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COVID-19 Emergency Aid Fund

Apply Today to Receive COVID-19 Emergency Aid

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to disrupt communities across the country while disproportionately impacting Latinos the hardest. As a result, LULAC has established an emergency aid fund to distribute financial aid to assist the most vulnerable members of our community.

Essential workers have been the key to keeping our economy running non-stop since the start of the pandemic and LULAC is committed to providing support to those most impacted by COVID-19. Funding can be used towards overdue rent or mortgage payments, utilities, or any hospitalization and health bills related to COVID-19 treatment and recovery. All applications will be pre-screened for eligibility with funding limitations.

Who Can Apply?

To meet the requirements of the Emergency Aid Fund, please be prepared to provide the following items when applying:

  • Reside in one of the following cities or within a 20-mile radius.
    Fresno, California
    Fort Morgan, Colorado
    Dodge City, Kansas
    Schuyler, Nebraska
    Friona, Texas
  • Provide a valid form of ID
  • Provide proof of address
  • Provide proof of income
    If self-employed, provide SNAP/TANF certification letter OR gross wages from employment (pay stub)
  • Provide proof of hardship due to COVID-19:
    Unemployment letter, termination letter, confirmation of COVID-19 positive results, the proof applicant did not receive stimulus check OR other documentation that proves hardship due to COVID-19; OR Provide results confirmation of being COVID-19 from the Department of Public Health, lab results, OR other official local/state health documentation.

COVID-19 Relief Funding Options

Individuals who apply for relief funding may utilize their stipend for the following:

General Aid

Funds may be used for:

  • Mortgage or rent payments
  • Utilities
  • Medical services due to COVID-19 treatment and recovery

LULAC has identified the following priority groups to receive assistance in communities. Although these are identified priorities, we will take all applications and project plans into consideration:

  • Individuals who have been displaced from their job due to COVID-19
  • Essential Workers 55+ age group
  • Farmworker Community
  • Individuals who do not qualify for an Economic Impact Payment

Additional Resources

LULAC launched the LULAC@Home website to provide critical information and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to ensure that we are sharing the most relevant and up-to-date information with our communities.

Donate

To contribute with a gift of any amount to our COVID-19 relief fund, visit our donation page or click below:

Partner with LULAC

If you would like more information on how to partner with LULAC and create opportunities for the Latino community, contact Aileen Marquez at AMarquez@LULAC.org.

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