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 open at this time and but may close when the funds allocated have been expended. If this does happen, funds are allocated for each calendar quarter of the year and the process will be reopened at the start of the next quarter.

Application Information:

Media Guideline

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Online Application

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Gavin Nichols

Senior Program Officer