Awarded grants

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This a list of recent grants awarded by The Rayne Foundation.

Awarded grants

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Applicant Project details Amount Area of Special Interest Geographical area Year awarded
The Lowry Centre Trust Towards a Youth Employability Programme contributing to raised aspirations and improved employability for NEETs. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North West 2015
Helix Arts Towards core costs as Helix Arts seeks to work more closely with disadvantaged communities and reach more people. £20,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North East 2015
Drake Music Scotland Towards All Join In, a programme of music making for 20 special schools. £20,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities Scotland 2015
Changing Lives Towards the cost of delivering an art programme to help people sustain their recovery from substance misuse. £20,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North East 2015
More Music Towards the final phase of More Music's redevelopment plan in order to benefit participants, audiences and artists. £10,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North West 2015
Project Art Works Towards collaboration with five mainstream cultural organisations to develop new practical approaches to the meaningful involvement of people with learning disabilities in visual art. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities South East 2015
Cardboard Citizens Towards a national theatre tour and residencies presenting Forum Theatre. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities UK-wide 2015
Rennie Grove Hospice Care Towards a study assessing the role of the Night Nursing Team in preventing emergency admission to hospital. £25,800
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Community Palliative Care England 2015
Princess Alice Hospice Towards the pilot of an in-patient model of support for patients receiving end of life care in their own homes. £20,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Community Palliative Care South East 2015
The Rotherham Hospice Trust Towards a programme of activities for children of Hospice patients in the lead-up to and following bereavement. £2,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Community Palliative Care Yorkshire & The Humber 2014
The Dukes Playhouse Ltd Towards a cultural programme for people with dementia and their families. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People North West 2015
Claremont Project Towards the salaries of the Membership and Engagement Officer and Chief Executive in order that Claremont can reach more older people and share its model more widely. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People London 2015
Royal Exchange Theatre Company Ltd Towards the Company of Elders, a theatre programme for older people. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People North West 2015
The Brendoncare Foundation Towards the capital costs of Shared Care at Otterbourne Hill, in particular towards the cost of the shared care apartments. £100,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People South East 2016
Snape Maltings Towards a programme of music-making workshops, tea dances, care staff & musician training, and public events for people with dementia and the wider community. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People East of England 2015
Care & Repair England Towards the direct costs of handyperson jobs in Lancashire and the cost-benefit evaluation. £22,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People UK-wide 2016
Live Music Now Towards a series of music-making sessions, staff and musician training in up to 24 care homes, contributing to an evidence base for the role of music in social care. £15,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People UK-wide 2015
St. Cuthbert's Hospice Durham Towards Namaste Care, a programme supporting adults with advanced dementia and their carers. £18,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People North East 2016
Contact the Elderly Towards the salary of a National Development Officer who will focus on the creation of more tea parties groups, contributing to reduced isolation for participants. £25,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People UK-wide 2016
Sadler's Wells Trust Towards a programme of workshops and performances for Elders groups from around the country to come together, develop their work and increase their knowledge of dance techniques. £2,500
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People UK-wide 2015
Whole Education Towards the testing of a whole-school approach to numeracy in ten schools. £29,400
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Numeracy London 2015
Enabling Enterprise Towards the Education Associate and Head of Curriculum to test, develop and deliver two new maths-related Challenge Days. £22,720
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Numeracy London 2015
Writing East Midlands (WEM) Towards the delivery of writer-led activities to build the confidence of refugees using English. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change East Midlands 2016
Sadler's Wells Trust Towards the provision of Creative Dance Classes for older people in Islington. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
Irene Taylor Trust Towards core costs to develop link longer-term work in prison with a stronger community programme, and to reach more people. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016