Money from the ILF Scotland Transition Fund can be used to help you participate in activities that you may not have been able to take part in before that will help you to become independent and continue to spend time with other people.
You can use the money for things like:
- Art or music lessons,
- A device or piece of technology to help you with your impairment,
- To join a class and/or club,
- Travel training,
- Training courses,
- Driving lessons (we do not normally fund vehicles)
Limits on using the money
Money from the ILF Transition Fund cannot be used for things that another organisation would give you money for, e.g. NHS, Social Work, Access to Work, Student Awards Agency Scotland, etc.
In addition, money from the ILF Transition Fund cannot be solely used for these things:
- Personal care
- Medical care
- Communication aids
- Aids and adaptations
- Home improvements
- Cleaning and domestic duties
- Essential safeguarding/adult support and protection
- Day to day living expenses
- Accommodation costs
- Clothing (unless it is specifically required for an activity)
You can contact us by email on enquiries@ILF.scot or by phone on 0300 200 2022 for more information about what the money can be used for.
How much money can I get?
The most amount of money you can apply to the ILF Transition Fund for is £7,500.
When you apply you will need to give the reasons why you need the money and what you want to do with it.
You can contact us by email on enquiries@ILF.scot or by phone on 0300 200 2022 for more information about what the money can be used for and how much money you can apply for.