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OQHF Crisis Fund Assistance

The Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation’s Crisis Fund assists those affected by sudden and demonstrable hardship, disaster or serious physical illness based on proven financial need.

Rules

To be eligible for assistance from the Crisis Fund, a recipient must:

Be a member in good standing of the Ohio Quarter Horse Association for at least one year, or

Be involved with the All-American Quarter Horse Congress.

The Board of Directors, among other factors, takes the following into consideration when awarding assistance:

1. Severity of the hardship, disaster or illness

2. Recipient’s family income, assets and liabilities and size of family

3. Availability of insurance

4. Other sources of income or support

5. Involvement in or contribution to the Ohio Quarter Horse Association and/or to the All-American Quarter Horse Congress

Before any assistance is provided from the Crisis Fund, a completed application must be received by the Board of Directors, together with evidence of proven financial need, hardship or illness, including tax returns, financial statements, doctor statements, as applicable or other information that may be requested by the Board. The application form can be obtained from a OQHF board member.

The Board of Directors meets quarterly and as needed to consider applications for assistance from the Crisis Fund. All payments from OQHF will be made for direct payment of invoices, services, etc. And not paid directly to the recipient.

Online Application Below

Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation
Crisis Fund Application

Crisis Application
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Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation Crisis Fund Payment Guidelines

Any distribution from the Crisis Fund will be based strictly on proven need arising from sudden and demonstrable hardship, or disaster of a severe and unexpected nature, or from a serious illness. Before any distribution is approved, evidence of a proven financial need must exist and be documented. To be eligible for Crisis Fund assistance, an Applicant must be an OQHA member in good standing for one year or have had involvement with the All American Quarter Horse Congress.
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Signature

I hereby certify that all information submitted to OQHF is correct. I understand financial information will remain confidential and will only be reviewed by members of the OQHF Board of Directors. I will waive and hold the OQHF, its Board of Directors, officers and agents, and all related affiliates harmless from any and all alleged liability in connection with my request for assistance. This waiver extends to any and all action taken or not taken with respect to this application and whether or not assistance is granted. In this regard, I acknowledge that whether or not I am determined to be eligible for assistance and whether or not assistance is given, are matters solely within the absolute direction of the OQHF Board of Directors. For purposes of this waiver and hold harmless agreement, the term “affiliates” shall include the OQHA and any of its employees, directors, officers or agents. Please note: Distributions of funds will be managed by OQHF and funds will be utilized for direct payment of invoices, services, etc. and not paid directly to the recipient.
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Every person can make a difference. Every contribution matters.

Contact

Cathy Martz
President of the Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation
614.855.3092
oqhfoundation@oqha.com

Location

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association
6325 Quarter Horse Drive, Columbus, OH 43229
614.505.7200

Board of directors

President: Cathy Martz 614.855.3092
Vice President: Kelli Diaz 740.404.7930
Secretary: Carol Salome 740.281.6042
Treasurer: Shari Tordoff 614.571.3872