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Free to Thrive - Reentry Services: Eligible Expenses

Mark Louis
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Welcome to Expensify.org's Justice Campaign!

We're so excited to partner with you to achieve your community goals. This page includes a full list of eligible expenses for the Free To Thrive campaign.

  • Click here to join the campaign policy and become a volunteer!
  • Below is a list of eligible out-of-pocket volunteer expenses, task payments, and behavior incentive payments.
  • When creating an expense for reimbursement, please be sure to locate the one you're submitting below and enter all the required information, or your expense will not be approved and paid.
  • To avoid any delays: If you believe that you have an eligible expense that is missing from this list, please reach out to your campaign manager (who approves your expenses) to get this updated first before you submit it to Expensify.org for reimbursement.
  • Here's our training video on how to submit and approve expenses using the Expensify app.

Eligible Out-of-Pocket Volunteer Expenses

Prerequisites

  • The expense must have been paid for with the volunteer’s personal funds.
  • The expense must be no more than 30 days old.
  • The expense must include an itemized receipt image (only card receipts won't be accepted).
  • The category must be applied.
  • You will be reimbursed 50% of the expense total.

Required information that needs to be included on each of the below eligible expenses

  1. Expense: Airfare for a survivor to travel to Washington, D.C. - (guide: $500)
    1. Merchant: SmartScan will read this receipt to find the merchant name
    2. Amount: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the original amount but volunteers can overwrite it if they're claiming less
    3. Date: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the date of purchase
    4. Category: Please select Airfare
    5. Expense Description: What was this expense for?
    6. Proof: An itemized receipt
  2. Expense: Hotel for a survivor in Washington, D.C. - (guide: $300)
    1. Merchant: SmartScan will read this receipt to find the merchant name
    2. Amount: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the original amount but volunteers can overwrite it if they're claiming less
    3. Date: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the date of purchase
    4. Category: Please select Accommodation
    5. Expense Description: What was this expense for?
    6. Proof: An itemized receipt
  3. Expense: Local Transportation in Washington, D.C. - (guide: $50)
    1. Merchant: SmartScan will read this receipt to find the merchant name
    2. Amount: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the original amount but volunteers can overwrite it if they're claiming less
    3. Date: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the date of purchase
    4. Category: Please select Transportation
    5. Expense Description: What was this expense for?
    6. Proof: An itemized receipt
  4. Expense: Meals and incidentals - (guide: $165)
    1. Merchant: SmartScan will read this receipt to find the merchant name
    2. Amount: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the original amount but volunteers can overwrite it if they're claiming for less
    3. Date: SmartScan will read this receipt to see the date of purchase
    4. Category: Please select Meals
    5. Expense Description: What was this expense for?
    6. Proof: An itemized receipt

Eligible Task Volunteer Payments

Prerequisites:

  • The expense must be for an approved task on behalf of the campaign
  • The task must be no more than 30 days old
  • The task must include the required proof detailed below. This must prove the result was accomplished (eg. hanging a poster or delivering a workshop)
  • The category must be applied
  • You will be reimbursed 50% of the task amount
  • Volunteers must submit each task for reimbursement in Expensify by heading to their Expenses page, then selecting New Expense > selecting Per Diem > selecting Destination: Task

Required information that needs to be included on each of the below eligible expenses

  1. Canvassing to collect signatures to support petitions - $1 per signature
    1. Destination: Task
    2. Start Date: Date you began working on this task
    3. End Date: Date you completed this task.
    4. Per Diem Quantity: Enter the number of signatures collected
    5. Subrate: Canvassing
    6. Amount: Your task rate is added automatically when you select your task
    7. Category: Canvassing
    8. Expense Description: Describe the specifics of the work you did: event/location, which petition you were canvassing for, etc.
    9. Proof: A photo of the signatures collected


The screenshot below shows you how to add any report attachments such as photos for proof of task completion to your expense report.


That's it! Thanks for making the world a better place.


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