Partnering with the Family Independence Initiative President Preckwinkle announced a $7 Million extension of the COVID-19 Recovery: Cash Assistance Program in December, 2020. The application window was December 7, 2020 through December 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm and is now closed.

If you did apply, you can also check on the status of your application at any time via your UpTogether dashboard. To access your dashboard, log in to your account. (You can find instructions here on how to access your dashboard.) Please be sure to use the same login method you used when applying for the fund, such as your email address or phone number.

If you have any questions or run into any challenges, please reach out to the UpTogether Support Team here. Simply click on the purple Help bubble on the lower right hand corner of the screen and type the word “contact.” You can then click the Contact Us button on the lower righthand side to begin a live chat with the Support Team.

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To find out more about the Family Independence Initiative, go here.