Funding opportunities for disability
NEWS AND UPDATES
The True Colours Foundation offers grants up to £10,000 to charities and projects working with disabled children and young people, children and young people with life-limiting conditions and their families. Funding available for hydrotherapy pools, multi-sensory rooms, minibuses, young carers projects, sibling projects and bereavement support. Applications can be submitted at any time.
The Woodroffe Benton Foundation offers grants from £500 to £2,500 for small charities and exempt VCSEs working to support the sick, elderly, conservation, environment and social relief for those in need. Applications can be made at any time.
The Douglas Arter Foundation offers grants up to £500 for one-off projects that support people of all ages with mental and/or physical disabilities. The Foundation has some preference to volunteer lead projects. Applications can be made at any time. The Foundation doesn't operate a website, please visit the charity commission site for more details.
The Misses Barrie Charitable Trust offers grants up tp £2,000 for charities and community organisations working to support children and young people, older people and people with a disability in the UK. Applications can be made at any time. The Trust doesn't operate a website, more details can be found on the charity commission site.
The Thomas J Horne Memorial Trust offers grants between £5,000 to £7,500 for registered charities and local hospices. Charities should be working with disabled and/or homeless people. Applications can be submitted at any time. The Trust doesn't operate a website, details can be found on the charity commission site.
The Sterry Foundation offer grants ranging from £500 to £3,000 to registered charities working within sport, arts, culture, education, health and disability. The Foundation doesn't operate a website, applications can be submitted in writing at any time. Contact details can be found on the charity commission site.
The George and Esme Pollitzer Charitable Settlement offers grants around £5,000 to registered charities working in the areas of the Armed Forces, community and the environment, disability, the elderly, health and medical research, the Jewish faith and parenting, family and child support. Please write to the charity for details of how to apply. Contact information can be found on the Charity Commission website.
The Lord's Taverners Accessible Minibuses Grant Programme offers Special Educational Need Schools and organisations specially adapted, wheelchair-accessible minibuses. Schools/organisations will be required to make a self-help contribution towards the cost of the minibus. Applications can be submitted at any time.
The February Foundation offers grants around £8,700 to registered charities supporting; arts, culture, disability, education, end of life care, financial hardship, healthcare and patient support and heritage. Applications can be submitted at any time.
The Jeremy and John Sacher Charitable Trust offers grants between £1,000 to £22,900 (average award was £7,000) to registered charities across a wide range of issues. They have previously funded a Literacy Festival, Community Choir, Counselling Trust and Theatre Trust. The Trust does not operate a website, more details can be found on the Charity Commission site.
The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People's Central Grants Programme offers grants up to £30,000 to registered charities and CICs supporting disadvantaged young people in the UK. Four focus groups: children and young people with disabilities, children and young people who are sick in hospital, children and young people who are life limited and children and young people who suffer from mental health issues. Quarterly deadlines, the next is Tuesday 4th February 2021.
The E S G Robinson Charitable Trust offers grants around £1,000 to registered charities, with a preference for the West Country. Areas supported include: music and the arts, numismatics, older people, people who are disadvantaged, the environment, conservation and young people. The Trust does not operate a website, more information is available on the CHARITY COMMISSION website.
The Ford Britain Trust are offering small grants (£250 and under) and large grants (£250 to £3,000) to registered charities, schools/PTAs and small voluntary organisations (CICs are not included). Projects should be focused on education, environment, children, youth activities and projects that provide a clear benefit to a local community. Applications supported/submitted by a Ford employee will be favoured. Small grant applications have now closed, large grant applications have a deadline of Sunday 31st January 2021.
The CLA Charitable Trust offers grants around £2,500 to registered charities, registered companies, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in at least one of their three objectives: promoting education about the countryside for young people from towns and cities and those who are disadvantaged, providing facilities for those who are disabled, who have learning difficulties or who are in some way disadvantaged to enjoy the benefits of the countryside and to support the advancement of education in agriculture, horticulture and conservation for disadvantaged people, particularly the young. These grants can be used for projects or equipment. The Trust has a track record of favouring small organisations where their grant can make a big difference. Applications can be submitted at any time.
The Frognal Trust is a Wiltshire based Funder offering grants to registered charities working with older people, children, the blind and otherwise handicapped, medical research and environmental heritage. Applications can be submitted at any time in writing. The Trust doesn't operate a website but more details can be found on the charity commission website.
The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund offers grants to registered charities (or voluntary organisations associated with a registered charity) between £250 - £150,000 to fund capital and core costs including staff costs, general running and office costs at charitable organisations, schools and centres working with adults and children with severe learning disabilities. The next deadline for applications is Monday 1st March 2021. They also have a rolling small grants programme.
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