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Paul Hamlyn Foundation

(Registered Charity No: 1102927)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 630 significant donations totalling £74,447,730

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28/02/2019 £60,000 Free Radical Beatfreeks Collective Free Radical is a youth led company in Birmingham that supports young people to develop skills, confidence and networks through creative activities and events. Follow-on funding will support Free Radical to build organisational capacity to deliver an expanded programme of youth-led creative activities.
28/02/2019 £122,500 Attain Academy Partnership Chelmsford Teaching Schools Alliance Attain Academy Partnership, on behalf of the Chelmsford Teaching Schools Alliance, will lead this project, working with Essex Music Services and London Music Masters. Teachers will be supported to embed music-based approaches to learning, based on the Kodály method, across the Early Years and Foundation Stage curriculum, extending into Keystage 1 in the second year. The initiative aims to improve school readiness amongst pupils and to foster personal, social, communications, and language development.
28/02/2019 £125,000 The Forge The Forge, a participatory arts commissioning and producing agency and Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, will partner with seven schools, two of which are special educational needs and disabilities settings. This project will develop teachers’ knowledge, skills and experience in using photography to support children’s progress in creative writing.
28/02/2019 £145,000 Prime Theatre Prime Theatre, a professional children and young people’s theatre company working in Swindon and Wiltshire, and an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation, will work in partnership with seven schools from the White Horse Federation and Swindon Teaching School. Building on an existing relationship with Drove Primary, the lead school in the project, theatre practitioners will collaborate with teachers to explore how drama and performance poetry can support the acquisition and understanding of language and empower teachers to develop and embed these arts-based approaches in their practice. The project aims to support children’s progress in speaking and listening, reading and writing.
28/02/2019 £252,000 South East Dance Ltd Delivered in partnership with three arts organisations across the UK, this programme aims to increase access to dance for early years aged children as participants and audiences and to support artists’ development and the commissioning and touring of new work.
28/02/2019 £290,000 Streetwise Opera Streetwise Opera is a performing arts charity that supports people with experience of homelessness. This grant will help Streetwise Opera to reach more people, build organisational capacity and develop cross-sector partnerships through regional hubs.
28/02/2019 £300,000 KIT Theatre KIT Theatre creates and delivers interactive story-based experiences for young people through immersive theatre to support and enhance formal learning. Through this grant, KIT will establish a permanent company base and develop relationships with schools and partner theatre venues across five regions.
28/02/2019 £322,000 42nd Street 42nd Street is a Manchester based charity that supports young people with their mental health and wellbeing. This grant will support the organisation to develop the Horsfall arts programme and to integrate this initiative into 42nd Street’s wider offer.
28/02/2019 £50,000 Peace First Peace First is dedicated to helping young people around the world to become powerful peacemakers. This grant will back a UK pilot programme supporting young people experiencing disadvantage to lead social change through a digital platform that provides tools, resources, mentoring and small grants.
28/02/2019 £150,000 CAST Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology Catalyst aims to build the digital capacity of UK civil society. The programme act as a sustained focal point for advocacy, action and accountability; leverage the resources and networks of founders and delivery partners; and scale up and build on tested assets and approaches.
28/02/2019 £20,000 Louise Blackwell and Kate McGrath Fuel This grant provides support for Fly the Flag, a cross-sector campaign marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that aims to empower people to understand, embrace and uphold human rights.
28/02/2019 £40,000 Just for Kids Law Just for Kids Law is a legal charity working with young people, supporting them to understand their rights and providing specialist advocacy and representation through their youth-led service model. This grant will support organisational growth and development as part of the Growth Fund annual package of support.
28/02/2019 £60,000 Young Harrow Foundation Young Harrow Foundation is a youth sector membership and infrastructure body working exclusively in Harrow. YHF will pilot a youth-led partnership model focused on five thematic areas: mental health, youth violence, employment, inequalities and physical activity. This project aims to connect young people with lived experience of these issues, local delivery specialists and expert voices from outside the sector to create new ideas and trial programmes.
28/02/2019 £60,000 Northern Ireland Youth Forum Northern Ireland Youth Forum is a youth-led voluntary organisation delivering projects across Northern Ireland and promoting youth voice in decision making. Funding will support an asset-based approach to practice development and strategic planning.
