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2018
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Islington London Boro
Funders:
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Wates Family Enterprise Trust
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Young Migrants Matter 09 Jul 2018

This grant will support the organisation to explore a collaborative service model for care leavers with insecure immigration status.

Amount: £199,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Childrens Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Work arising from successfully restoring legal aid for migrant children. 09 Aug 2018

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.

Support for the establishment of the 5Rights Foundation 10 Sep 2018

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.

Amount: £175,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: 5Rights Foundation
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Backbone grants 2018/19 - supporting a thriving civil society 21 Sep 2018

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.

Amount: £150,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Charity Finance Group (CFG)
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Albanian children and young people - breaking the chains 01 Oct 2018

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.

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.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Copenhagen Youth Project CYP
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Ben Kinsella Trust 03 Oct 2018

Toward the core costs of running educational anti-knife workshops.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Wates Foundation
Recipient: The Ben Kinsella Trust
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £10,500
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Just for Kids Law
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Additional package of support 2017-18 (part of the Growth Fund support) 26 Feb 2018

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.

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Just for Kids Law
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

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

Scaling impact and building the policy and campaigning role of Project 17 14 May 2018

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.

Amount: £39,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Project 17
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Embedding singing as an agent for overall school improvement 28 Jun 2018

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.

Amount: £150,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Voices Foundation
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Investing in finance and programme management to growth in impact 09 Jul 2018

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.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Tender Education and Arts
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Musicians in Residence Programme for special schools 14 Nov 2018

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.

Amount: £249,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Live Music Now
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Youth Engagement Officer for Young People Excluded from School 21 Nov 2018

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.

Amount: £87,200
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Just for Kids Law
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £105,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Migrant Voice
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Prison Reform Trust 2018 15 May 2018

Funding towards the salary of our Head of Finance & Human Resources.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Wates Foundation
Recipient: Prison Reform Trust
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The Difference 22 Nov 2018

Research into effective interventions for reducing NEETs, in schools for excluded pupils and mainstream. Interventions actioned through Difference Leaders programme in alternative provision schools, then led in mainstream.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: Wates Family Enterprise Trust
Recipient: The Difference
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Additional package of support 2017-18 (part of the Growth Fund support) 26 Feb 2018

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.

Amount: £36,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Leap Confronting Conflict
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Supporting continuous improvement in youth social action 19 Mar 2018

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.

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