Health and Disability Awards (December 2016)

Health and Disability Awards (December 2016)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in December 2016. You can also see an interactive map showing where each grant has been awarded by clicking on the image below, and using the drop down menu on the left of the map to refine your search.
For news of other grants awarded, please go to the funding pages for our other main grant areas, Science & Medicine, Arts & Humanities and Secondary Education

Disability and mental health (transitions and independence)

St Mary’s Hospital, W2 (£150,000)
Parental accommodation

Childhood First, SE1 (£92,000)
Living room in extended residential house in Kent 

Coleg Elidyr Camphill Community, Carmarthenshire (£80,000)
Residential unit for students

Norwood, Harrow (£75,000)
Assistive technology for supported living accommodation in Barnet

Lincolnshire House Association (£48,000)
Communal kitchen and living room area in independent living flats

Northam Lodge, Devon (£40,000)

Victoria School and Specialist Arts College, Birmingham (£35,000)
Food technology room

Leonard Cheshire Disability, SW8 (£30,000)
Refurbishment of life skills centre in Cumbria

Headway Oxfordshire (£28,000)
Shapemaster machines for Activity and Rehabilitation Centre

Bromley Mencap (£27,000)
Classroom in community hub

BeyondAutism (£25,000)
Redevelopment of Rainbow School’s Earlsfield Campus, South London

Rowdeford Charity Trust, Wiltshire (£25,000)
Outdoor Learning Space

CEDA, Exeter (£20,000)
Wheelchair accessible minibus

SoLO Life Opportunities, West Midlands (£20,000)
Two storey extension of day centre

Team Domenica, East Sussex (£20,000)
Training café

Go Kids Go, East Yorkshire (£16,000)

Lindsworth School, Birmingham (£16,000)
Refurbishment of on-site house for Independent Living Skills programme

Older people

Estuary League of Friends, Exeter (£50,000)
Community hub

Bell View (Belford), Northumberland (£30,000)
Refurbishment of resource centre

Abbeyfield Kent Society (£25,000)
Supported housing for veterans

Age UK Darlington, County Durham (£22,000)

Better Understanding of Dementia Sandwell (£15,000)

Chariotts, Wrexham (£15,000)
Two wheelchair accessible vehicles

Palliative care and hospices

Julia’s House, Dorset (£175,000)
New children’s hospice in Wiltshire 

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, Barnet (£150,000)
New children’s hospice

St Andrew’s Hospice, North Lanarkshire (£150,000)

St David’s Hospice Care, Newport (£150,000)
New inpatient hospice

Haven House Children’s Hospice, Essex (£90,000)
Ground floor refurbishment

Paul Sartori Foundation, Pembrokeshire (£90,000)
Refurbishment of head office

Shooting Star Chase, Surrey (£70,000)
Refurbishment of Christopher’s Hospice

Garden House Hospice, Hertfordshire (£44,000)

St Clare Hospice, Essex (£23,000)
Flooring and mattresses

St Helena Hospice, Essex (£15,000)
Specialised ward laptops