In 2019 we helped some 200 people with grants, giving over £230,000:

One-off Welfare Grants: £68,000 to 70 people

Interns & Entrants support: £23,000 to 50 people

Regular Grants: £140,000 to over 80 people

In addition, our Accommodation provided housing for over 50 people.

In 2020, we have continued working at a similar level - with the addition of the Covid-19 Hardship Fund for Booksellers - to September 2020 we have given over 60 grants, and over £130,000 in support of people affected adversely by the current pandemic and its effects on book-buying and bookshops.