KCIL is seeking to help fund educational or training courses which will benefit the person attending and help them to develop new skills.

In order to apply, you must:

  • Be a paid up KCIL member. If you are not already a KCIL member, you can submit your  application form at the same time as your grant application.
  • Live in the Royal Borough of Kingston
  • Have a long term and substantial health condition and/or impairment that is likely to last – or has lasted – twelve months or more, which severely affects your daily life. “Impairment” includes people with mobility and sensory impairments, learning disabilities, communication and mental health difficulties and other, non-evident impairments
  • Be in receipt of disability-related benefits.

Applicants must

  • Provide evidence of the cost of the course they are wishing to attend. This could be in the form of a letter of acceptance from the person/organisation running the course.
  • Not make an application if you have already paid in full for your educational/training course.
  • Only make one application in any 12 months period.

Applications will be considered by a grants panel once a month. The grants panel is scheduled to meet on a monthly basis.

All applications are subject to the availability of funds (we cannot guarantee to fully fund all applications) and receipt of a completed application form with supporting documents.

To apply, download an application form here

You can download a membership form here

If you have any queries, please contact Robert Reilly on 020 8546 9603 or robert.reilly@kcil.org.uk.