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
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
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
Social Finance Funder Collaboration: Phase 3 £60,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Sunderland Carers Centre Towards general donation £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North East 2020
The Brendoncare Foundation Towards Me Time, through which Brendoncare aims to give each resident some protected time with a chosen member of staff to do something that will make them happy and is just for them. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2019
Age UK Cheshire Towards the salary of a Programme Manager who will oversee the expansion of sheds within Cheshire and share learning of the model across the UK. £100,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2017
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
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
The Dementia Adventure Trust Towards Thinking Differently About Dementia Workshops to help carers find out how to enable a person living with dementia to keep active and enjoy nature-based activities. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East of England 2016
National Activity Providers Association Towards expansion of the helpline during C-19 £15,000
Over 1 Year
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
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
Resettlement and Care for Older ex-Offenders and Prisoners Towards the costs of delivering charitable activities to offenders and key staff working in the criminal justice system. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2017
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
The Care Workers Charity Towards financial support for care workers facing hardship during the C-19 Crisis. £100,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 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
Bowls Development Alliance Towards a project that encourages older people and those with a life -threatening illness or disability to keep active and in so doing improve their physical. mental and social well-being. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East Midlands 2020
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards research to understand and demonstrate the intrinsic value of men's sheds £26,600
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2021
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
My Life Films Limited Towards the three-year national roll out of My Life TV, the world’s first Video on Demand streaming service specifically designed for people living with dementia. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2021
My Home Life Charity Covid-19 Care Platform £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020
Royal Exchange Theatre Ltd Towards the Elders Programme in order that the Royal Exchange Theatre can further develop its work with older people and share its learning. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 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
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