Special and Urgent Needs Helping organizations meet their mission while managing an unbudgeted, unforeseen, and time-sensitive emergency.

Funding Purpose

When other funding sources are not available, the Special and Urgent Needs Fund provides rapid response support when an unexpected unbudgeted need critical to operations would prevent an organization from fulfilling their mission.

One-time grants of up to $5,000 are provided to help organizations respond to an urgent need that could not have been anticipated, allowing them to take advantage of an unforeseen opportunity.

Special and Urgent Needs Funding is closed at this time. The funds allocated for Special and Urgent Needs Funding in 2022 have been expended and no additional grants can be awarded this year. The process will be reopened in 2023 at the start of the first quarter.

Grant applications may be submitted and you are welcome to contact Gavin Nichols directly, but the application will not be considered until January 2023.

Application Information:

Media Guideline

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Online Application

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Gavin Nichols

Senior Program Officer