Applicants must provide proof of Sudbury residency. One application may be submitted per calendar year, for a maximum of five years. The HOPE Fund can contribute up to $600 for an individual or $1200 for a family. Eligible categories: fuel/utilities, medical care/medicine, food/special dietary needs, rent/mortgage/insurance, household repairs, transportation, and other needs. All applications are subject to approval by the HOPE Fund Committee.