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Investigating the causes of dementia 31 May 2017

Led by Professor Karen Horsburgh, University of Edinburgh, this PhD student will join others at the Scotland Doctoral Training Centre, to investigate the effects of reduced blood flow to the brain in dementia looking specifically at immune cells and whether they contribute to damage that leads to dementia.

Scotland Doctoral Training Centre PhD Extensions 29 Nov 2017

Funding for a PhD student extension programme at the Scotland Doctoral Training Centre. The extensions will allow PhD students to complete additional research and outputs including published papers, presentations and attendance at conferences. Alzheimer's Society will invite applications and assess the proposals from current PhD students and evaluate the success of the programme. If appropriate offer for two years to accommodate a maximum of eight PhD students across the Doctoral Training Centre in Scotland.

Support for Families in Scotland Affected by Rb 31 May 2017

Providing support for families in Scotland affected by the childhood eye cancer retinoblastoma, and driving faster future diagnosis by increasing awareness of the condition. Most children affected by Rb lose at least one eye and nearly all are left with lifelong significant visual impairment as a result of the treatment.

ClearVision Project 29 Nov 2017

ClearVision exists to promote and further the education of blind and partially sighted persons by creating dual print and braille books and operating the only free postal lending library of these books to families and organisations across the UK. This lets thousands of sighted parents sit and read with a visually impaired child, raising literacy and wellbeing.

Amount: £17,760
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: ClearVision Project
Region: London
District: Wandsworth London Boro

Blocking Brain Damage in Diabetes 31 May 2017

Professor Rory McCrimmon will investigate whether high blood glucose levels and regular episodes of hypoglycaemia ('hypos') contribute to accelerated ageing of the brain, which is seen in some people with diabetes. His findings could reveal a way to improve the defence systems in the brain to help prevent these changes.

Amount: £55,426
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Diabetes UK
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Freedom Project Scotland 31 May 2017

The Freedom Project provides a safe place for pets, enabling domestic abuse sufferers to take the decision to leave their abusive partner. People who are violent often threaten or harm a pet making it difficult for the victim to make the decision to leave.

Amount: £54,000
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Dogs Trust
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Harnessing neural network activity to stop seizure 31 May 2017

Dr Connolly at the University of Dundee has recently discovered that brain networks can transmit warning signals to bystander cells that allows them to transiently shut down network activity. This network inactivation removes their vulnerability to toxic hyperactivity. The project questions whether the same process may be harnessed to shut down epileptic seizures

Lifelong Links Scottish trial 31 May 2017

To undertake a three year trial of Lifelong Links in Scotland aimed at building lasting relationships for looked after children. The funding would enable Family Rights Group to support the trial in West Lothian and Children1st to conduct Lifelong Links with children in that locality from April 2018.

Amount: £46,940
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Family Rights Group
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Improving Independence at Home 29 Nov 2017

The programme will benefit 84 people each year with neurological conditions living in various locations in Scotland.

Amount: £15,000
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Independence at Home
Region: London
District: Harrow London Boro

Audiobooks for print impaired people in Scotland 29 Nov 2017

Funding to provide a free audiobook service of over 7,000 titles via MP3 CD, internet streaming and downloads to anyone with a visual impairment in Scotland.

Amount: £4,500
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Listening Books
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

The Impact of preterm birth on the HPA axis 31 May 2017

Preterm birth is associated with long-term disease of the nervous and cardiovascular systems. These associations may be mediated by perinatal re-programming of the brain-hormone axis that regulates physiological stress responses. A clinical PhD studentship will determine whether preterm birth modifies brain-hormone programming in women and their infants.

Using statins to prevent brain injury in infants 31 May 2017

Testing the effects of statins on brain development as they might prevent the brain injury associated with preterm birth and this could help the 600,000 children born every year who are affected by this condition.

Amount: £33,144
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Tommy's
Region: London
District: City and County of the City of London

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.

Amount: £350,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Comic Relief
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

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.

Amount: £30,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Global Dialogue
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

MoH Creatives -- Next steps for the Museum of Homelessness 25 Sep 2017

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.

Amount: £59,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: Museum of Homelessness
Region: London
District: Wandsworth London Boro

Enhancing the scope and influence of communities of practice 25 Sep 2017

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.

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

Effective school approaches towards integrating migrant children and their families 25 Sep 2017

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.

Helping young people in London to overcome danger and disadvantage. 25 Sep 2017

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.

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

Building sustainable income streams to help gang-affected young women 25 Sep 2017

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.

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

Core funding 25 Sep 2017

Runnymede Trust is the UK’s leading race equality think tank, which seeks to inform public and policy debates on race equality, migration and integration. This core grant will contribute to the salaries of its director and policy and communications officers. Through this grant, Runnymede will foster collaboration between the migration and race equality sectors to inform and drive forward migration and integration debates. It also aims to improve framing and messaging for different audiences; develop and expand partnerships; and to work with an external evaluator to identify ways in which they can grow their impact.

Amount: £150,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Runnymede Trust
Region: London
District: City of Westminster London Boro