Small grants making a big difference
Covid-19: our response

Covid-19: our response

Still providing grants and support

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Glasspool and Smallwood Partnership Fund

Glasspool and Smallwood Partnership Fund

Funding available

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Glasspool grants latest updates

Glasspool grants latest updates

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Our vision is of a society where everyone has the basics they need for a good life.

We are one of the few UK-wide charities providing grants support for people experiencing financial hardship, that has no restrictions on who we can help

We provide timely, small, one-off grants to individuals, couples and families for everyday items to help them cope when things get tough, equip them to manage better day-to-day and enable them to build a stronger future.

We invite applications from support agencies on behalf of the people they support, as we believe that by working with others we can provide greater support.

"Lockdown has been brutal and  I’ve felt very isolated and alone. When I was told Glasspool was  going to give me a washer dryer I literally jumped for joy!  I know Glasspool tends to fund washing machines so  I was touched that Glasspool recognised that I live in a flat and that drying damp washing indoors would exacerbate my existing mould problem. They found the right solution for my situation"

Judith, who received a Glasspool grant during 2020/21

News and Updates

Smallwood Trust Partnership fund now closed

February 2022

Due to the high level of demand for grants through this joint programme, the fund is now closed to new applications.

From Monday 14 February 2022 we will only be able to accept applications for our main funding programme for household items and clothing. 
Check the home page of our website for funding updates.

Changes to our Privacy Policy – January 2022

We have recently updated our data collection and privacy statement and wish to alert you to the new provisions. 

We have updated the wording on the collection and use of data for general research and evaluation purposes (page 2). Where personally identifiable data may be required (e.g. case studies etc.) specific consent will be sought from the person who required our grants support. 
Please click this link to see the new version Privacy Policy.

Full information on our Consent Procedures can be found here.

How we helped in 2020/2021

11,839 people

6,616 grants

6,967 items

We worked with

1,209 partner

2,849 support

Saxon House (2nd Floor)

182 Hoe Street Walthamstow London E174QH

Registered Charity Number 214648. Founder: the late Mr. R L Glasspool