Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

The Act Foundation

Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
61 Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1QW
Telephone number:
01753 753900
Service description:
The ACT Foundation provides grants to both individuals and charities. It aims to enhance the quality of life for people in need, particularly those who have a physical or mental disability or the aged.

Grants For Individuals

Examples of applications The ACT Foundation will consider:
• Building adaptations where a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) has been awarded and there is
a shortfall
• Mobility aids
• Specialised seating and car seats
• Specialised beds and sleep systems
• Sensory toys and equipment, room padding
• Communication aids, specialised software
• Respite at a registered centre for the applicant only
• Vehicle Adaptations

To apply, download an application form from the website.

Grants For Charities

ACT gives large and small donations to charities depending on the project and available funds. Their current priorities are projects that make a transformational change and have a high level of impact on individuals, their families and communities.

To apply, download an application form from the website.

Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Any Age
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
18/10/2017

​Is this information incorrect?

If you are the provider of this service and your details are incorrect, please let us know by completing our online form.

If you need to register your service please fill out our online registration form.
The Local Offer Northamptonshire

The Local Offer Northamptonshire

about 12 minutes ago

DISC Have a Go day on Sunday 27th May from 1 to 5 . No need to book, bring your swimming kit.

DISC Have a Go day on Sunday 27th May from 1 to 5 . No need to book, bring your swimming kit.
View on Facebook

iDID's new climbing group is on this Sunday and every Sunday 10-12am, at a cost of £15 per session. http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilserv...

iDID's new climbing group is on this Sunday and every Sunday 10-12am, at a cost of £15 per session.  

http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilserv...
View on Facebook

Photos from The Local Offer Northamptonshire's post

Good news from the Short Breaks meeting this morning: "...we are pleased to announce that we will be continuing to work with NHFT and a new contract ...

Good news from the Short Breaks meeting this morning:
View on Facebook
23/02/2018 09:41
This is a copy of the article in SNIX Spring edition about support for siblings of children with special educational needs and disabilities.
20/10/2017 13:15
Local Offer annual audit and updates to the database
29/06/2017 07:38
A short report of the latest Summer Sendsation
20/03/2017 13:21
some of the events we have been to and are planning for 2017, including 2020 and Summer Sendsation