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HWC Volunteer Playbook: The Project Guide
A short guide created by our team to help you successfully manage your project and volunteers!
Upcoming Events
July 3
COVID 19 Global Hackathon 2.0 - Social & Mental Health.
Hack on social issues and mental health with mentorship from nonprofits
July 5
COVID 19 Global Hackathon 2.0 - Keynote speaker with Justin Kan, Help With Covid, Deed, 7 Cups
Join us for the hackathon kickoff
Recorded Live Panels
Private Group Office Hours with Sam Altman
Sam does GOH with three HelpWithCovid teams
Lean thinking in a Crisis. Live Panel with Eric Ries
Eric is an entrepreneur and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup. He is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology, which has become a global movement in business, practiced by individuals and companies around the world.
A Global Perspective on Problems Needing Solutions Regarding COVID-19 Response. Live Panel with Ambika Bumb
Ambika is a Health, Science and Technology Advisor focusing on Crisis Management and Strategy
Rethinking Resumes | Creating Impact in the age of Insta-everything
Jaimie Lynn Craig Feliz, Founder of The Hire Standard and Bay Area search and resume guru gives actionable insights and tactics to influence, connect and ultimately be seen as the expert you are.
Sourcing a Volunteer Workforce from TeamBlind’s 3.5MM+ Professionals with Kyum Kim
Tuesday, April 21st 12pm-12:30pm PST
Live panel on Philanthropic Fundraising
Jennifer Pisansky has 10 years of experience in philanthropic fundraising and talks about raising from foundations.
Live panel on How to Scale Volunteers
Glen Moriarty, founder of 7cups on how he manages 320k volunteers.
Live panel on Picking Ideas to Work On
Ivan Gayton, former Head of Mission and Board Member at Doctors without Border, talks about building technology for humanitarian/emergency purposes.
Live panel on How to Sell and Know Your Audience
ClozeLoop Founders, Hilmon Sorey and Cory Bray, talk about understanding your audience and selling to them.
Resources for HWC Projects from our Partners
AWS
HWC Partner
Apply Here

$10,000 in AWS credits for approved projects. Your project must be a corporate entity. Email helpwithcovid@gmail.com

ClozeLoop
HWC Partner
Apply Here

Complete Sales Effectiveness Assessments for three companies we choose. The Sales Effectiveness Assessment is an evaluation of your company’s sales Strategy, Systems, Staff and Skills aligned with short and long-term revenue goals. The assessment provides a prioritized high-impact roadmap, and clear recommendations for growth. $2500 value.

Turtle
HWC Partner
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40 hours of freelance engineering help is available for three companies chosen by the Turtle team. Turtle's developer network is currently specialized to React, React Native, iOS and Android. Based on your project specs and requirements, Turtle will match you with a highly qualified freelance engineer and you'll have full access to the Turtle platform to work together and manage your project. A one hour complimentary product planning session with Turtle's founders will also be available to you.

Blind
HWC Partner
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We are offering promotion at no cost for 4 projects - Support 3 projects with native advertising - Support 1 project with sponsored AMA post

Deals from organizations that want to help out with COVID-19
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COVID-19: Rapid sharing of information (USSD)
Targeting the remote areas of Kenya and people with non-smartphones, our USSD platform allows anyone to dial and "Talk COVID-19" to a health care expert. The end-game: through triage services, we help patients to get the right care, at ... (see more)
Kenya
Created
COVID Automation and Collaboration
Join us for a case study on using Airtable, Slack, & Zapier to organize and automate a growing community. On Wednesday, June 3rd at 10 AM PST, COVID Accelerator member Tom Monks to learn about these great new automation tools. Learn mor... (see more)
Global
Created
MOVADEX - 20% DISCOUNT OF DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
20% discount for app/web design and development, branding, IT consulting www.movadex.com
Global
Created
Free LED lightbulbs for Austin area non-profits/80% rebate for small commercial
We are Levior Energy - a partner of Austin Energy - which manufactures, sells, and installs LED lighting. Austin Energy offers a rebate of up to 80% for retrofitting all indoor lighting to LED for small and medium business. Wanting to d... (see more)
City of Austin/Austin Energy area
Created
ITS Groups - Free video animation production
We produce FREE video animation for companies who work against Covid-19, Getting their Message Heard.
