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Foundation Scotland: hardship grant for flood recovery

3 Feb 2016

Foundation Scotland has set up a Flood Recovery Fund to relieve hardship across Scotland caused directly or indirectly by storm damage and flooding in December 2015 and early 2016. The fund is open to individuals or families, and community organisations involved in the flood relief effort.

Grants of up to £500 are available for eligible individuals or families. This is in addition to claiming the £1500 grant from the Scottish Government that is administered by local authorities.

The Foundation Scotland website has information on:

·         who can apply

·         what the grant can be used for

·         the priority given to certain groups, for example older people, children and those on certain benefits

·         guidelines on applying

·         the online application form

·         who to contact with any queries.

Grants are also available for voluntary and community groups.

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