Emergency grants are intended for sudden, unanticipated and unavoidable challenges that, if not addressed immediately, could threaten an organization’s stability and/or ability to achieve its mission.
Nonprofit organizations serving Elkhart County.
Natural/accidental disasters (fire, flood, etc.)
Theft or damage to equipment required to operate core programs
An accidental or unexpected occurrence that causes facilities to be inaccessible or programs unable to be operated until resolved.
Unexpected failure or immediate impending failure of equipment that could threaten an organization’s ability to provide programming or services
Problems resulting from an organization’s failure to adequately plan, such as:
Emergency grant requests are first reviewed by a program officer. If a program officer sees a need for further clarification of the request, you may be contacted for additional information. All requests are given equal and fair consideration and are not a guarantee of funding. Decisions are made by program staff with support as needed by committee chairpersons.