Your Community Support Manager will assess your application and make a decision based on:

  • checking that the items/services are not supplied through statutory services
  • meeting the DEBRA Community Support grants criteria
  • a priority level of low, medium or high 
  • current availability of charitable funds in the DEBRA Community Support grants budget

You can read more on the above criteria in the DEBRA Community Support Grants Policy


  • requests for larger sums are discussed and agreed with your community support area or regional manager and the Director of Healthcare, Membership and EB Community Support
  • only support grants that have been authorised are given
  • support grants cannot be given retrospectively