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
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
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 Home Life Charity Towards Covid-19 Care Platform £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020
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
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
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
Hourglass (Safer Ageing) 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
St Joseph's Hospice Hackney Towards the Empowered Living Team project, which supports terminally ill people to practise exercises based on goals for their everyday lives, to expand into Hackney and Tower Hamlets. £25,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2016
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
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
Growing Support CIC Towards social and therapeutic horticultural activities for older people living in care. £5,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2016
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
Alive Activities Limited Towards core costs while Alive seeks to consolidate its digital expansion £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2021
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