28/02/2019 £40,000 Bedford Creative Arts Bedford Creative Arts is a contemporary arts charity dedicated to commissioning high quality art with communities and working with artists to explore new developments in socially engaged art practice. This grant will support Bedford Creative Arts to expand a successful pilot approach of co-creation with residents across a larger geographic area, test different methods of engagement, share skills and knowledge with key partners and develop a deeper understanding of the work's social impact.
28/02/2019 £500,000 Sheffield Young Carers Project Sheffield Young Carers supports local young people aged 8 to 25 who provide care for one or more family members who have disabilities, long-term physical illnesses, mental health difficulties and/or a problem with drugs or alcohol. Core funding will underpin strategic and operational growth. This grant will support the organisation to influence policy, raise awareness and replicate good practice regionally and nationally.
28/02/2019 £60,000 Hideaway Youth Project Hideaway Youth Project helps young people aged 11–25 in the Moss Side area of Manchester to realise their potential, build their self-esteem and feel accepted and confident about the future. This grant will support a Senior Youth Worker to develop a new street outreach approach. Manchester Metropolitan University will evaluate this new strand of work, and Hideaway will share learning through regional and national networks.
28/02/2019 £100,000 Peace First Peace First is dedicated to helping young people around the world to become powerful peacemakers. This grant will back a UK pilot programme supporting young people experiencing disadvantage to lead social change through a digital platform that provides tools, resources, mentoring and small grants.
28/02/2019 £110,000 Voluntary Action Sheffield Voluntary Action Sheffield supports voluntary communities and organisations in Sheffield at all stages of development. This grant will support the organisation to develop and grow Cohesion Sheffield, which delivers the Citywide Cohesion Strategy Framework for Action and promotes cross-sector partnerships to support integration.
28/02/2019 £59,000 The Spark Children's Arts Festival Spark Arts for Children runs performing and visual arts education projects to support children to discover, enjoy and celebrate the arts. Through this grant, Spark Arts will explore and test a programme of experiential learning and teaching strategies built around an annual children's festival. The initiative aims to develop teacher’s skills and confidence in arts-based learning and to give children high quality theatre experiences to enhance their learning and development.
28/02/2019 £60,000 in2scienceUK in2scienceUK empowers students experiencing disadvantage to achieve their potential and progress to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through work placements and careers guidance. This grant will support the programme’s expansion across the South East, South West and North West.
28/02/2019 £60,000 Heart of Glass St Helens Ltd Heart of Glass delivers socially engaged contemporary arts programmes in St Helens, Merseyside. Through this grant, Heart of Glass will explore how best to support working-class young women to develop the self-confidence and skills to create new artwork and to produce and promote cultural activity for their peers.
28/02/2019 £137,000 Parc Eglos School The West Cornwall Teaching School Southerly Point Co Operative Multi Academy Trust Ten rural schools led by Parc Eglos School will partner with MADE, specialists in creative music and dance work in education, youth, community and health care settings, with involvement from the Minack Theatre. The project aims to use dance, drama and music, with a focus on story, narrative and play, to develop teachers’ knowledge, skills and experience in supporting the development of speech, language and communication amongst children in the schools’ Nursery and Reception classes.
28/02/2019 £500,000 The Jericho Foundation The Jericho Foundation supports people experiencing disadvantage to gain skills to secure sustainable employment. Core funding will support strategic and operational growth, and allow the Foundation to scale and replicate social enterprises that equip and empower young people to become financially independent.
31/01/2019 £50,000 The Bureau of Investigative Journalism The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that works to holds power to account. This grant will support the organisation to work with a network of local journalists and civil society to report stories that spark positive action and change.
31/01/2019 £50,000 Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales This grant provides support for a placed-based funders' consortium with Lloyds Bank Foundation, Tudor Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, City Bridge Trust and Lankelly Chase Foundation.
31/01/2019 £10,000 Catch22 This grant will fund the pilot of a project that supports people in employability programmes to take the next step in their careers through building relationships with Livery members.
31/01/2019 £20,000 Phosphoros Theatre Phosphoros Theatre makes political theatre performed by refugee and asylum-seeking actors. This grant will support Phosphoros to make work with and performed by unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people.
31/12/2018 £12,650 Transform Justice Transform Justice is a national charity working for a fair, humane, open and effective justice system. This grant will support the development of a movement to advocate for criminal records reform.
