Temporary Displacement Grant
CTA Disaster Relief Fund
The CTA Disaster Relief Fund, administered by the FACT Foundation, exists to provide financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses as a result of disasters in the state of California.
Qualifying applicants may receive a Temporary Displacement Grant of up to $500.
The Temporary Displacement Grant exists to provide limited financial assistance for members who are displaced from their primary residence as the result of a disaster, but do not qualify for a Standard Grant. The following eligibility requirements apply:
1. Currently enrolled as a CTA Active, Student, or CTA-R member in good standing, and;
A. A resident in any city or county declared by the State of California to have been subject to a natural disaster, or;
B. A resident of a dwelling declared unsafe to occupy by City or County officials due to a disaster, with such declaration free of negligence on the part of the member;
2. The member has suffered economic hardship as a result of the impaired use of the member’s primary residence, and;
A. Access to residence is prohibited by City or County for more than 5 days, and;
B. Substantiation of losses stemming from displacement caused by the disaster are provided, and verified by the member’s local chapter;
3. The member does not meet the requirements to receive a Standard Grant.
Interested members are encouraged to contact their local office, the nearest Regional Resource Center or the CTA website for an application form. The completed form must be returned to the member’s Chapter President for verification.
Note: Disaster Relief Fund payments are intended for expenses not compensated for by insurance or otherwise.