Help When You Need It Most
The CTA Disaster Relief Fund is a separate, special fund for members of CTA through voluntary contributions from CTA members, and through CTA fundraising drives throughout the year. The fund, administered by the CTA Member Benefits Department, is endowed to provide financial assistance to CTA members who have experienced significant losses due to natural or other disasters in California.
- Provides financial assistance to CTA members who suffer significant losses due to natural and other disasters in California
- Funded by voluntary contributions from CTA members, and through CTA fundraising drives throughout the year
- Administrative services provided by the CTA Member Benefits Department
Grant and Qualification Details
CTA members may receive up to $1,500 for significant economic hardship related to damage to their primary residence, displacement or disruption in required utilities.
Recipients of the Standard Grant may be eligible for up to another $1,500 if damages exceed $50,000.
Temporary Displacement Grant
A grant of up to $500 may be available for members who are displaced from their primary residence as the result of a disaster, but do not meet the requirements for a Standard Grant.
Short Term Displacement Grant*
A grant up to $1,000 may be available for members who are displaced (under mandatory evacuation) from their primary residence as the result of a disaster, but do not meet the requirements for a Standard Grant. Members eligible for the Short Term Displacement Grant will not receive both the Temporary Displacement Grant and Short Term Displacement Grant.
School Site Grant
Members may receive up to $500 for damage to their classroom or school site.
*For date of loss effective November 18, 2021 and beyond.
Note: The filing deadline is 12 months from the date of the incident. Must be a CTA member during the incident and current CTA member to qualify.
- Check Grant Eligibility
- Online Application for Grant
- Summary of Benefits
- Contribute to the Disaster Relief Fund
Please refer all inquiries and submit all applications to:
CTA Member Benefits Department
1705 Murchison Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010