Zebras Recreation Fund has been launched in January 2018.
The charity provides recreational funding to people living with disabilities, and those who have undiagnosed conditions that limit their daily life.The funding will give people the chance to access leisure facilities and recreation where they want and in their own free time. The funding can be put towards a family holiday or short break. The funding is available to disabled children and adults throughout the UK.
The Sunshine Fund provide grants for specialist equipment and resources for children and young people with complex needs and disabilities living in the North East of England.
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.
The carers trust believe that by supporting the people who care for others they can have better lives too.
They provide a range of advice and practical services across the whole of the UK, as well as access for carers holiday etc.
Grants for young carers
We give grants of up to £300 to young carers (15 years and under), and up to £1,000 for young adult carers (16-24 years), to help pay for leisure activities or personal development. This could be for things like school or college trips, sports equipment, music lessons, courses or driving lessons for example.
Contact the Grants team to find out more – phone them on 0300 500 8084 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Helps domestic customers of npower who are experiencing hardship and struggling to pay their gas and electricity bills regain a hold on their finances and become financially stable with the ability to meet future bills.
Online support group for families of disabled children with special needs. The aim is to bring families together for friendship, to share information and to support one another. Advice on education, services, therapies, respite and other issues.If you care for a disabled child, you and your child may be entitled to some financial assistance and concessions to aid with the increase in living and travelling costs.
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.
This site contains information on the help you can get if you have a low income. Help includes cold weather payments, which can be paid to you or the person you care for. Payments for your gas, electricity or water bills can be made directly from some means-tested benefits through schemes called Fuel Direct and Water Direct.