The National Federation of Sub-Postmasters Benevolent Fund

The Benevolent Fund gives financial assistance to serving or former subpostmasters. It can also offer help to serving or former National Federation of Subpostmasters (NFSP) employees and the widows, widowers, or children of any of these persons in cases of severe illness, bereavement or other domestic distress.

The type of assistance which might be provided includes:

  • Installing equipment in the post office to aid an individual's ability to continue to work
  • Contributing towards the cost of supporting dependents in times of financial difficulty
  • Contributing towards holiday costs for individuals with a disability or who are convalescing
  • Adapting homes and privately owned vehicles for individuals with a disability.

Last updated on 1 July 2019

Who is eligible?

  • Serving or former subpostmasters
  • Serving or former National Federation of Subpostmasters (NFSP) employees
  • The widows, widowers, or children of any of these persons in cases of severe illness, bereavement or other domestic distress.

Please note that subpostmasters need to be members to be eligible for this fund. Membership is free to all subpostmasters.

How to apply?

Visit the National Federation of Subpostmasters website to find out how to become a National Federation of Sub-Postmasters (NFSP) member and apply to the fund. Membership is free to all subpostmasters.

Other information

The National Federation of the Sub-Postmasters (NFSP) also offers emotional support and financial advice:

  • A Trauma Counselling Helpline to assist following a traumatic situation or incident in life, such as trauma reaction after an attack or raid
  • A free employment helpline
  • Access to Francise Finance's helpline where they can direct questions or talk about challenges relating to business finance or business planning

Visit the National Federation of Subpostmasters website for more information:

Contact details

Evelyn House
22 Windlesham Gardens
Shoreham-by-Sea
Shoreham-by-Sea
BN43 5AZ
Telephone: 01273 452324
Email: admin@nfsp.org.uk
Web: http://www.nfsp.org.uk/