The Guide Dogs’ grant service considers funding for technology and sensory items for blind and visually impaired children and young people aged 18 and under, including iPads, portable magnifiers and sensory kits.
They also have a service called Children and Young People’s Services which offers support, both emotional and practical through the diagnosis process and beyond including DLA/PIP applications.
Their CustomEyes service prints large print books at cost price for children with vision impairment. They current have more than 4,000 titles and are updating all the time.
Provide grants for equipment and services including youth weekends and sporting activities.
Provides grants and support to North East families who have been affected by diagnosis of childhood cancers. Includes crisis grants awarded in times of emergency.
Can offer financial support for a child’s education or well being if parent works in the fashion industry (refer to website – there is a wide definition of the fashion and textile industry)
Offers grants to low income families raising disabled and seriously ill children. Can help with essential items such as washing machines and fridges, but can also consider grants for sensory toys and family breaks.
Lots of information on one website on the availability of grants for disabled people with specific sections covering children, families, holidays, recreation, equipment and education. (Note: some of the grant giving bodies are region specific)