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Craft Brewery Employee Assistance Relief Campaign

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Nominate a Brewery Employee


Partnering with craft breweries and connecting them to communities in need of clean water has always been a key component of Drink Local Think Global. 
We know that the current situation regarding COVID-19, is forcing many local craft breweries  to shut down taprooms. This is resulting in layoffs and reduced hours for taproom employees including servers, bartenders, and brewers. These unavoidable circumstances are causing hardships and turmoil for employees at these small businesses. 
Here at DLTG, we believe it is our duty to show support to the industry that has continually supported us in the past. For a limited period of time, we will pivot our focus to reflect our support for craft breweries. Our mission will remain the same, allowing donations for the global water crisis to continue during this time, but the This One's for You campaign gives donors the opportunity to contribute specifically to supporting craft brewery employees in need of assistance. 

Once you've filled out and submitted the form, if the nominee meets the requirements (see below) you will hear from a DLTG team member to move forward with the process.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  1. The individual must work for a craft brewery in the United States or were recently laid off from a craft brewery in the past 30 days due to circumstances related to COVID-19. 

      1. For this campaign, DLTG defines a craft brewery as a brewery that has an annual production of 6 million barrels of beer or less.
      2. The individual may be employed by a craft brewery, microbrewery, nanobrewery, or brewpub

  • The individual must be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in some manner and must be identifiable and described in detail within the nomination submission. 

      1. Example: Loss of hours, loss of job, etc. 

  • The individual nominated must have a reference from the brewery they previously or currently are employed by, and this reference's contact information must be provided to DLTG. 

Selection Criteria: 

Nominees will be selected solely on the basis of the eligibility requirements above and chosen from the Drink Local Think Global (DLTG) team with help from others within the craft beer community. Each applicant will be pre-screened for compliance with the eligibility and application requirements on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis by the DLTG team. All applications that meet the eligibility requirements will be reviewed by the DLTG team.   

Grants will be made in the form of lump sum distributions to the recipient, or as determined by the DLTG team based on the needs of the particular recipient.

At this time we are only allowing people who work at craft breweries to nominate themselves or others within the craft beer industry. This is to prevent scammers and to make sure the money fundraised will go to craft brewery employees only.