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San Antonio Area Foundation

The San Antonio Area Foundation teamed up with multiple partners to create the COVID-19 Response Fund. The fund supports nonprofit organizations serving communities disproportionately and negatively affected by the health, economic, education, housing and social impacts of the coronavirus outbreak.

To learn more about the fund, including how to apply for a grant, visit the San Antonio Area Foundation website.

CARES ACT Summary for Non-Profits

Employee Retention Payroll Tax Credit

Nonprofit that had a reduction in gross receipts of at least 50% in the first quarter of 2020 compared with the first quarter of 2019 or had their operations suspended (in whole or in part) during the calendar quarter due to governmental orders due to COVID-19, and are not receiving loans under the PPP, are eligible for a refundable payroll tax credit of up to $5,000 for each employee on the payroll.

This tax credit is available on an ongoing basis until the nonprofit’s revenue for a quarter exceeds 80% of its revenue from the same quarter in the previous year.

Expanded Tax Deductions for Individual Donors

Individuals who elect to take the standard deduction may further deduct up to $300 for cash contributions to certain qualifying charities for the 2020 tax year.

Expanded Tax Deductions for Corporate Donors

The cap on the deductibility of annual charitable giving by corporations is increased from 10% to 25% of taxable income. The cap on deductibility of food donations by corporations is increased from 15% to 25% of taxable income.

Unemployment Insurance (UI) Information

  • Employers: View the Unemployment section for more information about UI benefits for nonprofit employers.
  • Employees: View the Unemployment & Job Training section for residents to find information about UI benefits for individuals.