Equipment and Activity Grant

The equipment or activity grant is to support families to acquire equipment, services or offer experiences that will enhance the life of the child or young person who has a disability.

This grant is capped at $5,750 including GST for each child / young person that qualifies from birth to 21 years old. Please note that we will not accept any retrospective applications (items / services that have already been purchased and paid for).

Please note that the Wilson Home Trust does not provide grants for overseas therapies.

If you are applying for funding for housing modifications, please contact the Trust to discuss this prior to beginning the application process. There is a separate application form required for this funding. Email or phone 0800 948 787 / 09 488 0126.

Please be advised that Activity and Equipment grants under $575.00 including GST are able to be processed within 3 working days of receipt of the application, and an email notification will be duly sent to the grant applicant advising of the grant outcome.

All Activity and Equipment grants over $575.00 including GST are assessed by the Grants Committee and the Committee of Management approximately every six weeks.

Note: If your grant is approved, it must be used within 3 months, unless we agree there are exceptional circumstances.

Before applying for a Grant please consider and review the following:

Staff at the Wilson Home Trust are available for advice, assistance and further information.
Call us on 09 488 0126 or 0800 948 787 or email at