The Aspire Grants Programme is currently closed to new applications.

We’ve been overwhelmed by applications this year and have recently been running a waiting list as we try to keep up with demand. Rather than leave people waiting for funding, we have taken the difficult decision to close our Grants Programme to new applications whilst we clear the backlog.

That we can’t keep up with demand shows the significant failings in NHS wheelchair provision, and how difficult it can be for spinally injured people to afford essential equipment. Our Grants Programme remains an integral part of the support that we provide and we will be looking to open the service again as soon as possible.

In the meantime, if you have a spinal cord injury and need help purchasing equipment, please contact our Grants Officer, Kim Elliott, and she will do her best to identify other charities and funding opportunities that might be able to help.

Alternatively, Aspire’s Your Fund is a great way to raise money to purchase essential equipment and services, either for yourself or for someone you know with a spinal cord injury. Please talk to Kim or read more information about our Your Fund programme.


Your Fund
Your Fund is a simple way to raise money to purchase essential specialist equipment and services, either for yourself or someone you know with a spinal cord injury. Get more information about Your Fund and download the application forms.

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