Grants are available for work that enhances the quality of life for people in need, specifically the mentally and physically disabled. Priority is given to small and medium size charities making a significant impact in their community and who may lack the time and resources to be able to focus on their fundraising.
The Foundation’s grants are awarded to projects that have a significant impact across one or more of four life themes:
- Health and Wellbeing – providing access to community facilities offering support services that maintain, improve and advance the health and welfare of people living with disabilities and/or long-term illnesses.
- Independent Living at Home – funding to support people who wish to remain living in their own home for as long as is practically possible.
- Respite – providing facilities in the UK where either the person living with a disability and/or long-term illnesses or the individual caring for them can go to access sports and leisure activities or simply the opportunity to socialise and share with others who may be in a similar situation.
- Transition – providing the fundamental life skills and infrastructure necessary to allow people to reach their full potential in all areas of life and to become a valued member of their local community.
Grants are awarded to Registered charities through two programmes a fast-track Small Grants Programme for applications under £10,000 and a Large Grants Programme for applications of £10,000 or over.
No deadline (Trustees meet six times a year)