Renal patients of UK nationality. The association covers all renal patients, whether on dialysis or not.
Kidney patients and their families on low incomes, patients about to start dialysis, and those within 6 months of having had a transplant and other patients whose renal condition is having a serious impact on their health and quality of life.
The association will not pay loans, court fines or bills already paid.
Type of grants
Grants to help with the cost of books and materials, computers, board and lodgings, university and college fees and other expenses involved with educational and job opportunities.
Via a kidney unit social worker or a member of the kidney care team on a form available from the correspondent, or to download from the BKPA website. Applications are considered on an ongoing basis.
The trust also makes grants to hospitals and supports the Ronald McDonald Houses at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Evelina Children's Hospital, London and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill which provide support for the families of young renal patients attending the units at these hospitals.
They also fund non-laboratory research and provide support services, information and advice to kidney patients, amongst other projects.
Grant provided by: The British Kidney Patient Association
Kidney patients of UK nationality, whether on dialysis or not, may be eligible for a grant.
British Kidney Patient Association
3 The Windmills
St Mary's Close
Telephone: 01420 541 424
Fax: 01420 89438