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DEBRA support grants

DEBRA support grants

Last updated 02/04/2020

Notice to Members

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are currently only able to provide grants for emergency funding and essential requirements. All other grants are temporarily on hold.

If you need support during this time, please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) support area.


DEBRA Support Grants currently available: 

1. Emergency funding and essential requirements

  • To relieve physical and psychological stress
  • To promote the best current practice in EB care and support
  • To encourage and enable well-being, integration into society and independent living
  • To promote and facilitate safety and essential comfort
  • To provide essential respite through the use of the DEBRA Holiday Homes.

2. Attendance of DEBRA activities and events

  • To engage in, support and enjoy DEBRA events and activities
  • To attend events in the role of a special ‘guest’ or in the role of supporting fundraising and raising awareness of EB and DEBRA.

3. Hospital In-Patient Nightly Allowance 

  • These grants are designed to help with some of the daily costs incurred whilst in hospital. These may include contributing towards the price of drinks, newspapers, magazines etc. For more information click here.

Find out how to apply for a DEBRA support grant.

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