Financial assistance

We know that unexpected situations and difficult times arise for everyone. If you’re having a hard time with money, we may be able to help. We provide means tested financial assistance in the form of monthly shortfall grants and donations for one off expenses.

We understand that each individual's circumstances are just that, individual, so please contact us to discuss your particular situation to see if we can help.

We can provide financial support for:

Winter fuel payments

You might hesitate to turn up the thermostat if you're worried about how to pay the bills. That's why we're committed to making a fuel payment each winter to those who need it.

FIND OUT ABOUT WINTER FUEL PAYMENTS

Benefits advice

Billions of pounds in benefits go unclaimed every year - from pension and tax credits to housing benefits and maternity grants. You may find yourself navigating the benefits system for the first time, or just trying to make sense of it all. We'll explore your options together and can even complete the applications with you.  

ASK US FOR BENEFITS ADVICE

Residential care top up fees

We can offer support with the top up costs of residential care or fund respite costs where care is being provided at home. Contact us to find out if you or someone you know is eligible for our support.

ASK ABOUT TOP UP FEES AND RESPITE COSTS

Adaptations and equipment

We have grants and donations available to help pay for home adaptations, white goods and even specialist equipment such as mobility aids.

ASK ABOUT ADAPTATIONS AND EQUIPMENT

Business start-up support

Thinking of starting your own business? If you’re unemployed or facing redundancy, you could qualify for a business start-up fund of up to £2000. You can also benefit from free business coaching to get your idea off the ground.

ASK ABOUT BUSINESS START-UP SUPPORT

ICAEW subscription payments

We offer financial assistance for ICAEW members struggling to pay their reduced ICAEW subscription rate.

ASK ABOUT ASSISTANCE WITH MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION

Funeral costs

If you’re struggling with funeral costs for an eligible member, we may be able to offer a grant to help.

ASK ABOUT OUR FUNERAL GRANT

 

Helpful advice

Real people, real stories

Your questions answered

Get involved