COVID-19 has had a significant impact on many employees and employers. Many foundations and charities have seen the impact and have created grants to help out the community. Check out some of the grants below.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

In order to qualify for grant assistance from the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program, the recipient must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  1. Be a Bartender or the spouse or child of a Bartender. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program defines a “Bartender” as an individual employed in serving beverages or otherwise engaged in the production, promotion or distribution of alcoholic beverages. An individual is considered “employed” as a Bartender if, for not less than one year prior to the application, the individual performed services as a Bartender on a regular full- or part-time basis or, if the catastrophic event or emergency hardship giving rise to the application prevents the individual from performing such services, for not less than one year prior to the event or hardship the individual performed services as a Bartender on a regular full- or part-time basis.
  2. Experience a catastrophic event or emergency hardship that is:
    1. Identifiable and described in detail in the application
    2. Damaging to the person or property (e.g., loss of life, health, or property);
    3. Sudden and precipitous rather than gradual or progressive;
    4. Unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unintended, or unplanned; and
    5. Unusual and not normally occurring in the ordinary course of day-to-day living. 
  3. Lack the necessities of life, including financial, physical, mental, or emotional well being as a result of the catastrophic event or emergency hardship.
  4. Provide tangible documentation of the catastrophic event or emergency hardship.

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

The Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (“Fund”) was created to help restaurant industry employees experiencing extraordinary hardship in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Through this Fund, grants will be made to restaurant industry employees who have been impacted by COVID-19, including a decrease in wages or loss of employment. Grants will be awarded as soon as possible to those individuals who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria, as reviewed and verified by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). This Fund is operated by the NRAEF, whose mission is to attract, empower and advance today’s and tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice workers.


Salesforce Grant Program 

Ureeka Inc. (“Company”, “we” or “us”) manages certain grant programs (the “Grant Program”) on behalf of third-party grant providers (each, a “Grant Provider”, and together with Company, the “Program Entities”) to support eligible small businesses who need assistance due to the adverse economic effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on their small business.