Funding

If you are unable to obtain your All Terrain Wheelchair from the statutory services, another option is to look into charity funding.  There are many charities & charitable trusts across the UK that provide grants for mobility equipment.

 

Here are some useful links:

Access to Work:  An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you:

  • start working
  • stay in work
  • move into self-employment or start a business

Action for Kids:  Action For Kids has been helping transform the lives of young people with physical and learning disabilities, across the country, since 1991, through the provision of mobility equipment, learning, training and support.

Aspire:  Supporting people with Spinal Injury.  Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers practical support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK so that they can lead fulfilled and independent lives in their homes, with their families, in work places and in leisure time.

Barnardo’s:  Barnardo’s believes in children regardless of their circumstances, gender, race, disability or behaviour. Their purpose as a charity today is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children

Bankers Benevolent Fund:  Each year BBF help thousands of current and former bank employees and their families through the provision of information, advice, expert support services and in some cases financial assistance.

Newlife:  Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children help disabled children and families in the UK with Nurse Services, Equipment Grants, Medical Research, Campaigns and Awareness.

The Giving Machine:  TheGivingMachine is a unique registered charity that enables you to generate sales commissions with every online purchase.  They convert these commissions into free donations for the schools, charities and other community organisations you choose.

The Act Foundation:  ACT provides small grants of up to £2,500 to individuals with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need.

Caudwell Charitable Trust:  Caudwell Children provide family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK. They also run an Enable Sport programme for talented disabled athletes and their Destination Dreams holiday for children fighting life-threatening conditions.

Cerebra:  They’re the charity dedicated to helping families with children with brain conditions discover a better life together.

Children Today, Charitable Trust:  Children Today is a charity that raises funds to provide specialised equipment and services for children and young people with disabilities throughout the UK

Family Action:  Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across England.

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.

Variety Club:  Variety provides coaches and bespoke wheelchairs, specialist, sensory and recreational equipment for use in the home, school, children’s hospitals and youth centres and creates memorable experiences through “Variety Great Days Out”.

Whizz Kids:  Whizz Kidz want all disabled children’s lives to be full of fun, friendship and freedom. For us, the wheelchair is just the start – they also run clubs, camps, wheelchair skills training and work placements to help develop confidence and independence.