Grant maker

Spirit of 2012

http://www.spiritof2012.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1155110)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 41 significant donations totalling £22,360,775

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When Amount Grantee To be used for
18/01/2019 £39,949 MORE MUSIC IN MORECAMBE Grant to establish 2 singing projects in Morecambe in partnership with local health service to improve physical and mental health for young and old. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
16/01/2019 £200,000 COVENTRY CITY OF CULTURE TRUST Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
01/11/2018 £198,189 CANOLFAN GERDD WILLIAM MATHIAS CYF Project for people with learning disabilities to create music and socialise in North Wales in a fun and supportive atmosphere with their non-disabled peers. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
01/11/2018 £184,952 DARTS,DONCASTER COMMUNITY ARTS Rousing folk music will offer local opportunities to devise songs and compositions to celebrate Doncaster's rural communities. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2018 £69,872 THE SPORTING MEMORIES FOUNDATION Project providing inclusive physical activities to older people to increase confidence and enjoy. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2018 £50,000 THE LORD'S TAVERNERS Offering 120 at-risk young people in Glasgow access to increased opportunities through cricket to help them succeed both personally and professionally. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
05/10/2018 £500,000 UPRISING LEADERSHIP 1MM aims to train, recruit and connect mentors to young people to increase youth employability, support social action & break down social barriers. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
11/07/2018 £199,920 LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION Surfing combined with mentoring for vulnerable young people aged between 8 and 24 years from inner-city London who will surf in Brighton. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
18/04/2018 £72,896 THE WELSH ASSOCIATION OF YOUTH CLUBS Engaging young champions to better understand experiences of mental health and address the stigma in South Wales using creative art and music. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
18/04/2018 £1,809,396 UK YOUTH Social action for girls and young women with low levels of wellbeing in England. In partnership with the British Red Cross. Match funded with #iwill. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
18/04/2018 £196,600 ACCESS SPORT CIO Inclusive hockey scaled to 50 clubs focusing on introducing young disabled people to hockey. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
18/04/2018 £600,000 ABSOLUTELY CULTURED LIMITED A continuation grant from Hull 2017 City of Culture to sustain and grow a volunteer programme across the city and beyond arts & culture. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
11/01/2018 £1,788,651 YOUTH SPORT TRUST Brings together young people, their families and communities to be more cohesive through regular engagement in cricket: playing, spectating and volunteering. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £25,000 STREET LEAGUE A sports and employment skills training academy with dance to increase the health, fitness and future prospects of unemployed young women in Dunbartonshire. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
05/07/2017 £50,000 STEP UP TO SERVE Funding to support Step up to Serve's data and insight function to understand the youth social action landscape in the UK. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
20/04/2017 £15,000 LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 to intensively work with 8 young women facing multiple disadvantages and at risk of gang activity to help them develop a positive self-image and develop healthier relationships.
01/03/2017 £15,000 THE RUNNYMEDE TRUST Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 - the project used sport, specifically basketball as a hook to engage girls in a series of workshops on objectification and body confidence.
01/03/2017 £15,000 DISABILITY WALES / ANABLEDD CYMRU Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 to challenge objectification of disabled women through celebrating alternative narratives to the prevailing stereotypes and myths about disability and gender and influencing media perceptions.
28/09/2016 £475,000 SHAPE LONDON An arts commissioning programme that enables new work by emerging disabled artists. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
07/09/2016 £50,000 UPRISING LEADERSHIP A pilot programme to test an online platform in 3 cities to recruit, train and deploy mentors and connect them to young adults. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
06/07/2016 £200,259 DANCESYNDROME An inclusive dance programme bringing disabled and non-disabled people together to dance and gain leadership training. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
06/07/2016 £231,110 CREATIVE ARTS EAST Dementia friendly creative arts activity in rural Norfolk improving wellbeing and reduce isolation. Arts activity includes dance, music and poetry, Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
24/06/2016 £15,000 THE CHANGE FOUNDATION Empowering young disabled people to reach their full potential combining sport with travel training, independent living and a social network. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
13/04/2016 £963,140 THE MIGHTY CREATIVES A project delivering a series of youth verbal arts festivals across the Midlands - for young people, by young people in collaboration with young artists. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
