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How to Apply for a Crisis Grant

Updated April 17, 2017

There are many different unexpected life events which can constitute a crisis. Therefore, there are a wealth of different grants and resources available to individuals and businesses that have experienced some degree of a crisis. These tips will help you find the various crisis grants you qualify for as well as apply for the money.

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  1. Go to the Grants.gov (see Resources) website to find a plethora of crisis grants which you may be qualified to receive.

  2. Ensure you have the latest versions of Adobe Reader and PureEdge installed on your computer. The site offers free downloads of each of these programs if you do not already have them.

  3. Click the "Find Grant Opportunities" link on the left-hand side of the page to search for available grants and funding.

  4. Register with the grant giver, and then register with Grants.gov in order to complete the application process.

  5. Download the appropriate application(s), and fill out all the mandatory fields on the grant application(s) accurately and honestly.

  6. Submit the crisis grant application(s) per the instructions. Some may allow you to submit the application online while others may require you to print and mail it using snail mail.

  7. Apply for a FEMA crisis grant after a natural disaster at Fema.gov (see Resources). Visit FEMA website for all the necessary information and application package.

  8. Contact United Animal Nations (See Resources) to apply for grants to assist with "bringing an animal out of a crisis and getting it necessary care."

  9. Tip

    Many hardships are considered a crisis. If you are experiencing a serious problem or trauma in your life, it might be worth your time to look into these resources.


    Be completely honest on any and all grant applications. Otherwise, it could be considered fraud.

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Heather Orr has been a professional writer since 2004. She has numerous articles published by several different online media sources, as well as a book of original poetry titled "Walk of LIfe." She also works with private clients on a variety of writing and marketing projects. Orr holds certifications from the University of Arkansas Global Campus in Web Design and SEO Content Writing.

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