[For more information on this low interest emergency relief, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post]. RFP is an acronym for "Request for Proposal".
"ASPCA Offering Program-Related Investments (PRI's) for Emergencies and Disasters
"PRIs will be awarded to support animal welfare organizations in cases of natural disasters, including but not limited to floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, hail storms, wildfires, windstorms, animal disease outbreaks and epidemics, droughts, and earthquakes; human-caused disasters, including but not limited to oil spills, fires, infrastructure damage, transportation accidents, hazardous materials release, explosions, and acts of terrorism; and economic emergencies, including but not limited to cash flow shortages, restructuring, relocation of physical space, leadership transitions, or other economic events that affect daily operations.
"To be eligible, applicants must be an established 501(c)(3) or governmental animal welfare organization located in the United States and in good standing with the ASPCA (applying organizations cannot have any overdue reports for past grants); must be able through their by-laws or board resolution to enter into a loan agreement; and must be willing and able to complete an online application and submit pertinent background materials and organizational financial information.
"ASPCA will consider applications as necessary on an open basis.
"See the ASPCA Web site for complete program guidelines and application instructions."