A grant charity covering the whole of the UK that helps pay for equipment and leisure activities for low-income families caring for a disabled child.

Newlife provides grants for essential equipment such as specialist beds, wheelchairs, communication aids, specialist seating, and sensory/therapy equipment to disabled and terminally ill children.

Tree of Hope is a crowdfunding charity that helps children and young people with a disability or illness by supporting their families to raise the money they need to pay for specialist care that is not freely available through the UK healthcare system.

Children Today was created to help children and young people with disabilities up to the age of 25  across the UK by providing specialised equipment to help offer an improved quality of life.

React helps families caring for a child with an illness which is life-threatening or has the potential to shorten their lifespan. Their purpose is to provide funding in situations where none is available elsewhere.

Variety provides practical, tangible help that makes an immediate difference to those children and their families. They aim to provide whatever is needed, whether it be medical (such as monitoring equipment), for basic care (like feeding tubes or hoists), for sensory play or mobility equipment.

Whizz-Kidz provides a range of wheelchairs and mobility equipment to children and young people with a physical disability to give them independence at home, at school and at play.

The Daisy Garland Trust offers help and support to those living with epilepsy. The Daisy Garland Trust can provide epilepsy alarms to those families who need them. The trust can also offer support and advice about the Ketogenic diet.

A free service to check what benefits you might be able to claim and what grants you might be able to apply for.

The Boparan Charitable Trust helps children and young people who are disadvantaged either through poverty, disability or life-limiting conditions.

Grants for essential equipment to help improve quality of life of children up to the age of 18 with disabilities and special needs.

Provides grants for equipment, house adaptations and care service for those living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

Grants towards sporting and leisure activities for physically disabled wheelchair users (limited to one every 3 years for individuals),

One-off grants of up to £250 towards essential household goods and specialist equipment. Applicants of any age experiencing financial hardship who are have an illness, physical disability, diagnosed mental health problem, learning disability or they care for an adult or child who is disabled.

Challenger Children’s Fund is a Scottish based charity that accepts applications for grants up to £500 when made by a sponsor on behalf of physically disabled children who are resident in Scotland. The grant can be for anything that is not provided by statutory sources.

Alex TLC provides small financial grants for families and individuals affected by leukodystrophy. Grants are available for equipment, care or therapy, those undergoing Bone Marrow Transplant/Gene Therapy or for families in financial hardship or going through bereavement. Grants are given for items and treatments not otherwise covered by the NHS, or relevant health service in your country.


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