The Adam Millichip Foundation provides financial support to disabled people who wish to participate in sport, with the aim of improving the quality of their lives.
Applications are accepted from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
To apply for a grant complete the on-line application form. Please note that this is an initial application and further details wlll be requested.
Bike Club is a national initiative set up by ContinYou, UK Youth and the CTC (Cycling Touring Club). They are able to provide funding and support to set up Bike Clubs for children and young people.
Recently the club funded adapted bikes for a school in Colchester to set up a bike club to give disabled young people the opportunity to enjoy cycling.
Click here guidelines and application forms for funding.
Cash for Clubs provides funding for sports clubs throughout the UK to improve facilities, buy new equipment,and provide training for qualifications.
Any sports club registered with their National Governing Body can apply for awards of either £250, £500 and £1,000. Funding decisions are made 3 times a year.
To apply complete the on-line application form.
The Canoe Foundation has a budget of £25,000 a year to provide small grants for paddle sport related projects.
Applications for funding are open to not-for-profit organisations, charities, clubs, schools and other groups in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands who work with young people and/or individuals with Disabilities.
Grants are usually awarded up to £1,000 though in exception cases the panel may award up to £2,000.
To apply: download an application form
The Dickie Bird Foundation provides financial assistance to help disadvantaged children and young people under 18 years participate in their chosen sport.
Grants are available to help towards the cost of sports clothing and equipment. The Foundation is also make a contribution towards travel expenses to and from training within the UK.
To apply: download and complete the application form from the website. Financial information and referees are required.
Caudwell Children have started a new programme "Enable Sport" to provide sport equipment to disabled children and young people under 19 years. The funding is limited and is a one off programme.
Applications will only be accepted where the parental gross income is less than £45,000 (not including benefits) pa. Financial information will be required on the application form.
Evidence of sporting involvement will be required from a sports coach,club or teacher as well as proof/confirmation of disability from an appropriate professional.
To apply download application form.
Get Kids Going! is a National charity which provides disabled children and young people up to 26 years with the funding for specialist sports wheelchairs to enable them to participate in disability sports.
It is open to all young people from beginners to paralympic level.
The charity also gives sport grants to help with the cost of training, physiotherapy, travel and competition fees.
To apply e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
The GLL Sport Foundation provides financial and training grants to talented young athletes to enable them to reach their full sporting potential and to provide positive role models to other young people in their local communities.
To qualify for a grant the young person must live or train in an area of London and south-east England where GLL currently operates sports facilities.
It awards financial grants of between £250 to £1,500 depending on the funding catergory of the young person and athlete training membership providing free access to sporting facilities managed by GLL. The Foundation funds all Olympic and Paralympic sports but may consider other other sports recognised by UK Sport.
The Papworth Trust is offering grants of between £250 to £500 to athletes 12 years and older with disabilities to support their sporting talent.
Priority will be given to athletes with the potential to compete at the 2010 Paralympic games.
To apply you must live in one of the areas where the trust operates: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk and the Waltham Forest area of London.
An application form can be downloaded from the website.
Sport England with funding from the National Lottery are planning to create a legacy from the Olympic and Paralympic games in 2012 by investing in local communities and facilities.
Grants will be provided in three areas:
The Richard Overall Trust was created in memory of Richard who had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to help other disabled children and young people enjoy and participate in sport.
It provides funding for specialist sports equipment, training, sports clothes, transport and tickets to sporting events.
To apply download an application form and return with supporting evidence from a suitable professional such as Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist GP or teacher.
Applications may be made by UK individuals, groups, families and carers.
Sport Aid provides financial support to young talented athletes performing at National level in nearly 50 able-bodied and 25 disability sports.
It is open to young people aged between 12 to 18 years and up to 35 years for disability sports. The Sport Aid Award worth about £1,000 helps towards the cost of travel, training, accomodation, competition fees and sports equipment.
Nominations for the awards are made through the National Governing Body for your sport. They will be able to discuss the award in more detail and provide an application form.
The Swimathon Foundation supports community groups, swimming clubs, youth groups, clubs for the elderly, scout troops, and healthy living groups if they have a connection with a local swimming pool registered with Swimathon. It aims to help more people enjoy swimming and to make it more accessible.
Grants of £300 to £2,500 have been awarded to groups that fulfil their eligibility criteria.
Applications for this round are now closed. Further details of the scheme can be obtained by telephoning 0845 459 9016.
U Support helps children and young people with life limiting conditions, disability or other disadvantage to attend football matches and cultural events.
Although mainly based around Southampton Football Club it is able to provide access to football matches and other sporting/cultural events in London and other areas of the UK.
The organisation has also established links to support the Esperado Children's AIDS orphanage in South Africa.
To apply contact The U Support Charity, 23-25 Portland Terrace, Burlington House, Southampton, SO14 7EN Telephone: 02380 219040 or e-mail email@example.com
Wheel Appeal launched by WheelPower, the national organisation for Wheelchair Sport provides new sports wheelchairs, training and coaching to enable disabled children and adults to take part in sport.
It will only fund manual sport wheelchairs, handcycles and ice hockey sledges up to a maximum grant of £1,500. Applicants may be asked to contribute £250 towards their equipment.
The organisation gives priority to the following groups:
To apply: complete the on-line form. All applications must be supported by a recognised sports club, sports body, school or spinal unit.
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