Equipment funding and grants
We are proud to work closely with several children’s charities that provide grants towards mobility and rehabilitation equipment. This list below highlights the main organisations we co-ordinate with so access to the best and most appropriate products is possible. If you are seeking funds to help towards the cost of equipment, please telephone us as we will be able to signpost you in the right direction on: 01993 880200 or contact us.
My AFK – Working with Disability
My AFK provides funding for mobility equipment not available on the NHS to disabled children and young people up to age 25 across the UK.
Funding is available towards mobility equipment such as: powered and manual wheelchairs, sports and all terrain wheelchairs, specialist buggies and trikes, power packs and power assists, car seats, harnesses, and walkers. They are not able to provide funding towards: static equipment such as specialist chairs, seating and beds, therapeutic equipment, vehicle adaptations, sheds for storing mobility equipment, equipment for schools or community groups, and non-mobility equipment.
Family Fund helps families across the UK who are raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young person aged 17 or under. They ask for evidence of benefits in their application.
Grants for mobility equipment, sensory equipment, and holidays. They are not able to provide funding for: home adaptations, building works, medical treatment/therapies, medical equipment, household bills, childcare, purchase of cars, items already purchased, and instances when statutory agency should pay.
The Boparan Charitable Trust
The Boparan Charitable Trust aims to help children and young people up to the age of 18, throughout the UK, who are disadvantaged either through poverty, disability or life-limiting conditions.
Grants towards mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, trikes, and buggies, sensory toys and equipment, speech and language therapist, holidays.
Variety, the Children’s Charity
Variety, the Children’s Charity considers requests for funding for specialist equipment which will be of clear direct benefit to a child or children up to the age of 18 with a disability/disabilities and/or with special needs.
Grants towards mobility equipment, monitoring equipment, feeding tubes or hoists, and sensory equipment.
Caudwell Charitable Trust
Caudwell Children provides family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children under 18 and their families across the UK. They also run their Enable Sport programme for talented disabled athletes and Destination Dreams holiday for children fighting life-threatening conditions.
Grants towards mobility such as powered wheelchairs, specialised buggies, bespoke therapy tricycles, and specialised car seats. They also offer funding for sensory equipment.
Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children
Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children provides funding for essential community equipment across the UK for disabled children under the age of 19.
Grants towards specialist seating, wheelchairs, beds, and communication aids.
Children Today Charitable Trust
Children Today helps children and young people with disabilities up to the age of 25 years old across the UK by providing grants for specialised equipment.
Grants towards specialised equipment such as Powered wheelchairs, walking aids, trikes, adapted car seats, lifting aids to enable movement, and posturepedic sleep equipment.
Trefoil helps young people across the UK under the age of 25 years with special needs which may be psycho/social or of a physical nature or both which may adversely affect their development and/or independence.
Grants towards mobility equipment such as powered and manual wheelchairs and trikes, projects, and events.