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Kent Community Foundation - Funding for young people with disabilities

Please note this funding is only applicable to the following criteria:



  • The individual or family being nominated must be a resident of Kent or Medway

  • There must be a demonstrable financial disadvantage underlying the request (e.g. the family are reliant on benefits or out of work for whatever reason)

  • The request is not for something that local/national authorities have a statutory duty to provide


Wards Charitable Fund


Supports children with physical disabilities, long term illnesses and/or life limiting conditions. Priority will be given to equipment that directly benefits the mental and physical health of the children. Fund will consider requests for equipment required due to disability and 'make a wish' holidays for terminally ill children. 


Rooney Foundation Fund


Supports children with physical disabilities, long term illnesses and/or life limiting conditions. Fund will consider requests for respite, equipment, short breaks and 'make a wish' holidays for terminally ill children though priority will be given to equipment that directly benefits the mental and physical health of the children. This fund will also accept occasional requests outside of its remit for adults in exceptional circumstances - decisions to be made on a case-by-case basis. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanne
Contact Position
Grants Officer
Telephone
01303 814500
01303 815152
E-mail
joanne@kentcf.org.uk
Website
https://kentcf.org.uk/.../individuals

Other Details

Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

All nominations must be submitted by a professional third party. Examples of people that could nominate on another’s behalf include (but are not limited to): charity employees, social workers, GPs and specialist doctors, occupational therapists or teachers. 

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