31/12/2018 £14,810 Sara Greavu and Andrea Francke Sara Greavu and Andrea Franke’s practices combine education, activism and arts-based social practice. This grant will help them to research, develop and pilot a voluntary learning programme for young people that harnesses the knowledge and expertise of local activists and thinkers.
31/12/2018 £10,575 Daniel Baker Daniel Baker is an artist, writer and education professional. Through this grant he aims to design and pilot an alternative arts qualification for adults with mental health challenges, chronic illness and/or learning difficulties.
31/12/2018 £14,850 Christie Harper This grant will support the scoping and development of a project to raise awareness of career opportunities in health innovation among school leavers in Wales.
31/12/2018 £80,000 women at the well Women at the Well supports women whose lives are affected by, or at risk of being affected by prostitution. Established in 2007, the organisation has supported communities in Camden, Islington and Haringey for the last ten years. Services are provided to people who have multiple and complex needs including drug and alcohol abuse, mental health difficulties, experience of homelessness and trafficking. A core programme at a women-only building in Kings Cross building helps to meet basic needs including food, laundry, as well as advocacy and support services.
31/12/2018 £1,200,000 Comic Relief Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation are working in partnership to deliver the Tech for Good for three years, from 2019 through 2021. This programme supports charity organisations who are using technology to deliver new ideas and make services more effective.
31/12/2018 £10,320 Soul Full Send Off CIC This grant will support the scoping and development of a community-based service so that people of all ages can find support and be open about their struggles with grief.
31/12/2018 £15,735 Kieran Rose hosted by North East Autism Society Keiran Rose is a blogger and campaigner who advocates for greater understanding of the rights and needs of autistic people. Through this grant, Keiran will co-develop a neurodiversity think tank with the North East Autism Society to review and feedback on local service provision and to engage in ongoing public debates through social media, events and other channels.
31/12/2018 £10,400 fanSHEN The Intelligence Collective is an experience combining playable theatre, technology, and neuroscience to build young people’s capacity for thinking together, improving emotional resilience and ability to disagree civilly. This grant will support the co-development of an interactive digital story based on a popular Young Adult novel with a group of young people to improve emotional resilience and capacity for thinking together.
31/12/2018 £10,800 Stephen Carolan Stephen Carolan is co-founder of Shoot Your Mouth Off CIC, which offers creative activities for learning disabled adults in Hartlepool. This grant will support the co-creation of a schools-based workshop with learning disabled adults to challenge negative attitudes and fight hate crime.
31/12/2018 £75,000 360Giving 360Giving publishes data from the grant-making sector in a searchable format. This funding will enable 360Giving to expand the number of funders publishing data and to support the use of the data by grant seekers and grant makers in their decisions and research.
30/11/2018 £15,000 Migrant Action Migrant Action is an advocacy and rights-based organisation based in South Yorkshire that provides information, guidance, advocacy support and practical assistance to people who have migrated to the UK. Funding will support Migrant Action to cooperate with different agencies to deliver holistic support, strengthen local partnerships and influence wider change.
30/11/2018 £60,000 My Life My Say MLMS is a youth-led charity that aims to empower young people to participate in democracy. MLMS will expand the scope and nature of their democratic engagement activities by increasing Democracy Cafes, establishing a Common Futures Forum and developing a Social Inclusion Unit.
30/11/2018 £16,000 Groundswell Arts Groundswell Arts delivers projects using music, art, drama, movement and film making to engage and support children, parents, carers and educators across early years, school and community settings. Through this grant, the organisation will pilot a creative training programme for teachers in three education settings in Haringey. This initiative aims to equip staff with the skills and knowledge to effectively integrate arts-based learning into daily lessons through the use of animation.
30/11/2018 £57,000 Cambridge Junction Access Technology Scotland aims to widen access to high quality digital skills education, training and facilities, particularly amongst groups experiencing disadvantage. Through this project, the organisation will work with three primary schools in North Ayrshire to deliver a music with technology project and evaluate the effectiveness of this approach.
30/11/2018 £198,000 Collective Encounters Collective Encounters is an arts organisation focusing on theatre for social change through collaborative practice. This grant will fund a four-year programme to engage adults and young people living in areas affected by economic deprivation and to support artist development and sharing of best practice.
