Charities

Charities can provide many possible sources of grants and funding for wheelchairs and other mobility and rehabilitation equipment.

We have included below a list of charities that may provide funding for your Omeo electric wheelchair, dependant on your circumstances.

Also included, at the bottom of the page, is a link to the online grant search service Turn2Us that will enable you to more easily find sources of funding for your wheelchair and rehabilitation equipment.

Steve Morgan foundation

The Steve Morgan Foundation

The Steve Morgan Foundation was founded in 2001 by Steve Morgan CBE to support projects that help children and families, people with physical or learning disabilities.

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Muscular Dystrophy UK

Muscular Dystrophy UK

The Joseph Patrick Trust (JPT) is the grant giving arm of Muscular Dystrophy UK. Established in 1986, the aim of the JPT is to promote independence and quality of life for people living with muscle-wasting conditions.

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Aspire spinal injury

Aspire

Aspire Grants are available to anyone living in the UK or Ireland with a spinal cord injury. The grants provided assist with the purchase of much needed equipment.

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Help us make a child smile

Handicapped Children’s Action Trust

The purpose of Handicapped Children’s Action Group is to be there to provide the funding for all types of specialist equipment that will help to give the disabled child independence and mobility.

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Independence at home

Independence at Home

Independence at Home may be able to help you if you, or a member of your family, have a long term illness or disability and need financial help towards the cost of equipment, home adaptations or other essential items.

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The ACT foundation

The ACT Foundation

The ACT Foundation provides funding of up to £2,500 towards the cost of equipment to support individuals to continue living in their own homes.

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SSAFA the armed forces charity

SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, exists to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to support their independence and dignity.

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Brittle Bone Society

Brittle Bone Society

The Brittle Bone Society is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI).

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The Hospital Saturday fund

Hospital Saturday Fund

It will give full or partial grants to individuals for specialised mobility equipment (excluding for sporting purposes), wheelchairs, mobility scooters and car adaptations.

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southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

The Southern Spinal Injuries Trust assists people with spinal cord injury, enabling independence and quality of life. This can mean anything from funding resources for the spinal centre to funding individual needs in respect of specialist equipment.

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Regain charity

Regain

Money is available for potential REGAINERS to help provide them with the specialist equipment they need to enable them to achieve greater independence and improve their quality of life.

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Newlife charity

NewLife

Thousands of children in the UK rely on Newlife to get the equipment they need, equipment that has often been refused by the statutory services or the delays in provision mean that the child will suffer unnecessarily.

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Blesma Charity

Blesma

Blesma was founded in the aftermath of the First World War. In the hundred years since the Association and its Members have achieved much.

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Check For Grants

Please note that each charity has their own specific eligibility rules for funding applications. Make sure you check and meet those before sending an application. If you have any questions, please contact us.