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Good Green Giving Grant Program Application Requirements

Apply here for your 501(c)(3) to be considered to receive an impact grant of unrestricted funding from Good Green, subject to the requirements set forth below.

Application Timing

The Good Green Giving Grant Program (the “Grant Program”) will accept applications starting October 13, 2021, at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ending on January 12, 2022, at 11:59.59 pm ET, unless otherwise extended by Grantor in its discretion (the “Grant Program Period”).

Eligibility

Grant Program is open only to organizations determined to be tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Code, who’s mission involves work with marginalized communities affected by the war on drugs focusing in on either “education”, “employment” and/or “expungement” (each defined below) (each, a “Qualifying Charity”). Representatives who submit on behalf of a Registered Charity must be authorized representatives of the Qualifying Charity who have authority to bind the Qualifying Charity to these Application Requirements and all other requirements set forth by Grantor. Employees of Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) (“Grantor”), and its subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies involved in the Grant Program (collectively, the “Grant Program Entities”), and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to apply in the Grant Program. Grant Program is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.

For purposes of this Grant Program, the Three Pillars are as follows:

Education

At Good Green much of our focus and funds will go towards organizations enabling education and career training for individuals and communities directly impacted by the War on Drugs.

Employment

Our pillar of Employment is two-fold…

Strive to make sure employment opportunities in the cannabis industry are accessible to the communities most impacted by discriminatory cannabis laws.

Strive to provide a path towards broad and sustainable career opportunities for individuals directly affected by the War on Drugs.

Expungement

Good Green strongly advocates for clemency towards all non-violent cannabis offenders nationwide. For those granted clemency, it’s our duty to offer resources and criminal justice services to help expunge their records.

How to Apply for a Grant

During the Grant Program Period, visit http://www.good.green (the “Website”) and follow the instructions to complete the grant application (the “Application”) and provide all information requested.

Submission of erroneous or incomplete information will void the Application in Grantor’s discretion. Applications generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) Application per Qualifying Charity.

Grantee Selection and Notification

All eligible Applications received throughout the Grant Program Period will be evaluated by Grantor and selected in its sole discretion. Potential grantees will be notified via email and will be required to complete and return required documentation. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, Grantor is unable to contact any potential grantee or any potential grantee is not in compliance with these Application Requirements, the Grant may be forfeited. Grantor reserves the right to select fewer than five (5) Grant grantees if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Applications, in Grantor’s sole discretion.

Grants

Five (5) Grants of a minimum of $60,0000 (actual amount in Grantor’s sole discretion) are available. Grant is unrestricted but is intended to be used by Grantee with marginalized communities affected by the war on drugs focusing on either education, employment and/or expungement. As a condition of receiving Grant, potential Grantee hereby agrees as follows: To read, complete, agree to, and sign additional documentation that, among other things, provides information for tax and legal compliance purposes and confirms the obligations and expectations of Grant grantees; and that the natural person filling out the Grant Program application is an authorized representative of the organization identified in the application, if applicable. Grantor requests that Grant grantees provide monthly updates on use of the Grant.

General Conditions

By participating, each representative of the Qualifying Charity agrees on behalf of him/herself and the Qualifying Charity: (a) to abide by these Application Requirements and decisions of Grantor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Grant Program; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless the Grant Program Entities and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Qualifying Charity’s participation in the Grant Program or any Grant Program-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded Grant; and (c) to the use of his/her name, photograph, image and/or likeness and the name of the Qualifying Charity for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Grantor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from Qualifying Charity or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.

License/Use of Application

By submitting an Application, and to the extent allowed by law, you, on behalf of yourself and the Qualifying Charity, grant the Grantor and its designees a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your Application, name, photo, video and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Grant Program in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to Qualifying Charity or any third party.

Miscellaneous

Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Applications; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Grant Program, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Grant Program, the processing or judging of Applications, the announcement of the grants, the incorrect uploading of any element of the Application, or in any Grant Program-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Grant Program. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Grant Program or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Grant Program or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Application Requirements, as solely determined by Grantor, will be disqualified and all associated Applications will be void. Should any portion of the Grant Program be, in Grantor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Grantor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Grant Program, or in the event the Grant Program is unable to run as planned for any other reason, Grantor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Grant Program and, if terminated, at its discretion.

Arbitration

Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Grant Program, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Grant Program, or any grants awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be applied in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Grant Program), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Application Requirements, or the rights and obligations of participant and Grantor in connection with the Grant Program, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Illinois, USA, without regard to conflicts of law principles and any claims shall be brought in the courts in Cook County, Illinois.

Grantor

Green Thumb Industries Inc., 325 W. Huron, Chicago, Illinois 60654.

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