Workers in the restaurant and hospitality industry, including delivery people, who have been adversely impacted by the pandemic financially through a decrease in wages or loss of employment.
This one-time grant is intended to help with your day-to-day expenses like groceries, utility bills, rent or mortgage, and/or medical assistance.
Grants will be awarded to individuals who meet the eligibility criteria, as reviewed and verified by the fund administrators at the Design Exchange, until all funds have been distributed.
Funds will be available for hospitality workers living in Canada who:
Individuals related to employees or board members of the Design Exchange are not eligible for grants from this fund.
A: Individuals who work in the hospitality industry may apply provided they meet the following criteria:
A: Design Exchange, a registered Canadian charity, will be processing applications against the eligibility criteria until all funds have been distributed.
A: Successful applicants will hear within 2-4 weeks with an INTERAC e-Transfer® to follow.
A: Funds will be sent by INTERAC e-Transfer®.
A: No. If awarded, the funds are yours to use to help cover the cost your expenses including: rent, transportation costs, groceries, medical expenses or other.
A: DX will not share your address, email address or personal information to any third party without your permission. All data collected will be stored securely in an offline location until April 1, 2021.
A: To process your application, we need your Record of Employment or Last Pay Statement to verify that you work in the hospitality industry.