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  • Funding

League of the helping hand

Financial assistance for a ‘carer to take time out, away from their day-to-day situation’

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Learning disability
  • Dementia
  • Autism
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Funding

Learn and Train Grants

Financial assistance for training to help you back to work – including one off grants to cover the cost of a course to Dependant’s Grants for students who are carers.

  • Carers
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Funding

Lennox Children's Cancer Fund

Up to £250 for families in need of financial assistance during their child’s treatment for cancer.

  • Physical disability
  • Children
  • Funding

Life after Stroke Grants - Stroke Association

Up to £300 for ‘stroke survivors’ to ‘become active in your community’.

  • Physical disability
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Lilias Finlay Holiday Grant (Trefoil)

Grants for holidays or recreational activities for children and young people (under 18yr) ‘with special needs’.

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Children
  • Funding

Macmillan Cancer Care

Average grant of £380 for people with cancer to use for a ‘relaxing break’.

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Funding

Margaret Champney Rest and Holiday Fund

Up to £300 to allow carers to have ‘a complete break while the person cared for is receiving respite care’

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Margaret's Fund

Financial assistance for convalescent holidays for ‘poor women in the UK suffering from any illness’

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Mark Dower Trust

Grant for young people (16-30) with Ataxia to develop skills or hobbies or to pursue educational goals

  • Physical disability
  • High support needs
  • Adults
  • Funding

Mary Macarthur Holiday Trust

Up to £350 towards holidays for ‘women who are in need of a period of rest or holiday by reason of age, poverty, infirmity, disablement or social or economic circumstances.’

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Matthew Trust

Grants for respite breaks for people with mental health problems (under 25 and over 60)

  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Mother's Union

Grants towards the cost of a holiday or a free holiday in one of their mobile homes for people experiencing stress in their family life.

    • Adults
    • Children
    • Funding

    Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA)

    Grants for people caring for someone with MND

    • Physical disability
    • Older Adults
    • Adults
    • Funding

    Motor Neurone Disease Scotland

    Up to £1,000 for people who care for someone with Motor Neurone Disease to take a break from their caring role

    • Physical disability
    • Carers
    • Older Adults
    • Adults
    • Funding

    MS Carer's Grant

    Financial assistance for carers of people with MS to ‘fund activities or equipment for hobbies that help you to unwind or try something new’

    • Physical disability
    • Carers
    • Older Adults
    • Adults
    • Funding

    Not forgotten foundation

    Grants for respite breaks for injured serving and ex-service armed services personnel of all ages

    • Physical disability
    • Adults
    • Funding

    Paul Bush Foundation Trust

    Up to £5,000 for adults or children with an acquired physical disability for a UK holiday ‘requiring specialist support and provision’.

    • Physical disability
    • Carers
    • Adults
    • Older Adults
    • Children
    • Funding

    Police Dependant's Trust

    Grants for injured officers and the families of officers who have been killed or injured on duty

    • Physical disability
    • Mental Health
    • Carers
    • Older Adults
    • Adults
    • Funding

    Printing Charity

    Our one-off grants support independent living so you can stay in your home, as well as help with essential day-to-day expenditure.  We also offer financial support to top up care fees including nursing home, residential care or care in sheltered housing or your own home

    • Physical disability
    • Mental Health
    • Carers
    • Older Adults
    • Adults
    • Funding

    Professional Classes Aid Council

    Financial support for professionals – for respite care or help with residential and nursing home fees

    • Physical disability
    • Mental Health
    • Carers
    • Older Adults
    • Adults
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