The Trust has a strong emphasis on helping charities which offer care and support for people who are terminally ill, or have a serious illness, the elderly, adults and children who have mental health issues, learning or physical disabilities. We offer funding towards specialist equipment, respite care, holidays, education and core costs.
We are happy to consider funding from organisations who provide care and support for ex-servicemen and women who have been injured or traumatised from past and recent conflicts. Mr. Joel himself served in the First World War with the 15th Hussars.
Medical research projects form only a small part of what we fund.
We will consider funding towards some building and refurbishment costs but only once the appeal has reached at least half of the total budget.
N.B. Approximately half the Trust’s grants are distributed under this Object. Typically grants range from £5,000 – £20,000.
Please see below an example of a charity that we support under this Object.
Medical Detection Dogs
Medical Detection Dogs are truly grateful for the support they have received from The Childwick Trust, which has helped towards the costs of training and placing Medical Alert Assistance Dogs.
These dogs are trained to support people who live with a complex medical condition and have limited awareness of an impending life-threatening medical episode. They are trained to identify minute odour changes emitted prior to an emergency and alert the person to take preventative action. Having a Medical Alert Assistance Dog enables them to live fuller, more independent lives, and critically keeps them out of hospital.
Watch the video of how Olive has changed Fay’s life.
Wings For Warriors
Wings for Warriors is hugely grateful for the continuing generosity of the Childwick Trust, whose trustees have now given four very substantial donations to help disabled veterans qualify as commercial air pilots. The Trust’s support has been and is invaluable to our students.