Supporting the Voluntary Sector in the London Borough of Brent        020 3011 1690

The Brent Advice Fund (BAF) is a program of financial assistance created by Brent Council to help community organisations that provide advice in the following areas to the population of Brent:

  • Money and debt advice,
  • Welfare benefit advice,
  • Housing advice,
  • Advice for older people and disabled people.

BAF provides two types of support grants:

  • Advice grants,
  • Capacity grants.

Applications to the fund can be made at any time by contacting CVS Brent and requesting an application form:


Please read the funding guidelines before submitting an application:

BAF Guidelines

Decisions on the award of smaller grants are made by a panel which meets six times a year. Larger grant applications will be decided by Brent Council.

To make a grant application you must be eligible to join the Brent Community Advice Network (BCAN). Membership is free. More details on BCAN can be obtained by contacting Katherine Wilkinson