How To Apply


We welcome applications from both individuals and organisations. The child/children you are applying for must fulfil the following criteria:


* Aged 18 or under

* An individual child/siblings with disabilities or an organisation that supports children with disabilities

* Not applied in the last 12 months

* Live in the following areas: Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham

* Application deadline – Friday 22nd June

* Application assessment meeting -Tuesday 3rd July

* Application deadline -Friday 28th September

* Application assessment meeting – Tuesday 9th October


Download an application pack


Contact Rebecca Jama – Office Manager – who can email you an application pack 

0191 2016066


If you do not have the facilities to complete an electronic application form please contact the office on the above details to request a hard copy to be posted out.


Please note that all communication from the Sunshine Fund will be via email so it is important that you provide a working address that is checked regularly.


Application by Proxy


We welcome applications that have been written on behalf of families – by a professional or someone else who knows the family. Please note that the email address supplied will become the main contact.