Who is eligible?
BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color) folks and senior citizens regardless of income, as well as those who may self-identify as meeting one of the following criteria:
- Living on fixed government income (SSDI, SSI, Social Security, unemployment)
- Receiving public assistance
- Paying 50% or more of income for housing
- Are struggling to support children or other dependents
- Have significant debt
- Have medical expenses not covered by insurance
How do you apply?
Fill out the form HERE
We will contact you once we recieve your application, typically in 1-2 business days. Have questions? email us at email@example.com
How does it work?
The Herbal Justice Fund is made available to people who self-identify as meeting “who’s eligible” criteria. Any individuals meeting that criteria may have access the HJF. Low-income individuals accessing the fund will be invited to consider only using what they need from the fund. Use of the HJF is subject to the availability of funds.
What does it cover?
- Products: The HJF may be used to cover $50/month/individual of costs for bulk dry herbs, bulk herbal tinctures, bulk herbal powders, herbal blends made using the above products
- Consultations: The HJF may be used to cover up to 75% of costs for clinical services through the Burlington Herb Clinic, with a limit of 1 consultation/month
- Classes- full and partial scholarships are available for select classes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about specific classes
Where does the money come from?
- Inidivdual support- in store and through the donation button on the website
- Teachers choosing to donate class tuition to the fund
- Twice a year Fundraisers
- Income generated from UpS at-risk herb sales
How can you help?
- If you have the means, support the fund through a donation.
- If you or someone you know could use the fund, reach out! We love sharing resources and making sure that as many people as possible have access to herbs and education.