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
Blue Cabin CiC Towards Blue Cabin's work with young people who have experience of being in care or 'looked-after'. £15,000
Over 1 Year
Arts as a tool to achieve social change North East 2021
North East Autism Society Towards the development of an app to support people with autism to manage challenges around employment. £20,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social North East 2016
Action Foundation Towards the development of a model of informal social English classes for vulnerable migrants delivered through community groups and churches. £10,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social North East 2018
Helix Arts Towards core costs as Helix Arts seeks to work more closely with disadvantaged communities and reach more people. £20,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North East 2015
Changing Lives Towards the cost of delivering an art programme to help people sustain their recovery from substance misuse. £20,000
Over 2 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North East 2015
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 Bluecoat Towards Where the Arts Belong, a collaboration with the Belong Care Group exploring how the arts can support people with dementia. £42,000
Over 2 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2019
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change Towards the extension of the Striving to Change Project, delivering awareness and motivational work with perpetrators of domestic abuse, both male and female. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social North West 2018
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
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
The Lowry Centre Trust Towards a Youth Employability Programme contributing to raised aspirations and improved employability for NEETs. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Arts in Deprived Communities North West 2015
St Luke's (Cheshire) Hospice Towards consolidating a model to support end of life care for the homeless. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - health North West 2016
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
The Albert Kennedy Trust Towards the salary of a front-line Senior Practitioner based in Manchester supporting young LGBT people. £20,000
Over 2 Years
Other - social North West 2016
Royal Exchange Theatre Ltd Towards the Company of Elders, a theatre programme for older people. £30,000
Over 3 Years
(OLD) Improved Quality of Life for Older People North West 2015
Royal Exchange Theatre Ltd Towards the Elders Programme in order that the Royal Exchange Theatre can further develop its work with older people and share its learning. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North West 2019
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
Caritas Diocese of Salford Towards a project that tests out a community asset based model of ‘wrap around’ support to refugees to fast track resettlement and integration. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Other - social North West 2019
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
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
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
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
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
Manchester Action on Street Health Towards core costs of delivering a safety project to female sex workers in Greater Manchester. £5,000
Over 1 Year
Other - social North West 2016