2014 Mini Award Application

Purpose

Earthquake Country Alliance Associates are known for their commitment to earthquake risk reduction. The purpose of the Southern California Earthquake Alliance Mini Award is to assist Associates in their efforts to improve earthquake resilience, promoting awareness and preparedness, and to multiply the impact of their programs.

Award Overview

  • Awards will be funded up to $500.00
  • Up to 8 awards will be given
  • Funds must be allocated and disbursed by September 19, 2014
  • Funding source: Southern California Earthquake Alliance (administered by USC with funding from FEMA).

Eligible Applicants

  • Must be a registered Earthquake Country Alliance Associate in Southern California
    • Open to public and private sector (agencies, institutions, businesses, associations, organizations, etc.)
    • Awards will only be given to individuals who are already affiliated with an established preparedness organization

Eligible Use of Funds

  • Must be earthquake related, not general preparedness
  • Must be used to benefit those in the Southern California Earthquake Alliance area (Imperial, Kern, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties)
  • Funding will be administered on the awardee’s behalf to the vendor identified in the proposal (a check will not be issued to the awardee directly)
  • Cannot be used for staff labor costs

Application Deadline

Only online applications will be accepted.
Application must be submitted online by Friday, August 15th, by 11:59pm PDT.

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Questions: Contact Tamiza Teja at tamiza@earthquakecountry.org.


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Award Quick Facts

Award Overview

  • Awards will be funded up to $500.00
  • Funds must be allocated and disbursed by September 19, 2014

Eligible Applicants

  • Must be a registered Earthquake Country Alliance Associate in Southern California

Eligible Use of Funds

  • Must be earthquake related, not general preparedness
  • Must be used to benefit those in the Southern California Earthquake Alliance area (Imperial, Kern, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties)

Timeline

  • Friday, August 15, 2014: Application deadline
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014: Notification will be made to all applicants
  • Wednesday, September 3, 2014: Quotes or invoices due for direct payment
  • Friday, September 19, 2014: All funds must be spent
  • Monday, November 3, 2014: One page project summary due (including project activities, impact, and/or lessons learned, including digital images of final product/project)

Questions: Contact Tamiza Teja, tamiza@earthquakecountry.org.

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