FLOOD SAVE CALDERDALE

Save £2,000 -in the event of a flood get £4,000.

Flood Save is a match funded savings scheme for those at risk of flooding. The Community Foundation for Calderdale have invested £500,000 from the flood fund, in the event of a flood this money will be used match fund *100% of savings made by members.

Who can join the scheme?

The scheme is available to those businesses, community groups, charities at risk of flooding and and homes that are not covered by FloodRE.

How to join the scheme?

  • Complete the form online (below)
  • Or download the application form here
    Please bring the completed form into a Credit Union branch, and a new savings account will be opened with Calderdale Credit Union. Please Note: You need to bring your ID to your local credit union branch to complete the process.
  • You will pay regularly into your Flood Save account with cash or monthly standing orders of £10, £25 or a maximum of £150 (savings will be covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme). We will match fund up to £2,000.

Apply online as a business

  • This must be filled in if you are applying as a business/community group/charity. You do NOT need completed it if you are applying as an individual whose home was built after 2009.
    This information will be shared with Calderdale Credit Union the partner organisation of FloodSave.
  • You will need to take ID to a branch of Calderdale Credit Union. 01422 386060
  • To be completed in branch.

Apply online as a homeowner / individual

  • Please complete your name not the name of the business. This is the name your account will be in, you will need to provide ID in this name.
  • If you are applying because your house is built after 2009 and is at risk of flooding we will require proof of the age of the house. Please take a copy of your deeds or other evidence that proves the age of the house with you when you visit the Calderdale Credit Union branch.
  • Please only supply this information if you are applying as an individual and not a business. If you apply as a business you may still be required to provide this information at a later date.
    This information will be shared with Calderdale Credit Union the partner organisation of FloodSave.
  • To be completed in branch.