Grant maker

Spirit of 2012

http://www.spiritof2012.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1155110)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 75 significant donations totalling £24,473,663

When Amount Grantee To be used for
18/01/2019 £39,949 More Music 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 2021 UK City of Culture Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
01/11/2018 £198,189 Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias 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 DART (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.
31/10/2018 £149,525 My Pockets People CIC Song-writing music project for disadvantaged young people and those suffering with poor mental health in Hull and East Riding. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2018 £69,872 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.
23/10/2018 £69,600 North Ayrshire Leisure Ltd (KA Leisure) Raising awareness of drug and alcohol misue to inactive North Ayrshire children to become sport champions in their communities. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £51,600 Forth Valley College Foundation Young people with learning disabilities develop skills and sports qualifications to lead to employment and developing community links. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £42,151 Active Stirling Early intervention, year long, behavioural change physical activity referral pathway for those with alcohol and substance misuse across Stirling. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £66,218 Inch Park Community Sports Hub Engaging Edinburgh girls in key transition points, addressing barriers to engaging in cricket, rugby or football to inform wider development and activity. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £54,003 Netball Scotland This project will engage 600 older women in walking netball and will promote the benefits of participating in physical activity. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £69,960 Youth Scotland Training in young people and adults in community settings to deliver sport, providing them with a qualification. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £69,787 Scottish Association for Mental Health Increase access to jogging for BAME communities and promote benefits of physical activities on mental health. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £64,160 Achieve More Scotland Glasgow multi-sport and physical activity programme for 300 young people. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £53,761 Street Soccer Scotland Project created new pathway using football for people due for release from prison and connect them with community drop in sessions upon release. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £69,782 Sport Aberdeen Project to offer specific physical activity support to families with complex needs in Aberdeen and to encourage them to be more physically active. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £69,985 Active Communities Scotland This project will bring care experienced young people and non-care young people in Renfrewshire together and engage them through sport and physical activity. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance
10/10/2018 £61,205 Scottish Sports Futures This project to train young people as wellbeing champions and deliver physical activity and mental health sessions to other young people. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £50,000 Paths for All Partnership This project will engage 250 elderly people in 10 residential care homes Perth & Kinross in walking for the physical activity benefits and social contact. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £47,772 Big Hearts Community Trust Using football and group work to improve the wellbeing and social connections of 100 local young people from multi-cultural communities in Edinburgh. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
10/10/2018 £57,000 Greenock Morton Community Trust This project will deliver a fortnightly intergenerational physical activity programme in care home across Inverclyde using local young people as volunteers. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
05/10/2018 £500,000 Uprising 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.
11/07/2018 £99,000 Beacon Films Developed from the original grant to support disabled members to pursue their film-making passions & use their abilities more widely & independently. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
18/04/2018 £72,896 Youth Cymru 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 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 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.
18/04/2018 £450,000 Springboard Opportunities Community reference groups part of 14-NOW award participatory community projects. 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.
18/12/2017 £50,000 Festivals Edinburgh Ltd A volunteer programme for residents not engaged in the Festivals programme, enable them to gain confidence and city pride and receive training and skills. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
08/11/2017 £14,954 The Ripple Project Project to provide access to multi-sport activities and wellbeing support to young girls who wish to become more physically active. 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.
23/10/2017 £22,337 Girvan Youth Trust (Z1 Girls Group) A dance programme of fun workshops for inactive young girls. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £27,215 North Ayrshire Leisure Ltd (KA Leisure) A multi-sport project aimed at engaging girls and young woman in physical activity to improve physical and mental wellbeing. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £24,608 Bike for Good (Glasgow Bike Shed Limited) A programme to provide accessible pathways into cycling for women and girls in Glasgow. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £22,890 Fife Council A programme to engage inactive young women and girls through fun, interactive cycling related activities and workshops to develop self-esteem and confidence. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £24,850 The Fighting Chance Project Martial arts activity for young women and girls in a fun, schools intervention programme with opportunity to gain qualification. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £24,980 Scottish Youth Dance Project to setup up six dnace groups in two deprived areas to increase activity and improve health and wellbeing for inactive young women and girls. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £20,100 The Adventure Syndicate Inspiring girls in a Bikepacking adventure programme in Scotland coaching and plan adventures through workshops, adventures and skills sessions. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £23,939 Scottish Women Warriors Wheelchair Basketball Club Project to increase participation in wheelchair basketball through improving sustainability, recruiting new participants and maximise publicity connections. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £49,979 Netball Scotland A netball programme to engage inactive and disengaged secondary school girls to educate, empower and engage other young girls identified as at risk. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £24,686 Scottish Sports Futures Engaging inactive BAME young women to pilot a Friday night Basketball programme in Glasgow. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
23/10/2017 £25,000 PEEK A project to increase and support young women and girls to take part in tennis in 3 communities in Glasgow ? Dalmarnock, Sighthill and Haghill. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to project underspend and within agreed tolerance.
05/10/2017 £99,840 Verbal Arts Continued from original grant, Reading Rooms engages weekly with young ex-offenders, homeless & sheltered community, experiencing mental health issues. 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.
05/07/2017 £25,000 Venture Trust Outdoor sports programme to engage women with a history or risk of (re-)offending. 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.
20/04/2017 £15,000 Stills Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 - a project bringing individuals together to explore the gendered perception of caring roles, and the undervaluing of unpaid care through creative sessions including a photography course.
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 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.
01/03/2017 £12,000 Amina WRC Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 - a programme of 20 workshops in Edinburgh for girls and young BAME women to use creative responses to suffrage history to challenge the intersectional discrimination and objectification today.
01/03/2017 £10,000 Fearless Futures Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 - working in secondary schools in NE England through workshops to deliver their courage, critical thinking and leadership to challenge normalised messages present in society.
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.
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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.