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
Playlist for Life Towards core costs in order that Playlist for Life can help an estimated 15,000 people with dementia to create and use their own playlists. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people Scotland 2017
Scottish Ballet Towards the delivery of Dance for Parkinson’s sessions in five new areas of Scotland, creating a total of seven regional hubs. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - arts Scotland 2018
Families Outside Towards the staffing costs of the Family Support Team whcih helps families affected by imprisonment to cope with the experience. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social Scotland 2015
Grampian Hospitals Art Trust SCIO Towards the development of work with older patients and carers. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people Scotland 2018
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
Huntington's Disease Association Towards the salary of the Specialist Huntington’s Disease Adviser for Wiltshire and Dorset. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health North West 2016
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 Kendal Brewery Arts Centre Trust Limited Towards a pilot of an arts programme which draws on motivational theories from sports psychology and which aims to build reslience in students making the transition from primary to secondary school £25,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2017
St Luke's (Cheshire) Hospice Towards consolidating a model to support end of life care for the homeless. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health North West 2016
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
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
Pure Insight 1628 Towards a psychological wellbeing project for young care leavers in Cheshire East. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2021
Age UK South Lakeland Towards the development of 'Compass': a new approach to tackling poverty, ill-health and loneliness amongst older people. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2018
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
Early Break Towards an early intervention project supporting young people with mental health needs. £24,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2016
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
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
Manchester Jewish Museum Towards addressing growing racial intolerance in Greater Manchester through the recruitment, training and support of non-Jewish volunteers from local migrant communities. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2019
Freedom from Torture 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
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
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
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