The Sunshine Fund equipment funding

Parents and carers of a child under the age of 19 living with a disability in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham can now apply for funding to purchase equipment such as specialist beds, wheelchairs, trikes, IT and sensory equipment that is not available through the NHS, local authorities or any other sources. Organisations and schools may also apply on the child’s behalf.


  • Winter: Tuesday 13th February
  • Spring: Tuesday 7th May
  • Summer: Tuesday 6th August
  • Autumn: Tuesday 15th October

Visit the Sunshine Fund website to apply. 


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