Program Details VETERANS COVID-19 SUPPORT FUND APPLICATION

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BACKGROUND

MNBC is supporting Métis Veterans in BC from the financial effects of COVID-19 by providing a $500 support grant to 100 applicants. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • MNBC Citizen or self-identifying Métis currently living in BC
  • Currently serving or a Veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces or RCMP as verified by Métis Veterans of BC

Priority

Priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Métis Citizens registered as Métis Veteran of BC
  2. Métis Citizens not yet registered as Métis Veteran of BC with proof of service
  3. Self-identified Métis with proof of service

Proof of Service

For a Métis Veteran not currently registered as a Veteran with MNBC Métis Veterans of BC, Proof of Service is required for verification purposes.

  • Proof can be a copy of one of the following:
    • NDI 20 Canadian Forces ID Card (or NDI 10 Canadian Forces Temporary ID Card)
    • NDI 75 Record of Service
    • RCMP Record of Service
    • Veterans Affairs Canada Health Identification Card
    • RCMP Employee ID Card
    • Discharge Paper or card
    • MPRR
    • a copy of a Military Certificate bearing the applicant’s full name (if the certificate uses a SIN, rather than Service Number, please black out the SIN prior to submitting)
  • For a non MNBC Citizen and if self-identifying as Métis, Government issued photo ID required as well as a document as Proof of Service, as listed above

HOW TO USE THE FUNDS

The grant is intended to be used to offset the financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are a few ideas on how to use the funds:

  • Purchase of groceries and costs of groceries delivery service
  • Transportation costs to medical appointments
  • Personal protection equipment and cleaning supplies
  • Support from care aide services
  • Meals support services (for example “meals on wheels”, etc.)

PAYMENT

When sending your application, please submit a copy of a void cheque for MNBC to complete a direct deposit to your account.

MNBC is supporting Métis Veterans in BC from the financial effects of COVID-19 by providing a $500 support grant to 100 applicants. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • MNBC Citizen or self-identifying Métis currently living in BC
  • Currently serving or a Veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces or RCMP as verified by Métis Veterans of BC

For any questions and to return your completed application, please contact:

smorsette@mnbc.ca

604-557-5851 extension 8261