About us Trusts & Foundations Our Latest Funders Say Aphasia gives massive thanks to: Southern Co-Op We received £500 to help fund our general running costs. Edward Gostling Foundation We received £4,500 for general running costs. The Lawson Fund at Sussex Community Foundation We received £5000 to fund our general running costs. Sussex Community Foundation - Winter Support and Recovery Fund For East and West Sussex We received £3000 to contribute towards our Zooming Great project to help people isolated from our online support groups access the internet. Sussex Community Foundation - Sussex Crisis Fund - Covid Support andRecovery We received £4000 to contribute towards our Zooming Great project to help people isolated from our online support groups access the internet. Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust We received £1,500 to contribute towards our Zooming Great project to help people isolated from our online support groups access the internet and use Zoom to keep in contact with family and our Say Aphasia online support group. The Saddlers Company Each year at Christmas members of Worshipful Company of Saddlers can nominate a charity to receive a £300 donation from the Saddlers Company and this year one of their members has nominated Say Aphasia. Darlington Building Society We received a small donation to run our Darlington drop in group for 2022. Ilkley & District Round Table We received a small donation to run our Skipton drop in group for 2022. Brighton & Hove Community Trust We received a grant to fund our running costs when our face to face drop in groups started up again after the pandemic lockdowns were over. Sussex Community Crisis Fund We have received a grant in September 2021 from the Sussex Community Crisis Fund to carry out a digital inclusion project. Neighbourly Community Fund / Southern Co-op We received a small fund to help pay for our website, which is the hub connecting people with aphasia and their families to the support they need. Local Connections Fund This grant is helping us to continue developing our aphasia community by paying for the cost of our website. Our website is very important as it is the hub of our aphasia community. People with aphasia find support and information on our website. Friends and family can easily donate and create fundraising pages on our website. The Sussex Community Foundation In November, our project had been awarded a grant made up of funding from the Sussex Giving Fund and the Fleming Family Fund at Sussex Community Foundation. The National Lottery Community Fund - Coronavirus Community Support Fund We are extremely please to receive a large grant in September 2020 so that we can continue providing online speech therapy to newly diagnosed aphasia patients. Neighbourly Community Fund Thanks to this Neighbourly grant we received in September 2020, we are able to pay for the Zoom software for the rest of the year, and pay for our website costs. Aviva Community Fund We are grateful to receive money in August 2020 to organise our next Crafty Dog Festival next summer, where we will raise awareness of aphasia. TESCO'S BAGS OF HELP We received a grant in July 2020 and we are very thankful to receive this grant to help us to continue supporting people with aphasia in the Coronavirus pandemic. SUSSEX COMMUNITY FOUNDATION We are very thankful to receive a grant in June 2020 to help us to continue supporting people with aphasia in the Coronavirus pandemic. IAN ASKEW TRUST We received small grant in April 2020 to help with general running costs. THE RANK FOUNDATION We received a small grant from them in February 2020 to treat our beneficiaries to day trips away from the usual venue, to be able to practise their communication amongst the public. This will help our beneficiaries to regain confidence with being independent, and establish the best ways they can communicate when they struggle to speak, read or write. FOYLE FOUNDATION We received a grant from them in February 2020 to pay for the core costs of our charity. We will be able to pay for the venue hire for each of our groups and to pay for this new website, which helps to generate more donations, support and volunteers. EDWARD GOSLING FOUNDATION We received a small grant from them in February 2020 to contribute towards the cost of our venue hire for each drop in group. THE TAVISTOCK TRUST FOR APHASIA www.aphasiatavistocktrust.org We received a small grant from them in December 2019 to pay for tickets to attend the Aphasia United conference in March 2020. This conference will be a great opportunity to let the aphasia community know about Say Aphasia charity, and for the charity to learn more about aphasia, and how we can further help our service users. WORTHING COMMUNITY CHEST www.worthingcommunitychest.org We received a small grant from them at the end of 2019 to help pay for core costs for our Worthing group. As well as help with travel expenses for those who cannot access the group easily. NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS FOR ALL www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk We received a grant in September 2019 to help fund our community festival we are organising called The Crafty Dog Festival. This event will give us a better chance to engage with the community about aphasia, so that we can then help those with aphasia together. This festival will bring people together and build strong relationships in and across our community. By having this event, it will give this charity a place to provide informative talks to the public about aphasia, and help the community to understand what we all can do to help those living with the condition. Our aim is to make our home city aware of aphasia and our charity, and with this larger support network we will be able to help more people who live with aphasia across the country. BRIGHTON & HOVE COMMUNITY FUND www.communities.brighton-hove.gov.uk/link/communities-fund We were awarded a small grant in September 2019 to hep with the running costs for our drop in group in Brighton. CHALK CLIFF TRUST www.chalkclifftrust.org We were awarded a small grant to hep with the running costs in April 2019. ASDA COMMUNITY LIFE https://www.asdafoundation.org/what-we-fund We received a small grant in the summer of 2019. WEST HOVE FORUM https://whforum.wordpress.com We received a small grant in the November 2019 to enable us to continue running group meetings, provide a day trip and raise awareness of aphasia.