Summary of Benefits

CTA Disaster Relief Fund
Summary of Benefits

The CTA Disaster Relief Fund exists to provide financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses as a result of natural or other disasters in the state of California.

To better serve CTA’s members, The Disaster Relief Fund now provides four different benefits. These different benefits are summarized below. Please refer to the instruction pages for each for eligibility, qualification criteria and verification requirements.

1) Standard Grant:  CTA members may receive up to $1,500 for significant economic hardship related to damage to their primary residence, displacement or disruption in required utilities.

2) Catastrophic Damage Grant:  Recipients of the Standard Grant may be eligible for up to another $1,500 if damages exceed $50,000

3) Temporary Displacement Grant:  A grant of up to $500 may be available for members who are displaced form their primary residence as a result of a disaster, but do not meet the requirements for a Standard Grant.

4) School Site Grant:  Members may receive up to $500 for damage to their classroom or school site.

CTA Disaster Relief Fund Grant application can be found at  If you have any questions, contact CTA Member Benefits Department at (650) 552-5200.

Note: The filing deadline is 12 months from the date of the incident. Disaster Relief Fund payments are intended for expenses not compensated for by insurance or otherwise.