Literacy Volunteers are extremely grateful to all the organisations, companies and individuals who have kindly supported us over the years.

Nottingham County Council

Literacy Volunteers has applied and received grant support from Nottingham County Council through the Community Grant Award Scheme.

Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council have continued to support Literacy Volunteers over the years with IT support and office space.

Browne Jacobson

Browne Jacobson have provided free legal services on a pro bono basis to bring the Charities employment and staff handbook up to date. Some of the partners have also made generous personal donations.

Literacy Capital Asset Management LLP

Literacy Capital is a closed-end investment company focused on investing in and supporting UK businesses and helping their management teams to achieve long-term success. The are the only investment fund of their type to have been set up with a charitable objective. They recently generously donated to Literacy Volunteers to help support our aims in Nottinghamshire.

Breeze Corporate Finance Ltd

Breeze Corporate Finance has provided generous donations to the charity.


Maven is a private equity fund manager backing young developing small and medium size enterprises based in the UK. The partners have supported the charity by making a recent generous donation to a recent fund raising event.

Clearwater International

The partners at Clearwater have given generously to our recent fund raising event.

Fullbrook Thorpe Investments LLP

Fullbrook Thorpe Investments LLP is an independent private equity fund based in Derbyshire, they provide a range of funding options for ambitious SMEs and recently generously donated to our fund raising event.

Bishopgate Corporate Finance

The partners at Bishopgate Corporate Finance have given generously to our recent fund raising event.

Small Steps Big Changes

Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) is a programme of activities designed to give every child the best start in life. We are funded through the National Lottery Community Fund’s A Better Start Programme (2015-2025). SSBC have helped fund our Early Years project since 2016.

Nottinghamshire Freemasons

We were chosen as one of Nottinghamshire Grand Lodge Freemason’s charities to support in 2023 with a generous donation towards our Early Years project, with a specific focus on sending out Storyboxes to families within Nottingham. Freemasonry is well known for its commitment to charity and Nottinghamshire Freemasons support various causes across the county.

The Wesleyan Foundation

We are delighted to have received a grant from The Wesleyan Community Fund in Nottinghamshire.

Through each grant they make, they are supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This means they are funding charities that work towards climate action, quality education, gender equality, health and wellbeing and reducing inequalities.

We would like to say a big THANK YOU to all the fantastic companies, organisations and individuals who have generously supported us over the last year:

Charles Littlewood Trust

Winifred Eileen Kemp Trust

GT Littlefair Trust

Forman Hardy Charitable Trust

St James Place Charitable Foundation

Jones 1986 Charitable Trust

The Bookcase at Lowdham

Councillor Kate Foale

Councillor Gordon Wheeler

Councillor Mike Quigley

Councillor Francis Purdue-Horan

The Renewal Trust

Brian O’Neill

Alison Fowler

Ian Kilby

Paul Marriott

Elaine Hobson

Carol Smith

Mark Smoad

The Cumberland Trust

National Literacy Trust

Penguin Books

Nosy Crow

Barrington Stoke

Co-op Sherwood

Co-operative Funeral Care