Every once in a while, an individual needs a helping hand and our transgender rapid response crisis grants are designed to do just that – provide short-term and immediate assistance for trans and gender nonbinary folk or the parents of trans kids in need who reside within our service area. Applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery, Berks, Bucks, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Luzerne or Lackawanna.
Eastern PA Trans Equity Project’s one-time rapid response micro grants are designed to help people with the following needs:
Rent payments – If you are employed and in an apartment but are unable to pay your full rent this month, we can help. Maximum benefit is $1,500. Payment will be made directly to your landlord.
Security Deposits – If you are employed and have found an apartment but are unable to afford the security deposit (but can afford to pay monthly rent), we can help. Maximum benefit is $1,500. Payment will be made directly to your landlord.
Disclaimer: Subject to available funding. Applications are reviewed on a first-come-first served basis and are offered once per approved applicant. Grants are subject to maximum amounts to be determined by Eastern PA Trans Equity Project. Grants may be subject to limitations based on time or amount. Applicant must be a resident in the Eastern PA Trans Equity Project service area which includes: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Montgomery, Bucks, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Carbon, and Schuylkill Counties. Eastern PA Trans Equity Project reserves the right to approve or decline any and all applications. This service is provided on an as-is basis. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied.