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Our Awards

£739,727 paid out in awards
851 individuals and organisations helped

At The Dorset Cancer Care Foundation, we issue financial awards that fit the criteria below:

  • The individual must be a Dorset resident.
  • Cancer must have created the financial hardship.
  • Justification of the individual’s financial hardship has been provided.
  • The award requested fits within the accepted list of award items.

The Dorset Cancer Care Foundation offers awards to help within the following areas (this is not an exhaustive list):

TRANSPORT AND PARKING COSTS DURING TREATMENT
OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION DURING TREATMENT
SOME TREATMENT COSTS
MINOR HOUSEHOLD MODIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL EQUIPMENT (UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT OFFER SUPPORT FOR BOILERS AND HOUSEHOLD GOODS ABOVE £500)
RESPITE SUPPORT
DOMESTIC HELP NEEDED DUE TO CANCER
CARE COSTS
FOOD BILLS
FINANCIAL BILLS WHILE YOU ARE OUT OF WORK DUE TO CANCER
SPECIALIST ITEMS

Other determining factors of successful award application involve:

  • If the individual has received an award from The DCCF or any financial assistance from other organisations within the past.
  • Justification of why the award is needed and the amount.

If you are a professional completing this form for a client,
please only use the clients name, email, address, and phone number and complete all sections of the application form otherwise it will not be processed. Thank you.

Awardee Stories

A Big Thankyou!

Thank you to everyone who has supported the DCCF this year and helped Dorset cancer patients, including seven-year-old George. George’s mum Rosa explained: “George was...

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Adele’s Story

Adele from Poole is currently undergoing cancer treatment. DCCF recently paid for her to take her three children away for a much-needed weekend break. She...

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Support for Tony Menary

Tony Menary from Dorchester is fighting inoperable lung cancer - the former scaffolder’s second battle with cancer. The father-of-three told how this time, knowing DCCF...

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Support for Sam Kirkby

Sam, 39, learned she had stage three breast cancer in October 2021, when her baby son was just six months old. She said: “I thought...

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