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Marillac Mission Fund's Response to COVID-19
In this time of concern and uncertainty regarding COVID-19, the board and staff at the Marillac Mission Fund (MMF) are keeping our grantees and the communities they serve on the forefront of our minds and efforts.
Medicaid Expansion UpheldOn July 22, 2021, the voter-approved constitutional amendment providing Medicaid Expansion was unanimously upheld by the Missouri Supreme Court.
Older Adults and the PandemicAs America begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are reminded of the profound impact that the virus and the social isolation that it necessitated had on older adults. The Catholic Health Association recently held a webinar series titled “Old Age- Our Future” to explore this topic and envision new ways of serving older adults.
MMF FY2020 Impact Dashboard
The MMF Impact Dashboard for grants covering the time period of November 2019-April 2021 is now available. Despite the myriad of challenges brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic in FY20, MMF grant-funded agencies demonstrated resolve and resilience as they navigated the unprecedented service environment. Our hope is that this Dashboard reflects some of their triumphs.
Persevering Through Crisis: The State of Nonprofits
Based on a national survey of nonprofit leaders conducted in February 2021, Persevering through Crisis: The State of Nonprofits report from The Center for Effective Philanthropy sheds light on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nonprofits, how funders have stepped up, and how foundations have been more flexible, responsive, and communicative with grantees—but less so with grantee organizations led by women or serving certain communities of color.