The purpose of the TFAC Financial Assistance Fund is to provide TFAC members with up to $200 per budgetary year in financial assistance. This is a pilot project to be run during the COVID pandemic, in order to support members. This fund will be adjudicated twice: June 30th 2021 and September 31st 2021. Following the completion of the pilot project, the TFAC membership can discuss the potential continuation of the fund.
Form: Please use this form to apply. The form cannot be saved so must be completed all at once.
Who is eligible? If you are a woman, trans, non-binary, and/or gender non-conforming member of CUPE 3903 you are a member of TFAC.
Maximum Award: Each TFAC member is eligible to receive a maximum of $200 per budgetary year. The TFAC Financial Assistance Fund has a pool of $5000; $2500 will be allotted to each adjudication cycle and dispersed among the applicants. If applicants do not receive the full $200 in the first adjudication cycle, they may apply again for the remainder but priority will be given to first time applicants.
Response: The adjudication committee will aim to meet within two weeks of each adjudication round to process applications. The committee will be composed of three TFAC rank-and-file members elected at a general TFAC meeting.
Appeals: Members are asked to reply to the email received and request an appeal. All appeals will be handled by the TFAC co-chairs.
Email Transfer: CUPE 3903 uses Plooto to facilitate electronic fund transfers.