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
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
Capital Theatres Towards working with older people living with and affected by dementia and expanding the demographics of the participants who are reached. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people Scotland 2019
YoungDementia UK Towards piloting a new early support service for individuals with young onset dementia and their families. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2017
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
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
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
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
The Bluecoat Towards the additional costs of Where the Arts Belong, a collaboration with the Belong Care Group exploring how the arts can support people with dementia. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2021
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
Nightingale Hammerson Towards a Dietician to implement & evaluate nutritional strategies for residents and to educate more care staff around the role of nutrition in supporting quality of later life £124,200
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2019
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
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
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 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
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
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards the salary of the National Shed Development Manager £40,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
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
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2020
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
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
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
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
National Museums Liverpool Towards On the Road, bringing House of Memories museum experiences to older people in their communities. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2021
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
Social Finance Towards Funder Collaboration: Phase 3 £60,000
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