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
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
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change Towards a new Motivational and Awareness Group for perpetrators of domestic violence. £50,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social North West 2015
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change Towards the extension of the Striving to Change Project, delivering awareness and motivational work with perpetrators of domestic abuse, both male and female. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social North West 2018
OnSide Youth Zones Towards rolling out the mental health component of a wider Health and Wellbeing Project to 14 Youth Zones. £76,300
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2020
Collective Encounters Towards a project using the arts to improve the quality of life for paid and unpaid carers and people with dementia. £9,800
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2016
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
The Bluecoat Towards Where the Arts Belong, a collaboration with the Belong Care Group exploring how the arts can support people with dementia. £42,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2019
Age UK Cheshire Towards the salary of a Programme Manager who will oversee the expansion of sheds within Cheshire and share learning of the model across the UK. £100,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2017
Freedom from Torture (FfT) Towards therapeutic and practical support for young survivors of torture in the North West of England. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2016
Working Chance Limited Towards a contribution to the salary of the Head of Office – Manchester, for a restorative Recruitment Consultancy that supports women ex-offenders and care leavers. £38,400
Over 2 Years
Other - social North West 2017
Manchester Action on Street Health Towards core costs of delivering a safety project to female sex workers in Greater Manchester. £5,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social North West 2016
Caritas Diocese of Salford Towards a project that tests out a community asset based model of ‘wrap around’ support to refugees to fast track resettlement and integration. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social North West 2019
Royal Exchange Theatre 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 Albert Kennedy Trust Towards the salary of a front-line Senior Practitioner based in Manchester supporting young LGBT people. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social North West 2016
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
The Bluecoat Towards the additional costs of Where the Arts Belong, a collaboration with the Belong Care Group exploring how the arts can support people with dementia. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2021
Royal Exchange Theatre Ltd Towards the Elders Programme in order that the Royal Exchange Theatre can further develop its work with older people and share its learning. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2019
Age UK South Lakeland Toward an extension of funding to the Compass programme so it can further expand outside of Cumbria. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2022
The Turnaround Project Towards a bike enterprise that will reduce social isolation and improve the mental and physical health of young people leaving the criminal justice system. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social Northern Ireland 2021
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. £35,600
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Northern Ireland 2018
The Fostering Network NI Towards the set-up of a Kinship Care programme. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social Northern Ireland 2015
Capital Theatres Towards staff costs and the delivery of its digital engagement programme ‘Raise the curtain’. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts Scotland 2020
Playlist for Life Towards materials and staff time to deliver training and webinars to healthcare professionals throughout the UK. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - arts Scotland 2021
LGBT Healthy Living Centre Towards a Telefriending Service to support older community members who are digitally excluded, living alone and becoming increasingly isolated. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social Scotland 2021
LGBT Healthy Living Centre Towards the continued delivery of the Glasgow Transgender Support Programme. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health Scotland 2018