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
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
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College Towards A Research Centre for Fibrosing Lung Diseases £300,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health UK-wide 2018
Future Frontiers Towards a school programme that aims to build an ethos of aspirations and achievement among a selected year group of young people through face to face coaching, aspirational assemblies, workshops and £30,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social London 2018
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
NL Cares Ltd Towards outreach work that identifies isolated older neighbours and connects them to a network that includes younger people, to tackle isolation and loneliness in our communities. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2017
Shared Lives Plus Towards developing Shared Lives support for parents who have a learning disability and/or complex support needs, to care for themselves and their children by sharing a Shared Lives carer’s home £68,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social South West 2017
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
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
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
British Refugee Council Towards therapeutic support for unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees to improve their emotional wellbeing and help their integration into the UK. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2017
Working Chance Limited Towards a contribution to the salary of the Head of Office – Manchester, for a restorative Recruitment Consultancy that supports women ex-offenders and care leavers. £38,400
Over 2 Years
Other - social North West 2017
Campaign Against Living Miserably Towards the extenstion of CALM's webchat services to reach more young men in crisis and support male suicide prevention. £45,000
Over 3 Years
Young People's Improved Mental Health UK-wide 2017
West London Zone Towards a model of early intervention support for pre-school children in nursery. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social London 2017
Christians Against Poverty Towards the expansion of CAP Release, an eight-week programme for people with an identified low-grade habit or addiction who have decided they want to stop. £30,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social UK-wide 2017
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
Langdon Foundation Towards supporting the salary of an Employment Co-ordinator which will extend its service to the community, upscale the New Chapters operation and provide an effective working model. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social South East 2017
The Royal Marsden Hospital Towards improving childhood cancer care so that young patients lead longer, healthier lives. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Young People's Improved Mental Health London 2017
Learn English at Home Toward's LEAH's expansion into Hounslow so that isolated refugees and migrants with poor levels of English can improve their language skills. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social London 2017
Chicken Shed Theatre Trust Towards the Annual Gala evening - 2017 £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts London 2017
Abandofbrothers Towards the Head of Programmes who will liaise with all new and existing communities and help make the social franchising infrastructure possible. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social England 2017
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
Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange Towards the salary costs of a mental health advocate for Gypsy and Traveller people and costs associated with training and resource production. £45,000
Over 2 Years
Other - health Yorkshire & The Humber 2017
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
The West London Synagogue of British Jews Towards Interfaith and Social care programmes. £150,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social London 2017
Changing Futures North East Towards a Family Support Worker to deliver interventions for families experiencing relationship distress. £50,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social North East 2017