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Grants Made 2018

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
MK Gallery towards the £12M expansion of MK Gallery  £ 100,000 England - East
Snape Maltings towards Aldeburgh Young Musicians over 2 years in 2018/19 and 2019/20 (1st payment of 2) £ 35,000 England - East
Beecroft Arts Trust towards renovation of the dis-used former Beecroft Trust Gallery into artists studios £ 30,000 England - East
Saffron Hall Trust towards the artistic programme for 2018/19 £ 25,000 England - East
NORCA and Sistema in Norwich Limited towards Teen Sistema over two years (1st payment of 2) £ 20,000 England - East
HighTide Festival Productions towards a two year programme of theatre performances and activities to develop audiences in Lowestoft (1st payment of 2) £ 20,000 England - East
Gabrieli towards Gabrieli Roar residential choir programme for young people £ 20,000 England - East
Frozen Light Theatre towards Visualising Sound, a new multi-sensory production for audiences with profound and multiple learning difficulties £ 20,000 England - East
Pacitti Company towards commissioning a version of Siren Song, a large-scale publicly sited sound work as part of 14-18 NOW and the SPILL 2018 Festival £ 12,500 England - East
Full House Theatre Company towards Luton's Feb Fest, a children's arts festival in 2019 £ 10,000 England - East
Eastern Angles Theatre Company towards extending its 2018 production to include a 3-week rural tour £ 10,000 England - East
Déda towards updating technical equipment £ 25,000 England - East Midlands
Buxton Festival to support a new production to have its world premiere at the 40th anniversary of the International Festival at the Buxton Opera House in July 2019 £ 25,000 England - East Midlands
The Irene Taylor Trust towards The Lullaby music project working with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Lowestoft and Hull £ 15,000 England - East Midlands
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Ltd towards creative activity programmes in partnership with the Forestry Commission, The Forest is the Museum & The Outdoor Institute of Art £ 15,000 England - East Midlands
Bamboozle Theatre Company towards two new versions of Pulse, a production for audiences with learning disabilities £ 15,000 England - East Midlands
The Parochial Church Council of St Matthew’s Church, Northampton towards purchasing a new grand piano to support the music programme £ 10,000 England - East Midlands
Nottingham Music Service to fund the 'Great Orchestra Experiment', an annual concert and associated work for schools in Nottingham £ 10,000 England - East Midlands
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts towards 'Mountivew Moves to Peckham' a new purpose built drama school, specifically the 'Foyle Learning Resource Centre' (2nd payment of 2) £ 150,000 England - London
Roundhouse Trust towards the new campus building and other capital works (2nd payment of 2) £ 125,000 England - London
Southwark Playhouse Theatre Company towards fit-out of new space for a purpose-built theatre and learning studio in a new building in Elephant & Castle £ 100,000 England - London
Pioneer Theatres towards phase 1 of works to the theatre building £ 100,000 England - London
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith towards the capital redevelopment to carry out work to the auditorium and studio space £ 50,000 England - London
The Cartoon Art Trust Limited towards fitting out the new permanent home £ 30,000 England - London
Opera Holland Park towards the new Inspire Schools Matinee and Educational Workshops over two years (1st payment of 2) £ 30,000 England - London
BalletBoyz towards Them and Us - the BalletBoyz 2018/19 stage production £ 25,000 England - London
Theatre503 to support a fully resourced production of three first-time writer’s scripts in 2018/19 £ 20,000 England - London
Fuel Productions towards a F/T Reach Producer role to extend existing Fuel productions to new audiences £ 20,000 England - London
Music as Therapy towards 'Interactive Music-Making Awards & Sustainability Activities' £ 15,000 England - London
Iris Theatre towards Arabian Nights as a site specific production at Hackney Empire £ 10,000 England - London
Alnwick District Playhouse Trust towards the redevelopment of Alnwick Playhouse £ 30,000 England - North East
Orchestras Live towards new orchestral and learning activity in underserved areas of the North East region over three years (2nd payment of 3) £ 25,000 England - North East
North East Theatre Trust Limited towards the 10-day Elevator Festival for new artists in 2019 £ 20,000 England - North East
YMCA North Tyneside towards developing the existing music studio into a multi purpose music and visual arts space £ 10,000 England - North East
Helix Arts towards a digital dance project for children and young people from the Tees Valley £ 10,000 England - North East
Octagon Theatre Trust towards updating the Octagon Theatre building  £ 100,000 England - North West
Manchester Young People's Theatre towards the capital redevelopment of the theatre building (2nd payment of 2) £ 75,000 England - North West
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society towards the rollout of an expanded programme of Music & Mental Health work across Liverpool (in 2019/20 and 2020/21) (1st payment of 2) £ 25,000 England - North West
Northern Ballet towards the delivery of a new digital programme including children's ballets in 2018 and 2019 (1st payment of 2) £ 25,000 England - North West
Mahdlo Youth Zone towards equipment and staffing for a new performing arts hub £ 25,000 England - North West
Waters Edge Arts towards new theatre lighting equipment £ 20,000 England - North West
Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme towards The Bridge Project, a bespoke training programme for new Directors from underrepresented groups £ 20,000 England - North West
NK Theatre Arts towards upgrading theatre and artistic facilities at The Forum Theatre in Romiley, Stockport £ 20,000 England - North West
Lake District Summer Music towards core costs supporting organisational development £ 20,000 England - North West
Skylight Circus in Education towards core costs £ 15,000 England - North West
Merseyside Dance Initiative towards the LEAP Festival in 2018 £ 15,000 England - North West
DaDa - Disability & Deaf Arts towards delivering DaDaFest in 2018 £ 15,000 England - North West
Bluecoat Display Centre towards the artist-maker residency programme at a hospital and a neurology hospital over two years (2nd payment of 2) £ 10,000 England - North West
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre towards replacing the main house stagelighting dimmer system £ 35,000 England - South East
Marsh Academy towards Cinemarsh, a community cinema project in New Romney, specifically towards cinema equipment  £ 30,000 England - South East
Theatre Chipping Norton towards refurbishing the flooring and seating in the auditorium £ 25,000 England - South East
St Wilfrid's Hospice (South Coast) further contribution towards the Art Therapy Room at the new hospice being built in Bosham, with naming rights on the Foyle Art Room £ 25,000 England - South East
SPUD towards the refurbishment of ArtSway £ 25,000 England - South East
Chineke Foundation towards core costs over two years (2017/18, 2018/19) (1st payment of 2) £ 25,000 England - South East
Phoenix Arts Association towards upgrading facilities to expand the learning programme for family activities £ 15,000 England - South East
Pegasus Theatre Trust towards a new play about radicalisation as part of the Pegasus Schools Touring Programme £ 15,000 England - South East
The Corn Exchange (Newbury) Trust towards the lighting track at a new visual art and craft complex at Greenham Common £ 10,000 England - South East
Cranleigh Arts Centre Ltd towards improvements to the community arts centre building £ 10,000 England - South East
Hall for Cornwall Trust towards the redevelopment to expand the auditorium capacity and expand and update facilities £ 100,000 England - South West
Exeter Phoenix towards improving the gallery space at this arts centre £ 39,000 England - South West
The Roche Court Educational Trust towards ARTiculation Regional Development over two years (1st payment of 2) £ 25,000 England - South West
Studio Theatre towards extending the existing theatre building £ 25,000 England - South West
Swindon Dance towards the studio theatre refurbishment £ 20,000 England - South West
Blackbird Red Rose Productions towards the development and production of a new dance theatre performance, Return to Heaven £ 10,000 England - South West
Chichester Art Trust 3 year support to consolidate the new Children's Competition as part of the National Open Art Competition (3rd payment of 3) £ 10,000 England - South West
Royal Shakespeare Company to restore, enhance and revamp the Grade II listed buildings which house the costume making workshops in Stratford upon Avon with naming rights on Foyle Entrance £ 200,000 England - West Midlands
Birmingham Royal Ballet towards Ballet Now, a new 5 year professional development opportunity for up-and-coming creative teams to create ten new ballets over five years with specific support for two years (2019 and 2020) (1st payment of 2) £ 50,000 England - West Midlands
Ludlow District Community Association towards renovations and improvements for Ludlow Assembly Rooms £ 30,000 England - West Midlands
Orchestra of the Swan towards 'Vision for a Sound Future' to support the Birmingham residency £ 20,000 England - West Midlands
Classical Opera over two years to support the building of new audiences in Birmingham as part of the Mozart 250 project (2nd payment of 2) £ 14,000 England - West Midlands
Music of Life Foundation towards singing workshops and a celebration concert involving pupils from three special schools in the Midlands £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
Ledbury Poetry Festival towards Ledbury Poetry Festival's New and Emerging Writers Programme in 2018 £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
Armonico Consort Limited towards the development/pilot of a new franchise model for AC Academy school choir creation and after school choir development to expand reach to new areas of England £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
Leeds Theatre Trust (Leeds Playhouse) towards a complete overhaul and refurbishment of the Leeds Playhouse, with naming rights on the Foyle Rehearsal Room (1st payment of 2) £ 100,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Transform Theatre Projects towards the salary of the new P/T General Manager  £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
National Rural Touring Forum towards developing the Rural Touring Dance Initiative to include a focussed programme for children and young people £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
