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
Synergy Theatre Project Towards core costs to enable the development of a roleplay training initiative. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
Hijinx Theatre Towards the salary and running costs of Hijinx Film. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2022
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
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
New Note Projects Towards a multi-media project that will see a members of a 'recovery' orchestra create a new musical score and film. £5,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 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
Writing East Midlands (WEM) Towards the delivery of writer-led activities to build the confidence of refugees using English. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change East Midlands 2016
Create London Towards a pilot public programme as part of 'A House for Artists', a new residential space for artists in Barking Town Centre. £40,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2018
Intergenerational Music Making (IMM) Towards a virtual, intergenerational programme connecting local schools, community groups and creatives to their local care homes and older people through music. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2022
The Choir With No Name Towards improving the wellbeing of homeless people through singing. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2016
Athena Contemporary Dance Trust Towards delivery of Community Engagement Programme. £1,959
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 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
Hijinx Theatre Towards Hijinx' Acting for Screen and Television course to improve the work opportunities for learning disabled actors and to address the under-representation of learning disability on our screens £50,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2018
Changing Tunes Ltd Towards researching and developing a music rehabilitation programme for Secure Children’s Homes. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2020
Student Hubs Towards a (pilot) project that aims to develop summer workshops for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC). £5,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2019
Aspex Visual Arts Trust Towards a programme of visual arts workshops for people with dementia and a carers support group. £29,900
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2017
Blue Cabin CiC Towards Blue Cabin's work with young people who have experience of being in care or 'looked-after'. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North East 2021
Sadler's Wells Trust Ltd Towards the provision of Creative Dance Classes for older people in Islington. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
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
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
OpenUp Music Towards the expansion of Open Orchestras enabling more young people to improve their music skills and to develop musical progression routes. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2018
Age Exchange Towards adapting its evaluated Reminiscence Arts (RA) intervention for older people with dementia to support the specific needs of people with young onset dementia. £49,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2019
Synergy Theatre Project Towards the salary of a Learning & Engagement Manager. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London South East 2022
Diverse City London Ltd Towards an integrated programme to place professional disabled artists in leadership roles tackling equal opportunity in performing arts. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2016
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