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British Benevolent Fund (BBF) – Catalunya Partners

Financial fund based in Madrid for emergency and hardship. For residents in Catalunya, applications must be made through partner organisations including Age in Spain and the Royal British Legion (at a national level) and, on a local level; St George’s Anglican Church (Barcelona), BBA British Benevolent Association (Girona) and Arrels Foundation (Barcelona). For other areas please contact the BBF itself for guidance. Funding can be made in extreme cases to help return residents to the UK to live.


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
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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