The Seneca-Cayuga Nation Business Committee is pleased to announce that money allocated by the United States Department of Treasury under section 601(a) of the Social Security Act, as added by section 5001 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is being made available to Tribal Members as part of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation Coronavirus Relief Fund. Adult Tribal Members will be able to apply for financial assistance to help offset expenses related to COVID-19. This is new funding from the Federal Government that is in addition to the funding used in May to make payments to all Elders

The financial assistance will be given to each enrolled adult member (18+ as of August 1, 2020) and will be in the amount of $250.00. The application for assistance is available by PDF at The application period will end on October 31, 2020, no further applications will be processed after this date. Applications will be processed as they are received and will be accepted through the mail or electronic mail, both options are on the bottom of the application.  A copy of the applicant’s Tribal Enrollment Card will need to be attached to the application.

The Coronavirus Pandemic has been difficult on all of us, in varying ways, but our hope is that this funding will help ease the burden as we move forward toward greater days.

Please download the application at