Red Sky Foundation Grant

Applying for a Red Sky Foundation Grant to make your government funded defibrillator accessible to your community.

If you are a school receiving a free Government funded defibrillator. You can play a vital role in helping save lives in your local community.

Apply online for funding to make your school device a Public Accessible Defibrillator (PAD) and help us to get as many people trained up in your area through our free online training demonstration. After calling 999 and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using a defibrillator is the best way to increase the chances of someone surviving a cardiac arrest.

What makes us eligible for a part funded defibrillator cabinet for our school?

To be eligible for a part funded defibrillator:

  • you must be able to keep the defibrillator outside in one of our locked and coded cabinets, where it can be accessed by anyone 24 hours a day
  • you’ll need to provide an electricity supply so that the defibrillator is kept at the right temperature in cold weather, to prevent the battery and pads from damage.
  • there must be a commitment to train the local community in CPR using our free online skills session.
  • You must be in possession of your AED.

How to apply for a part funded defibrillator

  1. Read through the criteria above to check if you are eligible first – if you do not meet these requirements your application will be rejected.
  2. If you meet the criteria and want to apply, create an account and submit our online form.
  3. Your application will then be reviewed by our team.
  4. We will contact you by email to confirm if your application has been approved.

Before you submit your application please be aware that:

  • The package does not include a defibrillator, which you will need for the defibrillator cabinet. 
  • If your application is approved, we would like to become one of your school’s charity partners.
  • Awards are made on a first come, first served basis.
  • You must have permission from the property owner to install the defibrillator before making your application.

For any questions about funding please contact us at

If your application is successful, you’ll need to register the defibrillator on The Circuit (National Defibrillator Network) so the ambulance service knows where it is.