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
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
Personal Support Unit Towards the CEO’s salary, leading an organisation providing practical and emotional support to litigants in person. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social London 2017
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Towards the Scholarship Fund £50,000
Over 5 Years
Other - arts UK-wide 2017
The Bike Project Towards the core costs of a social enterprise that provides second-hand bikes to refugees and asylum seekers. £36,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social UK-wide 2017
Social Finance Towards the growth of community sponsorships in the UK as part of the Syrian refugee resettlement programme. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social UK-wide 2017
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards the salary of a Shed Development Worker supporting the growth of the movement and Sheds Ambassadors across the UK. £120,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2017
Missing People Towards the live webchat service. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social UK-wide 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
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
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
Circles South East Towards the further development of the Youth Circles and family support. £65,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social South East 2017
Oxford Parent Infant Project Towards the clinical supervision of Saplings, an antenatal project in Oxford and Banbury where women with complex vulnerabilities can access specialist 1:1 support. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health South East 2017
Spark Inside Towards delivering the Systems Coaching Programme in HMP Pentonville and HMP Brixton, and in HMP Belmarsh, and Isis Young Offenders' Institute. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social London South East 2017
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
UK Men’s Sheds Association Towards men's sheds work £80,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people 2017
Straight Talking Peer Education Towards expansion of the work in the West Midlands to run courses in secondary schools about the realities of early parenthood. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Other - education West Midlands 2016
Synergy Theatre Project Towards core costs to enable the development of a roleplay training initiative. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change London 2016
Freedom from Torture Towards therapeutic and practical support for young survivors of torture in the North West of England. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health North West 2016
Learning Links (Southern) Limited Towards the delivery of the Non-Violent Response programme, an early intervention initiative that addresses child-to-parent violence. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social South East 2016
Diverse City London Ltd Towards an integrated programme to place professional disabled artists in leadership roles tackling equal opportunity in performing arts. £40,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change South West 2016
Safer Living Foundation Towards setting up and running Young People's Circles of Support £30,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social East Midlands 2016
Life Cycle UK Towards the provision of bike mechanic workshops in HMP Bristol, linking prisoners with community members. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social South West 2016
International Health Partners UK Towards medical supplies to the camps supporting people displaced by the fighting in and around Mosul. £30,000
Over 1 Year
Other - health UK-wide 2016
Empire Fighting Chance Towards an early intervention programme using non-contact boxing and psychological support. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health South West 2016
Athena Contemporary Dance Trust Towards the engagement programme for hard to reach participants across the UK based on the themes and methods of each new touring production. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Arts as a tool to achieve social change UK-wide 2016