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Donations and Support

The Hertz Employee Relief Fund assists employees who are experiencing serious financial hardship and are unable to afford housing, utilities and other basic living expenses due to a natural disaster; life-threatening illness or injury; death; or other catastrophic or extreme circumstances beyond the employee’s control. The fund and grants are administered and managed by a third-party, nonprofit charitable organization to ensure applicant anonymity and provide experienced support.

Make a Donation

Our people are important to us at Hertz. It shows in the way we deliver service to our customers, inside and out. It shows in the way we treat each other. It's about the pride we have in our Company and the respect we have for one another. Even in the best of times, unexpected things can occur that impact our lives: Life altering emergencies, like a house fire, accident, or sudden illness in the family. Natural disasters that leave us homeless. A death in the family or other personal tragedy that puts a strain on personal finances. The purpose of the Hertz Employee Relief Fund is to help fellow co-workers with short-term financial assistance during unexpected hardships and emergencies. Click the Credit Card Donation button to contribute to the fund. You can also contribute via payroll deduction by visiting the Hertz Intranet > Corporate Responsibility > Giving > Employee Relief Fund

To make a US donation using your Credit Card, Debit Card or other available options click here.

To make a Non-US donation using your Credit Card, Debit Card or other available options click here.

To make a donation via Text-to-Give, simply text the unique keyword “HERTZ" to 71777.

All donations to the fund at the Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. are tax deductible in the U.S. The EIN# for the Emergency Assistance Foundation is 45-1813056. 

Apply for a grant

If you are experiencing a personal hardship or the effects of a qualified disaster, you can apply for a grant for financial assistance. Please read the Application FAQs to see if you qualify.

The Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. will manage all fund activities, and when needed assist applicants with their grant applications.  Hertz Corporation will not have any insight into the grant process unless a grant recipient chooses to share his or her story. If you would like to share your story, click here to share your information.

The Emergency Assistance Foundation is here to help applicants through their challenging times. Please click the link above for social service suggestions, educational courses that cover everything from disaster preparedness to financial education and morŠµ.