Purpose of the TRAV Catastrophic Natural Disaster Assistance Fund (“The Fund”): To assist TRAV member centers in good standing, in accordance with TRAV By-Laws, that have been verified to have been damaged by a catastrophic natural disaster (fire, hurricane, tornado, flood, drought, hail).
Eligibility for Fund Distribution: Any TRAV member center in good standing located in the Commonwealth of Virginia that has notified the TRAV Board of Directors that it was profoundly impacted and/or damaged in a natural disaster.
Guidelines in Distributing Funds: The TRAV Board of Directors has the authority to immediately award emergency funding in the amount of $250 to any member center in good standing directly affected through a natural catastrophe. Emergency distributions will be made by the TRAV Board as need determines. The amount awarded to a member center in good standing is limited to a one-time payment of $250. The President will appoint a 2 person committee composed of Board members to review applications.
Process for Distributing Monies from Fund: E-mail or Mail applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org or TRAV, Natural Disaster Assistance Fund, 3056 Tenerife Rd Catlett, VA 20119. Financial reimbursement will be determined solely by the TRAV Board of Directors.
Administration of The Fund: The TRAV Treasurer, with oversight by the TRAV Board of Directors, will be authorized to administer the fund and said disbursements to member centers in good standing.
Term of The Fund: To assist member centers in good standing during a time of natural catastrophic need. At no time now or in the future, is the TRAV organization and/or its Board of Directors obligated to pay monies to centers not incurring natural catastrophic disasters. Monies will not be awarded to individuals and checks will be made payable to the named TRAV member center only.
Investment of Funds: “The Fund” will come from general fund account.