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- Earliest award date
- 10 Mar 1998
- Latest award date
- 26 Sep 2019
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The Germinal: Raising Democratic Awareness 07 Sep 2017
Award-winning writer and filmmaker Frances Weetman aims to develop The Germinal: a project that seeks to support young voters. Through this grant, she will explore ways of collecting and developing young people’s opinions about democracy, and the best ways of providing non-partisan information to and engaging with this underrepresented group. Funding will contribute to market research and to work to develop relationships with key stakeholders.
Art Hotel: Feasibility Study 07 Sep 2017
Amahra Spence’s background in youth work, creative industries, project management and corporate event management has helped shape her vision to develop an Artist Hotel in Birmingham. As a social enterprise designed and managed by artists, the hotel would feature an arts programme and project space and provide training for young people; an alternative income stream for emerging artists and young people, and a unique experience of Birmingham. Amahra has already made links to other Artist Hotels and with local organisations, including Birmingham City Council, to support the development of a feasibility study and project proposal.
Doink Tank (Do and Think Tank) 07 Sep 2017
Anisa Haghdadi wants to develop a creative approach to analysing and sharing data which can engage and inspire people to find better solutions to social issues. She hopes using the arts to make information accessible will help the general public, as well as policy makers, be better informed, make better decisions and become involved in finding answers to problems that affect them. The approach brings together artists, researchers and technologists in a version of a ‘think tank’ that is action-oriented.
The Social Change Academy 07 Sep 2017
This grant will support the Social Change Agency to build an affordable online platform to share campaigning, fundraising and advocacy methods with change makers at grassroots levels.
Online Voting Certification Framework 07 Sep 2017
Areeq Chowdhury is the founder of WebRoots Democracy, a youth-led think tank based in London, which aims to harness digital technology to enhance and modernise democracy in the UK. This grant will support Areeq to develop a framework to analyse and compare online voting systems based on their accessibility, usability and security to inform debate around voting reform.
Mentoring ex-offenders in employment 07 Sep 2017
Offploy mentors individuals with criminal convictions who are in employment. The organisation seeks to create a definitive guide to mentoring in this specialist category. This grant will support a part-time staff member to develop this resource in consultation with a range of employers, ex-offenders and professionals in the criminal justice sector, and to devise standardised ex-offender recruitment policies for employers. Offploy will also use a portion of the funds to produce online resources for ex-offenders looking for work.
For people who need care at home, CareShare would offer a trusted, accessible care and support matching and care management platform. Caregivers and receivers get full choice and autonomy over their care, including the opportunity to be in both roles: care users can share their skills, support others and be fairly rewarded for this. Unlike other platforms, it is owned by the givers and users of care. Front-line care workers, care users and their families will be involved in designing and developing the online platform.
To run a UK Tech for Good grants programme 19 Sep 2017
Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation are working in partnership to deliver the Tech for Good funding programme in 2018. The programme will back 12 digital projects each with grants of up to £47,000 over 9 months, alongside access to dedicated technical expertise and an intensive support programme.
Migration Exchange Funder Collaborative 25 Sep 2017
Migration Exchange aims to inform, connect and strengthen work in support of a fair and welcoming immigration system in the United Kingdom. It supports an informal network of independent funders to share information, address knowledge gaps and create opportunities to align funding where this increases impact.
Operating from a former nightclub in Dunfermline, Heart and Sound offers a range of creative and youth work activities. Working in partnership with young people and local organisations, Heart and Sound will develop a new youth work hub in the city. The hub will house multiple charities offering sporting and creative opportunities, and give Heart and Sound the space required to meet the increasing demand for its services.
Tros Gynnal is a charity working across Wales to promote and realise children and young people’s rights and enable them to have a voice. The grant will contribute to the salary of the CEO to support Tros Gynnal to broaden access to its services across Wales to reach more people. It will also support the CEO to develop her role as a spokesperson for the organisation and the advocacy sector.
National Working Group aims to stop the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children and young people, and to improve support for those affected. It will grow its Youth Advisory Board from a centralised UK board to three regional boards. This will lead to enhanced youth advocacy within the child sexual exploitation sector and inform the organisation’s research, policy and campaigns. Learning will be disseminated across its network.
Testing the Impact of Be Inspired 25 Sep 2017
The museum wants to test two versions of Be Inspired, a creative writing programme for primary school children that draws on refugees’ stories and survivors’ testimony. The project educator will also conduct transition activities at the four secondary schools with links to the primary schools involved.
Museum of Homelessness works collaboratively with its members to explore the art, history and culture of homelessness in order to make a difference for homeless people today, and was originally developed through the support of PHF’s Ideas & Pioneers Fund. This grant enables the organisation to explore and test a delivery model where people with lived experience of homelessness are trained and supported to be creative facilitators; develop an evaluation framework; and collect evidence of the impact of this approach. This will inform its developing practice, organisational model and ability to influence the wider heritage sector.
London Youth supports a network of 322 diverse community youth organisations serving over 45,000 young people across the capital. Following on from a three year pilot, it will expand and evolve its communities of practice model whereby member organisations meet regularly to focus on learning and quality. It will test new approaches to share the learning and benefits from this approach across its network.
Schools are potentially natural places for integration where the needs of migrant children and families can be identified and addressed and where equal participation in society can be facilitated. This project will engage schools and a wide range of stakeholders in education and in integration in order to identify good and promising practice towards successful integration of migrant children and their families, across all areas of learning and school life.
Safer London works to prevent violence, sexual exploitation and vulnerability amongst young people across London. The grant will contribute to the salaries of the Director of Operations, Director of Development and the Chief Executive. It will increase the capacity of the senior leadership team, allowing Safer London to grow unrestricted income, capitalise on available opportunities and build a solid base for future growth and widening of impact.
Ashley Community Housing will explore and evaluate a Collective Impact approach, bringing together private sector employers, the Bristol Mayor’s Office, the local authority and local refugee community organisations to find solutions that facilitate refugees’ integration into the labour market.
Based in Islington, Abianda works with gang-affected young women and the professionals who support them. This grant will fund a Training and Participation Officer to grow the organisation’s income generating training arm. This would allow the Director to focus on scaling delivery and developing strategic partnerships.
This programme aims to promote intercultural understanding and to strengthen integration by deepening connections between parents from families who have recently migrated and their local communities. Parents will be supported to volunteer in local Children’s Centres and primary schools, gaining crucial skills for employment and community action as the organisations gain additional capacity to support outreach activities, learning and governance processes that represent and reflect the community.