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
Scottish Ballet Towards weekly dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Scotland 2016
Fine Cell Work Towards establishing and embedding a new programme supporting ex-offenders after release at a textiles workshop in Battersea. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2018
The Verbal Arts Centre (Northern Ireland) Ltd Towards an evidence based pilot monitoring the impact of a 30-week Reading Rooms programme on the mental health and wellbeing of 'hard to reach' adults in the criminal justice system. £35,600
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Northern Ireland 2018
Liberty Choir UK Towards the salary of an Operations & Partnerships Manager in order that Liberty Choir can expand to new prisons. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2019
Music In Detention Towards the delivery of creative music sessions with detainees and community members living next to Immigration Removal Centres. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Dante or Die Theatre Limited Towards a digital artistic and engagement project exploring the harms of online gambling. £16,500
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2022
Drake Music Towards DMLab Bristol, a collaborative programme between disabled musicians and instrument makers, coders and hackers, to create new accessible instruments. £22,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2017
Aspex Visual Arts Trust Towards the extension of a programme of visual arts workshops for people with dementia and a carers support group. £13,700
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2020
The Kendal Brewery Arts Centre Trust Limited Towards a pilot of an arts programme which draws on motivational theories from sports psychology and which aims to build reslience in students making the transition from primary to secondary school £25,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2017
Rhythmix Towards the development of a music in healthcare programme for people with mild to advanced stage dementia in healthcare and residential settings. £17,500
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2017
OpenUp Music Towards core costs as OpenUp expands its digital offer and shares its learning with others so that more disabled people can participate in music ensembles. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2021
Arts 4 Dementia Ltd To support the delivery and development of its UK Arts Programme. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2020
Told by an Idiot Ltd Towards Let Me Play the Lion Too, a professional training opportunity to give power to emerging disabled and non-disabled artists to effect change in the performing arts industry. £2,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2018
The Clay Foundation Towards artist-facilitated workshops, visits and residencies for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. £22,200
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change West Midlands 2019
Mind the Gap Limited Towards the development and roll-out of Anna, an interactive forum theatre piece looking at people with learning disabilities as parents. £29,500
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2018
Brighton Dome and Festival Ltd Towards Our Place, a resident-led community programme of year-round arts activity for local people in Brighton & Hove. £50,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2019
Chapter (Cardiff) Ltd Towards developing dementia friendly film screenings. £22,500
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2016
Wishing Well CIC Towards core costs to continue delivery of music sessions in dementia assessment units and reflect on and develop further Wishing Well's offer to older people £18,400
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2021
Spread the Word Towards a poetry, volunteering and skills-building programme that aims to reach out to some of London’s most disadvantaged young people £20,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2017
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
Collective Encounters Towards a project using the arts to improve the quality of life for paid and unpaid carers and people with dementia. £9,800
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2016
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
Brighton Dome and Festival Ltd Towards a dedicated Community Producer to develop year-round co-creation work and share learning through learning resources for community organisers. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 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
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change West Midlands 2021
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