13/04/2016 £49,430 PLYMOUTH MUSIC ZONE LIMITED A Plymouth programme bringing isolated people of all ages together to make music, develop skills and showcase performances. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
13/01/2016 £110,000 STREETWISE Regular inclusive circus workshops in Northern Ireland to bring people together and develop their skills. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
13/01/2016 £4,500,000 ENGLISH FEDERATION OF DISABILITY SPORT An 18 locality UK programme to increase sports and physical activity participation in a fun and inclusive way for disabled and non-disabled people. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
13/01/2016 £722,708 SOUTHBANK CENTRE Celebrating women & girls, bringing them together to develop 9 local Women of the World festivals in Bradford, Exeter, Perth, Norwich & Cardiff (2016-2018). Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
07/10/2015 £188,126 Oasis Children's Venture Uniting neighbouring organisations through inclusive play for children and young people with a programme of artist residencies in South London. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
07/10/2015 £206,995 STOPGAP DANCE COMPANY A series of inclusive dance classes in Norfolk to embed into local schools and train local dance teachers. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
07/10/2015 £320,000 THE BRITISH PARALYMPIC ASSOCIATION A celebration of the Paralympic movement and opportunity to relive the wonder of London 2012 with inclusive and accessible 'National Paralympic Festivals'. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
07/10/2015 £24,674 THE SPORTING MEMORIES FOUNDATION A project to road-test, process evaluate and modify the inter-generational toolkits created through the pilot project funded by Spirit of 2012. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
08/07/2015 £491,715 YOUTH SPORT TRUST Continuation of an existing inclusive sports volunteering programme in London, Manchester, Gateshead, Birmingham, Bath/ Bristol, Belfast, Glasgow and Swansea. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance
08/07/2015 £250,000 STOCKTON ARTS CENTRE A programme to integrate grass roots and professional disability art into a cultural arts venue in Stockton and disseminating learning and practice. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
25/03/2015 £12,000 THE SPORTING MEMORIES FOUNDATION Delivering memories events to celebrate the first anniversary of Le Grand Depart in Yorkshire and brings together different groups to record their memories. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/12/2014 £925,847 CHARITY PROJECTS Project for young people to start and grow sustainable social action projects, connecting social ventures with volunteers and mentors. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/12/2014 £49,951 THE SPORTING MEMORIES FOUNDATION Creating inter-generational, community and age specific pilot activities, online training to enable volunteers to engage in inter-generational activities. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/12/2014 £179,400 WALES COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY ACTION Exploring principles of good volunteer management, embedding consistently across event volunteering through 6 pilot projects and producing a toolkit. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
30/10/2014 £2,850,000 ABSOLUTELY CULTURED LIMITED Principal Partner of Hull 2017 City of Culture to transform the potential of arts and culture on the wellbeing of its residents. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2014 £3,015,000 UK COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS Create funding opportunities through local networks to bring communities together through social action, volunteering, sports and arts. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
18/03/2014 £499,996 SHAPE LONDON Deepening discussion and debate around disability arts, supporting new talent and unlocking arts venues to showcase quality art by disabled people. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
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Objectives

THE OBJECTS ARE THE PROMOTION OF THE FOLLOWING CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC THROUGHOUT THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND:- (1) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SPORTING AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES AND BY ENCOURAGING GOOD CITIZENSHIP; (2) INCREASING THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR BY ENCOURAGING MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ENGAGE IN ACTIVITIES TO HELP OTHERS ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS; (3) THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF MEMBERS OF SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY AND HELP MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY; AND (4) PROMOTING GREATER UNDERSTANDING, AND MEETING THE NEEDS, OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEREBY ENCOURAGE THEIR SOCIAL INCLUSION AND TO USE TRAINING AND OTHER ACTIVITIES TO BUILD THEIR CONFIDENCE AND INSPIRE OTHERS IN ALL CASES FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT IN CLAUSE (2) "VOLUNTARY SECTOR" MEANS BODIES WHICH ARE ESTABLISHED FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES OR OTHER PERSONS (OTHER THAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR OTHER STATUTORY AUTHORITIES) WHICH ARE CARRYING OUT A VOLUNTARY ACTIVITY IN FURTERANCE OF A CHARITABLE PURPOSE.