Global
Created
ClozeLoop University
Free Course on ClozeLoop University, the B2B sales training platform.
None
Created
Turtle - free engineering credit
Turtle helps startups build and run freelance engineering teams in a single app. Startups can apply to receive 15 hours of a highly qualified freelance engineer’s time here: www.turtle.dev/covid
Global
Created
JFrog FrogCare
JFROG PROVIDES FREE ACCESS TO WORLD-CLASS DEVOPS TOOLS, SUPPORTING SOFTWARE PROJECTS FIGHTING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). Qualifying projects gain immediate, free access to JFrog cloud solutions, including JFrog Artifactory, JFrog... (see more)
Global
Created
Airtable - Free Airtable Pro plans for COVID-19 mutual aid projects
Over the past week, we’ve been inspired by the community response to COVID-19. From neighborhoods organizing to bring groceries to the elderly and immunocompromised to the groups of volunteers working to capture and distribute accurate ... (see more)
Global
Created
Neighbor Express
Free deliveries from one neighbor to another. Neighbor Express builds technology that powers local government programs to deliver essential items to vulnerable community members.
Global
Created
Can't Stop Us - Toolkit to build COVID-19 support movement
A toolkit to help communities kickstart support movements in response to COVID-19, to empower organizers to inspire an attitude of help and support and provide a structure for creating a movement by sharing tools, insights, successes, and failures.
Global
Created
Fastly - free CDN/ delivery, load balancing, and TLS certs
Fastly's edge cloud platform ensures that your content loads quickly and reduces traffic to your origin server. Learn more here: https://www.fastly.com/products/cdn
Global
Created
COVID Solutions Workshop
10am-1pm PST, Sunday, April 19th COVID Accelerator will have its first COVID solutions design workshop this Sunday APRIL 19, 10am-1pm PST. You'll hear from an inspiring medical expert up front then rapid prototype in small groups.The e... (see more)
Global
Created
80,000 Hours - 200+ opportunities to work on COVID-19, and 60+ places to get funding
A list of opportunities to help the global response to COVID-19. The list focuses on opportunities in research, policy, technology and startups, especially in the US and UK, and includes jobs, volunteering opportunities, and opportuniti... (see more)
Global
Created
Free Bayes acess - probabilistic AutoML platform
We are offering free access to holygrail.ai/bayes to anyone working on COVID related solutions. Compared to google automl: you don't need at least 1000 rows to use it, you can predict multiple outputs, you get uncertainty of the model a... (see more)
Global
Created
passbrains - free survey tool for online studies
For selected projects aiming to defeat the Covid-19 crisis we offer free use of our survey tool for online studies: https://www.passbrains.com/onlinesurveys.html
Global
Created
Fem Patch Co offering feminine health product delivery
Recently there has been reports of tampon and other feminine health shortages. Fem Patch Co has over six months of inventory of eco-friendly products from tampons, menstrual cups, pads, incontinence products and fertility products. Ad... (see more)
Global
Created
Directory of Medical Suppliers
public database of 100,000 medical suppliers and manufacturers
Global
Created
Funding for progressive projects in COVID world
We are looking to fund scalable solutions from diverse, mission-driven teams. We're especially eager to hear from startups that are shifting power, building movements, changing narratives, and sparking civic engagement in the face of th... (see more)
Funding is focused on companies and organizations with impact in the United States.
Created
Replace Income Loss by Podcasting to Supporters on Audtra
Capitalize by speaking to subscribers on the first, voice-based social network + marketplace, empowering anyone to monetize their voice from anywhere. The app helps anyone (inc. brands) record 1s-3h voice posts (i.e. COVID experiences, ... (see more)
Global
Created
Covid19 - Hospital equipment tracker
A team of volunteer employees at EVRYTHNG -the market leading Internet of Things platform for consumer products- led by Joël Vogt, PhD, a machine learning scientist in the Labs team, have developed a hospital equipment tracker using the... (see more)
Global
Created
Webflow - free 3-months subscription and templates
With economic pressures being felt far and wide, we’ve pulled together some resources that we hope can help you and your businesses adapt to this new environment.
global
Created
App Development for Non-Profits and Startups
We are a Software Development and Design firm in Silicon Valley, California. Our specialty is to help Non-Profit organizations as well as early stage startups with building initial websites and mobile apps.
