We are so sorry you are going through a difficult time.  Your grant application has been submitted to the Jack’s Family Fund.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will be communicating with you primarily through email and text messages. Please check your email’s spam/junk mail folder and add coordinator@jacksfamilyfund.org  & wecare@jacksfamilyfund.org to your approved contacts.

To help expedite your application, below is a list of information we will need to complete your application (if you did not upload it with your application.) Please review and submit the necessary information:

  • Photo ID
  • Your Monthly Budget (Download worksheet here or complete it online using Google Sheets.)
  • Bills you are seeking assistance to pay  (Examples: Funeral Invoice/Contract, Electric Bill, Water Bill, Rent/Mortgage statement)
  • Documentation that verifies your hardship (Examples – police report, doctor’s note, eviction notice, fire report, hospital discharge papers, court documents, photos of damage)

You may take photos of these items and email them to us at coordinator@jacksfamilyfund.org    Please make sure the photographs are in-focus and include the entire page of the bill/document.

Seeking assistance with utilities or rent? 

  • We have temporarily restricted our grants for rent and mortgage assistance. If you are past due on rent/mortgage, you may be protected from eviction for the time being under the CDC’s Temporary Ban on Evictions. (Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-eviction-declaration.html ) This order gives you until December 31, 2020 to get current on your rent/mortgage before facing eviction.  To qualify for this protection, you do have to sign and submit to your landlord/lender a declaration form.
  • Most utility companies are making accommodations to ensure customers unable to pay due to COVID-19 do not have a disruption of service.  If you have not already, please contact your utility provider to ask about an installment plan for your past due balance.  If you are truly in danger of disconnect, or your services have already been turned off, please provide us the appropriate verification.
  • As a result, if your utilities are still on and you have protection from eviction through December 31, 2020, your situation may not qualify as an “emergency” under our funding guidelines.  This allows us to focus our response on situations where individuals’ welfare and safety are in immediate jeopardy. We understand there may be other mitigating circumstances and will continue to review every application on a case-by-case basis.