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
The Paper Birds Theatre Company Towards a pilot digital project exploring the concept of empathy and what makes us care for others with 90 young people £10,000
Other - arts England 2021
The Jerusalem Foundation Towards the Jerusalem Music Centre. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts London 2016
Academy Concerts Society Towards the creation of an integenerational orchestra in Newham for older and younger learners to epxlore classical music together. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Other - arts UK-wide 2018
Playlist for Life Towards materials and staff time to deliver training and webinars to healthcare professionals throughout the UK. £60,000
Other - arts Scotland 2021
The Brendoncare Foundation Towards Me Time, through which Brendoncare aims to give each resident some protected time with a chosen member of staff to do something that will make them happy and is just for them. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South East 2019
Nightingale Hammerson Towards a Dietician to implement & evaluate nutritional strategies for residents and to educate more care staff around the role of nutrition in supporting quality of later life £124,200
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London 2019
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
Age UK Newcastle Towards supporting older people with dementia, and their carers, in hospital and upon discharge. £25,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people North East 2016
National Activity Providers Association Towards expansion of the helpline during C-19 £15,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Hourglass Towards operating a volunteer-led Elder Abuse Recovery Service which supports older victims of financial, psychological, physical, sexual abuse and scams each year. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2019
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
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
The Care Workers Charity Towards financial support for care workers facing hardship during the C-19 Crisis. £100,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology (TIMP) Towards a project that seeks to equip care staff to support people with dementia and their partners to sustain the quality of their relationships. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people London North East South West West Midlands 2018
Bowls Development Alliance Towards a project that encourages older people and those with a life -threatening illness or disability to keep active and in so doing improve their physical. mental and social well-being. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people East Midlands 2020
My Home Life Charity Covid-19 Care Platform £20,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020
My Life Films Limited Towards the three-year national roll out of My Life TV, the world’s first Video on Demand streaming service specifically designed for people living with dementia. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2021
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
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
National Activity Providers Association Towards a National Arts in Care Homes Day £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2019
The Good Gym Ltd Towards the core costs of GoodGym's older people operations team. £90,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people UK-wide 2020
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Towards the palliative care network which provides advice and support to care homes on managing end of life. £10,000
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2021
St Margaret's Somerset Hospice Towards Project Echo which will share specialist palliative care knowledge wtih care staff, improving identification and care of residents approaching the end of life. £10,000
Over 1 Year
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people South West 2019
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
Care & Repair England Ltd Towards a community arts initiative to improve quality of life for older people living alone, carers, and those ageing without children. £60,000
Over 3 Years
Improved quality of life for carers and for older people England 2020