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- Earliest award date
- 22 Jan 2018
- Latest award date
- 10 Dec 2018
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Just for Kids Law is a legal charity working with vulnerable young people, supporting them to understand their rights and providing specialist advocacy and representation through their youth-led service model. This grant will support organisational growth and development as part of the Growth Fund annual package of support.
Legal support 09 Jul 2018
Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) provides legal support for people who have migrated to the UK and their families, specialising in immigration and asylum law and policy. Through this grant, JCWI will increase public and political support for immigration reform through two related activities: public affairs and parliamentary work and a membership programme to build a national movement of those with lived experience and their allies.
This grant will fund the set-up and establishment of the 5Rights Foundation, supporting children’s rights in the digital environment. The grant will contribute to the Director’s salary for the first two years and the creation of a 5Rights Children’s Commission.
Core support over two years 04 Dec 2018
Copenhagen Youth Project provides a safe, youth-led space for young people in the Caledonian Road and Barnsbury area – an area which is amongst the 20% most deprived areas nationally. The organisation runs a range of events and activities to help young people experiencing disadvantage to learn, develop and build a positive future.
ThinkForward provides long-term coaching to young people at risk of unemployment, supporting their transition into further study and employment. Through this grant, the organisation will develop a digital coaching toolkit to enhance delivery and consistency across the East Midlands, London and South East.
Learning Films: Using the Law for Social Justice 22 Jan 2018
Just for Kids Law delivers holistic, client-led support to children and young people through innovative, community-based legal representation, advocacy and opportunities programme. The organisation drives systemic change through strategic litigation and policy reform. This grant supported the creation of three new films that demonstrate how the law can be used as a tool for social justice. The series reflects on lessons from a legal case concerning young people whose immigration status prevented access to student loans.
Women for Refugee Women will work in partnership with Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST) Manchester to deliver a programme to build the capacity of refugee women in London, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Coventry to tell their own stories. The project aims to empower refugee women to take a leading role in campaigns to address the issue of destitution, engage with new audiences through public events and influence the media, increasing support for changes to asylum policy and practice.
The Voices Foundation is a national charity which uses the power of singing to improve the lives of children and young people in the UK. Through this initiative The Voices Foundation and David Ross Education Trust, a multi-academy trust, will empower teachers and harness the power of singing to bring about sustainable change for whole schools where a significant number of pupils experience disadvantage. The programme aims to improve outcomes in literacy, language and communication, cognitive development and behaviour, by developing a whole-school singing culture.
Just for Kids Law works with and for children and young people to fight for the wider reform needed to secure their legal rights and entitlements. This grant will fund a Youth Engagement Officer to bring together young people who have been excluded from school to organise and undertake social action that will campaign around the educational, emotional and psychological impact of school exclusion.
MiCLU seeks to achieve social justice by changing policy and practice to ensure respect for the rights, and improve the lives, of children who have migrated to the UK. Through this grant, MiCLU will work to improve legal representation for Albanian children and young people who are seeking asylum, and to support young people to develop resources to raise awareness of their needs, in partnership with Shpresa.
CFG is a membership organisation, inspiring a financially confident, dynamic and trustworthy charity sector. At a challenging time for charity funding, CFG acts as a voice for the charity sector, advocating for a better operating environment for the not-for-profit sector. Through championing best practice, nurturing leadership and influencing policy makers, CFG will use the grant through the Backbone Fund to continue to support the financial health of the voluntary sector, working with over 1,400 charities across the UK.
Strengthening the policy impact of the stories of people with lived experience of migration 10 Dec 2018
Through this grant Migrant Voice will build on their core work, linking high impact stories and people with lived experience to campaigns on emerging migration issues, through their networks in London, Birmingham and Glasgow and partnerships across the immigration sector.
Leap Confronting Conflict empowers vulnerable young people to make changes in their lives by supporting them to gain a greater understanding of themselves and their relationship with conflict. Leap designs and delivers training programmes for young people, organisations and professionals working with them and supports policy and practice changes that respond to young people’s needs. This grant will support organisational growth and development as part of the Growth Fund annual package of support.
Museums Change Lives Networking Tour 01 Apr 2018
This grant will support a series of pilot networking events for museums, community groups and third sector organisations, to stimulate partnerships that build social value in communities and to assess the potential for a national programme.
Project 17 works to end destitution among children with unsettled immigration status. This grant will support the organisation to explore scaling its advice and advocacy model and to increase the impact of its policy and campaigns work.
Tender is a charity that uses the theatre to engage young people in the prevention of domestic and sexual abuse. This grant will support the salary of the Finance and Programme Managers, enabling the organisation to develop new targeted approaches, expand a National Partnership Programme and enhance policy and influence work.
The funding will support an independent evaluation of The Children’s Society’s five-year litigation/influencing campaign to reinstate legal aid for separated children’s immigration cases. This will record approaches taken, capture learning, analyse what could have been done better, whilst building confidence and capability in using different influencing approaches.
No Limits (Sin Fronteras) project 01 Oct 2018
No Limits (Sin Fronteras) is a safe space for Latin American young women aged 14 to 21 who are experiencing severe disadvantage due to intersectional inequalities. This holistic programme will provide support to address needs and overcome barriers and offer opportunities for developing existing and new skills, as well as exercising critical thinking on issues that matter to them through the use of arts and campaigning work.
Live Music Now is a UK-wide initiative that delivers interactive music programmes in care homes and hospitals, and a range of community and healthcare settings. Through this grant, the organisation will extend and develop a Musicians in Residence programme in special schools across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, supporting musicians and school staff to work together to devise and facilitate high quality music sessions for pupils aged 5 to 16 years.
Generation Change is a partnership of 18 UK youth social action providers that support young people to create social change in their community. This grant will support the launch of the Impact Accelerator, a pathway for delivery organisations to join Generation Change by completing a rigorous evaluation and improvement scheme. This scheme will help practitioners to adopt a shared impact framework to drive learning about their outcomes.