Our Respite Break Grants provide £350 towards a day trip, excursion, holiday or break of your choice. Grants are considered at our four annual panel hearings but emergency applications can be made outside of this time, just give us a ring.
Applicants can reapply every two years and the process can be started by either a parent/guardian or a CF team member. Our application form is available on this website by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.
Please read the information below which explains how to complete our online form. If you would prefer a paper copy of our application form please call or email.
The CFHF gives grants to under 18’s only. If you are over 18 you may apply for a holiday grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, details are on their website.
Click here to read about our Respite Break Grants from families who have already benefited.
Applications will be considered on the following dates; it is advised to submit your completed application a week prior to the panel date. See Below:
2022 Panel Dates
Applications will be considered regularly up to the school summer holidays.
If there are insufficient funds to cover all applications, priority will be given to applications started by CF teams, first time applicants, critical health concerns and breaks where the grant covers a significant amount or all of the planned excursion.
To apply for respite break grant, complete the form below.
Please note, we have the following grant requirements: