 20 clinics across Puerto Rico. Total Grant: $500... read more

$167kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Give Directly

"Supporting cash transfers to low income families in the mainland US as well as in Puerto Rico. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation."

$333kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Masks For The People

Provides free masks, hand sanitizer and testing kits for the incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, violence interrupters, elderly in our community, and most vulnerable black and brown loved ones in ... read more

$1 milliondonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

Direct Relief - "Team Love"

Support Direct Relief's emergency response to COVID-19. Supports healthcare Orgs and professionals who care for medically underserved communities

$2 milliondonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

300 Million Masks for Japan

SoftBank Group Corp CEO Masayoshi Son said he has secured a monthly supply of 300 million face masks for Japan after reaching a deal with Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD Co Ltd, which has also s... read more

~$300 milliondonated 4 months ago via SoftBank Group

Telangana CM Relief Fund

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Reliance Foundation have contributed Rs five crore to the Telangana Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) to support the COVID-19 relief efforts cause of the state.

~$659kdonated 4 months ago via Reliance Foundation

Mayor's Fund LA

Helping domestic violence victims in LA as a result of the COVID-19 Safer @ Home Order (together with Clara Lionel Foundation total grant - $4.2M)

$2.1 milliondonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

COVID-19 Supplies for France

LVMH to Donate 261 Ventilators to Aid France’s Virus Fight.

~10.4 million USDdonated 4 months ago via LVMH Foundation

50 Million Masks for NYC

Salesforce has delivered 10 trucks of PPE today to NYC ⁦ @javitscenter to enable our critical first responders to protect themselves during this crisis. Thank you to the doctors, nurses, police, a... read more

~$40 milliondonated 4 months ago via Salesforce.org

Start Small Fund

"I’m moving $1B of my Square equity (~28% of my wealth) to #startsmall LLC to fund global COVID-19 relief. After we disarm this pandemic, the focus will shift to girl’s health and education, and UB... read more

$1 billiondonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

FastGrants.org Donation

Science funding mechanisms are too slow in normal times and may be much too slow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fast Grants are an effort to correct this. If you are a scientist at an academic inst... read more

Unknown amount was donated 4 months ago

Meghalaya's CM Relief Fund

Reliance Foundation donated Rs 1 crore to the Meghalaya Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to combat COVID19.

~$173.8kdonated 4 months ago via Reliance Foundation

New York Presbyterian Hospital

TenCent's Global Anti-Pandemic Fund donated 75,000 surgical mask to New York Presbyterian Hospital, along with a pledge to donate to Stanford Healthcare in Palo Alto, California, and ventilators to... read more

~$100kdonated 4 months ago via Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Lombardy, Italy

TenCent's Global Anti-Pandemic Fund donated 40,000 surgical masks to Lombardy, Italy, 300,000 to Barcelona, Spain, 100,000 to the United Kingdom, and 500,000 to various countries in Asia.

~$1 milliondonated 4 months ago via Tencent Holdings Ltd.

United Way COVID-19 Response Fund

"On behalf of the Ingram family, our businesses and Nashville Soccer Club, we believe we have greater impact when we work together," said Ingram Industries Chairman and majority owner of Nashville ... read more

$100kdonated 4 months ago via Ingram Charities

America's Food Fund

Funds to coordinate, mobilize, and distribute meals to those impacted by COVID-19.

$100kdonated 4 months ago via Start Small Fund

GoFundMe

America’s Food Fund was launched by Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Apple, along with the Ford Foundation. With the increasing rate of food insecurity in the US, their mission is to hel... read more

~3 million USDdonated 4 months ago via Emerson Collective

COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator

The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation are committing $20 million to the global COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard to identif... read more

20 million USDdonated 4 months ago via Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

Molex

Koch Industry's Molex is transforming its production line to help produce Sense's Biodetection new COVID-19 test that produces result in less than 10 minutes.

~$10 millioninvested 4 months ago via Koch Industries

PM CARES Fund

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) today announced a donation of Rs. 500 crore to PM CARES Fund in response to the call by the Prime Minister to support the nation’s fight against the Corona virus onslaught.

~66 million USDdonated 4 months ago via Reliance Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

$25 milliondonated 4 months ago via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

COVID-19 Supply Chain

Koch Industries's Georgia-Pacific is working hard to keep supply chain in place to provide paper products during the crisis. It also recently donated thousands of masks to hospitals in Georgia, Ala... read more

~$10 milliondonated 4 months ago via Koch Industries

University of Washington Medical Center

Dr. Paul Ramsey, UW Medicine’s chief executive says that it will be used to test at the speed and scale required to save lives.

~10 million USDdonated 4 months ago via Ballmer Group

COVID Relief

Ballmer Group pledge $15 million to help communities in Seattle, Southeast Michigan, and Los Angeles for COVID-19 relief.

~$15 milliondonated 4 months ago via Ballmer Group

COVID-19 Treatment

The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator is aimed at accelerating and evaluating new and repurposed drugs to treat patients with COVID-19. The Accelerator brings together resources and expertise to lo... read more

$25 milliondonated 4 months ago via Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

COVID-19 Treatment Research

Bloomberg Philanthropies, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Johns Hopkins University announced today a joint effort to fund research into the potential therapeutic uses of COVID-19 convalescent pla... read more

~$3 milliondonated 4 months ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund

The fund will support New York City-based small and mid-size social services and arts and cultural nonprofit organizations that have been affected by the current coronavirus crisis. The new fund – ... read more

~$30 milliondonated 4 months ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

COVID-19 Masks for NYC

Andrew Cuomo mentioned in a tweet: "@SoftBank donated 1.4 million critically needed N-95 masks to us. New York State thanks you. We are so grateful for this PPE that protects our healthcare workers."

~$1.4 milliondonated 4 months ago via SoftBank Group

COVID-19 Medical, Childcare, and Food relief

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barbara and Ray Dalio and Dalio Philanthropies today announced a $4 million donation in support of medical care and food for those who are most stressed and ca... read more

$4 milliondonated 4 months ago via Dalio Philanthropies

Gujarat CM Relief Fund

Mukesh Ambani donates approx. RS 5 Core, or $658,674.70 USD. to the Gujarat CM Relief-Fund via Reliance Industries's Covid-19 Response Program.

~658.7k USDdonated 5 months ago via Reliance Foundation

Maharashtra CM Relief Fund

Mukesh Ambani donates approx. RS 5 Core, or $658,674.70 USD. to the Maharashtra CM Relief-Fund via Reliance Industries's Covid-19 Response Program.

~658.7k USDdonated 5 months ago via Reliance Foundation

COVID-19 Supplies for France

LVMH announced that it will order 40 million masks from a Chinese supplier to aid the French medical system.

~40 million USDdonated 5 months ago via LVMH Foundation
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