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Ieuan the Lion Memorial Fund

The Ieuan the Lion Memorial Fund supports families from Wales who are caring for a child or young person with a life-limiting condition. 


It provides free holidays for families to relax and enjoy a break one of their two holiday homes:

  • Number one – fully wheelchair accessible. Sleep 6.
  • Number two – has steps/rails.  Sleeps 8 

Both are located at the Kiln Park Holiday Centre, near Tenby in West Wales.

To apply:  Either download a referral form or request a referral form - you will then be sent an application form.

All applications will require and endorsement from the child or young person’s doctor or social worker.


Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust

The Trust aims to improve the quality of life of people who live and work in Wales. Although, the trust runs four programmes the following have direct relevance to the disabled.

  • Sport - The Trust will support volunteer-based projects, particularly for people with disabilities and ethnic minorities. It will also fund equipment and coaching costs for specific individual needs.
  • Community - The Trust gives priority to organisations that are looking to tackle social, personal, economic or cultural barriers within their own communities. In particular, it is keen to help disabled people to challenge barriers to participation in their local community.

To apply, download an application form and further guidelines. There are strict timelines for applying and Local, Regional, and National applications are considered separately.


The Morgan Foundation

The Morgan Foundation supports small and medium sized organisations in North Wales, Merseyside, West Cheshire and North Shropshire.

Although it's main focus is children and families it also helps the disabled, elderly and socially isolated.

It funds Core and Capital funding, start up and running costs for individual projects. Past awards have included educational facilites for young people with learning difficulties, a special needs school, a carers centre, Autism network and a Cancer support group.

The Foundation provides funding for standard and wheelchair accessible minibuses through it's Smiley Bus scheme.

In addition, it operates an Entrepreneur Award scheme for new businesses and young entrepreneurs. This is also open to charities, social enterprises and businesses with a social benefit.

Initial applications should be made by telephone: 01829 782800 to ensure that your group/project meets their funding criteria.


Welsh Government Learning Grant Further Education (WGLGFE)

The WGLGFE is available to UK citizens living in Wales aged 19 years and older in the 2014/15 academic year.

The grant aims to encourage more individuals to continue in education and is income related.

The level of grant will depend on a number of factors:

  • Your household income
  • Whether you are an independent or dependent student
  • If your course is full time or part time

The maximum grant available is £1,500.

To apply: download an application form


Your Future Choice Action

This Welsh Assembley provides comprehensive information on funding, training courses and tips for developing skills.

Download their "Funding Guide for Adult Learners" for details of help available to adults looking for help towards the cost of training.


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