30/11/2018 £210,000 Open Eye Gallery Open Eye Gallery will further develop its programme of community-based participation and embed this in its core offer, building its understanding of co-authored and socially engaged photography practice. Over 3 years it will broaden its reach via a larger programme of photographers in residence in partnership with target groups in Liverpool who face inequalities of opportunity, and open up its resources to wider use.
30/11/2018 £317,000 Sherman Theatre Through this grant, Sherman Theatre aims to increase the social impact of the Sherman 5 audience development programme, created with support from a Paul Hamlyn Club Award. Over the next four years, the theatre will develop an enhanced community volunteer programme, supported by greater partnership working and use of Time Credits.
30/11/2018 £20,000 Copenhagen Youth Project CYP Copenhagen Youth Project provides a safe, youth-led space for young people in the Caledonian Road and Barnsbury area – an area which is amongst the 20% most deprived areas nationally. The organisation runs a range of events and activities to help young people experiencing disadvantage to learn, develop and build a positive future.
30/11/2018 £239,000 Writing on the Wall Writing on the Wall is a Liverpool-based community charity that promotes and celebrates writing in all its forms through a month-long annual festival and year-round projects. This grant will support the organisation to develop the Super Heroes creative writing project with eight primary schools, working with professional writers and artists to facilitate workshops for pupils in Years 3-6 and to deliver continuing professional development for teachers.
30/11/2018 £60,000 Allsorts Youth Project Allsorts Youth Project supports children and young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay bisexual or transgender (LGBT) or unsure of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (LGBTU). The organisation aims to extend training, consultancy and partnership work with Brighton and Hove local authority, and work in East and West Sussex schools, colleges and community organisations to ensure the provision of LGBT youth inclusive and safe services.
30/11/2018 £60,000 Empire Fighting Chance Empire Fighting Chance aims to transform young lives through boxing. This grant will support the organisation to scale the ‘Inspiring Champions’ programme, which integrates boxing, mentoring and psychological education, across the South West.
30/11/2018 £60,000 Football Beyond Borders Football Beyond Borders (FBB) is an education charity which uses football to support young people experiencing disadvantage. Follow-on funding will support FBB to scale the programme nationally to reach 1,120 young people across 70 schools and develop the learning hubs to include Coach Educator accreditation. Over the next two years, the organisation will work with an independent evaluator to develop robust evidence of programme impact.
30/11/2018 £60,000 ThinkForward UK ThinkForward provides long-term coaching to young people at risk of unemployment, supporting their transition into further study and employment. Through this grant, the organisation will develop a digital coaching toolkit to enhance delivery and consistency across the East Midlands, London and South East.
30/11/2018 £60,000 The Bulldogs The Bulldogs is a boxing charity based in Port Talbot in Wales. This grant will support the organisation to maximise income generation opportunities afforded by a new community venue to increase long term sustainability, develop new partnerships and invest in impact measurement.
30/11/2018 £100,000 New Philanthropy Capital New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) works with charities, philanthropists, funders and social enterprises to maximise their social impact. This grant will support NPC to collectively develop digital solutions and useful tools to support young people and the youth sector to reach their potential.
30/11/2018 £50,000 PEER UK Ltd Through this grant PEER will explore a youth-led model of community engagement aimed at increasing audiences from BAME groups and participation among people experiencing disadvantage. Funding will support programme delivery and robust evaluation of the programme’s impact.
30/11/2018 £500,000 Snape Maltings An international performance venue with artist development and education at heart, Snape Maltings aims to bring the benefits of music to all. This grant will support Snape’s vision to establish a Creative Campus - a national centre for music, health and wellbeing.
30/11/2018 £500,000 Film Nation UK Through this grant Film Nation aims to develop and embed arts-based learning through film in literacy and other areas of the curriculum in primary schools in Bradford, Bristol and Belfast, by developing and delivering teacher continuing professional development and learning.
30/11/2018 £15,000 African Rainbow Family African Rainbow Family (ARF) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender intersexual and queer (LGBTIQ) people of African heritage and from wider Black Asian Minority Ethnic groups. Manchester Migrant Solidarity (MiSol) is a self-help group set up as a convergence space for migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, offering practical and social mutual support, empowerment and solidarity. This grant will provide both organisations with core support to develop their campaigning work.
30/11/2018 £60,000 YMCA Crewe YMCA Crewe supports young people experiencing disadvantage to improve wellbeing, employability and independent living. Funding will support YMCE Crewe to scale their GLOscape programme supporting young people experiencing homelessness.
