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.
Organizations classified as nonprofit entities by the Internal Revenue Service. Public entities such as schools, municipalities, libraries, and chambers of commerce may also qualify. Please note: the applying organization must be current on all grant reports to the Community Foundation.
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: