Thomas Pocklington Trust

Supporting blind and partially sighted people to live the life they want to lead

COVID-19 Emergency Fund

To support the essential role sight loss organisations play in providing vital services to blind and partially sighted people, Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) suspended its normal grant funding activities and set up an emergency fund for sight loss organisations.


Author: Leanne Bennett

What we do

With our focus on Education, Employment and Engagement, we work with partners, support grant applications that reflect our core strategy and implement activities and services to increase independence and improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people.


Author: Jonathan Muggleton

Research archive

Evidenced priority needs and aspirations of blind and partially sighted people are at the heart of our work. Our research archive identifies barriers and opportunities in areas such as employment, education, engagement, independent living and technology.



Latest news

  • A huge thank you to volunteers on Volunteers Week

    To mark Volunteers Week Thomas Pocklington Trust will be running a series of virtual events for volunteers, sharing volunteer stories and saying a huge thank you to all volunteers. Read more

  • Student Finance Q&A

    Students who are deaf or have a vision impairment and about to start Higher Education in the Autumn are invited to join a live webinar on Wednesday 27 May (11am-12pm) to look at how to get the right finances in place before they start. Read more