Projects

Cardboard Citizens

Carboard Citizens received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

The Arches

The Arches received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

Geraldine Pilgrim Company

Geraldine Pilgrim Company received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

A Moment’s Peace Theatre Company

A Moment’s Peace Theatre Company received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

North Music Trust

North Music Trust received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

Walled City Music

Walled City Music received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

Graeae Theatre Company

Graeae Theatre Company received £20,000 to support fourteen consortia of organisations to conduct research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, and establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation, contributing to advances in the sector.

British Council

British Council received £15,000 towards an organised study tour to Japan by 15 UK arts professionals, researchers and funders who run innovative initiatives relating to the ageing society. The project will enable the UK and Japanese cultural sectors to share experiences and identify collaborative opportunities.

New Economics Foundation

New Economics Foundation received £72,000 to develop marine socio-economics and fair and sustainable fisheries, to help drive change towards fairer and more sustainable management of marine resources and strengthen the work of the marine conservation sector through the generation of new evidence and to support the re-framing of conservation issues, and the provision of socio-economic training and tools. 

Campaign to End Loneliness

Campaign to End Loneliness received £45,000 to support their core work and to undertake a governance review and extend reach across the EU. Extension of the Campaign’s tenancy agreement in our offices for a further (and final) three years, to make a total of five years. 

Social Finance

Social Finance received £65,000 to fund the development of a Social Impact Bond to reduce loneliness and isolation.

Oak/Pig Shed Trust

Oak/Pig Shed Trust received £20,000 towards core costs to establish and manage a marine funders’ collaborative to support projects aimed at implementing the reformed Common Fisheries Policy across Europe.

Shoreditch Town Hall

Shoreditch Town Hall received £50,000 to establish itself as a reference arts venue that delivers ground-breaking work and has significant impact in improving well-being for the local community.

Client Earth

Client Earth received £40,000 to increase its capacity to support other NGOs with legal expertise when critical new biodiversity policy opportunities or threats emerge. Currently these are the development of aquaculture standards across the EU, and the UK Government’s 25 Year Plan to restore biodiversity. 

BP Research Consultancy Ltd

BP Research Consultancy received £46,000 for scoping, online engagement and events to bring together key stakeholders to help shape priorities for the Transitions in Later Life strand using interactive co-design techniques.

Charities Evaluation Services

Charities Evaluation Services support voluntary sector organisations and their funders so they can focus on doing what they do best and achieve more for the causes they serve. Charities Evaluation Services’ work directly helps organisations become more effective and better equipped to demonstrate their value.

Charities Evaluation Services received £50,000 for an evaluation of the Campaign to End Loneliness’s work from 2014 to 2016.

Independent Age

Independent Age is a registered charity offering an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.  The advice line offers advice on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. The charity also provides befriending services to older people in their own homes to help alleviate loneliness and social exclusion. Independent Age also campaigns for the rights of older people.

Independent Age has also acted as host, funder and guarantor to the Campaign to End Loneliness.

Homeless Link

Homeless Link is intricately involved in the Making Every Adult Matter Coalition (MEAM).  It has received £60,000 legacy support for MEAM, including core cost contribution and long-term development work for two years.

Social Finance

Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with the government, the social sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and beyond.

The Gulbenkian Foundation gave £200,000 of funding for the development of a Social Impact Bond to reduce loneliness and isolation.

SP Transitions Ltd

The Shaftesbury Partnership creates, inspires and scales trailblazing social reforms that tackle inequality and exclusion.

The Gulbenkian Foundation granted it £100,000 to co-fund three Retirement Transition Initiative pilots.

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