[Program Name] is here to help team members get through difficult situations that may happen from time to time. If you’re here and need help, we want to ensure that you have the information you need to effectively navigate the application process. Below you’ll find an overview of what is eligible for the program and a few FAQs that will help you apply.

Here you can register and begin a new application.

Program Eligibility

We’re here to help. If you are in a difficult situation and need assistance, the first step is to determine if you qualify for assistance from the ERF. Some questions to ask include: 1) Am I a qualifying employee? 2) do I have a qualifying event? 3) are my expenses eligible? While there is a vetting process to ensure eligibility for the program, the initial qualifiers are that simple. Let’s find out if you may be eligible based on these questions.

What are the eligible events?

Additionally, if you are requesting assistance with a personal hardship, income guidelines may apply. Please review the income criteria here .

What are the eligible expenses?

The event and expenses must have occurred after the applicant's hire date and within twelve months of the eligible event's occurrence. For short-term evacuation expenses related to a catastrophic disaster, an employee must submit the request for assistance within 45 days of the event’s occurrence.

How to Apply?

Step 1 Click the apply button - Create an online account or log in (if you have already created an account) to access the application page, complete the application with the requested information. 

Step 2 Submit your application - Complete the requested information and upload the required supporting document and submit for review.

Step 3 Sit back and relax - A grant specialist will review your application and contact you if more information is required. 

What Happens Next?

Once your application and all supporting documentation is received you will receive a notification confirming your application has been submitted.  Check back daily to see the progress of your application online as it moves through the review process. If necessary, a grant specialist may contact you for an interview or additional information.