Health and Disability Awards (June 2017)

Health and Disability Awards (June 2017)

Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year, and the latest are listed below. 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)

Motor Neurone Disease Association, Northampton (£150,000)
Communication aids and wheelchair adaptations for people across the UK

Aldingbourne Trust, West Sussex (£100,000)
Visitor centre providing employment training for people with learning disabilities

New Horizons School, East Sussex (£60,000)
Expansion of cooking facilities

Canterbury Oast Trust, Kent (£50,000)
Life skills academy

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Buckinghamshire (£50,000)
Restaurant in new centre

HF Trust Limited, Bristol (£50,000)
Supported living flats in Gloucestershire

Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind (£50,000)
Extension to current building

Valleys Kids, Rhondda Cynon Taff (£50,000)
Learning and residential centre near Swansea

Gesher Jewish Primary Special School, NW2 (£48,000)
Outdoor classroom

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Activity Centre, Hampshire (£38,000)
Day service building

Disability Action, Belfast (£37,000)
Mobile Assessment Vehicle

Carlisle Mencap (£34,000)
Refurbishment of life skills kitchen in respite facility

Chailey Heritage Foundation, East Sussex (£30,000)
Sports, recreation and physical therapy centre

OnSide Youth Zones, Bolton (£30,000)
Hygiene room in Preston Youth Zone

Ysgol Maes Hyfryd Specialist High School, Flintshire (£20,000)

Older people

Royal Blind, Edinburgh (£85,000)
Equipment for care home in Paisley, Renfrewshire

Dementia Support, West Sussex (£75,000)
Refurbishment of building for dementia centre

Springfield Charitable Association, Belfast (£50,000)
Older Person’s Hub

The Abbeyfield Society, Hertfordshire (£40,000)
Landscaped gardens in independent living apartment complex in Sunderland

Scottish Veterans’ Residences, Edinburgh (£22,500)
Dining room and lounge refurbishment

Age UK East Sussex (£22,000)
Mobile Advice Centre Vehicle

Cowal Elderly Befrienders, Argyll and Bute (£21,500)

Palliative care and hospices

St Wilfrid’s Hospice, West Sussex (£150,000)
Construction of new hospice

Sobell House Hospice Charity, Oxford (£125,000)
Extension to the hospice

Hospice in the Weald, Kent (£60,000)
Refurbishment of bedrooms and ensuite showers

St Luke’s Hospice, Plymouth (£50,000)
Roof replacement

The Haven (Caring Counselling Communication Centre), South Lanarkshire (£31,000)
Fitting out of new centre

Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust, Birmingham (£29,500)
Playground equipment