Benevolent Fund

A.  Purpose

To provide assistance to an Active Member where there is little or no financial coverage or protection through salary/wages, sick leave, long term disability, insurance benefits, credit union/banks, etc.

B.  Fund

Ten thousand dollars ($10,000) is budgeted annually for the purposes of Benevolent Grants.

C.  Benevolent Grant Assistance

The merits of each case and the amount of assistance in each instance to be determined by the Table Officers. The maximum amount of a single grant shall not exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000).

D.  Application

Requests should be accompanied by a completed Benevolent Grant Application Form sent to the attention of the Executive Director, Nova Scotia Teachers Union, 3106 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, B3L 4L7 or electronically to

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