How does it work?

The applicant must:

  • Reside within Derbyshire
  • Have special health, educational or social needs
  • Be aged between 0 – 19 years (**if over 16 years – be in full time education)

Please note that requests for retrospective grants/payments cannot be considered.

What Information is required for an application?

  • a completed application form. Details of the application form and the dates by which applications must be received  are given here.
  • a written support, with signature, from an appropriately qualified professional
  • the description of item/items required: please see below the sorts of items which can be funded and those which are ineligible
  • the supplier
  • a  quotation of costs
    Please note that further information is sometimes requested by the Grants Committee

What type of application does the Trust fund?

  • Specialist therapeutic equipment/aids
  • Safety equipment (e.g harnesses)
  • Buggies and Car Seats
  • Educational toys
  • Sensory toys and equipment
  • Early learning aids
  • Appropriate IT equipment for children over 8 years of age
  • Assistance with projects such as safe play outdoor projects and fencing

Are there exclusions?

The Trust cannot accept applications for:

  • Continuous or ongoing funding
  • Clothing, except for specialist clothing
  • Shoes
  • Financial assistance with debt
  • Holidays

The way that Applications are Processed is described here

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