The Royal College of Midwives Benevolent Fund

The Benevolent Fund of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Trust is a charity that provides support to midwives and maternity support workers in times of need.

The Fund can help with one-off grants, and can sometimes give emergency grants for people at great risk. 


Last updated on 30 July 2019

Who is eligible?

  • Registered midwives
  • Retired midwives
  • Student midwives in unanticipated and exceptional circumstances
  • Maternity support workers
  • Retired maternity support workers

How to apply?

Cavell Nurses' Trust processes applications on RCM Benevolent Fund's behalf.

Find out more about the Fund and how to apply on the Royal College of Midwives' website

After you complete the grant enquiry form, a member of the Welfare Services team will be in contact with you within two working days.

Other information

Through Cavell Nurses Trust, the RCM can also provide:

  • Emotional support for those in crisis
  • Advice on maximising benefits
  • Signposting to specialist counselling services

Contact details

Administrator of the Benevolent Fund, The Royal College of Midwives
15 Mansfield Street

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