S1 Artspace towards Park Hill Phase 2 Development Plan to create artist studios and an exhibition/event space £ 15,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Space2 Leeds towards ongoing costs of arts activities  £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Leeds Lieder+ towards core funding support in 2018/19 £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Impressions Gallery of Photography Limited towards upgrading the lighting system £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Greentop Community Circus Centre towards 'TROUPE', a programme to develop a youth circus performance troupe in South Yorkshire £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Create Arts Development towards the 10th anniversary edition of the Coastival Festival for children, young people and families in 2019 £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Royal College of Music towards the redevelopment of RCM's east courtyard (2nd payment of 2) £ 125,000 National Reach
Poetry Society towards the continuation of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award for 3 years (2nd payment of 3) £ 92,000 National Reach
London Philharmonic Orchestra towards continuation funding for the Foyle Future Firsts Scheme October 2016 to 2019 (3rd payment of 3) £ 60,000 National Reach
Royal College of Art towards improving access to the RCA's Special Collections, specifically to cover one year of the Special Collections Development post and the remainder towards reconfiguring the space, digitisation equipment and storage equipment (2nd payment of 2) £ 50,000 National Reach
The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain towards the new Centre Stage Creatives programme to develop creative talent outside of London £ 40,000 National Reach
Poetry Society towards the 20th anniversary activities for the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award in 2018 £ 38,000 National Reach
English Touring Opera towards 'ETO's  new Operas for Children: to delight, inspire and educate' over two years (2nd payment of 2) £ 35,000 National Reach
National Youth Jazz Orchestra towards the Jazz Messengers music education project working in partnership with music education hubs across the UK £ 25,000 National Reach
Carousel Project towards Creative Minds programme, specifically the website, artist costs and programming costs £ 20,000 National Reach
Classics for All towards operating costs in 2018 £ 20,000 National Reach
Thames Festival Trust towards expanding the 'Rivers of the World' arts education project to primary schools across England £ 20,000 National Reach
Clean Break Theatre Company towards 'Between Us and the World', a co-production with Theatre Clwyd to tour across England and Wales £ 20,000 National Reach
National Youth Ballet of Great Britain towards core costs in 2018/19 £ 20,000 National Reach
Sound Connections towards developing the research and consultancy strand of Sound Connections' work over two years to enable greater earned income (2nd payment of 2) £ 15,000 National Reach
Choir of the Year towards Choir of the Year 2019 £ 15,000 National Reach
Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory towards operating costs in 2018/19 £ 15,000 National Reach
Multi-Story Music towards the 2018 orchestral musicians training programme involving four regions of England £ 12,000 National Reach
Hosking Houses Trust to create the Skoyles Bursaries Fund over a period of 5 years to support writers residencies for women (3rd payment of 5) £ 10,000 National Reach
The Clod Ensemble towards touring the new dance work, Placebo £ 10,000 National Reach
The Verbal Arts Centre towards 'HUMAN' (Honest Ulsterman Magazine Archive Network) £ 25,000 Northern Ireland
Ulster Orchestra towards the Crescendo programme providing music education for children aged 5 to 11 years from October 2018 to June 2020 £ 22,000 Northern Ireland
Arts & Business NI partnership funding with Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation to support a number of timely and strategic interventions with small and medium-sized arts organisations as a pilot financial resilience programme for the creative sector in NI £ 20,000 Northern Ireland
Tinderbox Theatre Company towards a series of workshops as part of the 2018 tour of new production, The Man Who Fell to Pieces £ 10,000 Northern Ireland
Citizens' Theatre towards the comprehensive renovation and updating of the theatre building, specifically the Studio Theatre £ 150,000 Scotland
Culture and Sport Glasgow towards the major refurbishment and redisplay of the Burrell Collection £ 150,000 Scotland
Scottish Ballet towards the 50th Anniversary Digital Archive £ 25,000 Scotland
Traverse Theatre to cover the Traverse Open Submission Programme in 2018 and 2019 (1st payment of 2) £ 21,000 Scotland
Centre for Contemporary Arts to cover installation of a retractable seating bank and 100 replacement chairs for the theatre space £ 20,000 Scotland
Project Ability towards an artist in residence opportunity for four UK based learning disabled artists for one year £ 15,000 Scotland
Artes Mundi towards the Artes Mundi 8 Biennial Exhibition in 2018 £ 35,000 Wales
Sherman Cymru towards the purchase and branding of a new company vehicle £ 25,000 Wales
Sinfonia Cymru to support the organisation as they shift to a three year artistic planning cycle with corresponding fundraising cycle (two years of support) (1st payment of 2) £ 25,000 Wales
Sinfonietta Productions towards developing a network of out of London touring venues over the first year £ 25,000 Wales
Aloud Charity towards 'Only Boys Aloud' choir programme in Wales for boys aged 11 to 19 years of age for one year £ 20,000 Wales
National Dance Company Wales towards developing audiences and participation for dance at three venues across Wales £ 20,000 Wales
Taking Flight Theatre Company towards 'You've got Dragons', an accessible mindfulness project £ 20,000 Wales
Makers Guild in Wales towards core funding in 2017/18 whilst the organisation undergoes a consultant-led review £ 15,000 Wales
Other Room towards core costs in 2018 £ 15,000 Wales
Hijinx Theatre towards purchasing and branding a new van £ 10,000 Wales
Total: 121 items £ 3,875,500