Community Response Micro Grant
The Transgender SOS COVID-19 Community Response Micro Grant provides rapid response funds to trans-identified individuals at their point of need during the Covid-19 pandemic. Financial assistance is provided for emergency food, shelter, utilities, transportation and health care to assist with the basic needs of our highest risk Las Vegas Trans community members.
Applications are being accepted online and will remain open until the Transgender SOS Covid-19 Response Micro Grant funds have fully been distributed. Las Vegas based trans-identified individuals that are currently or at immediate risk of being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic are eligible to apply to receive a onetime micro grant of $120. Those living with HIV, facing immediate eviction or currently diagnosis with Covid-19 are eligible for an additional $100 of emergency assistance funding.
All applications must be received online. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee an award of a this micro grant funds. The number of grants made through this program is also based when the allocated funds have been distributed. The number may change based the number of addition emergency assistance funding that is awarded.
PLEASE, in our 'new world' the trans community is facing many challenges. It is vital that the fund allocated for this micro grant supports our Las Vegas trans population. Please do not apply for this micro grant if you do not self identify as transgender. Help us help!
Transgender SOS, creating an opportunity to regain self.
TSOS will attempt to review applications 2-3 times per week. There may be a follow-up email conversation with the applicant. After approval TSOS will then strive to have the funds for each micro grant awarded with-in a 1-week period.
All information on every application, all communications and personal information will remain private unless the applicant has authorized otherwise.