Application Process

How to Apply

Are you or someone you know in need of assistance from Ceridian Cares? Here’s what to do:

NOTE: We are no longer accepting applications for the Hawaii Chapter and the Atlanta Chapter (Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee) as the chapter's budget has been depleted for the remainder of our fiscal year. Please feel free to submit your application again after April 1, 2024.

  • 1

    Review the Ceridian Cares Application Criteria.

    • Please note that Ceridian Cares will not provide grants to the same recipient in consecutive fiscal years.
    • Please note that as of February 1, 2024, new clarifications have been posted on our Application Criteria page regarding the type of requests that we will consider.
  • 2

    Gather all the required documents:

    • Recipient's US birth certificate, passport, REAL ID (name of new secure driver's license) driver's license with symbol in corner or permanent residence card. We do not accept SSN card or regular non-REAL ID driver's license (no symbol in corner).
    • Two quotes/estimates from vendors or service providers for the cost of the item(s) for which financial assistance is being requested
    • Optional: Letter from third party to support your claims (e.g., doctor, teacher, social worker, therapist, etc.)
    • For requests for Therapies such as physiotherapy, chiropractic, or psychotherapy, etc., a note from a health practitioner outlining expected timeframe the therapy is needed (must be under 6 months) as well as the outcome goals.
    • For requests for a portion of a larger expense (i.e., requesting $3,000 toward something that costs $10,000), include confirmation that funds have been secured for the balance of the needed amount.
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    Once you have the all required documents, follow the steps below to apply:

    • Click on the “Apply Now” button
    • Fill in all the required fields of the Grant Application Form
    • Scan and upload all the required documents
    • Click “Submit”


    If you require a paper copy of the application, please send an email with your full name and mailing address to

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For Your Information:

  • You can expect a response within 90 days from the date of your submission, advising you of the status of your application.
  • A member of the Ceridian Cares team may contact you to request additional details pertaining to your application.
  • Ceridian Cares reserves the right to verify that funds disbursed have been used for the purposes for which they were approved.
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