COVID-19 Special Situation Fund for individuals

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The application period for the special situation fund for individuals has closed.

The Special Situation Fund is reopening with new criteria to assist community groups. Organizations can apply from June 22 to July 3, 2020. Information on how to apply will be available at COVID-19 Special Situations Fund for Organizations 

Learn more about other COVID-19 support programs such as:

Post-secondary students should look into options for financial help listed at COVID-19 student financial supports along with COVID-19 supports offered through the Canada Emergency Student Benefit.

The Special Situation Fund is working with PEI post-secondary institutions on further assistance for international students. Further details will be announced. 

About the special situation fund for individuals

The COVID-19 Special Situation Fund for Individuals provided up to $1,000 to Islanders who have experienced urgent income loss as a result of COVID-19 and are not eligible for other federal and provincial funding support. This was a temporary program put in place to support Islanders that have been significantly affected by COVID-19 and have an urgent need. 

With recently announced federal and provincial COVD-19 programs and the gradual reopening of businesses, services and public spaces through Renew PEI, Together, the special situation fund for individuals closed on May 8, 2020.

All current applications will be processed and Islanders with approved applications will be contacted directly.

If your income has been impacted by COVID-19 and you are having difficulty finding a program that's right for you, you can still contact us to be connected to other provincial government COVID-19 supports. Email specialsituationfund@gov.pe.ca

Learn more about eligibility at Special Situation Fund - eligibility and collection of information.

Contact

For questions on the special situations fund, email specialsituationfund@gov.pe.ca