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Funding to assist the charity in making its youth-led policy campaigns a core part of the organisation's work. 17 Nov 2015

The charity plans to campaign to keep young people’s mental health on the agenda and keep young people’s experiences and voices at the centre of discussions, through making its Vs young activist group a core part of the charity’s work. Our grant would support this by part-funding the salary of the Youth Engagement Manager, a core post under the new strategy.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: YoungMinds Trust
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Our Museum transition funding 16 Sep 2015

Building staff capabilities to eventually deliver facilitation of large-scale Creative Café-type events in-house.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Glasgow Museums
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Interhuman 19 Oct 2015

Bangor-based Seacourt Print Workshop and key partners, including the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health and Comber Autism Support, want to test whether print-making can help people with illnesses and disabilities form new positive identities as artists and increase their wellbeing –using the New Economics Foundation’s Wellbeing evaluation model to understand the impact of the work.

Amount: £25,986
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Seacourt Print Workshop Ltd
Region: Northern Ireland

Breaking the mould - Hands on art at Our Place 17 Nov 2015

Working in partnership with a local community centre, this programme will engage professional artists to lead participatory projects in Ely/Caerau, a deprived area of Cardiff, exploring sculpture as an art form and its potential for the creative use of construction skills. Much of the activity will be accredited through the Open College Network; the initiative has a special focus on providing support and mentoring to those in the area who are unemployed or in unsecure employment.

Amount: £58,240
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: People Around Here
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Hands-On Cove Park 17 Nov 2015

Based on Argyll and Bute, Cove Park hosts residencies for nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in all disciplines. They will develop a new year-round programme, Hands-On, offering arts activities to these remote island communities.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Cove Park
Region: Scotland
District: Argyll and Bute

Participatory art workshops for pre-school children and parents/carers 17 Nov 2015

This programme of quality participatory art workshops for pre-school children, inspired by the collections, aims to build confidence amongst parents/carers facing disadvantage, helping to raise participants' aspirations and improve access to the arts.

BRIDGE THE GAP: a new model of intergenerational community engagement 17 Nov 2015

The Royal Exchange(RET), a theatre in central Manchester, has developed its work with young people and older people over the last five years. They will now pilot RET Local - a mobile theatre and engagement programme particularly targeting these age groups. They will create two, six-month community residencies in the low-engagement areas of Rochdale and Cheetham Hill, delivered in partnership with local agencies.

The Difference Engine - putting access in people's pockets 14 Dec 2015

Talking Birds is a Coventry-based theatre company specialising in acts of transformation, both large and small. The company sees accessibility as core to their practice. Working together with arts organisations/audiences, this project will test and develop an affordable access tool, which broadcasts captioning, audio descriptions and more to mobile devices. Talking Birds intends to develop this tool for wider use.

Support to develop Garage Sale Trail in the UK, a project bringing communities together and encouraging the re-use of unwanted goods. 23 Nov 2015

Garage Sale Trail creates a platform to bring together communities to re-use unwanted goods, fundraise and make new connections through holding hundreds of garage sales on one day. The idea originated in Australia and is being piloted in the UK by the Garage Sale Trail Foundation UK, led by Andrew Dick who has over a decade’s experience in the non profit sector. PHF funding will supporting the on-going development of the project, building on a successful pilot in 2015.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Garage Sale Trail Foundation UK
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro

Core funding for Head of Service to enable organisational development and expansion of key iniatives. 08 Feb 2016

This Youth Fund grant will increase the hours of the currently part-time Head of Service post for two years, which will allow Street Teams to further focus on strengthening the fundraising strategy and developing a number of key project initiatives. The learning from these will inform the wider child sexual exploitation prevention agenda locally and potentially nationally.

Amount: £33,202
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Street Teams
Region: West Midlands
District: Walsall 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

Support as Project Oracle transitions to becoming an independent charity and expands the project's reach and impact 19 Apr 2016

Project Oracle is an important part of the infrastructure that enables organisations working with young peopel to collect better evidence of impact and improve their capability in using it. Having appointed its first Managing Director, it is transitioning to become an independent charity, and exploring opportunities to work outside London and with organisations working with young people in other sectors such as the arts.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Project Oracle
Region: London
District: City of Westminster London Boro

acta Foundation: extending the programme; enriching the workforce; sharing learning 18 Jul 2016

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 supporting acta to deliver participatory theatre activities with new community groups, training and mentoring a new generation of Community Theatre facilitators and contribute to sector development through CPD sessions and quarterly seminars.

Amount: £155,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: ACTA Community Theatre Limited
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Get It Loud In Libraries 25 Apr 2016

Support to deliver a two year programme of live music alongside digital media and learning events for young people aged 16 -24 in libraries in the North West and West Midlands, and further develop the model for wider dissemination. As part of this Loud in Libraries will establish a central youth advisory board to support the recruitment of youth cultural ambassadors for each library partner to inform local planning and delivery of the programme.

Amount: £73,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Loud In Libraries CIC
Region: North West
District: Wigan District

Take the Stage: empowering children through theatre 08 Feb 2016

Theatre Centre will work with five primary schools across England to tackle the issue of gender stereotyping in schools. They will explore and test a model that integrates creative writing, interactive theatre and performance, placing children at the heart of the process. The performance will be toured to an additional five schools, where Year 5 and 6 children will also engage with the theme.

Amount: £41,801
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Theatre Centre Limited
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Using dance to teach history in primary schools 08 Feb 2016

Made By Katie Green delivers dance participation activities and creates and tours dance performances. Working with two primary schools in Surrey, it will develop, test and evaluate an approach to integrating dance into the teaching of history.

Amount: £16,214
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Made By Katie Green
Region: South East Coast
District: Runnymede District

Super Heroes: Words Are Our Power! 14 Dec 2015

Writing on the Wall is a Liverpool-based community charity that promotes and celebrates writing in all its forms through a month-long annual festival and year-round projects. It will test whether working with schools to create a programme of creative writing and illustration workshops, with a super hero theme, can increase children’s attainment in literacy, their social skills, self-esteem and aspirations.

Amount: £59,930
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Writing on the Wall
Region: North West
District: Liverpool District

Matinée 25 Apr 2016

Arts Derbyshire is a membership organisation with a remit to widen access to and participation in the arts and build the capacity of the cultural sector in Derbyshire. Working in partnership with independent film venues and voluntary-led film clubs, Arts Derbyshire will establish a dementia friendly film programme across the county and explore how new models of film presentation can ensure that film is accessible for people with dementia and their carers. Working with its member organisations, and partners including the BFI Film Audiences Network and Alzheimers Society, Arts Derbyshire aims to advance policy and practice dementia-friendly arts.

Amount: £175,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Arts Derbyshire
Region: East Midlands
District: Amber Valley District

Developing Multi-Story: widening access to classical music 23 May 2016

Developing and implementing a new organisational structure, enabling Multi-Story to expand outside London and focus on the longer-term development of their work.

Amount: £154,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Multi-Story Music
Region: London
District: Lewisham London Boro

My Journey 08 Feb 2016

'My Journey' will facilitate dialogue between young migrants and settled communities about the issues they face to increase mutual understanding and cohesion. Through a series of presentations led by newly arrived migrants to established communities, these sessions will promote understanding of migrants’ needs and underlying causes of tensions, leading to action plans to facilitate their integration which will be shared with decision makers locally and nationally.

Amount: £51,585
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: QED Foundation Ltd
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Bradford District