We can help pay for homecare equipment, home repairs, modifications and maintenance; make one-off grants; help cover care costs and contribute to funeral costs; and make continuing payments for those in need of ongoing support.
BDCI is a registered Charity and is focused entirely on the meat trade. We provide financial assistance to those within – or have previously been a part of – the trade. We therefore have certain requirements or qualifications for assistance.
Individuals in need of financial support.
Applications are normally considered at the bi-monthly BDCI Grants Committee, but we can consider urgent applications at shorter notice. To apply for assistance, applicants must provide evidence of their connection to the meat trade as well as financial details, including any income they and their partner receive. All information is treated in the strictest confidence.
Here is a list of the basic information that is required on the application form:
BDCI can only assist people who need our help if they let us know they need it. We rely heavily on our friends and supporters to encourage people in need to make a full and proper application to check whether help may be available.