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 West London Synagogue of British Jews Towards the Wall of Memory at West London Synagogue London 2018
The Brendoncare Foundation Towards the capital costs of Shared Care at Otterbourne Hill, in particular towards the cost of the shared care apartments. (OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People South East 2016
Care & Repair England Towards the direct costs of handyperson jobs in Lancashire and the cost-benefit evaluation. (OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People UK-wide 2016
St. Cuthbert's Hospice Durham Towards Namaste Care, a programme supporting adults with advanced dementia and their carers. (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. (OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People UK-wide 2016
Writing East Midlands (WEM) Towards the delivery of writer-led activities to build the confidence of refugees using English. Arts as a tool to achieve social change East Midlands 2016
Aspex Visual Arts Trust Towards a programme of visual arts workshops for people with dementia and a carers support group. Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2017
Drake Music Towards DMLab Bristol, a collaborative programme between disabled musicians and instrument makers, coders and hackers, to create new accessible instruments. Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2017
Athena Contemporary Dance Trust Towards delivery of Community Engagement Programme. Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2017
Music In Detention Towards the delivery of creative music sessions with detainees and community members living next to Immigration Removal Centres. Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Spread the Word Towards a poetry, volunteering and skills-building programme that aims to reach out to some of London’s most disadvantaged young people Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2017
Collective Encounters Towards a project using the arts to improve the quality of life for paid and unpaid carers and people with dementia. Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2016
Caryl Jenner Productions Ltd Towards the salary of the Schools Relationship Manager delivering programmes tailored to the needs of individual schools. Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Sadler's Wells Trust Towards the provision of Creative Dance Classes for older people in Islington. Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
OpenUp Music Towards the expansion of Open Orchestras enabling more young people to improve their music skills and to develop musical progression routes. Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2018
Chapter (Cardiff) Ltd Towards developing dementia friendly film screenings. Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2016
Film Nation UK Towards a pilot project that will engage a cohort of young people in care in a bespoke, intensive, immersive, youth directed film watching and making intervention. Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2018
Athena Contemporary Dance Trust Towards the engagement programme for hard to reach participants across the UK based on the themes and methods of each new touring production. Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Hijinx Theatre Towards Hijinx' Acting for Screen and Television course to improve the work opportunities for learning disabled actors and to address the under-representation of learning disability on our screens Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2018
The Verbal Arts Centre (Northern Ireland) Ltd Towards an evidence based pilot monitoring the impact of a 30-week Reading Rooms programme on the mental health and wellbeing of 'hard to reach' adults in the criminal justice system. Arts as a tool to achieve social change Northern Ireland 2018
Rhythmix Towards the development of a music in healthcare programme for people with mild to advanced stage dementia in healthcare and residential settings. Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2017
Mind the Gap Limited Towards the development and roll-out of Anna, an interactive forum theatre piece looking at people with learning disabilities as parents. Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2018
Synergy Theatre Project Towards core costs to enable the development of a roleplay training initiative. Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
The Choir With No Name Towards improving the wellbeing of homeless people through singing. Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2016
Scottish Ballet Towards weekly dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Arts as a tool to achieve social change Scotland 2016