Parkinson's UK Grants

Parkinson's UK Grants help you improve your quality of life and well-being.

If you're affected by Parkinson's you can apply for an amount up to £1,500 to fund electrical items, respite care, specialist equipment or activities.

Applications are now closed until 1st September 2019. Please don't send an application before 1st September as it will not be carried forward and will be returned to you.

Apply for a grant

To apply for a Parkinson's UK grant:

If you have any questions about the grant programme, your eligibility, or application, please email [email protected] or call us on 020 7963 3785.

Who can apply

  • People with Parkinson's or other forms of progressive parkinsonism.
  • Carers who aren't paid for their caring role.

We don't count Carer's Allowance as being paid.

We're committed to offering grants to people affected by Parkinson's who are in the greatest financial need. To apply for a Parkinson's UK Grant your total household savings must be less than £16,000.

If you don't qualify for a Take Control Grant, take a look at the Turn2us Benefits Calculator and Grants Search for information about other sources of grant funding for people affected by Parkinson's.

What we fund

 

Maximum grant

Maximum household savings

Electrical items*

£500

£16,000

Respite care*

£1,000

£16,000

Specialist equipment or home adaptation*

£1,500

£16,000

Activities

£250

£16,000

 

*limited to one application per household

What we don't fund

We don't fund long-term financial commitments or daily living costs. We will not consider applications to fund items that you've already paid for, or committed to paying for.

We don't fund items or respite where funding should be available from the government or from your local authority.

Take a look at the Turn2us Benefits Calculator and Grants Search for information about other sources of grant funding for people affected by Parkinson's.

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Parkinson's UK Grants application guidance (PDF, 150KB)
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Parkinson's UK Grants application form (PDF, 313KB)
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Helpline and local advisers

Our helpline and Parkinson's local advisers are here to answer any questions you have about loans and grants.

Call us on 0808 800 0303.