FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to contribute to the Rollins Employee Relief Fund to apply or be eligible to receive a grant?

No, any full- or part-time Rollins employee can apply for grant assistance, whether they donated to the Employee Relief Fund or not.

What is the maximum amount of money I can apply for?

Grants are limited to a maximum amount of $7,500. The committee will review the amount requested along with supporting documents (photos, police or fire reports, verification from physician, information on whether the loss is covered by insurance, etc.).

If I am awarded a grant, do I need to pay it back?

No, a grant is an award of financial assistance to the eligible individual which does not need to be repaid.

How often can I apply for a grant?

As a general rule, only one grant per family will be made to an applicant within a 12-month calendar period. However, eligible individuals with documented catastrophic circumstances may be eligible for additional grant opportunities. The grant committee reserves the right to deny repeat requests for continuing circumstances extending over several years or make exceptions for extenuating circumstances.

How will I know if I receive a grant?

All applicants will be notified in writing of the application committee’s decision to approve or deny the request.

What documents do I need to submit to apply for a grant?

Click here to see the application checklist.

In addition to the application, please submit the following copies (not originals):

  • Documentation regarding your emergency situation (fire or police report, insurance appraisal, etc.) and what caused it.
  • Copies of your last two paychecks
  • Approved documentation for Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Supplemental Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Worker’s Compensation, if applicable.
  • Invoices for which you are requesting payment, where applicable. Requests will not be considered without the invoice.
  • Your most recently filed 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ income tax return (do not include schedules).