Gardner’s Trust for the Blind

Gardner’s Trust for the Blind provides grants to individuals who are registered blind or partially sighted. The Trust considers applications for:

  • Computer equipment and software
  • Education or training costs
  • Household items, including some white goods

The Trust is unable to help pay off debt, loan repayments, holidays or anything that has already been paid for.

Please contact the Trust if you are unsure if they can help with what you need assistance with. 

Last updated on 19 December 2019

Who is eligible?

Registered blind or partially sighted people who live in the UK. To be able to apply, you should be a UK resident and certified blind or partially sighted.

How to apply?

Submission deadlines for the 2020 Trustee meetings:

  • Wednesday 12th Feb
  • Wednesday 20th May
  • Wednesday 26th August
  • Wednesday 18th November

*Regretfully, If a grant request arrives after the deadline it will be automatically added to the next quarterly meeting.  

 

You can apply directly or a third party can apply on your behalf. Please contact the Trust to ask for an application form.

Your application should include a completed Gardner's Trust application form and:

  • A letter of support from your social worker, GP, local council, local blind society or rehabilitation officer
  • A copy of certification of visual impairment
  • Quote and print out and details of product/item that is being requested.

 

Other information

I have the submission deadlines for the 2020 Trustee meetings:
 
Wednesday 12th Feb
 
Wednesday 20th May
 
Wednesday 26th August
 
Wednesday 18th November
 
*Regretfully, If a grant request arrives after the deadline it will be automatically added to the next quarterly meeting.  
 
 

Contact details

Gardner’s Trust for the Blind, Suite 2, The Old Farmhouse
Stansted Court Yard, Parsonage Road
Hertfordshire
CM22 6PU
Telephone: 020 7253 3757

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