Grants for Families Facing Financial Hardship Whilst Caring for a Child with a Serious Illness (UK)

Families facing financial hardship whilst caring for a child with a serious illness can apply for grants of up to £1,000 per child to fund a variety of essential items and services. This can include (but is not limited to) specialist equipment, creative therapies, hospital travel expenses, everyday items to improve the child’s quality of life, attending medical/support group conference, social activities and memberships. Applications must be completed by health or social care professionals on behalf of the family and are considered at monthly meetings. The funding is being made available through the Roald Dahl Marvellous Family Grants scheme and the next application deadline is 12pm on the 31st January 2020. Click here