Check back every week for the latest COVID-19 information tailored for the LGBTQIA Community
Frequently Asked Questions
Who should get tested for COVID?
How can I find out more about COVID-19?
Start by checking out this page as well as our Facebook page. Each week, we will be posting about the latest testing sites, current information as well as COVID resources for the LGBTQIA+ Community.
Are there free community resources if I would like to get tested?
Yes! The Minnesota Department of Health publishes new testing sites every week. While some of them require an appointment — Most of these resources are free. Bookmark our page to get the updated listings – or you can also find out more by visiting the MN Department of Health’s COVID-19 Response Website at the links below:
My organization is interested in providing resources for LGBTQIA+ folks who have been disproportionately impacted. What can I do?
I know that Pfund makes individual scholarships available and I want to donate. Can I restrict my funding to a prioritized grantee?
To ensure we move resources as efficiently as possible and respond to needs of communities most impacted, we are not considering restricted donations at this time.
What should I expect when getting tested for COVID?
I am in need of financial help because of the COVID crisis. Where can I find assistance?
Many organizations, including Pfund Foundations have made temporary funding available to community members in need. Start by looking through the resources here including the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance website at the link below. We will also post other resources on this site and on our Facebook page as they come available.
Food & Child Care Assistance:
Need help with food or child care, employment resources or connections for health care or housing assistance, please visit Apply MN: https://applymn.dhs.mn.gov/online-app-web/spring/public/process-login?execution=e2s1
Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Website:
If you are facing eviction and live in Dakota County, you can also find information on Eviction prevention assistance here:
Dakota County Eviction Prevention Assistance: https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/HomeProperty/Evictions/Pages/eviction-prevention-assistance.aspx
I am part of Minnesota’s Indigenous Community. Are there any additional resources I should look into?
Yes. Your local county or tribal human services office is a good place to start if you have questions about Minnesota Health Care Programs. Check out Minnesota’s Tribal and County Directory here: