COVID-19 EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND
The is a program available to assist eligible faculty and staff who are experiencing temporary hardship as a result of
the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is not a loan. It is a grant of up to $1,000 designed to address temporary ﬁnancial
hardship faculty and staff may be experiencing as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.
▶ Have a temporary ﬁnancial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic
▶ Full and part-time employees
▶ Employees who are on approved leave
▶ Must be employed at least six months
Self-certiﬁcation of ﬁnancial hardship related to COVID-19. Examples include:
▶ Employee, spouse or dependent is diagnosed with COVID-19,
▶ Employee experiences adverse ﬁnancial consequences as a result of:
o Being quarantined
o Being furloughed, laid off, or having work hours reduced as a result of the virus or disease
o Being unable to work due to lack of child care due to such virus or disease
o Other factors as determined by the Relief Fund Committee
▶ Assistance is limited to $1,000 per employee.*
▶ Eligible applicants earning up to $75,000/year.
▶ Applications are limited to one per household where there is dual UD employment.
*Emergency funding is not guaranteed to all who apply. Funding is awarded on a case-by-case basis and is contingent
upon availability of funds in the COVID-19 Employee Emergency Relief Fund account. Given the limited amount of funds
available, requests may be fully funded up to a $1,000 limit, partially funded, or not funded at all.
How to Apply
Fill out the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Application electronically or print the form (PDF) and ﬁll in manually. Be sure
to sign and date the form to verify that the information is valid and accurate. Information provided by grant applicants
will be treated as conﬁdential and shared only with individuals directly involved in grant administration, processing,
and tax reporting. Submit the application and any supporting documentation (i.e., rent or mortgage notice, electric or
other utility bill) you wish to provide to firstname.lastname@example.org. The completed application will be reviewed
by the Relief Fund Committee, and a decision will be given within two business days, and funding will be processed
1. The COVD-19 Relief Fund Coordinator presents the application and supporting documentation to the Relief Fund
Committee. The Relief Fund Committee is comprised of three anonymous individuals
2. The Relief Fund Committee carefully reviews the application and decides whether or not the application is
approved. The committee may request additional information prior to rendering a decision.
3. The COVD-19 Relief Fund Coordinator will notify the applicant of the Relief Fund Committee’s decision after the
How to Donate
▶ Donate by visiting https://ud.alumniq.com/giving/to/20WBM
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