Barchester’s Charitable Foundation is a registered charity that helps older people aged 65+ and adults aged 18+ with a disability.
Our funding focus is about connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community. We support applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged.
The types of activities supported can include
- Activity projects
- Equipment and materials for use by members
- Member transport
- Day trips, outings and group holidays in the UK
The Foundation also makes grants of between £100 and £600 to help individuals, all applications for named individuals must be completed by a third party who knows the individual in a professional or community-based capacity such as general practitioners, occupational therapists, nurses and social workers or charity or support group representatives.
The grants can help individuals with:
- Manual and powered wheelchairs
- Mobility scooters
- Specialised trikes / ebikes / bikes
- Car adaptations
Full details: https://www.bhcfoundation.org.uk/apply