Download our form and please read it carefully. You may like to have someone help you fill it in. You are welcome to include a letter of support with your application.
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Tell us about the need or crisis
Please describe the situation or crisis as much as you feel able to. Applications are strictly confidential because we know this information may be sensitive.
Describe the current circumstances
This includes noting the number and ages of members of the household. Please note any other relevant factors such as health, special needs, housing, work or debts.
Include copies of bills, accounts or quotes
Your application will be returned if this information is missing. Please include full information and quotes so that the Trustees are able to make an informed decision, and so we are able to make a payment if your grant is successful.
Individuals must include 2 signatures
Please give 2 signatures from people who support the application, e.g. budget advisor, WINZ, support/social worker, doctor or nurse, minister, employer, lawyer, teacher or principal. NOT family or friends. Also, if applicable, please confirm that no WINZ grants or advances are available.
Organisations must include 2 signatures
Please provide 2 signatories from your organisation, a resolution from your committee and a copy of your most recent financial statements.
Return the completed Application Form by the 20th of the month to the Fifeshire Foundation at
Fifeshire House, Trafalgar Square,
or post to
PO Box 907, Nelson.
We let the contact person know the result a few days after the meeting. Fifeshire Foundation meets on the first Friday of each month, but there is no meeting in January.