Small grants making a big difference
Glasspool grants latest updates

Glasspool grants latest updates

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The Flexible Frontline Fund

The Flexible Frontline Fund

Applications are now closed and are being reviewed. The final decision on successful Grants Delivery Partners will be made in December 2023. Thank you to everyone who attended our webinars and submitted an application.

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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

Government invites charities offering critical services to apply to £71m fund

The government has opened a £70.9m fund to applications from charities today as part of £101.5m pledged to the sector in this year’s spring budget.

The National Lottery Community Fund will distribute grants from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund, The Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund | The National Lottery Community Fund  which charities can apply until 16 October this year.

ACO: The Financial Impact of the Provision of Household Appliances

21st June 2023

An estimated 1.2 million people in the UK today are living in appliance poverty – without at least a washing machine or fridge-freezer in their homes, according to a new study. Click on the image below to read the report. 

 ACO Appliances Report - More Than Making Do

How we helped in 2021/2022

10,438 people

5,593 households

5,593 grants

£1.97m value of
grants approved

Registered Address:

Mainyard Studios

102 Rookery Court

Ruckholt Road

London, E10 5FA

Founder: the late Mr. R L Glasspool

Registered Charity Number 214648

R L Glasspool Trustee Limited corporate trustee of
R L Glasspool Charity Trust, Company number 11147581