The Reading Dispensary Trust

formed in 1802 when a need was identified to provide medical services to those who were sick and in need.

Former Chain Street Premises in Reading C1802
Former Chain Street Premises (Established 1802)

Reading Dispensary Trust is a medical charity that makes grants for equipment and services not available through statutory sources to those suffering from physical,  mental illness or disability.

The Trust prides itself on providing support to which you can be assured of receiving serious consideration to any applications made within the guidelines set down by the Trust.

The trust grants donations to individuals via their referrer, (LaunchPad, Reading Borough Council and other referring bodies). The trust does not accept applications directly from Individuals.  

Applications from other worthy causes for general (non-individual) uses are considered at the Trust’s meeting in October.

If you are a registered charity within 7 miles of Reading town centre, then please apply in writing before October.

Total of grants given in 2019 to date