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Funding and grants

Below is a list of links and resources for individuals and organisations seeking financial support due to the impact of the cost of living crisis. We will be updating this list as more information is available – please do share anything that you feel may be useful for us to include.

Macc's list of Individual Hardship Funds

GovUK's Help for Households page – links to support for income support, help with energy bills, help with childcare costs, housing support, help with transport costs, help finding work, and discounts and offers available form businesses to help with the cost of living.

The Beautiful South fund is aimed Charities, not-for-profit organisations, community groups and individuals for up to £2,500 for any group or individual with an idea focussed around community projects, whether they are big or small, that help improve and bring people together within your neighbourhood.The theme of the fund is neighbourliness

Sense launches fund with national poverty charity in response to cost of living crisis

Charity Excellence Framework's: Core Funding Grants For Charities – UK Charitable Trusts And Foundations That Fund Unrestricted, Running, Core Costs And Salaries

Charity Excellence Framework's: Cost Of Living Grants – Charitable Trust and Foundation funding for UK Charities and community groups

Turn2Us have a grants search page

The British Gas Energy Trust may be able to provide a grant if you are struggling to pay off gas or electricity debt. Please note grants over £1,500 will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Grants Online list of Cost of Living Grants

Macmillan Grants are small, one-off means-tested payments to help with the extra costs that living with cancer can bring.