Grants for people with disability or disadvantage living in the Merseyside, Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales. The Steve Morgan Foundation aims to support as many families as possible with a variety of grants as well as funding for accessible mini buses called Smily Bus.
The Boparan Charitable trust provides support to young people disadvantaged through disability. The trust has been to known to provide funding for a wide variety of items including wheelchairs, trikes, sensory toys, car seats and lots of other equipment to help improve the quality of life of the children and their families in the UK.
Dream makers have sent disabled and sick children on dream holidays, to Disney World, Disney Land, Lapland and swim with the dolphins. They have helped with therapy treatments, bought wheelchairs and other equipment etc., given major support with educational needs and provided entertainers for out patients departments in hospitals and clinics, keeping children occupied while waiting for their treatment. For full details of all their services visit their website.
Trefoil House has a holiday grant fund for children/people to take a holiday where there is no funding available from elsewhere. They also provide grants for disabled sports equipment.
Action for kids has rebranded, take a look at their new site…
At Action For Kids they believe mobility equipment is one of the great enablers for young people with disabilities. They provide young people up to the age of 26 with mobility equipment not available on the NHS. Action For Kids welcomes applications from, or on behalf of, any child or young person up to 26 years old, suffering from any physical or mental condition that requires a mobility aid or other equipment that facilitates independence. However they are only able to accept applications for equipment which is not normally available from a statutory body. In the last year Action For Kids has supplied buggies, car seats, electric scooters, sports wheelchairs, trikes , walkers, and power packs, and welcome applications for any of these. Check their website for details of how to apply.
Caudwell Children provide family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK. They also run our Enable Sport programme for talented disabled athletes and their Destination Dreams holiday for children fighting life threatening conditions.
Chips purchase specialised powered wheelchairs for youngsters with varying disabilities. Chips provides these wheelchairs for children who would otherwise have no way of getting around on their own. They buy the wheelchairs that the NHS cannot or will not provide and that the parents cannot afford to buy.
They provide young disabled people with financial support to “enjoy and progress in their chosen sport”.
Whizz-Kidz provides essential mobility equipment, such as powered or manual wheelchairs, and recreational equipment, such as trikes, that are customised to meet individual children’s needs. The service ensures that children get the right mobility equipment, advice and training at the right time. The wheelchair training programme includes improving the use of your wheelchair, new wheelchair skills and road safety awareness.
The Variety Club works to help improve the lives of sick, disabled and disadvantaged children and young people up to the age of 19 across the UK. Each year they donate electric wheelchairs, specialist beds, car seats, sensory equipment, standing frames and many other items that can change the life of a child in need. They provide mobility aids to children and young people across the UK including manual, powered and sports wheelchairs, bikes, trikes, specifically tailored bikes or trikes and buggies.