30/11/2018 £60,000 abandofbrothers ABOB ABOB provides a unique rites-of-passage mentoring programme for young men aged 18-25 who have experience of the criminal justice system. Through this grant ABOB aims to set-up eight new franchises and develop volunteer communities to work with over 840 young men over the next two years.
30/11/2018 £60,000 Switch Up CIC Switch Up uses sport, mentoring and guidance to support young people experiencing disadvantage across Nottinghamshire. This grant will support Switch Up to help young people break cycles of offending and re-offending and to consolidate organisational finances and governance.
30/11/2018 £60,000 1625 Independent People Ltd 1625 Independent People provides support for young people who are experiencing homeless, leaving care, or at risk of homelessness. This grant will help four Local Authorities in the South West to embed Psychologically Informed Environments within their youth and social care teams.
30/11/2018 £60,000 YWCA Scotland YWCA Scotland – The Young Women’s Movement is a feminist organisation that creates transformational spaces to enable young women to lead personal, community and institutional change. YWCA runs safe spaces for young women aged 14 to 30 to participate in thematic activities of personal development, leadership, democracy and parliamentary system. This grant will support the organisation to strengthen the voice and influence of young women in Scotland to reduce gender inequality.
30/11/2018 £99,000 Asylum Research Centre Foundation ARC Foundation Asylum Research Centre Foundation works to improve standards in the refugee status determination processes. This grant will support the organisation to provide expert input on policy documents used by government to make decisions on applications for asylum.
30/11/2018 £105,000 Migrant Voice Through this grant Migrant Voice will build on their core work, linking high impact stories and people with lived experience to campaigns on emerging migration issues, through their networks in London, Birmingham and Glasgow and partnerships across the immigration sector.
30/11/2018 £157,000 Good Faith Partnership Good Faith Partnership aims to address complex issues by connecting businesses, governments, charities, philanthropists, foundations and communities. RAMP Cities seconds expert advisors into strategic positions to support city leaders on issues of migration and integration. This grant will extend the secondments of two advisors to Bristol City Council.
30/11/2018 £2,000,000 Centre on Migration Policy and Society COMPAS University of Oxford COMPAS is a multi-disciplinary migration research centre based at the University of Oxford. Established in 2003 within the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, it has an international reputation for undertaking research and generating new evidence and analysis on migration and integration issues. A ten-year grant, index-linked to mitigate the impact of inflation, will underpin the work of the Directors of the Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity and Migration Observatory.
30/11/2018 £4,000,000 Coram Childrens Legal Centre Ltd Founded in 1739, Coram has a vision for every child to have the best possible chance to live a fulfilling life. The organisation supports children and young people from their earliest days to make often difficult transitions to adulthood. Their work focuses on children whose rights are jeopardised, children who are without their birth parents because they were abused or neglected; and children who have fled conflict to seek safe haven in our communities. This contribution to Coram’s existing endowment fund will support work on children’s rights and children’s voice.
30/11/2018 £60,000 New Vic Theatre Through this grant the New Vic will evaluate how and whether a programme of work with older people, including a theatre company and annual arts festival, is making a difference to this group’s ongoing engagement with the arts.
30/11/2018 £40,000 New Horizon Youth Centre New Horizon Youth Centre provides a support network for 16-21 year olds experiencing homelessness. They provide hot food, showers, laundry, help in finding accommodation, training and employment. They also offer counselling and a range of workshops in life skills to help young people at a pivotal moment.
30/11/2018 £150,000 Islington Giving (through Cripplegate Foundation) The Cripplegate Foundation work to transform the lives of Islington’s most disadvantaged residents, by developing effective partnerships with local and national organisations to bring more resources into the area. Islington Giving works closely with local people and organisations to change lives for the better. They give grants to local voluntary organisations to provide support and activities to residents, shining a light on the issues of poverty and inequality and harnessing resources to address them.
30/11/2018 £1,500,000 The Koestler Trust The Koestler Trust is a national organisation which plays a unique role in motivating offenders to take part and achieve in the arts, and in showcasing this art to the public. They encourage ex-offenders to change their lives through taking part in the arts, and challenge negative preconceptions of what ex-offenders are capable of. In recent years, they have significantly increased the range, reach and impact of their activities, ensuring that creativity remains present across the British criminal justice system. A ten year grant, index-linked to mitigate the impact of inflation, will underpin the national work of the organisation with prisoners and their families.
