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
Arts 4 Dementia Ltd To support the delivery and development of its UK Arts Programme. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2020
Cardboard Citizens Towards a programme of intensive creative residency projects in areas of low arts engagement that will draw in local expertise, empower communities to explore stories and create change. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2019
The Choir With No Name Towards supporting the transformation of its choirs for homeless and marginalised people through its new 2021-24 strategy. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2021
Create London Towards a pilot public programme as part of 'A House for Artists', a new residential space for artists in Barking Town Centre. £40,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2018
Age Exchange Towards adapting its evaluated Reminiscence Arts (RA) intervention for older people with dementia to support the specific needs of people with young onset dementia. £49,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2019
Drake Music Towards DMLab Bristol, a collaborative programme between disabled musicians and instrument makers, coders and hackers, to create new accessible instruments. £22,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2017
Orchestras for All Towards a programme that aims to tackle inequalities in the provision of music making opportunities and music education across the UK. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2019
Hijinx Theatre Towards Hijinx' Acting for Screen and Television course to improve the work opportunities for learning disabled actors and to address the under-representation of learning disability on our screens £50,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2018
Student Hubs Towards a (pilot) project that aims to develop summer workshops for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC). £5,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2019
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
OpenUp Music Towards the remote training sessions for professionals in order to support existing schools and expand to new schools £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2020
Rhythmix Towards the development of a music in healthcare programme for people with mild to advanced stage dementia in healthcare and residential settings. £17,500
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2017
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
The Choir With No Name Towards improving the wellbeing of homeless people through singing. £30,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2016
China Plate Theatre Ltd Towars a 1-year creative healthcare programme aiming to improve healthcare worker wellbeing and develop self and workplace compassion during and post the pandemic. £20,000
Arts as a tool to achieve social change West Midlands 2021
OpenUp Music Towards the expansion of Open Orchestras enabling more young people to improve their music skills and to develop musical progression routes. £75,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2018
Chapter (Cardiff) Ltd Towards developing dementia friendly film screenings. £22,500
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change Wales 2016
Spread the Word Towards a poetry, volunteering and skills-building programme that aims to reach out to some of London’s most disadvantaged young people £20,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2017
Philharmonia Ltd Towards a creative music-making project for Looked After Children. £10,000
Arts as a tool to achieve social change East Midlands 2019
Changing Tunes Ltd Towards researching and developing a music rehabilitation programme for Secure Children’s Homes. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2020
Collective Encounters Towards a project using the arts to improve the quality of life for paid and unpaid carers and people with dementia. £9,800
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North West 2016
Sadler's Wells Trust Ltd Towards the provision of Creative Dance Classes for older people in Islington. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
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
Wishing Well CIC Towards participatory music making activities for acute mental health settings for people with dementia and 2 focus group sessions with the National Alliance of Musicians in Healthcare. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2019
Fine Cell Work Towards establishing and embedding a new programme supporting ex-offenders after release at a textiles workshop in Battersea. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2018