The True Colours Trust – UK Small Grants programme

Designed for:
  • disabled children and young people
  • children and young people with life-limiting conditions and their families
  • Up to £10K for projects or equipment
  • Decision within 6 weeks
  • Applicants annual turnover must be less than £350K
  • Rolling programme (no deadline indicated)


  • Activities for disabled children, children with life-limiting conditions and their families.
  • Activities which support siblings of disabled children or siblings of children with life-limiting conditions.
  • Bereavement support for children and young people.
  • Family support / parent-led peer support for parents of disabled children.
  • Respite which supports the whole family.
  • Support for disabled children and children with life-limiting conditions who are shielding or unable to return to school due to Covid-19.

Equipment and Materials:

  • Adaptations to services including PPE, digital service provision and physical changes to spaces to make projects Covid-19 compliant.
  • Technology to support children and families who are isolated due to Covid-19. (We are unable to make grants to individuals).
  • Renovation, upgrading and additional equipment for hydrotherapy pools and multi-sensory rooms.
  • Minibuses.
  • Specialised play equipment / access to play and leisure for disabled children, children with life-limiting conditions and their families
Particularly keen to receive applications from organisations:
  • Which work with children and families from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.
  • Which operate in areas of high deprivation

Read more and apply here


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