PAMANA established the Social Services Economic Relief Fund to assist members, Filipinos in Madison and the neighboring areas, Fil-Am families affected by calamities in the Philippines, and other individuals and communities with Filipino connection that are undergoing immediate challenges and financial hardship.
The fund is used to relieve the following hardships:
Please refer to the following table for the criteria on who qualifies and the documentation needed for application submission:
|Criteria||Loss or reduction of income||Loss or damage of residence||Death in the family||Victims of abuse||
|Who qualifies||Current paid member||Current paid member
Filipinos non-members living in Wisconsin
Current paid member
|Current paid member
Filipinos non members living in Wisconsin
|USA current paid member
USA past member
USA Fil-Am not living in Wisconsin
Philippines Humanitarian / Non-Profit Organization in the Philippines
|Application||YES||YES||YES by self or member nomination||YES by member nomination||YES|
|Documentation Needed||YES||No, but needs verifiable evidence||NO||NO||No, but needs verifiable evidence|
|Amount||Minimum $200||Minimum of $200||Sympathy Card, Flowers or Memorial Contribution. Amount determined on a case-by-case basis||Minimum of $200||No more than $500 per individual. No more than $1,000 per organization.|
Email or mail completed application with all documentation to:
PAMANA Social Services Committee
Funds are overseen by the Social Services Committee following a Board-approved annual budget.
Assistance is awarded based on a set criteria and fund availability.
All applications are reviewed by volunteer application reviewers. Volunteer reviewers sign a Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Statement. Read here.
Donate to the Fund
If you wish to contribute to the Economic Relief Fund, DONATE HERE. On the donation page click the button "Social Services" on the Donation Designation.
Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed under the present law of 501(c)(3) organizations.
Donations contributed to the Social Services Economic Relief Fund will be used to respond to local, state, and out-of-state needs in the Philippines or emergencies.