The ACT Foundation (now The Edward Gostling Foundation)

Provides specialised wheelchairs, other mobility aids and equipment including medical equipment to assist independent living.

Grant Information

ACT provides grants of up to £2,500 to individuals with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need (specifically people living in poverty, those who have a physical and/or mental disability or the aged).


Examples of grants they will consider:-

  • Building adaptations where a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) has been awarded and there is a shortfall.
  • Mobility aids
  • Specialised seating and car seats
  • Specialised beds and sleep systems
  • Sensory toys and equipment, room padding
  • Communication aids, specialised software
  • Respite at a registered centre for the applicant only
  • Vehicle Adaptations