Work we've funded

1650 grants found

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

Live Music Now!

Explore and Test: LMN Fellowship Programme: Musicians in Residence for special schools

  • Grant amount: £60,000 over 17 months
  • Fund: Arts-based Learning Fund
  • Date awarded: 2015/16
  • Location: Multi-region, North East, North West

For over 37 years, Live Music Now! has been committed to bringing performances to people who rarely get to experience live music. This project will deliver a Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Music Fellowship Programme. This programme will equip professional musicians in the early stages of their careers to become Musicians in Residence in special schools. They are seeking to fully evaluate the Musicians in Residence model and collect evidence of the effectiveness of the programme.

Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust

  • Grant amount: £146,000 over 40 months
  • Fund: Arts Open Grants
  • Date awarded: 2012/13
  • Location: North West

To support the development of Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP), an inclusive programme of participation, training and development for young people that will inform all aspects of the organisation’s work.

Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art Ltd

Explore and Test: Time Moves Quickly

Through this project, Liverpool Biennial will work with local schoolchildren to produce artworks for an exhibition at Bluecoat, five bench-like sculptures at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, a family programme and digital curriculum resource. Workshops, family days and talks aim to engage over 1500 young people. Hundreds of thousands of people will experience the public artworks and exhibition, inspiring families, young people and schools to engage with contemporary visual art in the long-term.

Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art Ltd

  • Grant amount: £35,000 over 9 months
  • Fund: Arts Open Grants
  • Date awarded: 2009/10
  • Location: North West

To support an innovative project dealing head-on with the physical realities of neighbourhoods living through change and how young people engage with their environment.

Livity Limited

Undivided- What young people want from Brexit

  • Grant amount: £20,000 over 12 months
  • Fund: Other Grants
  • Date awarded: 2016/17
  • Location: UK Wide

Mobilising and empowering young people across the UK, the Undivided campaign will create an online platform to allow up to 1 million young people to define their priorities in the new political landscape. This platform will drive a mass youth mobilisation campaign to ensure their voice is heard in the EU negotiations and in future political discourse. This grant will support the core campaign team of young people and the initial planning and activity, including regional roll-out, website and software development.

Livity Limited

Undivided

  • Grant amount: £300,000 over 4 months
  • Fund: Other Grants
  • Date awarded: 2016/17
  • Location: UK Wide

Mobilising and empowering young people across the UK, the Undivided campaign will create an online platform to allow up to 1 million young people to define their priorities in the new political landscape. This platform will drive a mass youth mobilisation campaign to ensure their voice is heard in the EU negotiations and in future political discourse. This grant will support the core campaign team of young people and the initial planning and activity, including regional roll-out, website and mobilisation activities.

Liz O’Neill

Z-Arts

  • Grant amount: £255,000 over 48 months
  • Fund: Breakthrough Fund
  • Date awarded: 2013/14
  • Location: North West

Liz O’Neill is CEO of Z-arts, a venue for children and families in Manchester, previously known as the Zion Arts Centre. Over the past four years, she has refocused, renewed and greatly strengthened the organisation, rebranding it as Z-arts, and establishing its new focus on creative arts activity and programmes for children, teenagers and families. The Breakthrough Fund enabled Liz to pursue her vision for family theatre, working with artists and other co-producers to develop, commission and produce new work that reflects the diverse nature of family experience today.

Llamau

  • Grant amount: £150,000 over 36 months
  • Fund: Social Justice Open Grants
  • Date awarded: 2010/11
  • Location: Wales

Working across Caerphilly, Newport and Torfaen, EMPHASIS provides an intensive and assertive outreach programme to the most excluded and non-engaging 14-19 year olds, who are most at risk of homelessness.

Local Trust

Making the case for the Community Wealth Fund

  • Grant amount: £2,000 over 1 month
  • Fund: Other Grants
  • Date awarded: 2018/19
  • Location: East Midlands, East of England, London, Multi-region, North East, North West, South East, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire & Humber

Local Trust aims to enable residents to make their communities and their areas better places in which to live. The grant will research and stakeholder consultation exploring the case for a Community Wealth Fund. The Fund will be an endowment to support communities experiencing disadvantage in England. Investment would come from new dormant assets and corporates issuing a small proportion of new share capital.

Local Welcome

Local Welcome

  • Grant amount: £12,400 over 6 months
  • Fund: Ideas and Pioneers Fund
  • Date awarded: 2018/19
  • Location: East Midlands, East of England, London, Multi-region, North East, North West, Scotland, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire & Humber

Local Welcome facilitates events centred around the cooking and eating of meals, which bring together small groups comprising both local residents and people who are at risk of being socially excluded. This grant enables Local Welcome to explore how it can become more sustainable by enabling groups to cook unsold supermarket food.