Grants available to help NY first responders and essential workers with pandemic expenses

Grants available to help NY first responders and essential workers with pandemic expenses Photo: MGN.

WHECTV
Created: April 16, 2021 09:28 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Grant applications are now open for first responders and essential workers in New York.

It's meant to reimburse out-of-pocket child care, transportation, lodging, and other expenses workers incurred while being employed in New York State between March 2020 and April 16, 2021. 

Up to $1,000 is available per household.

Families who earn up to five times the federal poverty level, or $125,470 for a family of four, are eligible to apply.

The funding was made possible through private donations from people, charitable trusts and businesses. 

Click here to apply or for more information.


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