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Grants for Families and Carers
General Grants

Al- Mizan Charitable Trust

The Al-Mizan Charitable Trust supports families across the UK who are facing difficult financial circumstances.

It is able to offer small grants up to £500 to fund a range of goods and services that would better the family's circumstances and situation.

Grants are awarded regardless of their faith or cultural background. Applicants must be living in the UK and have British Citizenship.

To apply: use the online application process on the website.

The charity has also been involved in the distribution of food parcels, winter warmer packs, mother and baby kit and back to school backpacks.

Carers Grants

Carers of people with Multiple Sclerosis are able to apply for financial support.

Unfortunately, due the Covid 19 Pandemic the MS Society has paused it's Carers Grant Programme.

However, local groups offer their own grants and have their own application procedure.  To find your local group and the support they offer type in your postcode into the search box on this page.

Carers Trust

Carers may be able to receive a Carers Fund grants as part of a package of support from your local Carers Trust Network Partner.  

To apply: Contact your local carers group. The Carers Trust have an online search box on their home page to help you find your local group. Just add your postcode.

The Carers group will have to complete an online application form on your behalf.

Family Action

Family Action provides practical and emotional support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.

The charity makes small grants to those on low income or benefits:

Welfare Grants Programme - provides grants for essential household items for people over the age of 60 years.

It also provides grants for holidays for women living within Greater London.

Other Welfare Grants will be reviewed in June 2022.

Applications must be made online by a referring agency such as statutory agencies, charities that provide health or social care, housing associations, probation services and GP's.

Educational Grants Programme - provides small grants to individuals over the age of 14 years.

Applications must be submitted by authorised members of college staff affiliated organisations.

See also:

The Carers Trust (for help and support locally)

Bristol Charities (for respite care)

The Family Fund

MS Society (Carers Grants)

The Triangle Trust (funding for Carers groups/organisations)

Vicars Relief Fund (essentials and household items)

Check out the other pages....

See also:

Holiday Grants for Carers 

Respite and holiday funding

Disability Laws and Legal Rights

For rights of the carer

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