Grants will be made to charitable organizations and governmental entities whose proposed uses of the funds include:
- Relief to tornado victims
- Rebuilding and restoring infrastructure
- Enhancing disaster preparedness through improved warning and safety measures.
Applications are due on Friday, May 25, 2012, by 11 a.m. Incomplete or late submissions will be not be accepted.
To submit a grant proposal, go here. Joplin Tornado First Response Funds are currently held by the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.
Questions should be directed to Phil Stinnett, chairman, Joplin Tornado First Response Fund. His e-mail address is here.