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Emergency Relief Fund Application

Woolsey Fire  |  96,949 acres |  1,643 structures lost

SMC Foundation’s Malibu Relief Fund was established to support students, faculty and staff whose lives and livelihood were affected by the wildfires in Southern California. SMC Foundation has partnered with two agencies to distribute emergency funds:


The Boys & Girls Club of Malibu (BGCM) -and-

LV Fire Relief Fund (administered by the Southeast Ventura County YMCA)


Funds are intended to be used for immediate emergency relief, including interim housing, food, water, clothing, transportation, medical supplies or school materials, or other approved immediate needs. Funds are not eligible for rebuilding efforts.


The Boys and Girls Club of Malibu (BGCM)

BGCM Fire Relief Application Process: If you believe your needs meet the criteria of the Malibu Emergency Relief Fund, then we encourage you to apply by downloading and filling out the application below and emailing it back to: emergencyrelief@bgcmalibu.org. Once BGCM receives your application and any supporting documentation* that can help demonstrate need, BGCM will review the application as quickly as possible and respond with whether you have been approved for funding and how much.

*Supporting document includes, but is not limited to: bank statements, proof of no insurance, proof of loss of employment, proof of residence or association to unincorporated and Malibu City limits being defined by the geographic boundaries of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.

Step 1 – Download Files

Step 2 – Fill Out Application

Step 3 – Send Back

Send back your application and supporting documents to emergencyrelief@bgcmalibu.org

Must Submit with Application:

  1. Emergency Relief Application form / Basic Intake form

  2. Copy of driver’s license / Government issued ID

  3. Proof of residence or association to unincorporated and Malibu City limits

Supporting Documentation: Must provide two (2) or more:

LV Fire Relief
CONEJO VALLEY OR LAS VIRGENES COMMUNITIES: If you reside outside of the Malibu City limits defined by the geographic boundaries of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, please click here for additional support.

LV Fire Relief Application Process: To be considered for LV FIRE RELIEF financial or other assistance, a complete separate application must be submitted by December 30, 2018. Click here for this application.  You may be asked for supporting documentation in order to be considered for disbursement. 

By submitting this application you are consenting to disclosure of any and all personal information on this application with the Board members and/or disbursement committee members of LV Fire Relief and members of the Board and waive any privacy rights contained in this application or shared with LV Fire Relief Board in connection with this application.  

Disbursements will be based on specific needs of each family, and grant recipients agree as a condition of the disbursement to keep any grants confidential and agree not to disclose the amount or nature of any disbursements with any third parties.

Malibu City limits Map