Health and Disability Awards (June 2016)

Health and Disability Awards (June 2016)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in June 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 special needs

Wasps Trust, Glasgow (£100,000)
Accessible studio in performance art facility

Castle Tower School, County Antrim (£62,000)
Sensory equipment at special school

Barrow and Districts Society for the Blind, Cumbria (£50,000)
Dementia unit in Ostley House

Camphill Devon Community (£50,000)
Extension to accommodation building for people with learning disabilities 

Catholic Blind Institute, Liverpool (£50,000)
Learning space in education and training building at St Vincent’s School 

CLIC Sargent Cancer Care for Children, W6 (£50,000)
Refurbishment of new accommodation in Edinburgh for families of children diagnosed with cancer 

L’Arche Bognor Regis, West Sussex (£50,000)
Supported living flat and building for gardening project for people with learning disabilities 

Wallace and Gromit’s Children’s Foundation, Bristol (£50,000)
Family accommodation facility for families of children receiving treatment at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Vranch House, Exeter (£45,000)
Replacement of hydrotherapy pool for children with neurological conditions                       

Fiveways School, Somerset (£40,000)
Extensions to existing main building at special school 

Sight Advice South Lakes, Cumbria (£40,000)
Refurbishment of new building for people with visual impairment 

Corbets Tey School, Essex (£35,000)
Soft play equipment for extended building at special school

Learning to Grow, County Antrim (£35,000)
Carbonator for water bottling plant providing employment for people with learning disabilities

Alderman Knight Special School, Gloucestershire (£34,000)
Post-16 teaching building

Rowan, Cambridge (£34,000)
Refurbishment of arts centre for people with learning disabilities

Headway Birmingham and Solihull, Birmingham (£31,000)
Two meeting/consultancy rooms in extension to day centre for people with brain injuries

Age Concern Liverpool and Sefton (£30,000)
Refurbishment of day centre for older people

Bridlington and District Samaritans, East Riding of Yorkshire (£30,000)
Refurbishment of centre for volunteers providing counselling support 

Rose Road Association, Southampton (£30,000)
Refurbishment of the Bradbury Centre for people with disabilities

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, North Yorkshire (£30,000)
Extension and refurbishment of headquarters

Willowbank, County Tyrone (£30,000)
Minibus for people with disabilities

Antur Waunfawr, Gwynedd (£27,000)
Inclusive play area                                                                                                                            

Getting Better Together, North Lanarkshire (£25,000)
Minibus for community transport service

Hillside School, East Sussex (£25,000)
Refurbishment of hydrotherapy pool at special school

Valence School, Kent (£25,000)
Accessible playground at special school

Glenboig Neighbourhood House, North Lanarkshire (£23,000)
Minibus for community transport service

Foxwood Association, Kent (£20,000)
Sensory room at special school

Mansfield and North Nottinghamshire Society for Deaf People (£20,000)
Roof refurbishment

Rest Haven Residential Home, Exmouth (£20,000)
Improvements to the outdoor areas

Skinners’ Almshouse Charity, EC4 (£20,000)
Redevelopment of Percy Bilton Court in Hounslow

Oak View School, Essex (£19,000)
Refurbishment of Life Skills Room at special school

Dales School, Northumberland (£15,000)
Gymnasium refurbishmnet and outdoor gym at special school

Palliative care and hospices

St Michael’s Hospice, East Sussex (£120,000)

Ashgate Hospicecare, Derbyshire (£100,000)
Refurbishment of the Old Building

Woking and Sam Beare Hospice, Surrey (£62,000)
Bereavement room in new hospice facility and wellbeing centre

St Vincent’s Hospice, Renfrewshire (£38,000)
Refurbishent of kitchen and staff dining facilities