Metro Atlanta Mutual Aid Fund: Applications for Funding Now Open

The Metro Atlanta Mutual Aid Fund was created by community members from metro-Atlanta who have witnessed the needs of their neighbors at this time of crisis. While COVID-19 is a health pandemic, it has crippled economies and interrupted markets, causing wide-spread unemployment. Our concern is not with fixing the economy but instead with meeting the needs of people left with uncertainty and disruption.

From the Metro Atlanta Mutual Aid Fund:
Applications will be accepted in cycles. The first application cycle is April 10-17. Check back periodically for future cycles. Applications will open on April 10th and close at 11:59pm on April 17th.

The application will take an estimated 20 minutes to complete and you may apply by using our online application link or by phone. If you are interested in applying for funds and have missed the April 17th deadline, please check this page periodically for updates about  future cycles.

Funds are given out to individuals and/or families based on stated need and grounded in an ethic of trust in our people and an understanding of the historical and ongoing traumas that make our peoples vulnerable in this pandemic. At this time, this fund is open to anyone who is Black, Indigenous, or a person of color living in the metro Atlanta counties of Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Douglas, Gwinnett, Henry, Fulton and/or Rockdale. The Review Committee will make funding assessments based on type of need, time sensitivity or threat, and impact of class, race, gender, sexuality, ability, age, and immigration or refugee status.

We aim to disburse funds no more than two weeks from the receipt of the application. If your need is immediate, or you are in danger, please indicate this on your application, and we will do our best to disburse funds as quickly as possible. In the spirit of mutual aid, collective responsibility and paying it forward, we encourage all recipients to contribute to this fund what they can and when they are able.
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