Impact Reports

Our grant-making in action

A vital part of Smallwood’s mission in tackling gendered poverty is to evaluate all our grant-making activities in order to evolve into a more effective organisation. On this page you can read and download our current and previous impact reports.

June 3, 2024
The Smallwood Trust - Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) Spring Report 2024
We are excited to share our latest EDI report. This edition focuses on the adoption of shifting power models as a means to break down barriers and promote increased equity, diversity, and inclusion, with an emphasis on alleviating gender-based poverty.
October 10, 2023
Women Thrive Fund Impact Report
July 6, 2023
Annual Impact Report 2022
July 2023
March 1, 2022
Smallwood Trust EDI Journey... so far
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is a core component of Smallwood’s Governance Action Plan. Our work as an organisation on EDI is about ensuring we have a culture (which includes Board members, staff, consultants and any volunteers) that encourages people of all backgrounds and experience to feel a key part of what we do and […]
July 1, 2021
Impact Progress Report 2016-2020
This report reflects on the Trust’s work leading up to and including progress towards outcomes identified in the 2017-2021 Strategic Plan.
April 2, 2021
Women’s Sector Resilience Fund: Final Report
This report is the final instalment on our partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) which made funds available under the Women’s Sector Resilience Fund. It includes information of the immediate use and impact of the grants and looks at how funds have safeguarded essential services during the pandemic.
February 1, 2021
COVID Emergency Grants: Analysis of funding awarded to the women’s sector
In September and October 2020 the Smallwood Trust was given £2.5m of emergency COVID-19 funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF). The Smallwood Trust awarded this funding in the form of 115 grants to organisations working with and for women, in November and December […]
January 3, 2021
Women’s Sector Resilience Fund: Statistics
This report contains a summary of grants awarded to women’s sector organisations in November and December 2020 through our partnership with the Department for Culture, Media & Sport’s Community Match Challenge. It is an infographic based report that presents data on both the applications received and funded organisations.
July 1, 2020
Monitoring and Evaluation Update No.4
This report includes a summary of our latest impact data alongside findings from a survey with our individual beneficiaries, analysis of our reach and gaps and feedback from our partners on our approach to grant-making through an online survey and in depth discussions.
October 10, 2019
Annual Impact Report
This report summarises our 2018 impact data across our main grant-making programmes including a range of case studies. It presents a summary of our Theory of Change and strategic direction for the Trust.
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