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social fund

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsocial fundˈsocial ˌfund noun [countable usually singular] British English  money that is used to help people with social problems, such as family problems or money problems
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social fundShe has two children under five and has just £50 to spend as she is currently paying off a social fund loan.The average social fund grant for furniture in 1990-1 was £377, excluding grants for washing machines.His fingerprints are also to be found on the introduction of the hated social fund.Cold Weather Payments are also made from the social fund.About 245,000 people receive community care grants through the social fund and one million get crisis loans.The social fund has given extensive help to people in real need.
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