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Fairfield COVID-19 Relief Fund

Grants to Connecticut Individuals for Financial
Assistance in the Wake of the COVID-19 Crisis

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Town of Fairfield Social Services Department

Deadline Date:

08/01/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Connecticut individuals in eligible areas for financial assistance in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-10) crisis. Funding is intended to provide limited, one-time assistance to local residents who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Intended use of the funds must be directly related to the effects of the virus. Grants are designated for residents of the Town of Fairfield.

Financial aid will be considered for the following needs:

  • Medical
  • Housing
  • Support Services
  • Child Care
  • Auto Loan/Lease
  • Utilities
  • Other items upon request and explanation

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 190544

Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical grants from this fund are expected to range from $250 to $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must demonstrate that they have exhausted any other forms of assistance that might have been available. The review committee may suggest other opportunities for assistance to applicants to get them the help they are seeking.

Applicants should have been current on all tax obligations with the Town of Fairfield prior to March 1, 2020.

Applicants must provide, whenever possible, invoices, bills, receipts, or other documentation to support their requests.

Funds cannot be used for the following purposes:
- To replace items or offset losses that are covered by insurance or another program
- For investment property or business losses
- For expenses or losses that are not directly related to the virus
- Other uses the committee deems inappropriate

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted, but not later than August 1, 2020.

Assistance will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.

Payments will be made to the vendor on behalf of the applicant.

How to Submit Application Documents Electronically: https://www.fairfieldct.org/content/10726/11018/92497/92904.aspx

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Upload application documents online: https://fairdata.town.fairfield.ct.us/?linkid=KZi4zr6VWWUIbgWp9JidmoGqOdX656XI5oDODS6ncAGbVD1eSIu16A

Applications may also be mailed to:

Fairfield COVID 19 Relief Fund
c/o Town of Fairfield Social Services Department
100 Mona Terrace
Fairfield, CT 06824

If you would like an application mailed to you or you have questions, please email or call:

Email: covidrelief@fairfieldct.org
Tel: 203.256.2891

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Town of Fairfield

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