The Ulverscroft Foundation


Aims/priorities: The Ulverscroft Foundation supports projects which will have a positive effect on the quality of life of visually impaired people (blind and partially sighted)

Who can apply: Their funding is channelled via recognised organisations which help the visually impaired, for example, libraries, hospitals, clinics, schools and colleges, and social and welfare organisations.

Grant amount: Dependent on the level of funding available at the time of consideration

Application process: Applications should be made in writing (they do not have an application form

Please note:

  • Due to the large number of appeals they receive, if they have given or considered giving a grant or a donation to an organisation they are unable to consider fresh appeals until a period of 12 to 18 months have elapsed
  • They do not generally grant assistance towards salaries and general running costs
  • They rarely give grants to individuals
  • The success of any appeal is dependent on the level of funding available at the time of


Deadline: Trustees meet quarterly to consider appeals in January, April, July and October each year; deadlines for appeals are the fifteenth day of the previous month.

Contact: The Ulverscroft Foundation, The Green, Bradgate Road, Anstey, Leicestershire, LE7 7FU

Tel: 0116 236 1595/[email protected]