1. Overview

You could get a grant of between £250 and £40,000 if you’re disabled and standing for election to, or selection as a candidate in, the:

  • UK Parliament
  • English local government
  • Greater London Assembly
  • mayoral elections (England only)
  • Police and Crime Commissioner
  • English parish and town councils

You won’t have to pay back any money you receive.

The fund is for disability-related costs you pay as part of standing for election - it doesn’t cover general campaigning costs (like leaflets) or living costs.

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the fund.