Below we have collated a list of all of the forms and resources that you will need to make ana ppliction for a Crisis Loan , Budgeting loan, or community care grant. Using an online application form will allow you to make a claim to the Social Fund and have a decision made on your application much sooner than calling the nationall Social fund application line and having a Paper version of the form sent to you by post, usually the applications are sent out second class meaning that it can take several days just to receive your application and then up to a week before your application is back with the correct section.