What’s Eligible

These situations meet the Hope Fund guidelines:

  • Applicant or spouse/domestic partner has missed unpaid time due to illness (for self or dependent family member).
  • Applicant or dependent family member requires treatment with long distance travel to receive medically necessary treatment.
  • Cost of medical treatment is preventing an applicant or dependent family member from receiving care.
  • Applicant has incurred extreme medical costs and household income is 400% below poverty level.
  • Disaster such as fire, flood, tornado or hurricane.
  • Domestic violence.
  • Burial or travel assistance is needed due to death in the immediate family.  Immediate family includes the employee’s parent or legal guardian, stepparent, brother, sister, current spouse/domestic partner, children, stepchildren, grandparents, grandchildren, current mother-in-law and current father-in-law.
  • Death of employee.
  • Other special situations that prohibit the employee from maintaining their basic living needs.

If your situation falls within these criteria, click here to proceed to the online application