Q: Does the Library have any information on creating or maintaining a student or staff emergency aid fund?
A: The CASE Library has compiled these resources to help members navigate issues surrounding emergency aid or hardship funds.
Limit of liability / disclaimer: This resource is intended to provide general information and should not be interpreted as legal or tax advice. CASE staff members have used their best efforts in developing this collection and make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content. Some aspects of fundraising for emergency aid funds fall under federal and state laws. CASE staff does not render legal, accounting or similar services. Members should consult their institution's attorney or tax advisor for expert advice as needed.
Publication 3833 from the Internal Revenue Service provides guidelines for helping disaster victims and those in emergency hardship situations. It refers to state and federal regulations.