Category: Ways to Help Others in Need

Over $37 Million Available to Residents to Assist with Rent and Utility Bills

Delaware County officially launched the Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance (DELCO ERA) Grant Program on March 26. The program assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $37 million is available to residents to assist with past due rent and an outstanding utility bill.

How the program works:

  • DELCO ERA will pay for past due rent, the largest past due utility bill, and up to three months of future eligible housing/utility expenses totaling up to 15 months of assistance. Past due rent can go as far back as April 1, 2020. DELCO ERA does not pay for deposits.
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The Foundation for Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response Fund

Please join us in supporting The Foundation for Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response Fund. If you can, please support the county’s increasing emergency needs with a gift to the Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response Fund.

With your gift, The Foundation can continue to help fund area nonprofits and improve the well-being of our residents in Delaware County. Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response Fund provides support for increased demand at food pantries, homelessness services, grocery store gift cards for food-insecure families, and technology equipment vital to maintaining services.

100% of your donation will go directly to vulnerable communities. No amount is too small.

For more information about Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response Fund or donating, click HERERead More

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