30/11/2018 £60,000 Equality and Diversity Forum Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) brings together people and organisations to join up research, policy and communications to shift public opinion and policy in positive ways. EDF will run a values-led attitudinal change campaign to explore how to increase public support for a human rights based approach to migration.
30/11/2018 £100,000 YouthNet - T/A The Mix The Mix provides holistic support for young people’s wellbeing using digital and mobile channels. This grant will help The Mix to extend reach, produce more youth-led content and create pathways of support from digital to local in-person services for young people.
31/10/2018 £249,000 Live Music Now Live Music Now is a UK-wide initiative that delivers interactive music programmes in care homes and hospitals, and a range of community and healthcare settings. Through this grant, the organisation will extend and develop a Musicians in Residence programme in special schools across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, supporting musicians and school staff to work together to devise and facilitate high quality music sessions for pupils aged 5 to 16 years.
31/10/2018 £100,000 The Warren of Hull Ltd The Warren of Hull offers free support, guidance, training, music, education and counselling services to young people in Hull. This grant will fund the development of The Thing, the youth-led empowerment and governance structure at the heart of The Warren. Funding will go towards the salary of an Empowerment Support Worker and a Digital Media Campaign Facilitator as well as digital media and marketing resources, film-making facilities, workshops, publishing, and a contribution to mental health support.
31/10/2018 £100,000 Free Radical Beatfreeks Collective Free Radical is a youth-led company in Birmingham that supports young people to develop skills, confidence and networks through creative activities and events. This grant will support the senior team to ensure that governance and infrastructure keeps up with increased levels of delivery during a period of significant organisational growth.
31/10/2018 £10,100 Benjamin Morgan Benjamin Morgan co-founded North East London Migrant Action and Akwaaba, a social centre for people who have migrated to London. Through this grant, he will scope and pilot a curriculum of rights education through participatory arts with at risk migrant communities in East London. He also aims to co-develop a toolkit to support grassroots groups across the UK to produce their own creative responses to social injustice.
31/10/2018 £10,530 Rosie Adediran Rosie Adediran is an experienced singing teacher and musical director based in East London. Through this grant, she will scope and develop an online platform offering high quality resources, songs and training for families and staff in settings such as children’s centres and play groups.
31/10/2018 £10,575 Lavinya Stennett Lavinya Stennett, a young graduate specialising in African studies and development, aims to develop a curriculum that focuses on the realities and experiences of Black British people, incorporating a number of teaching methods and art forms. She plans to introduce the programme into various educational spaces and to develop a number of versions of the curriculum to suit different age groups.
31/10/2018 £15,320 Alex Evans This grant will support the scoping and development of a start-up ‘think and do tank’ at the interface of psychology and politics to address the psychological roots that can lead to political polarisation. The project will explore new approaches to rebuilding common ground across polarised groups, including in the migration and climate change debates.
31/10/2018 £190,000 The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain Through this grant, the National Youth Orchestra will deliver a participation programme which empowers young people to co-produce and promote NYO concerts in schools and at regional arts venues. Over the next four years, NYO will work to further embed peer-engagement and youth-led decision making across its programmes.
31/10/2018 £100,000 UpRising UpRising supports young people from diverse backgrounds to take up leadership positions across politics, business, and the public and voluntary sectors. This grant will fund a Campaigns and Engagement Officer to develop UpRising’s alumni networks in ongoing social action once its leadership programmes end.
31/10/2018 £15,075 Aoise Keogan Nooshabadi This grant will support the development of Supply Change, a digital marketplace connecting public sector commissioners with vetted social enterprises. The project aims to increase the social value of public sector supply chains and to drive social impact in communities.
31/10/2018 £59,000 The Little Angel Theatre Little Angel Theatre plans to explore and test an arts/puppetry based approach to helping schools deliver their strategic aims. Artist practitioners will work collaboratively with teachers in four Islington schools, using puppetry, visual arts, drama and performance to bring whole-school improvement goals alive for pupils and families.
