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
Playlist for Life Towards core costs in order that Playlist for Life can help an estimated 15,000 people with dementia to create and use their own playlists. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people Scotland 2017
Family Service Unit Scotland (Circles) Towards the East and Midlothian Family Support Project, working with families and children affected by parental drug and alcohol misuse. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social Scotland 2016
Scottish Ballet Towards the delivery of Dance for Parkinson’s sessions in five new areas of Scotland, creating a total of seven regional hubs. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - arts Scotland 2018
Amma Birth Companions Towards a support programme for people who experience discrimination and systemic inequalities in the realms of reproductive, pregnancy and postnatal care. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social Scotland 2022
Scottish Ballet Towards weekly dance classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Scotland 2016
National Theatre of Scotland Towards using the arts to effect change within Renfrewshire Council's care system by bringing young people and caregivers together in a three-year programme to creatively reimagine relationships. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Scotland 2019
Drake Music Scotland Towards All Join In, a programme of music making for 20 special schools. £20,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities Scotland 2015
Articulate Cultural Trust Towards employing a specialist Arts and Mental Well-being Co-ordinator. £58,500
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health Scotland 2021
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
The Turnaround Project Towards a bike enterprise that will reduce social isolation and improve the mental and physical health of young people leaving the criminal justice system. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social Northern Ireland 2021
The Fostering Network NI Towards the set-up of a Kinship Care programme. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social Northern Ireland 2015
The Verbal Arts Centre (Northern Ireland) Ltd Towards an evidence based pilot monitoring the impact of a 30-week Reading Rooms programme on the mental health and wellbeing of 'hard to reach' adults in the criminal justice system. £35,600
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Northern Ireland 2018
The Dukes Playhouse Ltd Towards a cultural programme for people with dementia and their families. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People North West 2015
Pure Insight 1628 Towards a psychological wellbeing project for young care leavers in Cheshire East. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2021
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
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
Early Break Towards an early intervention project supporting young people with mental health needs. £24,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2016
More Music Towards the final phase of More Music's redevelopment plan in order to benefit participants, audiences and artists. £10,000
Over 1 Year
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North West 2015
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change Towards a new Motivational and Awareness Group for perpetrators of domestic violence. £50,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social North West 2015
Age UK South Lakeland Toward an extension of funding to the Compass programme so it can further expand outside of Cumbria. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2022
OnSide Youth Zones Towards rolling out the mental health component of a wider Health and Wellbeing Project to 14 Youth Zones. £76,300
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2020
National Museums Liverpool Towards On the Road, bringing House of Memories museum experiences to older people in their communities. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2021
Huntington's Disease Association Towards the salary of the Specialist Huntington’s Disease Adviser for Wiltshire and Dorset. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health North West 2016
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
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