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The Cannabis Alliance Relief Fund (TCARF)

The Cannabis Alliance Relief Fund (TCARF) was created in an attempt to mitigate the needs of the Essential Washington State Cannabis Industry in a vacuum of Federal and State assistance. TCARF provides a safety net of critical assistance for cannabis industry people in these times of need. TCARF services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. TCARF also focuses the resources and attention of the cannabis industry in Washington State on human service issues that directly influence the health and welfare of the cannabis community.

Financial Recovery Assistance
TCARF may grant short-term financial assistance up to $500 for personal needs that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances. Funding may be awarded for needs such as rent, car payments, insurance premiums, utilities, medical/dental expenses, mental health, and other personal expenses. 

  • Due to the overwhelming need, grant applications are compared and prioritized based on proven need 
  • Applicants must provide a complete and thorough application to be eligible for review
  • We are not providing feedback on individual applications due to the high number of submissions
  • At this time a COVID-19 Relief Grant award is supplemental emergency aid of between $150-$500
  • Applications are screened for compliance with the eligibility and application requirements on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis 
  • All eligible applications are evaluated and approved based on demonstrated need
  • Incomplete or inaccurate applications will be declined
  • Approved applications are awarded at the discretion of the Grant Selection Committee
  • Awards are distributed through… 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be able to document employment history in both of the following areas:

  • Employed in the cannabis industry as of Jan 1, 2020
  • If no longer employed, applicants must have left position in good standing

 Assistance Limitations
When financial assistance is provided by TCARF, it is charitable in nature and therefore, before seeking such assistance, applicants are required to investigate all other possible sources of aid.  At its sole discretion, TCARF reserves the right to deny or approve financial assistance.

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