To be eligible for the grant you need to be:

  • a member of Parents Inclusion Network before the 1st June. (You can apply to become a member and find out more information about PIN on our membership page)
  • Live in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Have a  disabled child between the age of 3 years and 18years old.

The maximum amount you can apply for per family is £100.

This grant is funded by Dumfries and Galloway council and is to give families with a disabled child to opportunity to buy something to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays.

Previously families have spent the money on things like, garden games, arts and craft materials, trampolines, camping equipment and towards local days out. 

Once you have submitted your application for a grant, this will be reviewed by the PIN team and they will get back to you with a decision via email.  Grants will be allocated as soon as possible and can only be paid into your bank account.

Please make sure your contact details and bank details are correct when submitting your application.

You can only apply once. 

You will need to provide PIN with proof or purchase/receipts for the items you purchase with the money. Please email these to or post 1 MidSteeple, Dumfries, DG1 2BH.

PIN also run activities during the summer holidays which are available to all PIN members, this will be advertised separately to the grant scheme. You will be able to apply for the grant and access our activities during the summer.

If you were not a PIN member before 1st June 2021, you cannot apply for this grant.  Please contact PIN if you would like to become a member and attend our family activity days.