A record-breaking year: more than £100,000 of destitution grants

RST destitution grants 2015 2017

October to December 2017 saw the Refugee Survival Trust distribute a record-breaking number of destitution grants – 428 grants, to a total of £37,889.57. This is significantly more in one quarter than we distributed in the whole of 2014-15.

The surge at the end of 2017, in addition to increasing demand throughout the year, means that for the first year ever we distributed more than £100,000 and more than 1000 grants (1167 in total) during one calendar year (January – December 2017).

Read our latest Destitution Grants analysis for more information.


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