Thomas Pocklington Trust

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

Grants

We fund a broad range of projects that support the delivery of positive outcomes for blind and partially sighted people around our key funding themes across the UK.

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Author: Jonathan Muggleton

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.

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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.

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Blindness Awareness Month

October is Blindness Awareness Month 2020. We have a full programme of videos, webinars and stories. Find out what is happening when.

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Author: Leanne Bennett

A guide for Higher Education Providers supporting students with vision impairment during COVID-19

Drawing upon best practice, existing information and resources, this guidance ensures Higher Education Providers (HEP) have the right information on how to support students with vision impairment during Covid-19.

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Author: Charlie Raven

BT: seeing beyond disability

Callum Stoneman recently began a graduate role at BT. Here he talks about the challenges he faced applying for jobs, how BT has supported him and advice for blind and partially sighted people searching for their first role.

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Author: Leanne Bennett

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