FAQs

FAQs

How long does it take to hear about my grant application?
This year, we are open to applications from 30 May – 30 June 2017, giving you a month to apply. During this time we will be processing your applications and not making any awards. We may contact you during this time if we need any additional information.

We will contact you by letter with our decision on your application by 28 July.

I’ve applied to Take a Break before and got a grant, can I apply again?
Yes, you can make one application per year.

I have two disabled children at home – can I make two Take a Break applications?
We can make only one award per household in each funding round. While we can sometimes make a larger award, this is not based on the number of disabled children or children in a household but on exceptional circumstances.

I have forgotten my Take a Break number
Don’t worry, as long as the rest of your application form is completed we will do the rest.

I need to provide feedback from my last grant
Feedback helps us tell the Scottish Government the enormous difference a Take a Break grant can make. You can use our upload form on this website to submit feedback.