Get Set Go! Fund

Grants from £100 up to £1,000 are available for individuals with disabilities to purchase specialist equipment for physical activity and sport

The Get Set Go! Fund provides grants to individuals with disabilities who wish to purchase specialist equipment for physical activity and sport.

Are you an aspiring wheelchair basketball player looking to play for Great Britain? Perhaps you’re aiming to win a race against your sibling on your brand new frame runner? Or maybe you’re whizzing around the pitch in a sports powerchair with your teammates is what you enjoy most? Grants range from £100 – £1,000 and can benefit both children and adults living in Somerset, North Somerset, Bristol, BANES and Wiltshire. The fund may be small, but applications are quick and easy.

We’d love to help you kickstart your fundraising and achieve your dreams. If you’re successful, you’ll have 12 months to raise the rest of the funds you need to buy your equipment.

Who can apply for money?

You can apply if you

Examples of equipment we help fund:

How long does it take to get the money?

Once you have submitted your application, we will let you know if it has been successful or not within 3 months.

If your application is successful, the grant must be used within 12 months of being offered and you must let us know how the grant helped you.

Grants are paid by bank transfer once you have agreed to the terms and conditions of the award.

How do I apply for money?

You can access the online application form by clicking on the ‘Apply for a grant’ box at the bottom of this page.  Please contact us if you can’t use the online form, letting us know you want to apply to Get Set Go!. We’ll support you to make your application in another way.

You must provide the following information in your application:

You will need to complete the application in one go and will not be able to save and return to it.

What will we do with your application?

A member of our Grants Team will look at your application. If we have a question, then we’ll email you. If preferred, we can arrange a phone call or video call.

Applications are considered by a Grants Panel who decide whether to award a grant or not.

If you have any questions, then please get in touch with Kirsty Campbell, Senior Programmes Manager at Somerset Community Foundation. It’s usually best to email Kirsty at kirsty.campbell@somersetcf.org.uk but you can also call on 01749 344949 ext. 402. Please let Kirsty know your enquiry is about Get Set Go!

CLICK HERE to apply for funding

CLICK HERE to apply for funding


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