How to Apply for Assistance
The RGWF Benevolent Fund aims to help any eligible individuals who are in need and experiencing economic strain as a result.
Complete and submit the RGWF Benevolent Fund Award application https://www.cognitoforms.com/RGWF1/BenevolentFundApplication, in addition to submitting any supporting documentation.
*Note: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Please review the details of the applications in the sections below:
Individuals eligible for assistance must meet one of the following "Qualified Applicant" criteria, as well as the residency criteria.
Various ways the RGWF Benevolent Fund can provide financial assistance in times of extraordinary need are found below, however this isn't considered an all-inclusive list.
The maximum disbursement available is $2,500 per individual in a 12-month period, as funds are available.
All application information provided, including an applicant's identity, is kept strictly confidential. Any RGWF Trustee serving on the RGWF Benevolent Fund Committee who breaches the confidentiality of an RGWF Benevolent Fund applicant's information or material will be immediately dismissed from the RGWF Benevolent Fund Committee and as an RGWF Trustee.
The RGWF Benevolent Fund Committee may alter, amend or repeal these Policies and Procedures and new Policies and Procedures adopted by the affirmative vote of 2/3 of the RGWF Board of Trustees in office at the time, at any regular meeting or any special meeting called for that purpose, provided that a full statement of any proposed amendments or new Policies and Procedures have been published in a written notice given to each Trustee seven days prior thereto.