Global
Created
Volunteer Scheduling + Communication Platform
We are an established technology platform that allows volunteers to self-schedule and organizers to be more organized. A powerful communication tool allows you to text (sms) and email specific volunteer segments, as well as send mass me... (see more)
Global
Created
Wanda Maps - free map embeds
Free mapping platform for a directory, database, or WordPress site. This is an alternate solution to Google Maps if you don't want to fight with their API (we already did ;) ). Create map listings with location notes, tags, photos an... (see more)
Global
Created
Strategies to thrive in uncertain times
How are you feeling right now? The Alumni Association of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program from the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to offer free webinars to the world to help manage your well-being during... (see more)
global
Created
Putler - Flat 20% Off on all plans (Monthly, annual, lifetime)
Putler is a unique reporting tools that aggregates data from multiple platforms and gives insights on products, customers, sales and visitors. It provides instant guidance on improving your business, your top selling products, your best... (see more)
Global
Created
Dozuki.com - Visual Training Platform
We make it easy to train fast, reduce quality issues, and implement standardization, helping employees or volunteers do work accurately, every time. View Solution Overview Here: https://www.dozuki.com/hubfs/PDFs/2017_Dozuki_Solution-Overview.pdf
Global
Created
Dashly.io for free or up to 50% discount
Dashly.io provides discounts for every new client until May 1st. Discount depends on your subscription: Monthly — 30% (for the first two months); Yearly — 50% (20% since the second year and forever) We highly appreciate the everyda... (see more)
Global
Created
Lemon.io - connecting crisis-hit startups to top developers
Lemon.io, a platform that matches tech startups with the best software developers, has come up with a way to bridge the gap and help the affected startups to keep fighting in times of uncertainty. The solution is twofold: 1. The pla... (see more)
Global
Created
Team Codesign - free UX help (On hold)
We saw that a lot of people here need help with web/app design. So we decided to offer you what we do best. We will dedicate a resource from our team for 2 hours a day on weekdays and 3 hours a day on weekends for UX/UI tasks. We are... (see more)
Global
Created
Twilio - $500 credits
Twilio has an Impact Access Program for Covid19 projects. You can receive $500 credits and they are reviewing projects on a case by case basis to potentially award more.
Global
Created
Figma - 6 free months Professional plan
If you’re part of a nonprofit using Figma for an initiative related to COVID-19, we’d like to offer you 6 free months of our Figma Professional plan. This plan includes unlimited editors, files, and projects along with all of the Profes... (see more)
Global
Created
COVID-19 Endowment Grants
We’re funding creators working on long-term solutions related to COVID-19. The situation begs immediacy, but we also believe it’s important to think ahead because the fallout will last years and we want to be better prepared for next... (see more)
Global
Created
Boilerplate - turnkey file collection platform (applications, intakes, etc)
Governmental Entities - free trials/ flexible plans for collecting application materials for COVID financial assistance applications, or other electronic file collection needs Medical providers - applicable for patient intake forms ... (see more)
Follows US privacy and compliance rules
Created
BuyMeACoffee.com - 100% to Creators
1000's of COVID-19 initiatives and affected creators are relying on Buy Me A Coffee to accept support & memberships. Today, we’re waiving fees for all creators for the entire month of April. 100% from Donations, Memberships, and Shop wi... (see more)
Global
Created
Pro Bono Business Strategy/Management Consulting for Nonprofits
We are strategy consultants at a leading boutique firm specializing in telecom, media, and technology. Our clients include the largest US wireless and internet companies and investors. We're actively looking for near-term pro bono pr... (see more)
US
Created
Print Conductor and FolderMill for free
fCoder offers document processing software for healthcare organizations for free during the COVID-19 Crisis
Global
Created
Galileo - Free cloud resources for computational research and modeling
Galileo is a tool that makes it easy to deploy computational models to cloud machines and manage models remotely. We're offering our product and some cloud machines for free to folks doing research on Covid-19.
