's Moving Assistance Grants

Grant paused for summer 2023 is pausing our moving assistance grant for summer 2023. We'll be back in the fall to offer more grants!

Relocation costs add up. Want help paying for a big move? Apply for a moving grant for a chance to get financial aid for your moving services.

  • What is the moving grant? – The moving assistance grant is a $500 relocation package that offers to people planning to move.
  • Who can apply? – If you live in the United States and you’re moving in the next six months, you can apply for our grant. 
  • When would I know the result? – We’ll reach out within 30 days of your moving date to see if you’re a good fit for our grants.

What’s a moving grant?

A moving grant is a one-time relocation package offers to people preparing to move. With our moving assistance grants, we help people like you pay for moving services like full-service moves, moving container rentals, truck rentals, car shipping, and more.

Who should apply?

Anyone planning a move in the next six months can apply for our moving assistance grant. We offer three grants each month, and we currently have funding for the following moving companies:

Container movers

Full-Service movers

Moving Truck Rentals

Car Shipping

What’s in it for you?

We’ll reimburse you up to $500 of the cost of your moving expenses. This reimbursement will come in the form of a one-time payment (via direct deposit to your bank account) after you have finished your move.

Our free moving concierge can help you decide who to hire

There’s more to moving than getting your belongings from A to B. If setting up insurance, internet, utilities, or home security services while planning your move makes you hyperventilate, we’ve got an answer for you! offers a free, all-in-one solution that provides you with a personal concierge who will assist you in setting up all those services (and more!). From finding the best mover in your area, to forwarding your mail to your new address, our moving concierge removes the hassle of self setup and helps you save money.

What’s in it for us? ranks and reviews moving companies—and we need your input. As part of the grant process, we’ll ask about your moving experience in the following ways:

  • Pre-move survey
  • Photos and video of your move
  • Post-move survey
  • Correspondence between you and the moving company (emails and forms)
  • Video interview with you (via Zoom)

In the moving surveys and video interview, we’ll ask you some questions like the ones below:

  • How much did your move cost?
  • How was your experience with the company's customer service?
  • Did the moving company safely deliver all of your furniture and belongings?

The information you share with us will add to our moving company reviews, which will help our readers know which moving companies they can trust. We’re doing this so we can continue to be one of the most accurate and fair resources in the moving industry.

Past moving grant recipients

If you’re interested in a moving grant, but you want to learn a little more before applying, check out these reviews we wrote using information from past recipients:

Moving grant recipients Wilder and Alexander
Recipient No. 22 - Wilder and Alexander

Who moved: Two adults and a dog

Moving miles: 662 miles (Nashville, TN to Plano, TX)

Moving company: 

Recipient No. 23 - Shelby

Who moved: Two adults and one child

Moving miles: 2,350 miles (Alta, UT to Andover, NH)

Moving company:

Recipient No. 24 - Erin and Ryan

Who moved: Two adults

Moving miles: 655 miles (Lehi, UT to Rogers, AR)

Moving company:


How do I decide who to hire?

If you're not sure where to start, you can use our free moving concierge to help you decide who to hire. We can help you find the best professional moving company, truck rental, moving container, and more!

How do I receive my grant payment?

We'll send your relocation assistance grant via direct deposit to your bank account.

What is the process? How long does it take to pick the grant recipient?

If you’re eligible for a moving grant, we’ll email you within 30 days of your moving date. Then we’ll schedule a phone interview to confirm that you’re a good fit for our grant. 

After that, you’ll fill out a pre-move survey, a post-move survey, and send us photos and paperwork from your move. We aim to have the whole process wrapped up within two weeks of your move-in date, and then we send you the financial aid via direct deposit to your bank account—easy peasy.

How would I get notified if I was accepted as a grant recipient?

If we’re considering you for a moving grant, we’ll send you an email (from to arrange a phone interview and see if you’re a good fit for our moving grant.

Do I have to use a moving company on the list? What if I want to use something else?

To receive a moving grant, you must use one of the moving companies on our list. Someday we’ll add local movers to our moving grant program, but right now we’re focusing on moving companies that are available nationwide.

I’m moving to a city outside the United States. Can I apply?

Yes! We’re interested in international relocations as well as domestic moves. 

If I didn’t hear anything, can I apply again?

Yep! We review relocation assistance candidates each month and email potential winners within 30 days of their move date. If you haven’t heard from us, it’s probably because your relocation is more than 30 days away. That said, you can always reapply. 

If you need more info, read the terms and conditions.