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Apply To The Student Support Fund

The Fundraising Coordinator relies on the excellent judgement of teachers, principals and school support staff to identify vulnerable students and submit an application on their behalf. The Fundraising Coordinator aims to review and approve applications within a 2-3 business day time frame.

Who Can Apply?

Any principal, teacher or professional support services staff member can apply for assistance from the Student Support Fund. All applications must be approved by the principal before they are submitted.

STUDENT SUPPORT FUND APPLICATION 

Applications will be open in fall 2016.

Fund Criteria

1. All requests for funds should be intended for supporting families in extreme circumstances. We rely on the excellent judgement of RCDSB school staff in determining that the application meets these criteria.

2. All requests must be made on behalf of current RCDSB students.

3. The maximum request per student per application is $250 and $500 per family. Applications submitted with a request amount outside of these limits will be considered by the fundraising committee on a case by case basis.

4. In recognition of the urgent nature of the requests, the time between receipt of the application and notification will be 2-3 business days.A Student Support Fund Expense Form/Report must be completed, including original receipts/items outlined and forwarded to the Student Support Fund office once the funds have been utilized. The reimbursement cheque will be issued in the following cheque run. It is important that receipts and expenses are provided to the Student Support Fund office for audit purposes. 

5. A Student Support Fund Expense Form/Report must be completed, including original receipts/items outlined and forwarded to the Student Support Fund office once the funds have been utilized. Reimbursement will be issued in the following cheque run. It is important that receipts and expenses are provided to the Student Support Fund office for audit purposes.  

6. There is no limit to the amount of requests that can be made by each school.

7. Other sources of funding/support must be exhausted before applying for funding from the Student Support Fund.

8. The Student Support Fund will issue funds as long as funds are available.