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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.

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

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

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

Ignition - Salesforce Assemble! 20 Oct 2016

Nick O’Shea set up Ignition Brewery in 2016 aiming to improve employment opportunities and quality of life for people with learning disabilities. Ignition will develop and trial ‘Salesforce Assemble!’, a training programme for their members with learning disabilities to provide them with the skills and confidence to become effective sales people for the brewery. In doing so, they hope to demonstrate that a sustainable organisation can be created by identifying, utilising and rewarding the talents of their team and to contribute to reducing the 93% unemployment rate among people with learning disabilities.

Amount: £11,150
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Ignition Brewery Ltd

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

Developing a sustainable business model and encouraging replication 07 Nov 2016

Only Connect works with Londoners aged over 16 who are currently in or leaving custody. It will develop a more sustainable business model. It will convert its 4000-square-foot head office into a local hub with hot-desking, room hire and catering to generate revenue and provide opportunities for members. It will also seek to inform national policy and practice, and encourage replication of its model outside London.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Only Connect UK
Region: London
District: Camden 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

Asylum Matters 07 Nov 2016

OPEL will bring together two existing advocacy/campaigning projects, Still Human Still Here and Regional Asylum Activism, building on the successes of both. OPEL will be hosted by City of Sanctuary and will take forward the eight advocacy priorities identified at the Sanctuary Summit in November 2014 and endorsed by some 320 organisations. The project will work at local, regional and national levels to secure concrete improvements in both policy and practice towards asylum seekers and refugees.

Amount: £150,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: City of Sanctuary
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

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

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

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.

Broadening access to arts and cultural education through flipped learning 28 Nov 2016

Whole Education is a partnership of schools and organisations committed to providing an engaging and rounded education in English schools. This project will explore and test a 'flipped learning' approach to arts education. Working with four secondary schools, it aims to improve the quality of arts education, particularly for disadvantaged young people, and enable teachers to share practice in flipped learning and use of digital resources.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Whole Education Ltd
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

The Jo Cox Studentship in Refugee and Migration Studies 06 Dec 2016

To establish a fully funded PhD studentship Refugee and Migration Studies, in memory of the late Jo Cox after whom the studentship will be named.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Pembroke College Cambridge
Region: East of England
District: Cambridge District

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.

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

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

'Making Tracks' - North West 30 Jan 2017

The project will pilot ‘Making Tracks’ in Manchester alongside a programme of practitioner training for the musical workforce in partnership with Theatre in Prisons and Probation. Four projects will engage 10 – 15 young people who are NEET or marginalised in a creative programme structured over 4 -6 weeks.

Amount: £59,817
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Irene Taylor Trust
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro