Modest Needs Foundation
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Address: 115 E 30th St #1 Floor 1 New York, NY 10016 Map & Directions New York, NY Financial Assistance) Telephone: (212) 463-7042 Website: http://www.modestneeds.org Services: Offers grants to those in need of help by matching willing donors with needy individuals.GRANTS:1) INDEPENDENT LIVING GRANTS: Remits payment to a creditor for an expense on behalf of persons who are permanently unable to work but who nevertheless are living independently on the limited income to which they are entitled - their retirement income, or their permanent disability income, for example For example it may cover the cost of maintenance on a piece of accessibility equipment not covered by Medicaid, to cover an unexpectedly large prescription medication co-pay, or to assist with a large summer cooling bill. 2) BACK-TO-WORK GRANTS: Remits payment for a small work-related fee or expense on behalf of a temporarily unemployed individual. An example may be to cover the cost of a professional license renewal for a temporarily displaced worker.3) SELF-SUFFICIENCY GRANTS: Remits payment to a creditor for an expense on behalf of an otherwise self-sufficient individual or family for a relatively small, emergency expense which the individual or family could not have anticipated or prepared for An example may be to cover the cost of an emergency auto repair that must be made if an individual is to continue working.
Eligibility: Must be 18 and older, a US citizen, and income must meet the self-sufficiency standard which varies upon household size. Permits one active application per household at a time. Additionally, has in place a lifetime limit of three funded grant applications per registered household.