A note about the security of your application
The online grant application is encrypted upon submission. In order to maintain your privacy, UAF will also delete your online application from the server within 72 hours.
If you feel that your computer is being monitored, please consider submitting your application using www.hushmail.com. To do so, you must first create a free account and submit your application to us at email@example.com. The transmission of emails using Hushmail is fully encrypted in order to maintain your privacy.
Text messaging (SMS) and telephone applications are the least secure methods of communicating sensitive information. Please refrain from using those methods if you think you are being monitored.
If you have reviewed our criteria and believe you qualify for a Rapid Response Grant, fill out the application below.
Grant applications can be submitted in any language and you will receive a response within 72 hours. Requests can be made for up to $5,000 USD.
Note: If you are applying for support in Latin America and Africa, please see our Sister Funds for more information.
There are 3 different ways to submit a grant application. Choose only one of the following options:
If you have difficulty writing, typing, or accessing a computer, you may submit a request by phone or SMS text message. You may leave us a message at +1- 415-4WOMEN5 (+1- 415-496-6365) at any time of the day or night. We will then get in touch with you as soon as possible about your request. Please remember to provide a phone number where we can reach you.
Download the application and send to our office via the email, postal address or fax number below:
SMS/text message: +1 415-496-6365
Office phone: +1 415-824-8384
333 Valencia Street, Suite 250
San Francisco, CA 94103 USA
Online Rapid Response Grant Application
Information about the circumstances of a proposal will be shared with regional advisors as needed. Please note, the information we disclose to parties outside of Urgent Action Fund (e.g. donors, newsletters, websites) is limited to the organization name, country and circumstances of a proposal, unless you request confidentiality. We do not disclose individual names, contact information, or other identifying information that could potentially expose the organization or individual to greater risk.