Family Grants

The Family Fund 
Helps families with severely disabled children to have choices and the opportunity to enjoy ordinary life. Grants are given for things that make life easier and more enjoyable for the disabled child and their family, such as washing machines, driving lessons, hospital visiting costs, computers and holidays. The Fund is a registered charity. See:

Family projects  
Porticus UK award grants of between £10,000 and £25,000 for registered charities that strengthen family relationships or enrich education. Details at:

The Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation 
Grant making programme re-opened for applications in October 2013. The Foundation supports projects in children’s hospitals and hospices throughout the UK to enrich and enhance the lives of patients.

Projects that could be considered by the Foundation include amongst others: 

•Arts, music, play and leisure programmes 

•Facilities to support families of children treated in hospitals or hospices 

•Care and facilities in hospices 

•Supporting children with physical and emotional difficulties 

•Medical equipment.

In the past, the average grant awarded was just over £9,000.

Read more at:

The Diocese of Derby

For SatNav directions, please use DE1 3DR. However, please note that the car park behind Derby Church House (Derby Cathedral Car Park) is contract only Monday-Friday and so unavailable to visitors. Paid parking is available at Chapel Street Multistorey Car Park (DE1 3GU), Park Safe (Bold Lane) DE1 3NT and the Assembly Rooms Car Park (DE1 3AF). Derby Cathedral Car Park is available as paid parking on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Derby Church House

Full Street, Derby DE1 3DR

01332 388650


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