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Brexit: Threats and Opportunities for UK Migration Policy 17 Oct 2016

CGD will explore bold, new migration and integration policy options for the UK government in light of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, in consultation with expert stakeholders. These will be presented to government officials and others in positions of influence to inform progressive change in migration and integration policy.

Raising the Barre 17 Oct 2016

DanceEast wants to explore whether it can maintain quality (via specialist dance artist input) in blended learning models (those that combine digital and face-to-face delivery) for primary schools. It wants to test which elements are practical and their impact on children’s progression in dance, teachers’ confidence and dance’s place within the curriculum. DanceEast will work with the Northgate Pyramid – a consortium of 7 primaries that feeds Northgate High School in Ipswich.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: DanceEast
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

Fair Finances - developing new financial services for the underserved. 20 Oct 2016

Design strategists and designers Gill Wildman and Nick Durrant make up Plot, a social and commercial consultancy and associated Community Interest Company. They are partnering with Katie Shelley, a university student who is exploring how service design can work within financial inclusion for her thesis. Together, they would like to prototype and test four new financial services for under-served or excluded members of the community. These services include a kite-mark for poverty premium-free services, small business support for local people, a local neighbourhood fund and a data service that discounts without stigma.

Amount: £11,150
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Upstarter

Building a London-wide network of Little Villages to support families 20 Oct 2016

Mum of three Sophia Parker believes that it takes a village to raise a child and set up Little Village in early 2016 to support to local families in need. It uses a model similar to a foodbank, providing clothes, toys and equipment for children aged 0-5. Sophia is an experienced social policy professional, and completed a Clore Fellowship in 2015. She would like to use her professional skills to evolve the Little Village offer, developing the model, expanding into other areas and growing its network of volunteers to create small, warm communities of families supporting each other.

Amount: £15,650
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Little Village

Support relocated refugee children 21 Oct 2016

To support DBS checked volunteers to accompany refugee children through the transfer and relocation process.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Citizens UK Charity
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Impact and innovation project - a catalyst for collaboration and change 07 Nov 2016

Northern Ireland Youth Forum is a youth-led voluntary organisation delivering projects across Northern Ireland whilst also promoting youth voice in decision making. It has a membership of over 4,000 young people, aged 11-25. This grant will fund the Director to fundraise for and develop existing and new collaborations and programmes. It will also enable NIYF to increase its representation on decision making forums, grow its social enterprise and establish a NI Youth Congress.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Northern Ireland Youth Forum
Region: Northern Ireland
District:

Breaking the Sound Barriers 07 Nov 2016

Attitude is Everything supports the music industry to improve deaf and disabled people's access at music venues and festivals. This grant enables the organisation to develop and expand its programmes, increasing its evidence base and ability to influence the industry and policy. Attitude is Everything will grow and diversify its team of 'Mystery Shoppers' who rate music events for accessibility, increase relationships with smaller and grassroots venues and increase sign ups to its 'Charter Programme' which recognises good practice around arts access.

Amount: £279,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Attitude is Everything
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro

Future Fires National Development 28 Nov 2016

To work with an external consultant to explore the business development opportunities for the Future Fires programme.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Contact Theatre Company
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Delivery costs for development & pilot of Writeback course 28 Nov 2016

Scene & Heard work in Somers Town in London, an area of high deprivation, providing one-to-one, creative mentoring for children aged 9+. They will test a new style of project for older participants enabling them to deepen relationships with returning members aged 14-16 and explore how local partnerships enhance project delivery.

Amount: £28,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Scene &Heard
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro

RISE - Refugee Integration Support and Engagement 28 Nov 2016

Bolton Lads and Girls Club is one of the largest youth centres in the UK. It plans to trial a new approach to supporting and integrating young refugees, in partnership with local organisations working with refugees/migrants. It aims to better meet the social and emotional needs of young refugees and improve relationships between them and young people who have lived in Bolton all their lives, reducing potential tensions. Learning about the role of youth organisations in supporting the integration of young refugees and migrants will be shared widely in the youth and refugee/migrant sectors.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Bolton Lads and Girls Club
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Ex-offenders helping other ex-offenders to gain employment. 02 Dec 2016

Jacob planned Offploy CIC from a prison cell in 2016. It is as an ethical recruitment agency which not only specialises in finding meaningful work for people with convictions but reinvests its profits to support employers to become ex-offender friendly and ex-offenders to become workplace ready. Jacob is receiving a development grant under the Ideas & Pioneers fund to undertake some research and development to consider other similar models of service provision and develop partnerships.

