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
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
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 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 Activity Providers Association 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Social Finance 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
The Bluecoat Towards Where the Arts Belong, a collaboration with the Belong Care Group exploring how the arts can support people with dementia. £42,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2019
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
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
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
Sunderland Carers Centre Towards general donation £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North East 2020
Hospital Rooms Towards commissioning 6 world class artists to co-produce highly inventive, compelling and NHS compliant artistic environments for a locked acute mental health unit in St Pancras. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts London 2019
Chicken Shed Theatre Trust Towards the Annual Gala evening - 2017 £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts 2017
Playlist for Life Towards materials and staff time to deliver training and webinars to healthcare professionals throughout the UK. £60,000
Other - arts Scotland 2021
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Limited Towards a pioneering collaborative programme, STROKESTRA, designed to enhance stroke recovery for patients and their carers using group creative music-making alongside professional musicians. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts Yorkshire & The Humber 2019
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