Emergencies and unexpected financial hardships happen. Big Brothers Big Sisters wants to be better able to serve and support our Bigs, Littles, and families. Through our applications process, you can receive up to $500 to cover the cost of the unexpected. This could include:
Many other financial emergencies will be considered.
To qualify for the Emergency Grant, you need to:
After your application is received, a decision will typically be made within 48 hours. The grant is made payable directly to the vendor.
Financial awards are given one time per household and are based on emergency and financial needs. Awards will be determined at the discretion of the Executive Director and BBBSZ team. Awards will be made until funding is exhausted.
Assistance is granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.