Grant guidance

CHF is currently unable to provide family grants due to restrictions in income.

We hope the following information will be valuable.

Travel costs

The NHS Low Income Scheme could help with the cost of travelling to receive NHS treatment.

Find out more about:

  • Who can apply;
  • How to apply;
  • How applications are assessed.

Further information

Further grant opportunities




CHF provides INR machines for children with heart conditions when they are not supplied by the NHS Trust.

Variety – condition-related equipment

Whizz Kidz – condition-related equipment

Family Fund – condition-related equipment and household items

Boparan Charitable Trust – helps children and young people in the UK, up to the age of 18, who are disadvantaged either through poverty, disability or life-limiting conditions. Provide funding for: Powered & Manual Wheelchairs, Specialist Buggies and Pushchairs, Specialist Car Seats, White Goods, Food & Clothing Vouchers, Therapies (including Speech & Language, Occupations Therapy, Food Therapy, Behavioural Therapy).

The League of the Helping Hand – one-off grants of up to £250 towards items including: Essential household goods (excepting computers and IT equipment), specialist equipment and a carer’s break (depending on funding). The sponsor must ensure that all statutory entitlements, including Local Welfare Grant (where eligible) have been applied for before submitting an application.

Financial advice and assistance

Citizens Advice Bureau

Disability Living Allowance

Carers and disability benefits


British Gas Energy Trust – grants to clear domestic gas and electricity debts owed to British Gas and other suppliers

EDF Energy Trust – to help individuals and families to clear domestic gas and electricity debts, to purchase essential energy efficient household items such as washing machines and cookers or with Bankruptcy / Debt Relief Order (DRO), Sequestration and Minimal Asset Process fees.



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