Charity funding options for adults

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It is important to note all charities have different eligibility criteria therefore check before completing an application form.   

Dawn til Dusk (DTD) 
They assist in providing grants up to £2,000 for people of all ages.  They cover the Midlands covering the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, West Midlands and Warwickshire. 

Hospital Saturday Fund 
The hospital Saturday fund can provide partial or full grants for powerchairs, manual chairs, scooters, car adaptations etc for anyone with a disability or medical condition. 
Telephone: 020 7202 1365 

Headley Trust 
They provide small grant up to £2500 pounds.   Criteria is for any individual with a disability age 16 and over.  
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The Mobility Trust  
The Mobility Trust provide grants for equipment that is not available from statutory sources and when the disabled person is unable to purchase for themselves. 
Telephone: 0118 984 258 
Independence at home 
Independence at Home is a charity that provides grants to people of all ages who have a physical or learning disability or long term illness and who are in financial need. 
Telephone:  0208 427 7929 

The Steve Morgan Foundation 
They assist people of all ages with a disability within North Wales, Merseyside and Cheshire.  They provide enable funding for mobility equipment. 
Telephone: 01829 782808 

Florence Nightingale Aid in Sickness Trust 
Small charity who provide support for people of all ages, they can offer small grant towards wheelchairs and powerpacks  
Telephone: 020 7998 8817

Barchesters Charitable Foundation 
Provides grants to individuals adults as well as small groups or local charities.  An individual cannot apply for a grant themselves, the charity requests this is completed through a Barchester staff member, healthcare professional, a social or citizens' advice worker or a charity representative for example. 
Telephone: 0800 328 3328 

Charities by Condition 

Motor Neurone disease 
Motor Neurone disease association 
The can provide loan wheelchairs if required and can provide grants for more specialise equipment 
Telephone: 01604 611802 

Multiple Sclerosis 
The MS society 

The MS society will assist in the process of applying for a health and wellbeing grant which can fund everything from home adaptations and scooters to holidays and computers. 

Telephone: 0300 500 8084



Muscular Dystrophy 
The Joseph Patrick Trust 
The Joseph Patrick Trust (JPT) provides grants for children and adults with muscular dystrophy or a related neuromuscular condition. 
Telephone: 08006526352 

Aspire Grants are available to anyone living in the UK or Ireland with a spinal cord injury.  They can provide assistive computer technology to powered wheelchairs, power assisted wheels and lightweight wheelchairs, which cost about £3,500 

Telephone: 0208 420 6707 

Southern Spinal Injuries Trust 
They provide grants for anyone with a spinal injury in the South and South West of England.   


Armed Forces Charities 

Blesma – The Limbless Veterans 
Blesma is an armed forces charity and provides support for individuals who has lost a limb or have a loss of speech, hearing or sight loss during service.  You need to be member of the charity to apply for a grant and they can issue grants for mobility aids such as stair-lifts, scooters, wheelchairs and walking frames. 
Telephone: 02039543022 

SSAFA is an armed forces charity which can provide financial support for anyone who has had paid work within the armed forces.   
Telephone: 0800 731 4880 
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