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Thank you to our supporters

I am delighted to share with you the British Library’s Philanthropy Impact Report, which celebrates the achievements made possible thanks to the generosity of our wonderful supporters.

In this report we reflect on the impact donations have had on every aspect of our work. We’ve helped thousands of families learn from their living rooms. We’ve made new acquisitions publically accessible for the first time in their history. We’ve helped small businesses across the UK plan their route to recovery. All of this exciting activity has only been possible thanks to philanthropic support.

I hope you enjoy reading about the incredible difference our community of supporters has made. With your help, our collection has continued to grow and has remained a source of inspiration and enjoyment through exhibitions, websites, podcasts, and so much more.

Thank you for helping us to be a library for everyone.

Roly Keating
Chief Executive

Read the full Philanthropy Impact Report 2020-21 (PDF)

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