Charity funding options for adults

You can also search for charities which provide grants at: 

Turn 2 Us: www.turn2us.org.uk 

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. 
Website: http://www.dtdcharity.com/ 

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 
Email: charity@hsf.eu.com 
Website: https://hospitalsaturdayfund.org/apply-for-a-grant/ 

Headley Trust 
They provide small grant up to £2500 pounds.   Criteria is for any individual with a disability age 16 and over.  
Visit the website for further information: http://www.sfct.org.uk/Headley.html 
 
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 
Email: mobility@mobilitytrust.org.uk 
Websitehttp://mobilitytrust.org.uk/apply-for-help/ 
 
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 
Email: iah@independenceathome.org.uk 
Website: http://www.independenceathome.org.uk/help-for-you.html 

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 
Email: hello@stevemorganfoundation.org.uk 
Website: https://stevemorganfoundation.org.uk/how-to-apply/enable-funding/ 


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
Website: http://fnaist.org.uk/ 

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 
Email: info@bhcfoundation.org.uk 
Website: https://www.bhcfoundation.org.uk/request-our-help 

Charities by Condition 


Stroke 
Stroke association 
A Life After Stroke Grant provides a one-off payment of up to £300 to fund vital home or personal equipment, or by funding support to help you become active in your community. 
Telephone: 0303 3033 100 
Email Grants.External@stroke.org.uk or GrantsLondon@stroke.org.uk 
Website: https://www.stroke.org.uk/finding-support/life-after-stroke-grants 

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 
Email: support.services@mndassociation.org. 
Website: https://www.mndassociation.org/getting-support/financial-support-information-for-people-with-mnd/ 

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

Emails: grants@mssociety.org.uk

Website: https://www.mssociety.org.uk/apply-health-and-wellbeing-grant

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 
Email: jptgrants@musculardystrophyuk.org. 
Website: http://www.musculardystrophyuk.org/get-the-right-care-and-support/equipment-grants/jpt-grants/how-to-apply/ 

Spinal 
Aspire 
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 
Website: https://www.aspire.org.uk/eligible-for-a-grant  

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

Email: info@ssit.org.uk 
Website: https://www.ssit.org.uk/grant-application-form/ 

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 
Email: grantsadmin@blesma.org 
Website: https://blesma.org/how-we-help/grants/ 

SSAFA 
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 
Online chat: https://www.ssafa.org.uk/get-help/forcesline 
Website: https://www.ssafa.org.uk/about-us 

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