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
Create London Towards a pilot public programme as part of 'A House for Artists', a new residential space for artists in Barking Town Centre. £40,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2018
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
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. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Caryl Jenner Productions Ltd Towards the salary of the Schools Relationship Manager delivering programmes tailored to the needs of individual schools. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Wales Millennium Centre Towards a choir project bringing together children in care, the families who care for them, and care-experienced people of all ages. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2019
Synergy Theatre Project Towards core costs to enable the development of a roleplay training initiative. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 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 £50,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2018
Soundcastle Ltd Towards the development and expansion of a music group that encourages and celebrates the creative talent of adults with lived experience of mental ill health. £36,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2021
OpenUp Music Towards the remote training sessions for professionals in order to support existing schools and expand to new schools £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2020
Student Hubs Towards a (pilot) project that aims to develop summer workshops for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC). £5,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2019
Cardboard Citizens Towards a programme of intensive creative residency projects in areas of low arts engagement that will draw in local expertise, empower communities to explore stories and create change. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2019
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
The Choir With No Name Towards supporting the transformation of its choirs for homeless and marginalised people through its new 2021-24 strategy. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2021
China Plate Theatre Ltd Towars a 1-year creative healthcare programme aiming to improve healthcare worker wellbeing and develop self and workplace compassion during and post the pandemic. £20,000
Arts as a tool to achieve social change West Midlands 2021
The Choir With No Name Towards improving the wellbeing of homeless people through singing. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2016
OpenUp Music Towards the expansion of Open Orchestras enabling more young people to improve their music skills and to develop musical progression routes. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2018
Age Exchange Towards adapting its evaluated Reminiscence Arts (RA) intervention for older people with dementia to support the specific needs of people with young onset dementia. £49,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2019
Athena Contemporary Dance Trust Towards delivery of Community Engagement Programme. £1,959
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2017
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
Social Finance Towards the development of two models that will be designed to improve quality of life for older people £59,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2018
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards the salary of a Shed Development Worker supporting the growth of the movement and Sheds Ambassadors across the UK. £120,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2017
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Towards Project Echo which will share specialist palliative care knowledge wtih care staff, improving identification and care of residents approaching the end of life. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2019
Hospiscare Towards extending the Care Navigator programme into Exeter and Mid Devon. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2016
Care & Repair England Ltd Towards a community arts initiative to improve quality of life for older people living alone, carers, and those ageing without children. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020
Jewish Care Towards the additional costs faced by Jewish care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic £335,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020