Global
Created
Human API
Use our “No-Touch” electronic health records (EHR) retrieval process to reduce administrative burden and in-person interactions.
Global
Created
Protocol Labs - COVID-19 Open Innovation Grants
Protocol Labs is committing $200,000 to an accelerated grants program supporting open innovation efforts contributing to improved technical solutions around testing, treatment, mitigation, and prevention of COVID-19 and future epidemics... (see more)
Global
Created
Discounted Furnished Apartment Rentals across the US
Kasa living is a furnished apartment rental company (kasa.com) with over 700+ apartments located in 40 cities across 15 states. Our units are available to rent for anywhere from 2-270 days. We would like to offer these units up to Healt... (see more)
Kasa apartments are located in 40 cities across 15 states.
Created
Hexadecimal - website monitoring and status page service
Get a free Hexadecimal account (forever) if you're working on a COVID-19 related project.
Global
Created
JotForm - Coronavirus Responder Program
You’re on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic — but you don’t have to go it alone. We want to extend a helping hand by offering free, unlimited JotForm accounts with HIPAA Plans to eligible first responders, healthcare workers, gov... (see more)
Global
Created
Ably Realtime
We offer reliable, realtime data streaming infrastructure to reduce the operational burden on engineering teams, allowing them to build and scale realtime apps faster and more efficiently. We'd like to offer our Pub/Sub streaming servic... (see more)
Global
Created
FREE Graph Database Hosted on AWS Cloud
TigerGraph’s mission is to help our customers improve the world with deeper insights. We would like to lend a helping hand for this and all other initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of and improving treatment for Coronavirus worldw... (see more)
Global
Created
Free Coronavirus API for close-to-real-time Stats and News data
We are offering the two COVID-19 APIs for free: 1) Stats API: provides near-real-time and historic coronavirus data broken down to country, and state. For U.S. you also get the county-level data. 2) News API: provides near-real-time... (see more)
Global
Created
COVID-19 Zendesk Account Donation Application
Zendesk is launching a program that will donate our tools and services to help organizations that have been impacted by the Coronavirus. If you are a member of a non-profit or community organization that urgently needs a temporary syste... (see more)
Global
Created
Nonprofit.top - Free optimization of Google Grants (Google Ads for nonprofits)
We will do a 100% free audit and optimization of your Google Ads campaigns. Only for nonprofits that already have an active Google Grants account.
Global
Created
Emooter - App for mental well-being at remote work for free (2 months)
Emooter is an (web) app (www.emooter.com) that helps employees and teams/organizations to track and sustain their mental well-being at work. Employees get instant feedback and suggestions to improve their mental state and thus works per... (see more)
Global (in English)
Created
FieldVibe - free Field Service Management App
We want to support organizations that fight the COVID-19 pandemic, offering our advanced field service management app for free for any NGO, public institution or company involved in putting an end to this crisis. FieldVibe improves... (see more)
Global
Created
TrueVault - free HIPAA-compliant data store
TrueVault Safe is a purpose-built database for storing healthcare data. Any data stored in TrueVault Safe will meet all HIPAA Technical Safeguards and Physical Safeguards. This offer provides: - Free use of TrueVault Safe, a HIPAA-c... (see more)
Global
Created
Coaching - Pro bono
Offering pro bono personal/leadership coaching to projects and organizations directly focused on COVID-19 responses. Topics/themes in the coaching can include navigating the inner and outer journeys in turbulent times, developing th... (see more)
Global
Created
$50k Investment in Companies Tackling the Coronavirus Crisis
Wefunder is an equity crowdfunding platform that has invested $130M in small businesses and tech startups. We're running an online accelerator with world class mentors to fund and mentor idea stage founders tackling the coronavirus cris... (see more)
Remote
Created
Reliable same-day freight transport support for essential goods — Local, same-day delivery & LTL, FTL
I’m the Partnerships manager at Mothership (www.mothership.com) and I'm looking to set up support programs during this pandemic. Mothership is a freight technology startup and we want to help your business deliver essential goods same-d... (see more)
United States
Created
Free Text to Donate Keywords: Charity Fundraisers
If you're a nonprofit or raising funds for one or more nonprofits, activate quick mobile donations for charities with Apple Pay integration. Our easy to remember shortcode is 707070.
