A private fund to offer one-time $800 gift to food service workers in City of Los Angeles: Application will go live Dec. 7 at 9:00AM

Q: When can I apply? 

A: The application will go live on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM and will close at midnight on Friday, December 11. If you are picked and verified as eligible, you will be contacted via email or text and will have 10 days to respond to claim the grant.

Q: Where can I apply?

A: You can apply via phone by calling 311 or you can apply online on Monday, December 7 at 9:00 AM.

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Mayor Announces One-Time $800 Gift for L.A.’s Food Service Employees

The nonprofit Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles is offering a one-time $800 stipend to employees who work in food service industries, including restaurants, breweries and food stands.

Online applications will be accepted starting Monday, Dec. 7, it was announced this week by Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Only 4,000 stipends will be granted. Eligibility requirements are:

  1. Applicant must reside in the city of Los Angeles;
  2. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older;
  3. Applicant’s income for the year 2019 must have been less than $58,450.
  4. Applicant is experiencing economic hardship in 2020 due to COVID-19 related job loss or a reduction in income of at least 50 per cent at a food service establishment as a front or back of house employee.

For a complete list of requirements, click here. Then, on Monday, Dec. 7, apply here. Applicants are advised to apply on Dec. 7 or shortly thereafter.

Anyone wishing to donate to the fund, should visit corona-virus.la/SERVE.