Disability

Funding opportunities for disability

NEWS AND UPDATES

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 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.

Disability Action are offering Disabled People's Organisations (DPOs) a Covid-19 Emergency Fund to support grassroot groups who have found it hard to access funding during the pandemic. The fund covers three themes: Independent Living, Isolation and Income. Grants awarded will be between £1,000 and £25,000. The deadline for applications is Monday 5th October.

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 Scottish Power Foundation offers grants between £35,000 and £200,000 to registered charities working in arts and culture, citizenship, community development, disability, education, environmental protection, heritage and the relief of poverty. Applications need to be project specific, not for general running costs. Grants can be used to cover salaries for projects. The deadline for applications is Thursday 24th September.

The Daniell Trust offer small grants to organisations focusing on the care and education of children or others with severe learning difficulties. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 30th September.

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 Tuesday 1st December. They also have a rolling small grants programme.

Follow the links below for the most up to date infomation.

Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired

Boshier Hinton Foundation

The Bruce Wake Charitable Trust

CLA Charitable Trust

The Edward Gostling Foundation

Green Hall Foundation

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation

Lord’s Taverners Minibuses

Lord’s Taverners Sports Wheelchair Programme

Lord’s Taverners Outdoor Play Programme

Lord’s Taverners Sensory Rooms and Equipment

The True Colours Trust

Ulverscroft Foundation

Will Charitable Trust

Zurich Community Trust