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Crisis Fund


The Crisis Fund is to benefit people in crisis who are urgently in need of small, one off amounts of money. These funds can be accessed through charitable organisations throughout Cornwall who hold a pot of funds to distribute to individuals in crisis situations.

Examples of Grants

Funding Dates

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Examples of distributors of this fund could be Homeless Shelters, Soup Kitchens, Refuge Centres, Churches Together, Foodbanks, Street Pastors, Community Centres, this list is not exhaustive.

Examples of grants made to individuals:

High priority of support to:

  • People who are in danger of becoming homeless

  • People who are currently homeless, destitute and/or vulnerable

  • People with experience of homelessness attempting to establish or maintain a tenancy

  • Short term accommodation provision for homeless person

Examples of grants that can be made:

  • Accommodation for young man after wallet stolen

  • Purchase of food for person awaiting DSS cheque

  • Purchase of bus tickets to enable people to return home after encountering problems

  • Payments to help with immediate needs e.g. transport, clothing, food

We aim to process applications from start to finish within 10 working days, if not sooner.