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British Benevolent Fund (BBF)- Balearics Partners

Financial fund based in Madrid for emergency and hardship. For Balearic Islands residents, applications must be made through partner organisations including Age in Spain (at a national level) and in Mallorca; Cancer Support Mallorca, English Speaking Residents Association (ESRA), JoyRon Foundation, Salvation Army, Calvia Council Foreign Residents Dept., The Anglican Church of Mallorca, Allen Graham Charity 4 Kidz. In Menorca; Age Concern Menorca. In Ibiza; Age Concern Ibiza. Details of these can be found in the directory on this website – explain that you are asking about the British Benevolent Fund. Funding can be made in extreme cases to help return residents to the UK to live.

Coverage area and additional information

Based in Madrid but can be applied for via partner organisations. This is a fund for last resort cases e.g. applicants will not be accepted if they have savings, or friends/family who could assist. There are specific criteria in order to become a beneficiary (see website). They may fund the following: repatriation costs, one time grants (e.g. for mobility aids, carers, or medical care), & short term financial relief.

Contact information
Web www.britishbenevolentfund.org
Full address Contact is normally made via the charity partners mentioned
Languages English spoken, Spanish spoken
Type of organisation Charity / Support Group
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