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
Age UK Newcastle Towards supporting older people with dementia, and their carers, in hospital and upon discharge. £25,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North East 2016
National Activity Providers Association Towards expansion of the helpline during C-19 £15,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Hourglass Towards operating a volunteer-led Elder Abuse Recovery Service which supports older victims of financial, psychological, physical, sexual abuse and scams each year. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2019
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
The Care Workers Charity Towards financial support for care workers facing hardship during the C-19 Crisis. £100,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
NL Cares Ltd Towards outreach work that identifies isolated older neighbours and connects them to a network that includes younger people, to tackle isolation and loneliness in our communities. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2017
My Life Films Limited Towards the three-year national roll out of My Life TV, the world’s first Video on Demand streaming service specifically designed for people living with dementia. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2021
Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology (TIMP) Towards a project that seeks to equip care staff to support people with dementia and their partners to sustain the quality of their relationships. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London North East South West West Midlands 2018
Bowls Development Alliance Towards a project that encourages older people and those with a life -threatening illness or disability to keep active and in so doing improve their physical. mental and social well-being. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East Midlands 2020
My Home Life Charity Towards Covid-19 Care Platform £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020
The Baring Foundation Towards the second edition of the Treasury of Arts Activities for Older People £8,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Literature Works Towards a rolling programme of activity which places specially trained practicing poets into community settings for dementia. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 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
National Activity Providers Association Towards a National Arts in Care Homes Day £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2019
Innovations in Dementia CIC Towards Phase 1 of a collaborative initiative based on ‘craftivism’. £5,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Suffolk Artlink Towards artists using laughter and creativity to improve the quality of life for people with dementia in hospital. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East of England 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
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
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
Alive Activities Limited Towards Alive's coaching programme for 240 care staff in 60 care homes, providing on-the-job training for care staff in developing meaningful activities and relationships with their residents. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2017
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Towards the palliative care network which provides advice and support to care homes on managing end of life. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2021
Live Music Now Towards funding to contribute to and enhance LMN’s extensive ongoing programme of carefully delivered live music activities with people who live and work in adult social care (ASC) . £75,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2019
Suffolk Family Carers Towards 'Health Coaching for Carers' £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East of England 2017
Wigmore Hall Trust Towards Music for Life Evaluation £5,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2020