Remote/US
Created
APIs for Charity Donations, Fundraisers
The Pledgeling API allows you to seamlessly integrate global charity search, donation processing, fundraisers into your online platforms.
Remote/Global
Created
FluidStack - Free GPUs for COVID
Free GPUs (V100s, 2080Tis, etc) for any researchers working on COVID
Global
Created
Taba STEM Faculty Network - Free Basic Account
Free Basic Account - Find faculty by research/technical expertise - Engage, post and send invites to network of collaborators - DMs/Group chats See https://industry.tabaapp.com/
Global
Created
https://metonymize.com
Free 3 month license. Human in loop NLP and Causal Model building tools.
Global
Created
Offshore Staffing Needs
We can provide you with remote IT staffing services during this situation at a very nominal cost.
Remote/ Offshore
Created
Pro-Bono and Low Cost Data management, wrangling and analysis.
Data wrangling, cleaning, analysis and publications, finding and using public data, linking to demographics, and similar work. Basic descriptive statistics and plotting.
remote
Created
Transifex - Localization Starter Plan
To help projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic & small and medium-sized businesses, we’re offering our localization Starter Plan free for 3 months to new organizations. From day one, Transifex was built with a mission to break do... (see more)
Global
Created
Travis CI - Free 1 year subscription (non-profit) / 30% discount (profit-making)
We are supporting both non-profit and profit-making organizations that are running projects to provide research, aid or support in fighting the current COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a non-profit organization we would like to offer a ... (see more)
Global
Created
Basecamp Business - free account
If you're using Basecamp to organize for direct COVID-19 response, let us know at covid19@basecamp.com. We will comp accounts for first responders, public health officials, and groups along the PPE supply chain for first responders duri... (see more)
Global
Created
Captable.io by LTSE - free software to understand your startup ownership
We're seeing an influx of investors and shareholders asking us how they can understand their holdings during these turbulent times. We are doing 2 things to help: 1. For investors & shareholders: we made our modeling features free so... (see more)
Global
Created
My Gator Watch - £20 wearable mobile phone/tracker for elderly living alone
We would like to offer My Gator Watch to any person who is elderly and living alone or self-isolating during Covid-19 so they can have communication with their family and friends. RRP is £99. www.mygatorwatch.com
UK
Created
Home health screening solutions - can be modified for covid
A software based health screening solution that uses lab testing combined with lifestyle info and medical history to diagnose health conditions. We integrate with labs and remote medical staff along with powerful automation features to ... (see more)
London
Created
InfluenceKit - Project Management and Content Reporting
Free one-year subscription for organizations helping inform or educate about COVID-19. Medical organizations, non-profits, or news orgs helping spread quality content about the pandemic.
Global
Created
Med App
Med App is a orientation, engagement and communications platform that was developed by Doctors in Australia and in the last 7 years has grown to an essential part of the Medical infrastructure. We are already operationally supporting Ho... (see more)
English speaking countries
Created
SMS Texting
Chatbox platform can be quickly configured to help text lists of contacts, respond to keywords or NLP/AI, escalate conversations to staff and volunteers, and collect data via forms, surveys, etc. We would love to help any and all org... (see more)
US and Canada
Created
DeciZone.com - Free 1 Year Subscription Plan
We would like to help the people fighting the CoronaVirus COVID-19. We are offering a free 1 year subscription to the Team Account. DeciZone is a platform for streamlining decision making using interactive flowcharts, so your audien... (see more)
Global
Created
Ginkgo Bioworks automated biotechnology platform
Free access to Ginkgo's automated lab infrastructure to speed R&D projects in diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines for COVID-19.
Global
Created
Help from OpenAI
Have a problem that could use ML help? Please reach out and we'll see if we can provide assistance.
Global
Created
Asana - free premium subscription
We'd love to support nonprofits working in medical research and disaster response related to COVID-19. If your nonprofit is on the front lines of research & testing of COVID-19, we'd like to offer a free one year subscription to Asana B... (see more)
Global
Created