Disaster Preparedness and Relief Grants
Grants for disaster preparedness, relief, recovery and assistance.
Looking for grants to help your nonprofit or community prepare for, respond to or recover from a natural or human-made disaster? The Instrumentl team has compiled a few sample grants to get you headed in the right direction.
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Giving Back in Our Communities
Linde’s Global Giving Program supports thousands of initiatives that promote STEM education, diversity & inclusion, environmental sustainability and health and wellness globally. Our spirit of giving is further demonstrated by our compassionate and generous employees who contribute their time, talent and monetary donations to charitable organizations that matter most to them.
Focused Areas of Giving
Diversity & Inclusion
We directly support Linde’s commitment to inclusion by contributing to educational and professional diversity-focused organizations and programs/initiatives.
We are committed to providing educational opportunities for the next generation of STEM leaders and for students who may not have the means to pursue an education.
We support organizations that help protect and conserve the earth’s natural resources for future generations.
Health and Wellness
We are focused on advancing medical research and health education initiatives, as well as supporting many of our local hospitals and hospices.
We are dedicated to being a good corporate neighbor and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.
We provide natural disaster relief around the world.
The level of support granted is commensurate with employee involvement in the project and how well it fits within program guidelines. Grant applications are reviewed monthly.
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform.
We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
The positiveNRG program strengthens communities by investing in the places where we do business. We focus on giving back to the community in three main areas:
- Education grants and scholarships strengthen international understanding, cultural exchange, environmental education, entrepreneurial education and/or local knowledge of the independent power generation business and help to meet the educational needs of communities where we operate.
- Environment grants fund initiatives that preserve natural resources or help to meet the environmental needs of communities where we operate.
- Human welfare grants provide humanitarian assistance and/or disaster relief, improve public safety and help to meet the human welfare needs of communities where we operate.
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation was founded in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Firehouse Subs co-founders, Chris Sorensen and Robin Sorensen, traveled to Mississippi where they fed first responders as well as survivors. As they traveled back to Florida exhausted and exhilarated, they knew we could do more and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation was born.
To impact the life‐saving capabilities, and the lives, of local heroes and their communities.
Provide first responders with live-saving equipment.
Examples: Vehicle extrication tools, automated external defibrillators (AEDs), bunker gear, thermal imaging cameras, automated chest compression systems, vehicle stabilization struts, bullet-proof vests, all-terrain vehicles, fire hosesLife-Saving Equipment
Provide prevention education tools to the public about the importance of public safety in order to prevent disasters in the home and community.
Examples: Fire extinguisher training systems, inflatable fire safety houses, prevention education materials, programming initiatives to focus on issues such as DUI education, carbon monoxide poisoning, CPR training and accessibility and other relevant safety issues.
Scholarships and Continued Education
Provide financial resources or continued education to individuals pursuing a career in public safety.
Example: Partner with schools on scholarship programs for individuals pursuing/advancing their career in the public safety sector.
Provide assistance and resources during and after natural and man‐made disasters such as fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.
Examples: Feed first responders and survivors and provide life-saving equipment to first responders to help them better prepare for any future disasters.
Support for Members of the Military
Benefit men and women of the military who have served their country in any of the branches of the United States Uniformed Services.
Find a list of commonly requested equipment here.
State Farm Companies Foundation
Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants
We make it our business to be like a good neighbor, helping to build safer, stronger and smarter communities across the United States. Through our company grants, we focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development.
The State Farm Companies Foundation and State Farm value inclusiveness and diversity. Therefore, charitable funding is intended to advance access, equity, and inclusiveness while discouraging harmful discrimination based on age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, or religious beliefs.
Nationally, we support communities through social investments and countrywide relationships. At a local level, our company grants focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development.
State Farm values the importance of keeping our neighbors safe.
Our national and local funding is directed toward:
- Auto and roadway safety.
- Teen driver education.
- Home safety and fire prevention.
- Disaster preparedness.
- Disaster recovery.
Strong neighborhoods are the foundation of a strong society. We're committed to maintaining the vibrancy of our communities by assisting nonprofits that support: affordable housing, first time homeowners, neighborhood revitalization, financial literacy, job training, and small business development. Through community outreach and community development grants and investments, State Farm gives back to the neighborhoods it serves and helps develop stronger neighborhoods by reinvesting in the community.
Our national and local funding is directed toward:
- Affordable housing.
- Job training.
- Neighborhood revitalization.
- Small business development.
- First time homeownership.
Our education funding is directed toward initiatives that support:
- Academic performance improvement programs that impact K-12 students.
- Education initiatives that more directly support underserved individuals (13 years and older), helping them enroll in post-secondary education and obtain the skills and credentials they need to be successful in today’s workforce.
- Service-learning programs that provide students opportunities to connect and apply learning skills from classroom to address unmet needs that exist in their community.
- Teacher development programs.
- Financial literacy.