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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.

Three Minute Heroes - Mental Health & Music Project 11 Dec 2017

Three Minute Heroes links the writing of young people aged 11-25 about their mental health to singers/musicians and performance poets, who then set these words to music and perform them. The Warren plans to evaluate the impact of this project to understand its effect on participants and explore the potential for social franchise.

Sustainability and Development of The Thing 21 Nov 2018

The Warren of Hull offers free support, guidance, training, music, education and counselling services to young people in Hull. This grant will fund the development of The Thing, the youth-led empowerment and governance structure at the heart of The Warren. Funding will go towards the salary of an Empowerment Support Worker and a Digital Media Campaign Facilitator as well as digital media and marketing resources, film-making facilities, workshops, publishing, and a contribution to mental health support.

A major gifts award to The Koestler Trust 04 Dec 2018

The Koestler Trust is a national organisation which plays a unique role in motivating offenders to take part and achieve in the arts, and in showcasing this art to the public. They encourage ex-offenders to change their lives through taking part in the arts, and challenge negative preconceptions of what ex-offenders are capable of. In recent years, they have significantly increased the range, reach and impact of their activities, ensuring that creativity remains present across the British criminal justice system. A ten year grant, index-linked to mitigate the impact of inflation, will underpin the national work of the organisation with prisoners and their families.

Amount: £1,500,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Koestler Trust
Region: London
District: Hammersmith and Fulham London Boro

Educational work with young homeless people 18 Sep 2007

Educational work with young homeless people, enabling them to achieve literacy, numeracy, ICT and independent living skills qualifications through creative music, video and animation production.

A New Writing programme for prisoners and ex-offenders 20 Oct 2008

Funding towards Synergy's new writing programme to develop prisoners' and ex-offenders' playwriting skills to raise awareness about issues surrounding criminal justice.

Change management and capacity building. 12 Jul 2010

A change management and capacity building project, which supports our capital expansion and the Lyric to become a national exemplar for innovative children's service delivery.

Take Two 28 Sep 2010

To develop and evaluate a speaking and listening programme for secondary pupils in Salford and London to equip them for the world of work.

"Your Journey" A Community Engagement Project for New Migrant Communities 27 Jul 2011

Hull. The provision of advice, advocacy, support and training for newly arrived migrant individuals and their communities to improve wellbeing, reduce stigma and improve access to mainstream services, including a pilot mentoring scheme for migrant individuals providing outreach support to service users with substance related problems and their families.

Scale up and sector change expansion of DigiSmart 27 Mar 2012

3-year England and Wales scale up of DigiSmart, an engaging literacy and ICT intervention targeting 20,000 at-risk Year 5 students. Teacher feedback to date is that DigiSmart strategies are having a positive impact on classroom behaviour and incidences of truancy in addition to its expected literacy gains; LIFT now wants to develop its intervention in relation to growing national evidence base linking low primary-age literacy to an increased likelihood of truancy and exclusion in secondary school.

Amount: £237,465
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: LIFT for Learning
Region: London
District: Hammersmith and Fulham London Boro

Combat Veteran Players 05 Nov 2012

To support the development of Combat Veteran Players, a theatre group that is led by Veterans who have suffered mental trauma and who have no previous acting experience. Veterans benefit therapeutically and artistically from performing Shakespearean plays.

Amount: £75,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Stoll
Region: London
District: Hammersmith and Fulham London Boro

Time for Change: Helping young people move forward 05 Nov 2013

Building on the success of the Take Two project, this programme will provide transition support to 200 young people in Year 11 who are most likely to fail or drop out, leading to increased engagement and achievement.

ArtWorks CtC Development Project 25 Jun 2013

Funding has been awarded towards a preliminary study and pilot project to build a sustainable CPD programme at University of Hull. 6 University of Hull Honorary associated artists will be appointed to take part in a series of workshops to develop a dialogue between scholars and practitioners. Partners include cross art form community performance practitioner Sarah Davies and visual artist Natalie Lee plus an advisory group of cross art form local artists and University of Hull Scholars. A web resource of the 6 artist's reflections on skills and career development and a scholarly research article on the process of engaging in a conversation between artists and academics on the subject of CPD will be produced.

Widening access to LAMDA Examinations 12 Nov 2014

LAMDA will create and pilot new, Ofqual recognised, communication qualifications, specifically designed for state schools, involving ten schools in the pilot phase and then rolling out the qualifications and associated programme nationally to reach 10,000 pupils per year by 2018.

Amount: £140,110
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: LAMDA Limited
Region: London
District: Hammersmith and Fulham 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.

Support for community engagement 01 Dec 2015

The grant will underpin public engagement throughout 2017, with a particular focus on the lead up to the year of culture and creating a lasting legacy. This will be achieved by Hull 2017 commissioning world class performances, residencies and through schools and community engagement.

Community Associates 11 Apr 2016

Two local community organisations will become "Associates" at the Bush, forming an artistic partnership to create work and offer a depth of experience for participants.

Amount: £52,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Bush Theatre
Region: London
District: Hammersmith and Fulham London Boro

Identity, Home and Freedom 11 Jul 2016

Freedom Festival was founded in 2008 in celebration of the Hull-born MP William Wilberforce, the leader of the movement to abolish slavery. It is an annual cross artform festival with the concept of freedom at its heart. Freedom Festival will test ways of working with new communities in Hull through two engagement projects exploring cultural identity. The resulting work will be presented at the Freedom Festival in 2016.

Post-Brexit immigration policy and EU citizens in the UK 11 Mar 2019

To grow capacity to influence change in post-Brexit migration and integration policy .

The Warren Sustainability Model Project 13 May 2019

To expand the organisation’s approach to social enterprise by developing music events and an industry conference; creating a youth support facility, including a music-themed hotel run by young people; and building opportunities generated from the record store.