Emergency financial aid

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Benevolent Funds

Industry benevolent funds

Benevolent funds – grants – can offer financial help without repayment. You may be eligible if you or a family member has ever worked in one of the industries covered.

The National Benevolent Society

Financial support for zero hours contract workers

An emergency payment for people with dependants on a zero hours contract and who have lost their jobs, or have had their income substantially reduced due to coronavirus.

Equity Charitable Trust

Financial grants for actors and performers

If you’re a professional performer who wants to train for a new career or who is facing financial difficulties then the Trust endeavours to help you out.

Smallwood Trust

Financial support for women on low incomes

Offers grants and support for women on low incomes who have specific needs and are struggling to make ends meet or trying to overcome financial problems.

Scottish Government

Scottish hardship fund

In Scotland if you are experiencing hardship you can apply for a crisis grant (money you might not need to repay) from the Scottish Welfare Fund.

UK Government

Self-employment income support scheme

See the latest information about schemes to financially support self-employed individuals who have lost income due to coronavirus.

Hair and Beauty Charity

Financial support for hair and beauty professionals

Offers financial grants to those that are experiencing extreme financial difficulties as a result of the coronavirus.


Support for workers in the grocery industry

Offers a free helpline and live chat to support grocery workers. Financial help and Covid-19 guidance is also available.

Film + TV Charity

Support for film and tv professionals

Offers financial and emotional support (and emergency financial aid) to anyone in the TV and cinema industry.

Arts Council

Financial support for artists, creative practitioners and freelancers

Supports artists, creative practitioners, and freelancers through coronavirus with financial support.

The Book Trade Charity

Financial support for the book trade

Provides care and support to former, current, and future book trade people in need with grants and housing.


See what charitable funds might be able to help you

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