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- Earliest award date
- 20 Apr 2006
- Latest award date
- 28 Apr 2020
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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.
A grant will support a core team to progress a collective impact initiative for organisations working with young people. The aim is to bring a group of organisations together to explore how they may pursue transformative change for young people.
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.
Bow Arts Education - Consortium Programme 08 May 2017
Bow Arts will expand their schools consortium model, which addresses the need for creative school improvement by combining needs-led school interventions and continuous professional development for teachers. This funding will help to create five new consortia of ten schools each over three years. Bow Arts will also commission support to refine their internal evaluation systems and deliver a funded programme for the artist educator workforce.
New Horizons in British Islam engages in critical discussions around Muslim identity, tradition and reform to provide a positive vision of what it means to be Muslim today. To strengthen integration so that communities can live well together, the organisation seeks to use arts and culture to cultivate different perspectives of Islam in Britain. This grant will support a part-time Art Co-ordinator to explore this idea and will fund an activities budget.
Brighter Futures 10 Jul 2017
Brighter Futures is an established community of young migrants taking action to make the UK a better place for young people whose immigration status is irregular. Building on mutual support and strong community ties, Brighter Futures will deliver external targeted interventions and encounters that challenge discrimination and influence public debate. The project will provide the necessary infrastructure, resources and partnerships to enable the group to develop their own agenda and have the widest/strongest possible impact.
Kazzum Pupil Referral Unit Development Programme 14 Jul 2017
Kazzum – the only professional theatre company in the UK purely focusing on outdoor and site-specific work for children and young people – wants to test its established participatory approach in a new context. Through co-creation with professional artists, Kazzum seeks to engage children with behavioural and emotional needs with the arts. They plan to measure the impact of the programme on students’ self-esteem as well as their engagement with school and the school culture.
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.
Media Movers is a pilot programme to test On Road Media’s “interaction” method to improve coverage of media relating to young people who migrate. The programme will identify and introduce activists with lived experience directly to journalists. On Road will also design a bespoke media and self-care training course for the network of young activists.
Following 25 years of successful arts engagement with those affected by homelessness, Cardboard Citizens seeks to develop its ‘wraparound model’ to meet the increasing demand and complex needs of members. It will further enhance recruitment, induction and progression routes as well as improving evaluation of its long-term impact.
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.
PROCESSIONS led a UK-wide programme of banner-making workshops that formed part of the largest participatory textile project ever organised in the UK. The project helped to mark historic rallies led by the suffragettes. It culminated with a mass-participation artwork taking place across Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London to mark 100 years of women having the right to vote in the UK.
On Road is a national charity that aims to improve media coverage of misrepresented groups and issues, improving people’s lives and the way they are treated by society. The grant would fund the salary of a new Press and Interactions Officer and enable On Road Media to pilot the role on its long-standing All About Trans project to increase impact.
LIFT Tottenham - Audience Development 18 May 2018
This grant will help LIFT Festival to test different approaches to overcoming identified barriers to engagement, and to better evaluate and understand the impact of its LIFT Tottenham programme.
Review of Make it! Youth programme 25 Jun 2018
Toynbe Hall works to support people and communities experiencing economic disadvantage. This grant will support the organisation to review their Make it! youth project, which has positively supported the lives of hundreds of young people in East London, and to develop a new youth programme to be implemented in 2019.
Kindertransport Cultural Campaign 27 Jun 2018
Safe Passage works to help refugees find safe, legal routes to sanctuary. On the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport, this campaign aims to secure pledges from local authorities to take in at-risk child refugees. This grant will fund a series of cultural events designed to gain public support and commitments from local authorities.
Citizens' Assembly for Northern Ireland 02 Jul 2018
Involve is a public participation charity that aims to put people at the heart of decision-making. This grant will support Involve to establish a Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland to help break the stalemate on contested policy issues and provide a model for addressing similar situations in future.
Spark Arts for Children runs performing and visual arts education projects to support children to discover, enjoy and celebrate the arts. Through this grant, Spark Arts will explore and test a programme of experiential learning and teaching strategies built around an annual children's festival. The initiative aims to develop teacher’s skills and confidence in arts-based learning and to give children high quality theatre experiences to enhance their learning and development.
UpRising supports young people from diverse backgrounds to take up leadership positions across politics, business, and the public and voluntary sectors. This grant will fund a Campaigns and Engagement Officer to develop UpRising’s alumni networks in ongoing social action once its leadership programmes end.