March 17:
Application deadline

March 31:
Notification will be made to all applicants

April 28:
Quotes or invoices due for direct payment

June 30:
All funds must be spent

July 31:
One page project summary due (including project activities, impact, and/or lessons learned, including digital images of final product/project)

Representatives of Mini Award recipients present at the Summer 2017 ECA SoCal Regional Workshop (location and date to be determined)

Questions: Contact Ines Pearce, socal@earthquakecountry.org.

2017 Mini Award Application


Earthquake Country Alliance Associates are known for their commitment to earthquake risk reduction. The purpose of the ECA SoCal Mini Award Program is to assist Associates in their efforts to improve earthquake resilience, promote 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
  • Funding source: Earthquake Country Alliance Southern California (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 organizations (agencies, institutions, businesses, associations, 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 ECA SoCal area (Imperial, Kern, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties)
  • Funding will be administered on the awardee’s behalf directly to the vendor identified in the proposal (payment will not be issued to the awardee)
  • Cannot be used for staff labor costs

Application Instructions

Only online applications will be accepted.
Submit your application using our online form.
Application must be submitted online by Friday, March 17th, by 11:59pm PDT.

Download this information as a PDF

Questions: Contact Ines Pearce, socal@earthquakecountry.org.

Apply now!