Trusts & Foundations

We value the significant impact that trusts and foundations make towards our work. They enable us to provide vital support to help young people with disabilities and autism increase their independence and to live fulfilled lives, through specialist mobility equipment and our tailored employability programmes.



A donation from a Trust or Foundation can help to support young people with disabilities and autism to increase their independence and help them lead the life they choose. Some examples of what your grant could help provide:


  • Specialist mobility equipment such as powered wheelchairs, specialist trikes and walkers.
  • Bespoke job coaching and employment brokerage to help disabled young people gain paid employment.
  • Employability masterclasses that link young people with local employers who provide them with the skills, knowledge and inspiration to transition from education to rewarding employment.
  • Our “World of Work” programme, which takes primary aged children with disabilities on employer visits to help explore their career aspirations.


What Trusts and Foundations can expect from working with us:


  • We will provide written reports and updates on the work you funded, to demonstrate the difference your grant is making.
  • We can help share news of the work we do together, through our social media platforms.
  • We will invite you to stewardship events and can arrange meetings with you in person or online.
  • We value your expertise and insights so we welcome your input in our focus group discussions and meetings, where you could have your say in helping shape our work.
  • We can offer you the opportunity to enhance your understanding about current issues affecting the young disabled community by providing a chance to talk to young people who have accessed our services and the people that deliver them.
  • We would like to acknowledge your generosity by listing your Trust or Foundation in our audited annual reports and accounts.


Here are a few examples of projects trusts have awarded recent grants for:

  • A five-year partnership to deliver a leadership programme for disabled young people from City Bridge Foundation.
  • Supporting the cost of purchasing and maintaining specialist mobility equipment to increase disabled children’s access to sport and education.
  • An ongoing project to aspire and prepare disabled young people for life after school through tailored employability sessions, workshops and visits to real employers.

We would like to acknowledge the generous support of the trusts and foundations that have supported our work including those who wish to remain anonymous. We could not have delivered our services without your incredible generosity.

Meet our Trusts & Foundations Manager

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If you would like to discuss some of the ways you can support our work or would like to visit us to see our services in action, please contact Stella Howells for further information. Contact her via email at [email protected] or call 0208 347 8111.

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