Projects 20182020-06-03T19:21:42+00:00

The organisations and projects we helped with a John Horniman’s Children’s Trust grant in 2018…

Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre

To assist the work of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre in Wales in supporting 2 babies on the Early Intervention Project.

Bolton Lads & Girls Club

To enable many children with disabilities to engage in exciting inclusion youth club activities in after school hours.

Chailey Heritage Foundation

To help the charity complete the part-purchase of a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle to transport children with disabilities for educational, care, and transition services.

Chickenshed Theatre

To run weekly open access and holiday workshops for children and young people 5-12 years old, who would like to experience performing arts opportunities within an inclusive environment.


Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Funding towards the development and production of a set of digital and hardcopy information resources to empower young people with cystic fibrosis aged 12 to 16 to make a successful and healthy transition from paediatric to adult CF care.


Douglas Bader Foundation

Funding to support another 10 children with disabilities, and their families, to enjoy a day’s flying within the Bader’s Braves programme.


Family Action

Support towards the charity’s provision of outings and supervision for two children with Global Development Delay.


Footsteps Foundation

Towards work the charity undertakes to help children with disabilities to face their huge personal hurdles with inspirational dignity and perseverance.


Hamlet Charity

To support Hamlet Charity in their work of providing a Lead Children’s and Families Practitioner who has continued to offer much needed support to parents of children with profound disabilities and complex health needs at the point of diagnosis or before they receive a diagnosis.  


Haven House Children’s Hospice

To assist with the provision of extended physiotherapy treatments; Satellite sessions, In-House sessions and an On-Call physiotherapist.



Helen & Douglas House

A contribution to the maintenance of your Nursing Outreach Team which provides a service to children, young adults and their families.



Howard League for Penal Reform

Funding towards the cost the telephone helpline system used by so many children.



I Matter Child & Family Bursary Scheme

To support five local schools in Cumbria.


Funding to support the charity’s Occupational Therapy at Dawn House, Nottinghamshire to enable it to continue making a positive difference to the lives of children it helps.

Keech Hospice Care

Funding towards the charity’s Music Therapy Service which offers vital pre- and post- bereavement support to child patients, child siblings and adult relatives and to provide palliative, supportive and end-of-life care.

Living Paintings Trust

To help with the costs of providing the charity’s free postal library of Touch to See books for blind and partially sighted children in the UK.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Support for the LPO Sound Journeys project to bring music to children with Special Needs and other disabilities, via a journey accompanied by professional musicians and teachers, is much appreciated.

London Symphony Orchestra

An award to the LSO in support of their Musical Inclusion Programme.



Megan Baker House

To support children with a wide range of motor disabilities including, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and dyspraxia through Conductive Education classes attended weekly and in the school holidays.


Mousetrap Theatre

To support the work of the Mousetrap Theatre during its programmes of Explore and Theatre Journey for children and young people who would not normally access theatre on account of their learning and medical issues.


Museum of London

A grant towards the Morning Explorers Programme, accredited by the National Autistic Society.


Music in Hospitals & Care

To support Music in Hospitals in the Manchester area to fund 15 live sessions.


National Autistic Society

A grant towards the cost of an additional trampoline at Addison School, Chigwell


Norton Hall Children & Family Centre

Continuing support for the Mentoring Programme and Drawing and Talking Therapy, in support of children with a range of disabilities, including: ADHD, Autism, Learning Difficulties, Hyper Kinetic Disorder, Visual and Hearing impairments, Mobility difficulties and Global Developmental Delay.


Polka Theatre

To support the work of Polka Theatre in their provision of an Access Programme that benefits teachers/carers and the children’s families as well as the children directly.


Rainbow Trust

Award to support to fund a Family Support Worker in the Cumbria and North Lancashire team to work with families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness


Richard House Children’s Charity

To support the work of Richard House in their provision of a palliative care nurse for six weeks, who will provide specialist care for children with life-limiting illnesses from some of the most deprived boroughs in the UK.


Sebastian’s Action Trust

To support The Bluebells for action packed activities for children in end of life care and their families.


Sheffield MENCAP & Gateway

A grant towards “Shine out on Saturdays” a performing arts group for children with learning disabilities



To support the charity’s invaluable education support service for children (and their families) who have Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.


Sick Children’s Trust

The provision of a grant to help to fund the costs of operating SCT’s ‘Home from Home’ at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle upon Tyne, Crawford House, supporting some of the sickest children from across the North of England and their families

Tall Ships Youth Trust

Funding for the charity’s work in providing sailing challenges and life skills to 20 children with disabilities this year.

University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

To provide funding towards the continued provision of an annual music programme for the children in the care of the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire.

V&A Museum of Childhood

Funding towards the charity’s delivery of 4 Quiet Days during the school year that will benefit directly up to 500 children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, by enabling them to be part of an educational visit to the museum.

Well Child

To support a Well Child Specialist Nurse at Derby Hospital.

Wessex Children’ Hospice

A grant to alleviate the distress of children with end of life conditions and their families.


To support the work of Whoopsadaisy in Brighton with their provision of holiday schemes of conductive education for up to 18 families.

Winston’s Wish

To support the costs of a residential group for bereaved teenagers in Sussex in March 2019.

Yellow Submarine Holidays

To support the work of Yellow Submarine in their provision of residential holidays for young people with learning disabilities in Oxfordshire.


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