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- Earliest award date
- 24 May 2006
- Latest award date
- 22 Apr 2020
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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.
Northern Social Circuit: Community Programmers 08 May 2017
Red Ladder Theatre Company (RL) based in Leeds, is developing a Northern Social Circuit to bring small-scale theatre to 15 areas with limited opportunities for cultural engagement. RL seek to address the under-representation of people from low socio economic backgrounds both in audiences and in cultural programming in these communities. The organisation will empower individuals through a skills development scheme as a part of their programme of work.
MTG Engage - increasing arts access and participation by learning disabled people as participants, artists and audiences 18 Jul 2017
Delivered in partnership with seven theatre venues, this initiative seeks to increase arts access and participation by learning disabled people as participants, artists and audiences. The programme aims to embed inclusive practice within each venue and strengthen local networks of provision.
This grant will fund continued support for teachers in the use of rehearsal-room pedagogy, both in the teaching of Shakespeare and across the wider primary-school curriculum.
Mermaids works with and on behalf of transgender and gender variant children and young people in England, Scotland and Wales. It plans to recruit a Volunteer and Events Manager to expand its volunteer team, develop a peer mentoring scheme, extend delivery and significantly enhance its external profile and influence.
The Vulture's Song 15 Dec 2017
The Blahs will explore and test an integrated model involving participatory theatre and digital learning to support social, moral, spiritual and cultural learning in six Leeds primary schools. A performance of The Vultures’ Song about the Partition of India, will enable pupils to engage with concepts of homeland, belonging, cultural/faith identity and citizenship.
Developing a Community Arts Academy 15 Dec 2017
Heads Together works with young people in East Leeds using creative opportunities and methods to improve their skills. Through this grant, it will pilot a Community Arts Academy where young artists can receive training, mentoring and take part in real-life participatory projects.
Animated Poetry with Pupils New to English 26 Feb 2018
Ilkley Literature Festival is the north of England’s largest literary festival and runs a year-round programme with community groups, families and young people. This project will explore how combining creative-writing techniques, visual arts and digital technology in four secondary schools around Leeds and Bradford can deepen and enhance engagement in and expression through creative writing for newly-arrived young people who are new to the English language.
A Cultural Community College 05 Mar 2018
Four year funding will support Slung Low to establish a Cultural Community College at the HUB in Holbeck, Leeds. The college will offer a permanent regular programme of free cultural participation made up of a variety of workshops and courses in a wide range of cultural activities, led by artists and curated by local participants.
This grant will provide additional support for Opera North as part of the Paul Hamlyn Clubs.
City of Sanctuary is a movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. This grant supports the development of joint creative communications content for the Lift the Ban coalition and campaign to give people seeking asylum the right to work.
Getaway Girls empowers girls and young women aged 11–25 to build confidence, develop new skills and take positive risks in an environment that offers cooperation and support. Follow-on funding will help the organisation to develop a strength-based approach to supporting more young women from diverse communities.
Migrant Futures 10 Dec 2018
Migrant Action is an advocacy and rights-based organisation based in South Yorkshire that provides information, guidance, advocacy support and practical assistance to people who have migrated to the UK. Funding will support Migrant Action to cooperate with different agencies to deliver holistic support, strengthen local partnerships and influence wider change.
Complementary Saturday classes and parents workshops to raise the learning potential of ethnic minority primary aged children in Bradford.
Senior project worker's post 17 Jul 2007
Securing the services of a Senior Project Worker for a further two years, allowing Leeds Reach to continue its reintegration work with young people who have been excluded from school, or are facing school exclusion.
Renovating 20 derelict properties to provide homeless people wth safe, decent homes. Training 120 disadvantaged volunteers in construction skills, improve their life skills, employability, integration.
An interactive collage of personal stories and music (website and live performances), created within the Leeds inner-city community of Little London, celebrating its diverse cultures.
Studio 12 Curated Programme 23 Apr 2007
Visual arts programme that seeks to engage young people (aged 18-25) from deprived areas of Leeds with new media through a diverse, curated programme of artist-led activities.