Work we've funded

1622 grants found

  • £10 – £4927500
  • 2006/07 – 2018/19

42nd Street

  • Grant amount: £135,679 over 36 months
  • Fund: Social Justice Open Grants
  • Date awarded: 2007/08
  • Location: North West

3year pilot – accredited arts based project that engages with minoritised young people under with a focus on social engagment and inclusion

A New Direction

More and Better: My Creative School

  • Grant amount: £300,000 over 32 months
  • Fund: Arts-based Learning Fund
  • Date awarded: 2015/16
  • Location: London, Multi-region, South East

A New Direction is London’s leader in cultural education; connecting children, young people and education with the best of arts and culture. My Creative School offers a new model for relationships between arts organisations and schools. Facilitated and supported by A New Direction and Arts Council Bridge Organisation, this project will see schools choose to work with arts organisations based on how those organisations respond to priority areas identified in School Improvement Plans (SIPs). The focus of activity will be using the arts to teach non-arts subjects in primary schools across three outer London boroughs and various locations within Kent.


Building sustainable income streams to help gang-affected young women

  • Grant amount: £60,000 over 24 months
  • Fund: Youth Fund
  • Date awarded: 2017/18
  • Location: London

Based in Islington, Abianda works with gang-affected young women and the professionals who support them. This grant will fund a Training and Participation Officer to grow the organisation’s income generating training arm. This would allow the Director to focus on scaling delivery and developing strategic partnerships.

ABLE Partnership

  • Grant amount: £60,782 over 24 months
  • Fund: Education Open Grants
  • Date awarded: 2007/08
  • Location: Yorkshire & Humber

An Outdoor Learning Coordinator to develop, expand and gain accreditation for activities for young people taking place at the ABLE project.

Academy FM Folkestone

  • Grant amount: £40,631 over 36 months
  • Fund: Education Open Grants: Speaking & Listening Skills
  • Date awarded: 2012/13
  • Location: South East

105.9 Academy FM Folkestone Motiv8 is a work training programme for 16-19 year old NEETs to develop their speaking and listening skills and to improve employability skills and attitude to work through presenting on the radio.

Access Hospitality

Access Hospitality Programme

  • Grant amount: £10,320 over 12 months
  • Fund: Ideas and Pioneers Fund
  • Date awarded: 2018/19
  • Location: Yorkshire & Humber

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.

Access Technology Scotland CIC

Explore and Test: Sounds Right: Tackling Inequality with Music and Technology

Access Technology Scotland aims to widen access to high quality digital skills education, training and facilities, particularly amongst groups experiencing disadvantage. In this project, they will work with three primary schools in North Ayrshire to deliver a music with technology project and evaluate the effectiveness of their approach.

Access to Industry

  • Grant amount: £122,006 over 36 months
  • Fund: Social Justice Open Grants
  • Date awarded: 2006/07
  • Location: Scotland

Widening access to education and employment for excluded young people

Act On It

Explore and Test: The drama toolkit

Act On It is a social enterprise using drama to raise achievement amongst groups experiencing disadvantage. This grant will support a programme that aims in particular to improve social communication skills with four primary schools in Essex through drama and to embed the arts in the curriculum.

ACTA Community Theatre Limited

More and Better: acta Foundation: extending the programme; enriching the workforce; sharing learning

ACTA is a community theatre, which engages people from marginalised communities from across Bristol in the creation and performance of their own original theatre. This grant will support ACTA’s core programme and Foundation initiative. This includes delivering participatory theatre activities with new community groups, training and mentoring a new generation of community theatre facilitators and contributing to sector development through CPD sessions and quarterly seminars.