Application Process

How to Apply

Are you or someone you know in need of assistance from Ceridian Cares? Here’s what to do:

Please note that effective immediately and until February 28, 2022, we are not accepting applications from recipients residing in: Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. We will accept applications from those regions again after March 1, 2022.

  • 1

    Review the Ceridian Cares Application Criteria.

    • Please note that Ceridian Cares will not provide grants to the same recipient in consecutive years.
  • 2

    Gather all the required documents:

    • Recipient’s Canadian birth certificate or permanent residence card
    • Most recent year’s Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Notice of Assessment (include the Notice of Assessment for all income earners in the household)
    • Two quotes/estimates from vendor(s) or service provider(s) for the cost of the item(s) for which the financial assistance is being requested
    • Optional: Letter from a third party (e.g. Doctor, Teacher, Social Worker, Therapist)
  • 3

    Once you have the all required documents, follow the steps below to apply:

    • Click on the “Apply Now” button
    • Fill in all the required fields of the Grant Application Form
    • Scan and upload all the required documents
    • Click “Submit”


    If you require a paper copy of the application, please send an email with your full name and mailing address to

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For Your Information:

  • You can expect a response within 90 days from the date of your submission, advising you of the status of your application.
  • A member of the Ceridian Cares team may contact you to request additional details pertaining to your application.
  • Ceridian Cares reserves the right to verify that funds disbursed have been used for the purposes for which they were approved.
  • Ceridian Cares may ask for your participation in Ceridian Cares promotional activities, but will only do so with your consent, and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • For the Basic Essentials grant type, recipient annual household income must be at or below the “Low Income Cut Off before tax” level as defined by Stats Canada
  • For the Quality of Life grant type, recipient annual household income must be at or below the “median total income in their province or territory” as defined by Stats Canada