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 by registering with the CVS Brent grants platform and completing an online form:
Please note that the fund is currently closed and not receiving new applications. Please email us if you wish to be notified when the fund will re-open.
If you have any questions please email us:
Please read the funding guidelines before submitting an application:
And please also consult the Q&A for further guidance
Decisions on the award of smaller grants are made by a panel which meets three 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.