Grants for individuals and families
Grants for Individuals
You can often apply for grants to help cover the cost of support or equipment to take part in local activities. Local grant providers are listed below.
Barnwood Trust – https://www.barnwoodtrust.org/grantsforyou/
If you live in Gloucestershire and are disabled or have or a diagnosed mental health challenge, you can apply for a Barnwood Trust ‘Grant for Individuals’.
Gloucestershire Disability Fund – http://www.glosdisabilityfund.org.uk/
Wellbeing grants of up to £1,000 are provided to disabled people of any age to pay for an item, some help or a service.
Financial support is also available for disabled people over 18 from the Your Future Fund, which can help with education, work-related training, pursuing goals in arts or sports, or personal development through doing a special project.
Mayfield Home Trust Limited – http://mayfieldhometrust.ltd.uk/index.html
Grants are provided for people with learning difficulties, or for families who have a member with learning difficulties. Funding is awarded for items that will improve the individual’s quality of life or support their personal development or hobbies and interests.
Want to find out about other grants you can apply for?
Disability Grants is an online directory of grant providers across the UK that disabled adults and families with disabled children can access. https://www.disability-grants.org/
Contact (Charity supporting families of disabled children) has a grant search facility here: https://contact.org.uk/help-for-families/information-advice-services/benefits-financial-help/grants-loans-other-financial-support/online-grants-search/