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 the following regions have run out of funds for this fiscal year and we will not be accepting any new applications from those regions until after March 1, 2020.

  • Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Nova Scotia
  • Regions in Ontario with area code "613"
  • 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