Applications Open on May 6th, 2020
Applications are now closed. Due to an overwhelming response of thousands of applicants, the Fund is no longer accepting new applications. Our team is working hard to verify applications as fast as possible, until all funds have been distributed. Successful applicants can expect to receive the grant within 2-4 weeks of application.
COVID-19 has hit hospitality workers hard – and we want to help. Working with our partners, we will be providing $500 one-time grants to eligible hospitality workers on a first-come, first served basis.
Applications are now closed
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.