Team Kentucky Nonprofit Assistance Fund

If you have any questions regarding the Team Kentucky Nonprofit Assistance Fund, please review the frequently asked questions (FAQs).

The Nonprofit Assistance Fund was created to provide one-time assistance payments to eligible nonprofit organizations that experienced net negative revenue between calendar year 2020 and 2021. This assistance is being made from a $75,000,000 appropriation from the State Fiscal Recovery Fund of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

There is no guarantee that applicants will receive funds, and distribution of any funds is subject to the terms and conditions specified herein. The Fund will be administered by the Public Protection Cabinet.

To receive funding, applicants must be qualified nonprofit organizations and meet the other eligibility criteria and program requirements below. Nonprofit organizations may submit an application through the online portal. The portal will be open for submissions beginning August 1, 2022 at 9:00 am, EDT.

UPDATE 7/29/2022: Applicants that are awarded funds under this program will be required to register with prior to receiving the proceeds of the award. However, you do not need to register at this time. Successful applicants will be provided instructions regarding how to complete this requirement.

UPDATE 9/2/2022: Please be advised of the following updates regarding the Team Kentucky Nonprofit Assistance Fund.

Funding DOES remain available at this time.

There is no charge for applying for this program, nor is there a charge for obtaining a Unique Entity Identification Number from There are, unfortunately, some fraudulent websites that are designed to confuse you. There are, however, no fees associated with or required to be paid for as a part of this program.

We have begun processing applications; however, it will take us time to adjudicate all claims. We are committed to concluding this program by the end of the calendar year. While we hope to, and expect to, exceed that target, we cannot commit to any particular timeline beyond that at this time. Rest assured, we are working diligently to process all applications as quickly as practicable.

Be advised, requesting a Unique Entity ID is not an instantaneous process. However, once you receive notice of pre-approval, your funds are reserved, and you can upload your UEI number once you receive it. UEI numbers do need to be active for us to be able to finalize payments.

Grant Awards

  • Equal to the net negative revenue difference between the organization’s calendar year 2020 and calendar year 2021 financial statements
  • Maximum amount of $100,000


  • Nonprofit Assistance program guidelines (Click Here).
  • Sample Profit Loss Document (Click Here ).
  • Sample Nonprofit Assistance Financial Filing Affidavit (Click Here ).
  • Sample Nonprofit Assistance Federal Aid Affidavit (Click Here ).