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 by registering with the CVS Brent grants platform and completing an online form:

CVS Brent grants platform

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:

BAF Guidelines

And please also consult the Q&A for further guidance

BAF Questions and Answers

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