HELP DURING TOUGH TIMES AMN's Caring for Caregivers Grant Program

AMN Healthcare’s Caring for Caregivers program provides grants for Healthcare Personnel during life-changing events and extreme times of need.

Everyone Experiences Tough Times

 

Sometimes asking for help can be the hardest part. AMN Healthcare’s Caring for Caregivers grant program helps alleviate the stresses that come with lifechanging events. Our grants, with awards of up to $5,000, are meant to help you and your immediate family members cope with expenses during life’s setbacks. Grants do not need to be paid back and are our way of letting you know that we appreciate the efforts you’ve made working for the company.

Learn more about qualifying events or review FAQs

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AMN Healthcare Partners with the Dallas Foundation to Provide a Hand-Up to Personnel

Giving Back is the Right Thing to Do

In the spirit of giving back, AMN Healthcare has partnered with the Dallas Foundation, a non-profit 501(c) organization who will help us manage our grant program. Applications for grant assistance will be reviewed by an independent team of internal AMN Healthcare employees who will provide guidance on amounts for approved applications. 

Steps to Apply for AMN's Caring for Caregivers Grant Program

To help you understand the application process for AMN's Caring for Caregivers Grant Program, we have put together a step-by-step list of the stages and approximate timeframes that you can expect when applying for the program. To learn more about the grant program, visit our FAQs page.

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STEP ONE:

Gather necessary documentation

STEP TWO:

Apply for the program and submit documentation

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STEP THREE:

Review by AMNs internal team (2 to 4 weeks), with necessary follow-ups

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STEP FOUR:

Notification of grant awards (where applicable)

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STEP FIVE:

Coordination of disbursement of funds (account information)

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STEP SIX:

Disbursement of funds (usually 2 to 3 weeks after final approval)

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Qualified Events for Grants

AMN Healthcare offers grants of up to $5,000 for employees experiencing:

  • Serious illness or injury
  • A natural disaster (flood, wildfire, tornado, hurricane, etc.)
  • Loss of primary residence
  • Military deployment
  • Non-routine/exceptional medical expenses
  • Domestic violence or were a victim of other violent crime
  • Death of a loved one

Documentation You’ll Need to Apply

During the application process, please make sure you have the required documentation for submission to the grant committee. Providing all of the necessary documentation during the application process will help the committee make more expedient decisions and get recipients the help they need faster.

Physician or Clinician Diagnosis of Serious Illness
Unpaid Medical Bills
Proof of Military Deployment
Insurance Assessment of Loss of Home
Police Report of Domestic Violence/Violent Crime

Shelter report also acceptable for domestic violence

Verified Assault or Traumatic Event at a Facility
Death Certificate of Loved One or HP

Autopsy/coroner report for HP death also acceptable

Documentation of Educational Expenses

Top FAQs

What is happening?

In May 2022, AMN announced The AMN Caring for the Caregivers Fund to support AMN Healthcare Professionals who are experiencing a catastrophic and unexpected hardship that causes undue financial stress for qualified events.

Who can apply for assistance from the fund?

Active AMN healthcare professionals must meet the following eligibility criteria to apply, be considered for, or receive a grant from the Caring for the Caregivers fund:

- Actively employed by AMN and a minimum of 1 assignment for AMN or minimum of 180 worked hours.

- Have a work location based in the United States at the time of application submission

- Is not an AMN corporate employee

Eligible AMN healthcare professionals are limited to receiving a maximum of one (1) grant every calendar year, regardless of grant amount. Multiple grants for the same event are not permitted.

Additional information:

- Eligible AMN healthcare professionals on a protected Leave of Absence (LOA) are eligible to apply, be considered for, and/or receive a grant from the AMN Caring for Caregivers Fund.

- Healthcare professionals who join AMN through a company acquisition become eligible when they are integrated into AMN Human Capital records and timekeeping.

What types of financial hardships qualify for grant consideration?

Different incurred costs associated with the qualified events below are open to grant consideration. 

- Serious injury/illness

- Natural disaster including flood, wildfire, tornado, earthquake, volcanic eruption, blizzard, drought, cyclone, hurricane, or severe storm

- Disaster resulting from an accident involving a common carrier such as a bus, train, ferry, plane, or truck

- Impact to primary residence not paid by insurance

- Military deployment/ called to active duty

- Non-routine/ exceptional medical expenses 

- Victim of a violent crime or domestic abuse

- Funeral expenses of immediate family member

- Other qualifying emergency event or crisis (considered on a case-by- case basis)

How do I apply for assistance from the Caring for the Caregivers Assistance Fund?

Apply directly here. Before applying, you will need to create an account on the grant site using your personal email address. The site has been approved through the AMN IT Governance, Risk & Compliance process.