Emergency Relief grants are awarded to assist with unpredictable life setbacks such as an unplanned medical issue, home disaster or other life event. Emergency relief grants are capped at $5,000 unless there are extenuating circumstances to consider. Please click on the appropriate link below to apply for support or nominate a co-worker. Grant applications are due on the 15th of every month and take up to a month to process, unless you need expedited support (48-72 hours).
- Standard Grant Applications- For situations that do not need expedited support (i.e. help with upcoming medical bills). Standard grant applications will take up to a month to process.
- Expedited Grant Applications- For situations that require expedited support, within the next 48- to 72-hours (i.e. a house fire).
- Co-Worker Referral Form - For employees who would like to nominate a fellow Vail Resorts colleague for support. Foundation staff will follow up with the employee in need, who will have to fill out the appropriate grant application above.
Criteria for Emergency Relief Grants:
In order to receive support from the EpicPromise Employee Foundation, you:
Who is eligible?
All Australian, Canadian and US employees as well as those with SIS status are eligible as are their dependents. At this time, eligibility does not extend to the parents of employees or extended family members.
Additional eligibility requirements include the ability to demonstrate need due to an unplanned and recent medical issue OR emergency financial hardship. Applicants must also be employees of Vail Resorts or inactive with SIS eligibility at both the time of request and payment.
What does/doesn't the Foundation award grants for?
Have more questions? Consult our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - For full program specifics, please consult the FAQs prior to completing an application.