Here is a list of funding opportunities available for individuals to apply.

Essential Living Fund - Glasspool
Essential Living Fund provides general hardship funds, applications must be made via referral agency.

Grants to Individuals | Smallwood Trust
Smallwood Trust - The Fund supports some of the women who are likely to be disproportionately affected by the rise in the cost of living, prioritising applications from:

  • Women that are single parents
  • Disabled women
  • Women with no recourse to public funds
  • Women who are or who have been affected by domestic violence or abuse
  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women

BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme 
BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme supports children and young people who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances, and is delivered by Family Fund Business Services.

Chances for Children Grants 
Chances for Children grants are individually tailored grants of up to £2,000 for children and young people who have experienced a crisis that has recently had a significant and enduring impact on their social and emotional wellbeing and educational engagement.

Grants For Older People
Friends of the Elderly provides grants to older people living on low incomes.

Apply for Support
Al-Mizan Charitable Trust - General Welfare Fund provides small grants to families across the UK, who are facing financial difficulties.

Hardship Grants Application Guide - COSARAF
Hardship grants across a range of themes, prioritising the most excluded people.

British Gas Energy Trust Fund Application Form
Debt writer off fund British Gas Energy Trust – Individuals and families can apply for grants to clear domestic gas and electricity debts. Before applying to the Trust you must get money or debt advice first.

EDF Energy Fund | EDF Energy Customer Support Fund
EDF provides support for individuals struggling to manage household energy debt.

E.ON Next Energy Fund
E.ON Next Energy Fund is to help E.ON Next customers who are experiencing financial hardship and struggling.

Teaching Staff Trust 
Provides hardship grants to people working in the education sector

Grants | Finance Support | Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion provide support to the Armed Forces community who may need financial support across a range of needs.

Grants: England | Family Fund
Family funds support families with disabled children in need of extra support, including a range of hardship related support.

Family Action's Grants Service: Financial support since 1869
Family Action’s Welfare Grants programme aims to help prevent an immediate crisis from spiralling and threatening the stability of families and individuals.