31/10/2018 £120,000 OpenUp Music Open Up Music’s mission is to make orchestras accessible to young disabled people. Through this grant, OpenUp Music will deliver the National Open Youth Orchestra, a new inclusive national ensemble. In partnership with leading arts organisations and conservatoires in London, Bristol and the West Midlands, OpenUp Music will launch regional training centres providing a programme of musical development and personal development, rehearsal and performance opportunities for disabled young people and their peers.
31/10/2018 £100,000 Northern Ireland Youth Forum Northern Ireland Youth Forum is a youth-led charity that represents the voices of young people to government and other decision makers. This grant will go towards the development of a Leadership Studio for young activists in central Belfast. The grant will also fund the employment of a ‘Relentless Youth Worker’ who will deliver programmes to young people experiencing disadvantage, enabling them to become catalysts for change in their own communities and nationally.
31/10/2018 £10,075 Fat Macys Fat Macy's is a catering social enterprise that works with people experiencing homelessness living in temporary accommodation. This grant will support a feasibility study exploring innovative solutions to the challenges around temporary accomodation.
31/10/2018 £15,575 Emma Norton Emma Norton, a solicitor and human rights campaigner, aims to scope out and set up the Centre for Military Justice. The centre will offer advocacy, legal advice and representation for UK military personnel and their families, work with external organisations, including the defence establishment, and bring together likeminded campaign and support groups to support mutual learning.
31/10/2018 £15,000 Barrow Cadbury Trust The Barrow Cadbury Trust is an independent, charitable foundation, committed to bringing about socially just change. This grant was a contribution to the secretariat for the Funders for Race Equality to build capacity and change practice.
31/10/2018 £87,200 Just for Kids Law Just for Kids Law works with and for children and young people to fight for the wider reform needed to secure their legal rights and entitlements. This grant will fund a Youth Engagement Officer to bring together young people who have been excluded from school to organise and undertake social action that will campaign around the educational, emotional and psychological impact of school exclusion.
31/10/2018 £100,000 Youth Access Youth Access is a representative body that champions young people’s right to access local, high quality, evidence-informed advice, counselling and support services. This grant will go towards improving the charity’s Rights Advocates Training Programme and linking young people with those in power in an effort to increase the reach and impact of the Our Minds, Our Future mental health campaign.
31/10/2018 £100,000 The Advocacy Academy The Advocacy Academy runs a six-month Social Justice Fellowship for young people who are passionate about making a difference in the world. This grant will support the organisation to hire a Programme Director to focus on developing its model and deepening impact.
31/10/2018 £10,200 SPUD SPUD delivers participatory projects that enable audiences to engage with art, the environment and architecture. Through this grant, SPUD will develop a mobile workshop space that offers people with dementia and their families the opportunity to explore their creativity and self-expression with professional artists.
31/10/2018 £10,840 Dr Katja Frimberger and Mr Simon Bishopp Dr Katja Frimberger, an independent researcher and former educator, and Simon Bishopp, a filmmaker and animator, will develop and pilot a filmmaking programme tailored to the learning needs of care-experienced young people in Scotland. Participants will be supported to create their own animated films using performance capture technology and in the process develop new skills, emotional literacy and confidence.
31/10/2018 £14,550 Mind Monsters Hazel Gale is an internationally published author and master practitioner of cognitive hypnotherapy, clinical hypnosis and neuro-linguistic programming. Through this grant, she will develop Mind Monsters - a smartphone app that combines game elements and digital storytelling with evidence-based tools to promote young people's emotional resilience and mental health.
30/09/2018 £60,000 Getaway Girls Getaway Girls empowers girls and young women aged 11–25 to build confidence, develop new skills and take positive risks in an environment that offers cooperation and support. Follow-on funding will help the organisation to develop a strength-based approach to supporting more young women from diverse communities.
30/09/2018 £60,000 Fully Focused Community Trust Fully Focused is a youth-led media organisation, providing free-to-access accredited film training to young people experiencing disadvantage. Funding will support the growth and stability of this programme.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Ebor Academy Trust This TDF partership development grant support Ebor Academy Trust to develop approaches to teaching literacy using dance to engage teachers and pupils in co-learning, working in partnership with two local dance organisations.
30/09/2018 £10,320 Access Hospitality Access Hospitality aims to support adults with learning disabilities to gain fulfilling employment in the hospitality sector. This grant will support the organisation to develop a framework built around the use of assistive technology that includes accredited training, workplace adaptation and support for employees and employers.
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