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Two years' core funding to strengthen the stability and sustainability of the organisation, expand services and share good practice 19 Oct 2015

The charity plans to strengthen its stability and sustainability through core funding for key posts, as well as further developing income generation and relationships with key businesses. This will enable it to expand its services in Leeds to reach new groups of young women, build new partnerships to expand its offer geographically across the city and share good practice with other organisations locally and nationally.

Amount: £47,416
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Getaway Girls
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

To develop a quality mark and learning community to improve the impact of youth social action programmes in developing young people's skills and creating social impact. 19 Oct 2015

The organisation plans, with support from the Dartington Social Research Unit, to pilot a shared approach to evaluation and learning across six diverse member organisations. This will provide evidence of impact to funders and commissioners, as well as to establish a set of quality standards for the sector.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Generation Change
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The grant will fund the salary of the Deputy Chief Executive for two years. 17 Nov 2015

They will expand and consider franchising their successfully piloted e-mentoring scheme, providing online access to support, training and advice to LGBT young people. Alongside expanding and refining service delivery the charity aims to influence policy, mainstream homeless provision and raise awareness in wider society. Young people will lead the first national conference on LGBT youth homelessness in 2016.

Our Museum transition grant 03 Sep 2015

6-month transition period as a development of the Our Museum programme, to run from October 2015 to the end of March 2016.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Lightbox
Region: South East Coast
District: Woking District

Artrium Outreach 07 Dec 2015

The Artrium provides arts and crafts activities and support for people with mental health problems or learning disabilities. It is a safe ‘haven’ for many of its members. This project will train and support long-term members to facilitate arts workshops in the wider community, challenging them to develop new skills and move out of their comfort zone. PHF funding will pay for artists’ fees, materials, and management and admin costs.

Amount: £30,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Hartlepool Art Studio Limited
Region: North East
District: Hartlepool

Turning Point: Empowering Young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Prisoners 14 Dec 2015

The Zahid Mubarek Trust (ZMT) advocates for a just and humane criminal justice system to ensure the successful rehabilitation of young and vulnerable prisoners. It focuses particularly on prisoners from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds (BME). ZMT aims to build on experience to deliver a new programme of workshops in ten prisons, where they currently work, and build links with existing appropriate services on release. They will recruit two qualified facilitators and aim for the programme to be integral to the organisation going forward.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Zahid Mubarek Trust
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro

Boadening reach and audiences 19 Oct 2015

Following extensive consultation, Hull Truck will provide through our grant local, free and family-friendly activities in a defined geographical area of the city – focusing on entertainment and fun – to reach people who think they don’t belong in the theatre.

Testing specialist arts-based Recovery College courses 17 Nov 2015

Recovery Colleges support people with mental health problems on their journey to recovery through education in a non-stigmatising college environment. Working with Sussex Recovery College, Heads On will pilot and evaluate seven arts-based courses to co-produce and co-deliver a programme of arts courses at cultural venues.

Amount: £59,259
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Heads On
Region: South East Coast
District: Worthing District

Building sustainabiity by diversifying income streams and up-skilling staff. 14 Dec 2015

The Keyfund seeks to engage young people who are vulnerable and facing complex barriers to progression and social mobility. It focuses on helping young people identify their passions and practically developing their skills and strengths for success. Keyfund plans to use 2015/16 to reflect, innovate and transition. This grant will support the CEO’s salary and contribute to two new posts. This will enable the organisation to focus on business development, marketing and promotions to build resilience for the future.

Amount: £53,153
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Keyfund
Region: North East
District: North Tyneside District

Raise the Roof: Learning through music 25 Apr 2016

Working in two Welsh-speaking primary schools in North Wales, Sistema Cymru provides opportunities for pupils to learn through music. This grant will provide support for the development and growth of this relatively new organisation.

Amount: £53,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Sistema Cymru
Region: Wales
District: Gwynedd - Gwynedd

In Harmony Liverpool 25 Apr 2016

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s In Harmony Liverpool programme uses orchestral music making to improve the health, education and aspirations of young people aged 0-18 and their families in Everton. This is the third grant from PHF, supporting an ambitious proposal that includes expansion in the early years, musical progression for hundreds of young people and an increased focus on training for teachers.

My Creative School 15 Mar 2016

My Creative School offers a new model for relationships between arts organisations and schools. Facilitated and supported by A New Direction (an 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.

Amount: £300,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: A New Direction
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Funding to help replicate "Reusers", a successful reuse business which provides supported placements for 10 young people per year. 08 Feb 2016

Jericho is a leading regional social enterprise and employability charity, which works with 65 young people aged 16-24 per year through targeted, year-long employability placements and wrap-around support, and shares its practice via national and international social enterprise networks. PHF support will part-fund the salary of the Social Enterprise Manager as Jericho expands the Reusers business to a second and potentially third site.

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Jericho Foundation
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Core costs for an App Developer to insource work stream 08 Feb 2016

This youth fund grant will enable Silent Secret to employ an in-house App Developer which is critical to build and moderate new app functions for their mental health support app. These include an in-app support pathway for young people, app-counselling, app-mentoring, a more extensive advice and information section, enhanced data collection and analysis and ultimately attracting more young people to use and be supported through the app.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Silent Secret Ltd
Region: London
District: Barking and Dagenham London Boro

'Design by Intoart' — a dedicated design studio run inclusively by people with learning disabilities focused on developing design practice. 01 Feb 2016

Core investment and capacity building at Intoart to help realise 'Design by Intoart'; new project-based design studio and leadership programme by artists with learning disabilities that will also support wider dissemination across the sector.

Amount: £170,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Intoart
Region: London
District: Waltham Forest London Boro

ArtWorks-U: Participatory Arts and Media MOOC 01 Feb 2016

To offer a specialist MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for artists, students and others working in participatory settings, to build on ArtWorks legacy.

Amount: £54,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: University of Sunderland
Region: North East
District: Sunderland District

Unlocking the world through art: a sensory atelier 14 Dec 2015

The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre is the largest contemporary art gallery in Leicester and one of the largest in the East Midlands area. Attenborough Arts Centre will create a sensory workshop space designed specifically for children with special educational needs and disabilities. It will work with two special educational needs (SEN) schools to explore new ways to deliver the curriculum to these children using multisensory and kinaesthetic approaches to learning.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Attenborough Arts Centre
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Leap Primary Schools Dance Programme 08 Feb 2016

Benjamin Dunks, AD’s artistic director, is an honorary fellow of Exeter Medical School. He has developed Leap, a whole class approach to teaching dance in primary schools, based on current academic research linking motor skills to the development of working memory. AD wants to test if the Leap programme can increase teachers’ confidence in teaching dance and improve improve children’s working memory.

Amount: £29,847
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Attik Dance Ltd
Region: South West
District: City of Plymouth

Site Gallery, On The Road: Expanding youth participation for art & life 25 Apr 2016

Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading centre for contemporary art, supporting new work, community access and nurturing artistic talent with a focus on moving image, new media and performance. This grant will support Site Gallery to deliver On the Road - a four year programme to significantly grow their youth audiences and significantly expand their work connecting local young people with art and artists.

Amount: £322,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Site Gallery
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

Tyneside Cinema Access and Participation Programme for children and young people across North East England 01 Feb 2016

Building on the success of the PHF-funded 'Young Tyneside' project, Tyneside Cinema will deliver a 3 year Access and Participation programme for 8,500 children and young people which involves new audiences in film and filmmaking, addresses social, economic and educational need and develops important new models of engagement of significance to the wider film sector.

Amount: £100,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Tyneside Cinema