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
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
Writing East Midlands (WEM) Towards the delivery of writer-led activities to build the confidence of refugees using English. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change East Midlands 2016
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
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
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
Music In Detention Towards the delivery of creative music sessions with detainees and community members living next to Immigration Removal Centres. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016
Athena Contemporary Dance Trust Towards delivery of Community Engagement Programme. £1,959
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2017
Soundcastle Ltd Towards the development and expansion of a music group that encourages and celebrates the creative talent of adults with lived experience of mental ill health. £36,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change England 2021
Aspex Visual Arts Trust Towards the extension of a programme of visual arts workshops for people with dementia and a carers support group. £13,700
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2020
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
Aspex Visual Arts Trust Towards a programme of visual arts workshops for people with dementia and a carers support group. £29,900
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South East 2017
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Told by an Idiot Ltd Towards Let Me Play the Lion Too, a professional training opportunity to give power to emerging disabled and non-disabled artists to effect change in the performing arts industry. £2,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2018
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