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 will open from 15 January 2020 and the first funding round will close on 31 March 2020. The 2020 application form and new guidance for applicants are available to download below.

Apply for a grant

Applications will open again from 15 January 2020. 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.

Parkinson's UK Grants application form 2020 (PDF, 372KB)

Use this application from 15 January 2020 to apply for a Parkinson's UK Grant.

Parkinson's UK Grants guidance 2020 (PDF, 172KB)

Step by step guidance on how to apply for a Parkinson's UK Grant.

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.