Apply for a grant.
We're here to help in your time of need.
The Staples Share Fund grant program helps associates who are experiencing severe financial hardship due to an emergency qualifying event, and as a result, do not have the ability to maintain basic monthly living expenses. Download our Direct Grant Application Prep Pack for everything you need to know to apply. For associates in need of help obtaining new or temporary housing, please download our New Tenant/Temporary Housing Form.
Once you’ve completed the Application Check List in our Prep Pack, fill out your application on our website and click submit.
Below are the qualifying events and expenses that the Share Fund may assist with.
Required Documentation for All Applicants
REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICATIONS:
Copies of bills for which associate is seeking assistance, for instance:
- Past due mortgage statement
- Past due rent letter from landlord or eviction notice
- Past due basic utilities (electric, gas, water/sewer and garbage)
Proof of qualifying event causing the financial need, for instance:
- Doctor's note/leave documentation
- Fire/police report
- Layoff/separation notice
ORIGINAL documents must be provided wherever available.
Every request submitted by Staples’ associates is reviewed.
The Staples Share Fund
500 Staples Drive
Framingham, MA 01702
|||The Staples Share Fund may request additional documentation in support of the qualifying event.|
|||Financial Assistance is at the discretion of the Staples Share Fund and is not an employee benefit.|
|||Donations do not increase eligibility.|