Aims/priorities: The funding aims to support organisations and registered charities that provide assistance with the cost of holidays or respite breaks for disabled children (aged 3 to 17 years) with physical, mental, or emotional impairments. Funding is available for the costs associated with holidays and/or respite breaks. The holiday must be taken by the day preceding the child's 18th birthday.
Who can apply? Applications are accepted from individual families and on behalf of groups of children, registered charities and other organisations. Charities and other organisations must provide a copy of their latest audited accounts in addition to other information. There must be evidence of a disability from a medical or social services professional.
Grant amount: Funding is at the discretion of the Trust. The Trustees award a total of around £85,000 a year in grants.
Application process: Application forms are available to download from the Trust's website.
Deadline: Applications to be submitted by:
- 31 May for consideration at the July meeting.
- 30 September for consideration at the November meeting.
Contact information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Website address: The Adamson Trust