With the recent flash-floods in West Virginia, Texas and Maryland, it is important to know that there are nonprofits dedicated to the safety of American citizens. Fire departments, ambulance units, other nonprofits and government agencies all qualify for grants listed at GrantWatch.com.
Disaster can strike when you least expect it. It can come in the form of a flood, tornado, hurricane, earthquake or some other disaster. It can devastate communities and leave lasting effects on the economic health of a population. People are left homeless, without tangible assets, and at square one with their lives. It’s a relief to know that there is help. If you’re a nonprofit dedicated to safety or disaster relief, consider applying for some of the following grants:
For further reading, consider Disaster Response and Recovery by David A. McEntire. This book details types of disasters that may occur and appropriate emergency responses. After reading this book, individuals will understand expected challenges to emergency responses and tools and techniques to help protect lives.
GrantWatch.com offers grants for over 50 categories. If you need help searching GrantWatch.com, call (561)249-4129. You can see the categories that run to the right side of the homepage. They are listed under “We have grants for,” and include Disaster Relief. Check out these grants to help prepare your community for disaster or find relief. Some other related categories are: