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Staff Emergency Fund 2020

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Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
99 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on October 31, at 11:59 PM PDT
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Staff Emergency Fund 2020

The UC Davis Staff Emergency Fund will aid staff members in times of personal hardship with grants of up to $1,000.

The generous donations from the Fall Crowdfunding Campaign enabled us to provide grants to 36 employees in need. Please donate now for this Spring event so we can support more of our staff experiencing financial hardships.

Assistance is typically provided to a staff member whose income cannot cover their needs, or the employee has experienced a loss of wages through no fault of their own. Grants would typically be used to help with housing, utilities, food, or transportation. Assistance can also be provided when employees with limited resources are faced with medical expenses or expenses related to the death of an immediate family member, or a change in the family situation.

Put empathy first

It is critical to recognize that employees who are reaching out for assistance from the fund are usually doing so from a place of stress, uncertainty, and anxiety. Therefore, interactions with applicants must prioritize dignity and respect and should epitomize our Principles of Community.  Applications for grants will be accepted when we reach a base threshold of funding - look here for more information on the fund and the application process.

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Caring Colleague

Every gift makes a difference! We appreciate your generosity.


We’re in this together

Times are hard, we are grateful for your support for staff who are in need of assistance.


The Aggie Spirit

Your gift will provide staff in need peace of mind. We deeply appreciate your support!


Difference Maker

Your support will make a real difference for your colleague and their family as they navigate this uncertain time.


Grant Sponsor

By giving this amount you are creating a maximum award for at least one staff member in need and providing immediate assistance for them and their family.

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