Wales Council of the Blind

Services with the keyword: grants

Access Unlimited - (Royal Society for Blind Children)

A gateway to RSBC services in Wales: Employment; Assistive Technology; Family Support; Information and Advice; Activities. In partnership with North Wales Society for the Blind, Vision Support, Wales Council of the Blind, Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services Council, Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales.

Amber Music Awards - (The Amber Trust)

Amber Music Awards exist to provide financial grants to individual children and young people in support of this vision. Music Award applications are open to all blind and partially sighted children and young people, who may also have other disabilities or special educational needs, until the age of 18. New applications for an Amber Music Award must be made before the young person’s 18th birthday.

Dr. Rhydian James Grant Fund - (North Wales Society of the Blind)

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.

Little Amber - (The Amber Trust)

Little Amber is Amber’s innovative music service that aims to enable blind or partially sighted babies and young children to engage with music by providing families and professionals with resources and ideas for music-making.

Music in Mind - (The Amber Trust)

Music in Mind aims to enable blind or partially sighted children with neurodegenerative disease to engage with music by providing families and professionals with resources and ideas for music-making.

NWSB Children's Fund - (North Wales Society of the Blind)

The children's fund was established to help meet the needs of children who have impaired vision, by providing special needs grants and specialist equipment. Many families with young children who have vision impairments will have experienced lengthy delays and numerous application forms when applying for essential equipment like a CCTV</a> system or specialist computer software. We hope to be able to attract enough support to be able to help meet some of these needs.

NWSB General Grants - (North Wales Society of the Blind)

The general grant fund may award grants of up to £100 to individuals who are registered sight impaired or severely Sight impaired who also live in North Wales. The fund may provide grants for items which have been specifically designed for people with impaired vision. Contact Steve Thomas via the contact details below.

The Vision Fund - (Vision Foundation)

Our social impact funding supports projects that are designed to improve the experience of being blind or partially sighted, or at risk of sight loss, in the UK. We are an evidence-led funder and base our programmes on where we feel our money can have the greatest impact. The Vision Fund supports organisations who directly support blind and partially sighted people or people at risk of losing sight.