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 Silver Line Helpline Towards the core running costs of the helpline. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2017
National Centre for Circus Arts Towards a project of weekly workshops to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of young people aged 8 to 15 who are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2019
The Auditory Verbal Centre Towards core costs to enable AV-UK reach more deaf children directly, and train more therapists. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health UK-wide 2016
Local Welcome CIO Towards the creation of Local Welcome groups for older people and their local community to interact with each other. £30,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social UK-wide 2020
Empire Fighting Chance Towards core costs that will support scaling the programme of non-contact boxing and intensive personal support in deprived communities across Wales and South West England. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social UK-wide 2018
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Towards the Scholarship Fund £19,000
Other - arts UK-wide 2021
The Bike Project Towards the core costs of a social enterprise that provides second-hand bikes to refugees and asylum seekers. £36,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social UK-wide 2017
The Anna Freud Centre Towards the training of eight mental health professionals who will roll out a Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention in the UK. £30,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2016
The Place2Be Towards a new centre of excellence for children’s mental health. £175,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2018
Music In Detention Towards the delivery of creative music sessions with detainees and community members living next to Immigration Removal Centres. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Emmaus UK Towards grants for local Emmaus groups to improve their retail offer and other developments in light of C-19 £250,000
Other - social UK-wide 2020
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards research to understand and demonstrate the intrinsic value of men's sheds £26,600
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2021
British Refugee Council Towards therapeutic support for unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees to improve their emotional wellbeing and help their integration into the UK. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2017
Hope for Justice Towards the salary of an Independent Modern Slavery Advocates (IMSAs) to deliver intensive long-term legal and social support for victims across the UK. £80,000
Over 2 Years
Other - health UK-wide 2021
The National Autistic Society Towards the development, testing and roll-out of Teen Life, a programme for parents of young people with an autism spectrum disorder. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2016
Upswing Aerial Ltd Towards a three-year programme to positively affect the lives of care home staff, care home residents and professional circus artists. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Towards the Scholarship Fund £50,000
Over 5 Years
Other - arts UK-wide 2017
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
National Care Forum Towards a suite of resources to help care providers use digital technology to enhance the lives of their residents and staff during the C-19 lockdown. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Our Time Towards the establishment of two hubs enabling targeted and cohesive support to children of parents with mental illness (COPMI). £45,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2016
Association of Charitable Foundations Towards running the Asylum, Refugee & Migration Interest Based Network and the Housing & Homelessness Interest Based Network. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social UK-wide 2016
National Activity Providers Association National Arts in Care Homes Day 2020-2023 £40,000
Over 4 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2019
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
The Talent Foundry Trust Towards a series of targeted pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programmes for disadvantaged young people in the aftermath of the Covid-19. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Other - education UK-wide 2021
Care & Repair England Ltd 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