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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.

Relaxed Workshops and Performances 17 Oct 2016

The project is seeking to explore and test the impact of a ‘relaxed’ approach to delivering music workshops and concerts for people with autism and learning disabilities and their families. It will deliver a series of Ulster Orchestra inspirational workshops and concerts which are specifically designed to maximise access and participation by people with autism and learning disabilities.

Amount: £52,360
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Ulster Orchestra Society Ltd
Region: Northern Ireland

Integration through place-based arts 17 Oct 2016

Counterpoints Arts supports and produces arts by and about refugees and migrants, and aims to ensure that their contributions are recognised and welcomed in the UK. Counterpoints Arts aims to explore, test and evaluate new place-based, arts-led approaches to bringing people together and fostering integration in areas experiencing high levels of inward migration (Blackburn, Halifax, Wakefield, Nottingham and Newcastle.

Amount: £59,500
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Counterpoints Arts
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

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

In the Changes 17 Oct 2016

Vortex Jazz Foundation will explore how it can utilise its social, physical and artistic capital more effectively and best support disadvantaged local communities to access its artistic activities. The work will focus on three key questions: which communities and partners they can most effectively support, which methodologies can best engage these audiences and how the resources of the Vortex’s artistic community can be most effectively used to deliver the programme.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Vortex Jazz Foundation
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Girls Hub 20 Oct 2016

Nikki Giant has worked in youth development for over a decade and is the Founder of Full Circle Education CIC. She is a qualified counsellor, a consultant specialising in issues relating to education and youth well-being and the author of three books for educators. Her idea, Girls Hub, is an innovative approach to tackling poverty and inequality by creating a centre of excellence for girls and young women in Wales. This initiative is the first of its kind, providing a safe, girls-only environment to nurture and support young women, with evidenced-based educational programmes to support the attainment, aspirations and well-being of girls, combined with advocacy, research, and training to act as a strategic voice for girls.

Amount: £9,190
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Nikki Giant

Muscle Owl: Initial funding for an inclusive disabled community 20 Oct 2016

Peter Duffy founded Muscle Owl, an online media and campaigns channel dedicated to changing attitudes towards disability, in 2014. He has a unique insight into this issue: his brother, Andrew, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and he has worked for Muscular Dystrophy UK, which has given him experience and contacts in the sector. Although Muscle Owl has already produced over 50 podcast episodes, it has never received any funding. Peter and his co-editor Michaela would like to develop and raise awareness of the organisation, allowing it to reach more people and offer more diverse and informative material.

Amount: £10,200
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Muscle Owl

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

Refugee Youth - part-time co-ordinator 31 Oct 2016

To support the role of a part-time coordinator to enable a range of strategic, fundraising, human resources and communications activities.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Refugee Youth
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Understand current provision in West Midlands and make informed decisions. 07 Nov 2016

To fund work that will research the gaps and opportunities relating to migration and integration infrastructure in the West Midlands.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Refugee and Migrant Centre

Strengthening the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition 07 Nov 2016

This grant focuses on the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition, which is a leading campaigning and policy body connecting over 100 organisations. It supports the existing Coalition Coordinator and Policy Lead to increase the Coalition's influence in shaping children and young people's mental health support nationally and locally.

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

Supporting young people to make change happen 07 Nov 2016

UpRising is a youth leadership charity opening pathways to power for talented young people from diverse and under-represented backgrounds. The grant was for increasing the central capacity in preparation for further growth in reach, rolling out of the ‘Find Your Power’ programme and social franchising of the model.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: UpRising
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Welcoming Britain: positive approaches to building resilience to high migration 07 Nov 2016

IPPR will work with local authorities and other actors in three areas to co-produce strategies to shore up resilience. IPPR will carry out a community research programme aimed at gaining a deep understanding of the dynamics that drive local concerns about migration in these areas and which factors enable or block the process of integration for migrants. IPPR will work with local actors to map key assets within the local community that can be mobilised by local policymakers, and will co-host a series of deliberative workshops with residents aimed at engaging local actors to build strategies that can have local support. Finally, IPPR will provide sources of good international and domestic practice, and will give them access to an exchange network to enable them to share experience and learn from others facing similar challenges, including via a trans-Atlantic learning exchange with the ‘Welcoming Cities’ programme in the US.

Re:Act - an ensemble for the marginalised communities of Birmingham. 07 Nov 2016

Geese Theatre Company will deliver 3 years of activity developing each participants theatrical and personal skills, with the aim of raising self-esteem and confidence, increasing well-being and motivation to change. Every year, the ensemble will present their work at Birmingham Repertory Theatre and in community spaces reaching a wide audience of friends, peers and professionals.

Amount: £215,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Geese Theatre Company
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham 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

The Imagineerium: Developing the Imagineers of the Future 07 Nov 2016

Over 3 years, Imagineer, their partners and 40 practitioners will work with 450 children and 30 teachers and senior leaders in 15 Coventry primary schools. The Imagineerium, is both a ‘maker space’ within the Daimler Powerhouse and a teaching approach, which creates an engaging dramatic frame and motivating real-world context for children’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) learning. Costumed Imagineers will commission the children to design and prototype mechanical milestones for a new city-wide cycle trail to celebrate Coventry’s history of bicycle manufacture.

Amount: £295,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Imagineer Productions Ltd
Region: West Midlands
District: Coventry District

Northern Guardianship Programme 28 Nov 2016

GMIAU will co-design an advocacy service model with unaccompanied migrant children and young people and with service providers in Manchester and Sheffield. This will involve a comprehensive mapping exercise of services in these cities, primary research with young people and service providers, and a learning exchange with organisations that developed a similar model in Scotland. They will produce a report and options paper, which will be disseminated via a national conference.

Transformers 06 Jan 2017

A grant towards Transformers, a workforce development initiative aimed at people in mid-career, working in any Museum Association accredited museum (or museum working towards accreditation), looking to change the way they work. Participants are challenged to develop new ways of thinking and supported to engage with experimental ideas, fresh thinking and new learning.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Museums Association
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

An artist-led approach to increasing the ethnic diversity of audiences 30 Jan 2017

CPT will test whether an artist-led approach to audience diversity can motivate audiences from BAME backgrounds currently underrepresented to attend. Further, they aim to gain better understanding of the barriers preventing emerging artists from BAME background entering the field of contemporary theatre making. They intend to use this learning to inform their wider organisational policy and practice.

Amount: £41,500
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Camden People's Theatre
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