Amount: £1,500
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Offploy C.I.C

A not-for-profit cooperative law firm for social justice 08 Dec 2016

Top-up to original grant to set up the first not-for-profit cooperative law firm offering services to vulnerable people.

Amount: £1,875
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Commons

Küche 06 Jan 2017

Deborah May is setting up Küche, a Glasgow-based venture that uses food and cooking to bring together the city’s diverse communities. Küche aims to promote integration among Glasgow’s migrant, refugee and host communities, celebrate multiculturalism, combat social isolation and work with local refugee and migrant chefs to promote their employability. With PHF funding, Deborah will curate a series of pop-up food events in collaboration with local refugee and migrant chefs; and she plans to set up four permanent locations for community canteens in different corners of the city.

Delivery/future development of Brighter Futures and WINGS supporting young migrants 10 Jan 2017

Continued delivery of Brighter Futures and WINGS as well as development of a Learning Journey/Plan and refinement of Praxis's group-work strategy to inform future direction and potential applications.

Amount: £42,425
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Praxis Community Projects
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Reach Out and Reveal 30 Jan 2017

Akademi wants to deliver a programme in two schools for children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), exploring how dance can be more successfully delivered for ASC pupils and how the movement vocabulary of South Asian Dance, such as hand gesture and facial expression, might particularly support pupils’ communication and physical needs.

Amount: £53,815
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Akademi South Asian Dance UK
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro

MEMap 02 Feb 2017

Based on his personal experience of CFS/ME and expertise as a software developer, Steven Shaw wants to create a website and linked app which enables people with CFS/ME to share the experience of peers who have achieved progress or success with improving their health. The app would model that success into a personalised tool allowing users to try change management themselves. The tech encapsulates good practice that patients have experienced via various coaching or therapeutic approaches and establishes a new role for tech, addressing the shortcomings patients have reported concerning standard treatments. The intent is a step-change in therapy tech.

Amount: £10,075
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Steven Shaw

Co-design for Mental Health 02 Feb 2017

Erika Renedo Illaregi set up Bidean Co-design as a CIC in early 2017. Her idea is to develop and deliver design workshops, during which mental health service users co-design products that help with their symptoms (for example, jewellery that is designed to prevent panic attacks and tablecloths that facilitate conversation during meals for those with communication difficulties). With PHF funding, she will test and evaluate the workshops and develop partnerships with mental health organisations with whom she could collaborate in future to replicate and scale-up the idea. During the course of her idea development period, Erika aims to exhibit the designs to the public as a way of tackling stigma associated with mental health and empowering her participants.

Amount: £12,075
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Bidean Co-design

Survivor-led training on child sexual exploitation 02 Feb 2017

Reign Pioneers are a group of young women (19-25) from Manchester who are survivors of child sexual exploitation (CSE). They plan to provide front line staff (social workers, police, teachers etc.) with effective, honest, survivor-led training about the realities of CSE. Based on their own experiences, they know what questions staff should ask young survivors, how to build trust, what works and what doesn't. They will use their insider knowledge and experience, passion, and credibility with young people and within their communities, to ensure that survivors no longer feel alone or are made to feel ashamed - harbouring a dirty secret. They want to ensure that services are led and informed by young people who have lived through the experience of CSE.

Amount: £12,920
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: REIGN Pioneers

Sustaining and Developing Empowerment for Future Generations 27 Feb 2017

The Warren is a well-established youth charity, based in Hull. It offers a variety of services including an open access youth space and snack bar, counselling, music service with associated record label, active LGBTQ and young women’s groups and sexual health advice. This grant will contribute to new part-time Development Manager salary and to building operation costs. It will enable The Warren to establish and grow its social enterprise. This would generate trading income strengthening the organisations sustainability and ensuring it can continue to support young people in Hull.

Developing a Critical Youth Research Hub to influence research, practice and policy. 27 Feb 2017

YouthAction NI will develop and pilot a ‘Critical Youth Research Hub’ which will provide a space for youth workers, researchers and activists to present and exchange research and recommend policy and practice solutions. Young people will be trained as ‘peer researchers’ and will co-design the Hub’s strategy and outcomes framework. It hopes to strengthen youth sector collaboration across the region, improve outcomes for young people, and increase youth participation and engagement.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: YouthAction Northern Ireland
Region: Northern Ireland
District: