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
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
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
Arts as a tool to achieve social change West Midlands 2021
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
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
Philharmonia Ltd Towards a creative music-making project for Looked After Children. £10,000
Arts as a tool to achieve social change East Midlands 2019
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
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
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
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
Manchester Jewish Museum Towards addressing growing racial intolerance in Greater Manchester through the recruitment, training and support of non-Jewish volunteers from local migrant communities. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2019
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
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
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
Chapter (Cardiff) Ltd Towards developing dementia friendly film screenings. £22,500
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2016
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
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
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
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
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 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
The Good Gym Ltd Towards the core costs of GoodGym's older people operations team. £90,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Towards the palliative care network which provides advice and support to care homes on managing end of life. £10,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2021
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