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Thanks to our funders

We do not receive any grants from central or local government and are dependent on donations to enable our work to take place. We are grateful for all donations no matter how big or small but we list below the donations of £3,000 and above that we received during 2018:

  • £25,000.00 unrestricted donation from The Hummingbird Trust.
  • £20,000.00 donation from John Lyon's Charity. Towards the costs of our Story And A Half storytelling project at special schools in North West London.
  • £15,000.00 unrestricted donation from The Pears Foundation.
  • £12,000.00 donation from The Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Towards the costs of our Volunteer Co-ordinator.
  • £11,780.00 donation from The Morrisons Foundation. Towards the costs of a new title and copies to 59 Yorkshire schools.
  • £10,822.54 unrestricted donation from BSFest.
  • £10,000.00 donation from Garfield Weston Foundation. Towards the costs of our Build-a-Book craft days with adults.
  • £10,000.00 donation from The Doris Pacey Charitable Foundation. Towards the costs of our book production.
  • £9,557.00 donation from The St James's Place Foundation. Towards the costs of a new title and copies to 45 schools for children with severe autism spectrum disorder.
  • £9,000.00 unrestricted donation from an anonymous Fund.
  • £5,857.00 donation from The MacRobert Trust. Towards the costs of our storytelling in Scotland.
  • £5,718.00 donation from The Crerar Hotels Trust. Towards the costs of our storytelling in libraries in Scotland.
  • £5,000.00 donation from The Robertson Trust. Towards the costs of our storytelling in Scotland.
  • £5,000.00 unrestricted donation from an individual donor.
  • £5,000.00 unrestricted donation from The Masonic Charitable Foundation.
  • £5,000.00 unrestricted donation from The Odin Charitable Trust.
  • £4,770.00 donation from The Shears Foundation. Towards the costs of our storytelling in the North East.
  • £4,765.00 donation from The Eveson Charitable Trust. Towards the costs of our Storytelling in the West Midlands.
  • £4,600.00 donation from The Barbara Ward Children's Foundation. Towards the costs of our storytelling.
  • £4,000.00 donation from The Hedley Foundation. Towards the costs of our book production.
  • £4,000.00 donation from an anonymous Fund. Towards the costs of our book production.
  • £4,000.00 donation from an anonymous Trust. Towards the costs of our book production.
  • £4,000.00 donation from The Pilkington Charities Fund. Towards the costs of our storytelling in Merseyside.
  • £3,800.00 donation from The Mrs Smith and Mount Trust. Towards the costs of our storytelling in Hertfordshire.
  • £3,765.00 donation from The Manchester United Foundation. Towards the costs of a new title and ten copies.
  • £3,695.00 donation from The QBE Foundation. Towards the costs of a new title for our Build-a-Book project.
  • £3,030.00 donation from Simmons & Simmons. Towards the costs of our Build-a-Book craft days with adults.
  • £3,000.00 donation from The Aubrey Orchard-Lisle Charitable Trust. Towards the costs of our book production.
  • £3,000.00 donation from The Siobhan Dowd Trust. Towards the costs of our book production.
  • £3,000.00 donation from The Evelyn May Trust. Towards the costs of our storytelling.
  • £3,000.00 donation from The James Weir Foundation. Towards the costs of our storytelling in Scotland.
  • £3,000.00 donation from The Charles and Elsie Sykes Trust. Towards the costs of our storytelling in Yorkshire.

Thank you to all our donors.


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