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We provide grants to help people make ends meet. Support ranges from everyday essentials such as heating, school uniform and general living costs, to supporting those who are living with an illness or disability or those experiencing homelessness or domestic violence.

Our grants programme is available to anybody who is currently working in the UK hospitality industry or who has for a five-year period in their working life.

If you need our help, and you meet our criteria don't worry about all the different types of grants we offer, just tell us about your situation and we'll help you get the right help.

If you’re facing an issue don’t wait until the problem becomes acute, get in touch with us straight away, but please be sure to read our full criteria here, before starting your application here

The type of grants we provide.

We provide one-off help towards the cost of an item or need considered essential, such as a household appliance, furniture, medical items, debt solutions, securing accommodation, clothing, food and general living costs.

We also help people of working age who have suffered a sudden loss of income due to bereavement, illness or injury. Grants are usually given for a maximum of one year and aim to assist with the person’s general living costs for a set time so that they have time to adjust to their new circumstances before returning to work.

Often for a family in crisis, quality time together is often hard to come by, so when we review cases we sometimes provide A Family Day Out Grant so a family facing hardship can have some 'us time' at a local attraction such as the cinema or a theme park.

For retirees who have spent most of their life within our industry and are now on a very limited income we can assist with general living costs to ensure that an adequate standard of living is achieved. All of our eligible recipients are enrolled on our Golden Friends scheme, see Golden Friends section for more details.

Winter Fuel Grants.

Our Winter Fuel grants are there to help working age people who are concerned about their heating bills and how they’ll be able to afford to keep their homes warm through the colder weather. Our Winter Fuel Grants Programme is open to those currently working within the hospitality industry and earning a low wage. 

Grants are for £150 and the scheme is open between November and March each year.  If you need assistance before the scheme opens again then please complete our full grant application form which can be found below.

Winter Fuel Grant (grant scheme open November - March)

School Uniform Grant.

Kitting out children for the new school year can be an expensive and daunting prospect. Our School Uniform Grant is available for hospitality parents on a low income and helps ensure their children have the uniform and shoes they need for the new school year. The scheme is open from July - September.

School Uniform Grant (now closed)