Summer closure

While The Barnes Fund office is closed from 31 July – 2 September, there are still ways that you can access support. Please see below a list of people you can contact during this time:

If you are an individual in need:

Details of agencies that can officer advice and support, such as Citizens Advice, can be found here
https://thebarnesfund.org.uk/individual-in-need/

Financial support is available via Richmond Council
https://www.richmond.gov.uk/services/housing/help_with_paying_your_rent_and_council_tax/housing_benefit/discretionary_housing_payments
https://www.richmond.gov.uk/services/housing/richmond_covid-19_hardship_fund

RCVS has also provided a useful list of hardship grants that you can apply for
https://richmondcvs.org.uk/covid-19-information-and-advice/covid-19-funding-for-individuals/

If you are a voluntary/community organisation:

Please note our next deadline is 6th September. Please access the application form here
https://thebarnesfund.org.uk/charity-or-voluntary-organisation/

Richmond Council has provided a list of available grants for organisations impacted by the COVID crisis, including Richmond Council’s emergency grant fund
https://www.richmond.gov.uk/services/voluntary_and_community_sector/covid_19_support_fund

RCVS has also provided a useful list of grants relating to the current COVID crisis
https://richmondcvs.org.uk/covid-19-information-and-advice/covid-19-funding-for-organisations/