About the Trust

The Siobhan Dowd Trust works to give young people the opportunity to read and enjoy literature. It is the money earned through royalties and foreign sales of Siobhan’s books that allows the trust to support deserving projects.

The Siobhan Dowd Trust exists to fund any person or groups that:

Take stories to children and young people without stories;

Bring the joy of reading and books to children and young people deprived of access to books and of the opportunity to read;

Fund and support disadvantaged young readers where there is no funding or support. In accordance with Siobhan’s wishes, our funding process is very open, flexible, and we hope, simple.


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The Work We Do

YALC 2014

2015 Memorial Lecture

Latest News

How’s this for a fab response to a school’s #bookshopspree win? “Thank you so, so much this is going to be such a wonderful experience for those involved. I’m very much looking forward to showing these students how to enjoy mooching and spending money as I’m an expert at this!”

About 8 hours ago from Siobhan Dowd Trust's Twitter via Twitter for iPhone