Relief Applications and Instructions

NYSUT is committed to helping members in times of need through its NYSUT Disaster Relief and Scholarship Fund

One of the charitable purposes of the fund is to promote and enhance the welfare of NYSUT members who are in need of assistance because of the occurrence of a natural or man-made disaster.

The NYSUT Disaster Relief and Scholarship Fund provides relief support for eligible losses stemming from: (a) man-made occurrences (such as an accidental house fire); (b) natural disasters not designated as federally declared qualified disasters; and (c) federally declared qualified disasters.


2017 Hurricane Relief Applications

Only original forms can be accepted. No faxed or emailed forms.

Please provide the following on your application:

  • Description of loss
  • Estimate of your net loss after all reimbursement(s).
  • NYSUT Membership Number (located on NYSUT membership card)
  • Your signature notarized

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Irma Relief

Mail your application to: NYSUT Disaster Relief & Scholarship Fund, 800 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110-2455

Questions? Contact NYSUT Accounting Department: (518) 213-6000 Ext. 6252 or (800) 342-9810


General Assistance

NOTE: This form and checklist are NOT valid for events with a FEMA disaster declaration.

Please read the checklist and directions before completing the application.  Should you have any questions regarding the application, please contact the NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund at (800)342-9810, ext. x6252.


NEA Disaster Relief Assistance

Our affiliate, the National Education Association (NEA), is offering assistance to disaster victims through their benefit partners.

Here is the link to learn the details on specific assistance they have available to NYSUT members: www.neamb.com/disaster-assistance.htm