The National Garden Scheme Professional Development Grants aim to improve the quality of care given to patients, their carers and families. 


Eligible Individuals


The National Garden Scheme Professional Development Grants are open to all staff employed within hospices other than doctors.

Please note, Doctors are eligible to apply via the separate Wolfson Professional Development programme or the MCF Bursary programme

Applicants need to demonstrate how the course will improve patient outcomes.

Eligible Organisations


Hospices that are members of Hospice UK based in the UK, the Channel Islands or Isle of Man.

We encourage matched funding to be committed by the hospice or raised from another funder.

Eligibility Criteria


Please read carefully the Guidance and Criteria document for the NGS Professional Development Grants, listed below. This will outline details of what is, and what is not, eligible for funding.

You should apply using the online application form. Full details and access to the online application form is available below.

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How to Apply

Please select the below Apply Now button and 

- Guidance and criteria

- Example of application form questions - to be used as reference only

- How to claim your Grant

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We are grateful to the National Garden Scheme for the generous funding to support this Professional Development Grants programme.     

If you have any problems with the online form, or if you have any other queries about this grant programme, please contact the Grants Team at Hospice UK.