Funding for the purchase of essential items to meet the most basic needs of children and young people in the UK who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances.
Where possible, items will be provided directly rather than awarding a cash grant.
Who Can Apply
Applications must be made through an organisation that is supporting the family or young person and is capable of assessing their needs, and that can also administer the grant.
Funding is available for critical household items as follows:
Furniture, kitchen equipment and small appliances.
Fridges and freezers.
Children's beds and bedding, including cots.
Support may also be available for vulnerable low income families have been affected by the recent severe floods.
How To Apply
Applications may be submitted at any time and will normally be processed within 10 working days.
Applicants should contact Family Fund Business Services by email and only if it is absolutely necessary to do so. Applicants should not contact Family Fund Business Services by telephone due to the coronavirus situation.
Applications should be made online at the Family Fund Business Services website. Applications can also be made by post, in exceptional circumstances.