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Employee Assistance Grant Application Now Open from the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association Educational Foundation


Jackson, Michigan – January 14, 2021 – The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association Educational Foundation is administering a new grant program of up to $1,650 to assist those who have been financially impacted by the MDHHS Gathering and Face Mask Order that took effect on November 18, 2020.

The application will be open for a series of 10 days, starting January 15, 2021 at 9:00 am and closing January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm. The grant is not first come, first serve, but will assess all applicants’ needs based upon other qualifications.

Employees working in the following industries qualify for the grant:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels, Motels, Bed & Breakfast, Resorts
  • Bars
  • Food Trucks
  • Bowling Alleys
  • Theaters
  • Nightclubs
  • Golf Courses
  • Banquet Halls
  • Caterers
  • Casinos
  • Cafeterias
  • Other impacted industries

Standard personal and employment information will be needed to complete the application. This includes a paystub proving employment November 1st - 18th of 2020 or a letter signed by your employer stating your employment was impacted as a direct result of the DHHS Gathering and Face Mask Order of November 2020.

All employees directly impacted by the DHHS Gathering and Face Mask Order of November 2020 are strongly encouraged to apply for the grant. For more information about the grant and to complete an application, please visit mrlaef.org/money.

 

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