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
Dementia UK Towards a new Admiral Nurse service in Torbay and South Devon supporting patients and families who move from hospital into a care home. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2022
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards research to understand and demonstrate the intrinsic value of men's sheds £26,600
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2021
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
Social Finance Towards the development of two models that will be designed to improve quality of life for older people £59,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2018
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
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
Hospiscare Towards extending the Care Navigator programme into Exeter and Mid Devon. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2016
Care & Repair England Ltd Towards a community arts initiative to improve quality of life for older people living alone, carers, and those ageing without children. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Towards Project Echo which will share specialist palliative care knowledge wtih care staff, improving identification and care of residents approaching the end of life. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2019
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
Jewish Care Towards the additional costs faced by Jewish care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic £335,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Live Music Now Towards funding to contribute to and enhance LMN’s extensive ongoing programme of carefully delivered live music activities with people who live and work in adult social care (ASC) . £75,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2019
Grampian Hospitals Art Trust SCIO Towards the development of work with older patients and carers. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people Scotland 2018
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
St Joseph's Hospice Hackney Towards the running costs of St Joseph’s Hospice’ Namaste Care East London Project, enabling the evolvement and expansion of the service to future proof in light of the pandemic. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2022
Age UK Newcastle Towards supporting older people with dementia, and their carers, in hospital and upon discharge. £25,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North East 2016
The Bluecoat Towards the additional costs of Where the Arts Belong, a collaboration with the Belong Care Group exploring how the arts can support people with dementia. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2021
Capital Theatres Towards working with older people living with and affected by dementia and expanding the demographics of the participants who are reached. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people Scotland 2019
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards the salary of the National Shed Development Manager £40,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
The Silver Line Helpline Towards the core running costs of the helpline. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2017
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
NL Cares Ltd Towards outreach work that identifies isolated older neighbours and connects them to a network that includes younger people, to tackle isolation and loneliness in our communities. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 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
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2020
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards the construction of a shed building at Anchor Hanover’s West Hall retirement village in partnership with UKMSA and Woking Men’s Shed to pilot a working shed in a care setting. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2019
The Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association Towards a fund to support local organisations working with older people during C-19 and beyond £100,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020