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Applications Open for CFAAC’s Community Crisis Respnse Fund – U.S.

Applications Open for CFAAC’s Community Crisis Respnse Fund – U.S.

Deadline: 18-Sep-20

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is seeking applications for its Community Crisis Response Fund that is designed to allow funding priorities to evolve as the needs of the community change.

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The number of people affected by the COVID-19 virus in Anne Arundel County has continued to grow, and for some, the effects have been dire. There is a tremendous amount of need in the region—especially amongst the most vulnerable and underserved people in the community.

Impact Areas

Food Security: CFAAC will accept grant applications from organizations to provide access to food during this time for those in-need due to the public health crisis. COVID-19 presents a threat to already food insecure individuals, from infants to seniors, and families who now face an uncertain economic future.
Support for Basic Human Needs: CFAAC will accept grant applications from organizations that are helping individuals and families with immediate basic human needs in response to COVID-19.
Homelessness or housing insecurity: CFAAC will accept grant applications from organizations that are helping individuals and families who are facing housing insecurity or homelessness as a result of the impacts of COVID-19.
Funding Information

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CFAAC will make a limited number of single immediate-use grants (maximum $2,500) to nonprofits.
Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must be:

An already existing nonprofit, 501c3 organization in good standing with the IRS,
An existing government/quasi-governmental agency applying for an extraordinary project that is not funded by tax revenue, or
A religious organization requesting funding for non-sectarian activities.
In addition, 501c3 organizations must be in good standing with:
Maryland Secretary of State’s charitable division
Department of Assessment & Taxation’s Maryland Personal Property tax division
IRS, as assessed via Guide Star’s Charity Check
An organization may submit only one application per cycle
Requests for funding must directly relate to increased needs as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Program Requirements:
Programs for which the grant will apply must be used to serve only Anne Arundel County residents.
Funding decisions will be made based upon a nonprofit organization’s ability to provide food and/or family support for basic human needs, childcare or camp programs serving underserved populations, or services to those facing homelessness or housing insecurity.
For more information, visit http://www.cfaac.org/community-crisis-response-fund.html-0

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