Job Loss Grant For Union Plus Personal Loan Program

Union Plus Hardship Assistance

Union Plus Job Loss Grant Can Help If You're Laid Off

Benefit Description

$300 payment to Union Plus Personal Loan-holders who have been laid off and meet the requirements below.

Requirements
  1. You must be a Union Plus Personal Loan-holder in good standing at the time the job loss occurred.
  2. You must complete the required application and provide documentation that you, a Union Plus Personal Loan-holder, have been continuously unemployed due to an involuntary job loss or layoff (other than a strike or lockout) for at least 90 consecutive days within the 12-month period prior to the date you submit an application.
  3. The job loss must have occurred at least six (6) months after you became a Union Plus Personal Loan-holder.
  4. You may only receive one Job Loss Grant for any one Union Plus Personal Loan account.
How to Apply
  • Collect and copy the required documentation:
    • Proof of the date of your job loss, showing it occurred within the last twelve months prior to your date of application.
    • Your latest unemployment insurance statement(s) which must show 90 days of continuous unemployment
  • Complete the online application form
  • Print your confirmation email, sign and mail all required documentation to:

    Union Plus Job Loss Grant
    1100 First Street, NE, Suite 850
    Washington, DC 20002
     
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks for application processing.  You will be notified by mail when your application has been approved or denied.
  • If approved for the grant, payment will be made directly to you.
  • If you choose, you may also scan and email your documents to grants@unionplus.org or fax them to our secure fax line at 866-488-5561. However, please be sure to include the application with the documentation. Cellphone photos of documents are discouraged.
Questions

Please visit our Union Plus Grants FAQ.Please send additional questions to grants@unionplus.org.