The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe’s COVID-19 Tribal Member Emergency Assistance Program is intended to assist Tribal members experiencing financial burdens directly related to or caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore have a documented need via this application. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and impact directly related to or caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Assistance is limited to all adult Tribal members who are 18 years of age or older as of October 13, 2020. Once approved, enrolled FPST Tribal member may receive $2,500 in emergency assistance.
How to Apply for the COVID-19 Tribal Member Emergency Assistance Program
Submit a completed application with the following verifications:
- Proof of identity for the applicant (driver’s license or ID card)); and
- Proof of enrollment in the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe: Copy of Tribal Enrollment card (all Tribal members are eligible – whether living on or off Reservation/Colony); and
- You must fill out the Section C of how the COVID-19 pandemic directly impacted your household; and
- Tribal Members must be 18 years of age or older as of October 13, 2020.
**FAILURE TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION MAY DELAY THE PROCESSING OR RESULT IN THE DENIAL OF YOUR APPLICATION**
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTAL OF APPLICATIONS IS NOVEMBER 20, 2020. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DEADLINE WILL BE CONSIDERED INELIGIBLE.
Assistance cannot be used for expenses incurred prior to March 18, 2020.
Applications MUST be submitted via mail ONLY and will be processed in the order they are received.
Applicants will receive a call when your application has been received. All approved applications will be submitted on Mondays of each week with a check mailed on Fridays.
Checks received by adult members must be cashed immediately. Any checks not cashed before December 30th will not be re-issued, no exceptions.
Please mail your completed application and verifications to:
COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program
565 Rio Vista
Fallon, NV 89406