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 within a local authority where GLL operate their sports and leisure facilities.
It awards financial grants of between £200 to £1,250 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.
WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport. It provides opportunities for disabled people to play sport and lead healthy active lives.
It is able to offer small grants through it Wheelwrights 2020 Fund. It has three main aims:
To make it easier for individuals to start getting active
To make it easier for individuals to remain active
To make it easier for individuals to achieve their sporting potential
It is open to individuals of any age with a physical impairment who are resident in the UK. Individuals applying must be a current patient at a spinal injury unit or have been discharged from a unit within the last five years.
It is flexible on what it will fund. It may include funding towards a manual sport wheelchair, equipment, kit and travel expenses.
All applications must include a reference or referral details from a member of staff at the spinal unit.
To apply: download the guidance and application form from the website.
Applications are currently open and will close on 29th June 2018.
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.
Sport England operates a wide range of funds to benefit not for profit organisations and sports projects.
It is keen to encourage young disabled adults and disabled individuals participation in sport and will fund extra equipment and improvements to existing facilities such as improved access.
The funding streams are varied and range from £300 to millions of pounds.
It's Small Grants programme makes awards for sports projects from £300 to £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more people play sport. This programme is also able to fund sports equipment.
Full details of all their funding programmes and extra advice on making an application can be found on their website.
Sportivate - a Sport England initiative inspired by the 2012 Olympics. It has been extended to March 2017.
It is aimed at young people aged 11 to 25 years who are not particularly sporty but want to play more sport.
The scheme provides free or subsidised 6 to 8 weeks of coaching sessions in a variety of sports.
The funding can pay for coaching, equipment, venue hire, training costs and marketing.
It is fully inclusive and includes young people with a disability.
Each area offers different activities and different deadlines for applications. Use the online search to find out how to apply in your area.
Sport England have introduced a new fund - Core Market Fund to 'help the active stay active when life changes'
It is interested in working with partners from inside and outside the sports community. This might include health professionals supporting people who have a serious injury or illness to find an activity that suits their current situation.
The deadline for expressions of interest is 5pm on Monday 22 May 2017.
It gives the opportunity for organisations or charities which work with people with disabilities or impairments to purchase a table tennis table at a subsidised rate.
Prices start from £160. Sport England is providing the funding for the scheme.
Eligible organisations include community groups, charities and not for profit Leisure Providers who wish to introduce or expand the current provision of table tennis, with the outcome of enabling more people to participate on a regular basis.
Table Tennis England is also able to offer its Premier Clubs the Club Support Scheme, which offers affiliated clubs between £350 and £750 towards making their club more inclusive.