Crediton Community Bookshop

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Fostering community pride and opportunities through reading and literacy

Organisation type

Community bookshop

Award amount

£152,000

Award date

August 2016

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

The grant will be used to purchase premises on the high street and expand services for children and create a community hub.

Trading for the benefit of the local community

Money generated from book sales goes back into the community through book fairs, school outreach, author events and reading workshops

Increasing employability

By improving literacy and providing volunteering opportunities, the bookshop is helping improve the employability of local people