LEADING A READING REVOLUTION

The Reader

Help since 2013 includes strategic planning, proposition development and impact measurement and funding for evaluation and business development managers. In 15/16 we also began funding a new Chief Operating Officer post.

CASE STUDY BAIN BRAINPOWER HELPS SOCIAL ENTERPRISES THRIVE

The Reader connects people with great literature through shared reading. It reads with 2,000 people a week across a variety of settings including prisons, mental health wards, care homes and local communities.

Its simple model of reading aloud in groups is proven to support positive mental health and wellbeing, combating isolation, calming aggression and helping people with dementia.

VALUE OF SBT SUPPORT TO DATE

£765,000

TOTAL BENEFICIARIES (2017/18)

12,579