DBA supports the athletic endeavours of the disabled by providing financial help towards training, competition and specialist equipment.
It is open to anyone with a physical disability regardless of ability - from paralympians to complete beginners as DBA believes that participation in sport at any level will increase self esteem, independence, and quality of life.
To find out more contact DBA either by
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 0844 414 8288
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 email@example.com 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 category 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.
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, accommodation, 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 Sports Foundation for the Disabled was established in 1990 following a major fundraising effort by its founder Bill Levick. He raised an enormous amount of money by completing a wheelchair push around the coast of Great Britain.
It supports physically disabled young people or adults residing in South West England or Wales.
The Foundation offers funding up to £1,000 (no partnership funding required) to contribute towards sporting activities, sporting equipment, or costs towards achieving a physical challenge.
To apply: complete the online application form. Individuals may apply direct.
Although the charity do not require a recommendation from a professional the assessment process will involve a background check to ensure the application is legitimate
Organisations and groups may also apply for funding if they are engaged or propose to provide sporting activities for people with physical disabilities.
Boccia England have a new grant scheme to encourage the growth of Boccia.
It is open to organisations, schools, community groups, councils and Boccia clubs to help them engage more young people and adults into playing Boccia.
The grants of up to £500 can be used to purchase equipment, the hire of a facility to run new Boccia sessions, promotional costs and paying the training and development of sports coaches, officials and volunteers.
For more information and an application form contact: Marc Scott the Club Development Officer on 0115 967 8455 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.