Definition: Financial assistance, often specifically directed towards, and restricted to, the purpose for which the grant was established.

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Financial aid - (Behcet's Syndrome Society)Service

The Society will provide grants to help people who are in hardship because of Beh├žet's disease. To provide a grant, evidence of the amount needed must be provided. Examples of claims which might be funded include prepayment certificate for drugs, help with travel to hospital, household bills, help towards computer with reading aids/voice recognition if you are visually impaired, or aids/other equipment not available on the NHS to help if you are disabled.
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Eyeless Trust grants - (The Eyeless Trust (merged with Royal Blind Society))Service

The Eyeless Trust offers modest grants for families and children with anophthalmia, microphthalmia or coloboma. These are arranged through The Family Support Worker, and each year a large number of families benefit for a wide range of needs. Grants can be used for practical help, recreational activities and holidays.
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Grants from Ceredigion Association - (Ceredigion Association for the Blind)Service

Ceredigion Association provide some grants to visually impaired people. To be eligible you must have serious and uncorrectable visual impairments, and have been referred to the Association by the Rehabilitation Officer in Ceredigion Social Services.
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RAB grants - (Radnorshire Association for the Blind)Service

Radnorshire Association offer grants to Radnorshire residents to help towards the cost of equipment to help people with a visual impairment.
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Grants from VI Breconshire - (Visual Impairment Breconshire)Service

Grants are offered to anyone with a permanent and uncorrectable eye condition, living in Breconshire to help pay for equipment, services, training, education and experiences (such as holidays). Applications are welcome from the visually impaired, their families and carers.
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Grants from VICTA - (VICTA (Visually Impaired Children Taking Action))Service

VICTA provide grants for children and young people for visual aid equipment and for vacation schemes.
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Grants from MACS - (Micro and Anopthalmic Children's Society (MACS) )Service

MACS gives grants to cover the cost of activities or equipment needed by children born without eyes, or with under-developed eyes. You must have been a member of MACS for at least 6 month to apply.
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Family Fund grants - (Family Fund)Service

Provide grants to the families of disabled children and young people who meet certain criteria. The grants can be used for essential items such as washing machines, fridge-freezers, family breaks, clothing and bedding as well as contributions to hospital visiting costs. They also help with tablets, laptops and sensory toys.
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Grants from Swansea & District Friends of the Blind - (Swansea & District Friends of the Blind)Service

Provide some grants to blind people living in the Swansea area.
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Dr. Rhydian James Grant Fund - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

A grant to empower and enable future generations of people who are blind and partially sighted to reach their goals and fulfil their aspirations whatever they may be. Applicants in receipt of means-tested benefits will be given priority. They are happy to consider applications for specialist software, equipment and specialist training in the use of access technology.
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Contact a Family helpline - (Contact a Family)Service

For information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child, ring Contact a Family's national freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm. Can help with issues such as info on your child's medical condition, sources of grants, benefits and special educational needs.
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