How to Apply

Our advice and assistance is available to members past and present. Wherever you live in the world, we’re accessible and ready to help you.

The Guide – We’re here for you

Please download and read the guide for additional information.

  We’re here for you brochure


Please find below links for the Application Form, the Information Document and the Gift Aid Declaration

  Benevolent Fund Application Form

 Benevolent Fund Information

  Gift Aid Declaration


The construction industry presents many challenges to the professionals working within it. Whether at the start of your career, midway through your professional life or perhaps retired, we can help and support you and your family if you’re facing concerns.

If you require our help, the first step is to download the Application Form above. This form can be downloaded and completed offline. When filling in the application ensure to include as much information as you can as this will help us to assist you the best we can.

The completed form can be returned electronically via email to

All applications for financial help are considered by a panel of Trustees (CIOB Fellows) based upon the information provided on the form. The application form is detailed in nature because this helps us to gain a full understanding of your situation and how we can help to best effect.

All information provided in the application is strictly confidential.

Once submitted to our Secretary Frank MacDonald, the document will be reviewed. You may be contacted to discuss parts of your application further. Applications are received and administered without delay, so you’re assured of a timely response.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns. Whether you’re concerned about work, housing, money or other issues, we’re ready to help and advise.  


Contact us

To find out more about the Benevolent Fund:

You can reach us by phone (01344-630780) or email

Why it matters…

…pass on my heart-felt thanks to the Trustees and members in helping me overcome an insurmountable problem. Thank you again from the bottom of my heart.

CIOB Benevolent Fund Recipient

This financial help will make such a difference and I am extremely thankful to the Trustees for this assistance.

CIOB Benevolent Fund Recipient