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
Link Age Southwark Towards a part-time Service Coordinator supporting older people in Southwark. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 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
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
Magic Me Towards a pilot partnership project, with three care homes in London, aiming to improve the quality of life for older people and support care home staff in difficult times. £20,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2020
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
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
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
The Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association Towards a fund to support local organisations working with older people during C-19 and beyond £100,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
St Joseph's Hospice Hackney Towards the Empowered Living Team project, which supports terminally ill people to practise exercises based on goals for their everyday lives, to expand into Hackney and Tower Hamlets. £25,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2016
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
Growing Support CIC Towards social and therapeutic horticultural activities for older people living in care. £5,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2016
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
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
Alive Activities Limited Towards core costs while Alive seeks to consolidate its digital expansion £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2021
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
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
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards the construction of a shed building at Anchor Hanover’s West Hall retirement village in partnership with UKMSA and Woking Men’s Shed to pilot a working shed in a care setting. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2019
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
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
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
Spitalfields Festival Ltd Towards a cross-arts project in three Tower Hamlets care homes, aiming to reduce isolation, reimagine care relationships and improve the wellbeing of up to 180 older people. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 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
Project Art Works Towards core support to underpin a programme of personalised, holistic support to caregivers in order to improve resilience and ensure long term improvements in their lives and wellbeing. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2020
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
The Dementia Adventure Trust Towards Thinking Differently About Dementia Workshops to help carers find out how to enable a person living with dementia to keep active and enjoy nature-based activities. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East of England 2016