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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Suffolk Artlink Towards artists using laughter and creativity to improve the quality of life for people with dementia in hospital. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East of England 2017
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
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
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
Alive Activities Limited Towards Alive's coaching programme for 240 care staff in 60 care homes, providing on-the-job training for care staff in developing meaningful activities and relationships with their residents. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Capital Theatres Towards staff costs and the delivery of its digital engagement programme ‘Raise the curtain’. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts Scotland 2020
Chicken Shed Theatre Trust Towards the Annual Gala evening - 2017 £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts 2017
NoFit State Community Circus Ltd Towards core costs to safeguard NoFit State's community team and redesign to better meet the needs of the communities it serves. £10,000
Other - arts Wales 2021
The Paper Birds Theatre Company Towards a pilot digital project exploring the concept of empathy and what makes us care for others with 90 young people £10,000
Other - arts England 2021
Hospital Rooms Towards commissioning 6 world class artists to co-produce highly inventive, compelling and NHS compliant artistic environments for a locked acute mental health unit in St Pancras. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts London 2019