Apply for Grant

Application Criteria

  • Applicant must be 18+ years of age
  • Recipient must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Recipient must be an individual or family in need of financial assistance related to the types of items supported by Ceridian Cares
  • The U.S. employees of Ceridian HCM, Inc. and its affiliates and their family members are eligible for grants, under the same conditions as any other applicant.

Ceridian Cares will provide grants for the following types of needs

These are examples only. List is not exhaustive. Maximum grant is $5000.

  • Clothing & Footwear

    Clothing & Footwear

    Seasonal clothing, boots, shoes, children’s clothing, work clothing, outerwear

  • Food & Basic Household Needs

    Food & Basic Household Needs

    Food, blankets, mattresses, cookware/dishes, small appliances, towels, diapers, cribs, personal hygiene

  • Medical Devices & Therapies


    Prosthetics, eyewear, medical equipment, home adjustments for barrier free living, respite services, braille books, short-term counseling services, physiotherapy

  • Personal Development & Recreation

    Personal Development
    & Recreation

    Children's programs, camp, art supplies, books, athletic programs

Granting Policies


Ceridian Cares U.S. is committed to being an employee driven charity that makes a difference supporting people and improving communities in which we live and work in the United States. To that end, Ceridian Cares U.S. intends to make grants to eligible recipients in range from $200 to $5,000 to support people and improve our communities.

The funds available for grants to eligible recipients is based on donations received by Ceridian Cares U.S. from employees of Ceridian HCM, Inc. and its affiliates and other supporters of Ceridian Cares U.S. The discretion to determine funding rests solely with the Ceridian Cares U.S. Granting Committees and its Board of Directors.

Grant Process

To apply for a grant, an applicant must be at least 18 years of age and must complete the Application for Grant form. The Application for Grant and all supporting documentation must be received by Ceridian Cares U.S. prior to consideration for a grant. If any information is missing or the application is incomplete, it will be returned for completion resulting in a delay in evaluating the request. If missing documentation is not provided within 6 weeks of the original request to Ceridian Cares U.S., the application will not be processed and will be closed.

Grant decisions typically occur within 90 days of the receipt of completed Application for Grant and supporting information. You will be notified by Ceridian Cares U.S. via e-mail or mail of the grant decision. All grant and funding decisions are final.

Funding Limitations

Ceridian Cares U.S. generally will not fund:

  • Athletic sponsorships (teams/events);
  • Capital campaigns, endowments, multi-year pledges, scholarships or memorials;
  • Conferences, banquets, or seminars;
  • Contests or pageants;
  • Membership dues;
  • Organizations that deny service, membership or other involvement on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran, or disability status;
  • Organizations or programs that do not benefit the communities where Ceridian HCM employees live and work;
  • Organizations whose programming or policies may position Ceridian Cares U.S. or Ceridian HCM in a negative light;
  • Political causes, lobbying, candidates, organizations or campaigns;
  • Registration fees;
  • Religious programs; or
  • Social organizations, such as fraternities and sororities.

This policy is subject to change at any time without notice. As a condition to apply for a grant, all applicants must agree that the decisions of Ceridian Cares U.S. are final and that Ceridian Cares U.S. accepts no liability in such regard.

Effective Date: October 10, 2017

Conduct warning

Code of conduct for applicants: We value our employees and volunteers and will not tolerate any form of abusive behavior or harassment towards them. We reserve the right to end communications with individuals who choose to use a disrespectful or aggressive tone. It is impermissible to speak or act in a rude, aggressive, discriminatory or harassing manner towards our employees and volunteers. Any such behavior will result in immediate and permanent disqualification from Ceridian Cares grants. If sufficiently serious, such conduct will be reported to the appropriate authority.