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Brave of Heart Fund

The Brave of Heart Fund provides monetary grants to eligible family members of frontline healthcare workers, healthcare volunteers and healthcare support staff who have lost their lives because of COVID-19. A spouse or domestic partner, a dependent child, or dependent parent are eligible. The Fund also offers behavioral and emotional support services from Cigna and grief coping resources from New York Life. 

Eligible Healthcare Workers:

For the purpose of the Brave of Heart Fund, an eligible healthcare worker is a person who lived in the U.S. at time of death and who worked or volunteered in or for a:

  • Licensed hospital
  • Nursing home
  • Triage center
  • Medical center or clinic
  • Medical transport vehicle
  • Other licensed medical facility, provider or setting

Grant Description:

There are two phases of grants available. Eligible expenses vary based upon which grant phase the eligible family member is applying. You may be eligible for both a Phase 1 and Phase 2 grant.

For more information, click here.

Every person applying for a grant must first verify their eligibility. To view the process of verifying and applying for a grant click here.

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