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.To apply for funding, visit https://www.atlantamutualaid.org/apply
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.
For more information, visit https://www.atlantamutualaid.org/
To donate, visit https://www.atlantamutualaid.org/make-a-donation