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Grants Made 2016

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
Royal Academy of Arts, London towards "The Foyle Sculpture Studio", part of the redevelopment of Grade II listed Burlington Gardens to modernise and link the site together (final payment of 2) £ 250,000 London
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London towards the North Block capital development £ 200,000 London
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London towards the redisplay of the Anthropology Collection £ 150,000 London
Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust, Dumfries towards creating a National Centre for Children's Literature £ 150,000 Scotland
Canterbury Cathedral Trust towards 'The Canterbury Journey' to open up the Cathedral collections £ 150,000 South East
Bristol Aero Collection Trust, Filton towards the creation of the new British Aerospace Centre in Bristol, specifically the AV Theatre £ 150,000 South West
Roehampton University, London towards the cost of an additional Cataloguer and contribution towards build and fit out of special collections area, specifically the Foyle Special Collections Room (final payment of 2) £ 125,000 London
Pitzhanger Manor Trust, London towards restoring and improving Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery (final payment of 2) £ 110,000 London
Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial Trust, Spalding towards the Chadwick Centre, interpretation and education facility within the new memorial park in Lincolnshire £ 100,000 East Midlands
Gunnersbury Museum and Park Development Trust, London towards the Gunnersbury Park Museum refurbishment £ 100,000 London
Durham University towards digitisation equipment for the Priory Library project to conserve and digitise the Medieval Monastic Library held by Durham Cathedral and Durham University (final payment of 2) £ 100,000 North East
Yehudi Menuhin School, Cobham towards construction of new music hub for student and community use, specifically the "Foyle Music Library" £ 100,000 South East
National Museum Wales, Cardiff towards extending the main building, part of £26.6M capital project at St Fagans National History Museum £ 100,000 Wales
Garden Museum, London to support "The Foyle Study Room", part of the revamp and extension of the museum site (final payment of 2) £ 75,000 London
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, London towards restoring the baroque wall paintings of Sir James Thornhill, conservation of the Painted Hall and creating a new visitor centre in the undercroft (1st payment of 2) £ 75,000 London
St Albans Museums and Galleries Trust towards creating a museum and gallery in the centre of St Albans £ 50,000 East
Turner's House Trust, Twickenham towards restoring Sandycombe Lodge, Turner's villa at Twickenham £ 50,000 London
Orleans House Trust, Riverside towards restoration of the Octagon and redevelopment of the Orleans House Gallery £ 50,000 London
Oates Memorial Library and Museum and the Gilbert White Museum, Alton towards the conversion and fitting out of the library as part of the £2.8M expansion of the museum £ 50,000 South East
Pilgrim Trust (National Archives Project), London towards continued support for the National Cataloguing Scheme over five years (4th payment of 5) £ 50,000 U. K.
National Trust, Newtownards towards cataloguing and conservation of the Mount Stewart Library over 18 months £ 45,000 Ireland
National Trust, Newtownards towards cataloguing and conservation of the Mount Stewart Library over 18 months £ 45,000 Ireland
King's College London towards digitising the archives of King George III, specifically the funding of one Metadata creator post over three years (1st payment of 3) £ 40,000 London
King's College London, London towards digitising the archives of King George III, specifically the funding of one Metadata creator post over three years (2nd payment of 3) £ 40,000 London
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh towards fitting out the relocated Moving Image Archive as part of the Kelvin Hall Project in Glasgow £ 40,000 Scotland
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum Trust towards the new Mary Anning Wing to increase facilities at the museum £ 30,000 South West
National Association for Gallery Education (engage), London towards the first year of the Summer Arts Colleges providing visual arts activity for young people in the care of the Youth Justice System in Wales £ 30,000 Wales
Forum Trust, Norwich towards the new annual Norwich Science Festival 2016 to 2018 £ 25,000 East
Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge (Linen Hall Library) towards core costs £ 25,000 Ireland
Bendrigg Trust, Kendal towards building a new wheelchair accessible 25 place residential unit at the outdoor education centre £ 25,000 North West
Kent Mining Heritage Foundation, Deal towards the Kent Mining Museum housed in the new Betteshanger Visitor Centre £ 25,000 South East
Lymington Museum Trust towards £2M capital improvements £ 25,000 South East
Firing Line, Cardiff towards creating a learning zone that can accommodate large or small schools £ 25,000 Wales
BIBIC (British Institute for Brain Injured Children), Langport to fund the salary of a children and young person's Therapist for one year £ 23,000 South West
Friends of Phoenix School, Peterborough towards renewal and upgrading of the Sensory Spaces at the special school £ 22,500 East
British Exploring Society, London towards the Outreach Programme 2016 £ 20,000 England
Charles Dickens Museum, London to support the new Museum Education and Outreach Programme over the next two years (£30K in 15/16 and £20K in 16/17) (final payment of 2) £ 20,000 London
Ragged School Museum Trust, London to fund the Museum Learning Officer for one year £ 20,000 London
Bluecoat, Liverpool towards the 'My Bluecoat' archive project £ 20,000 North West
Hearts and Minds, Edinburgh towards Clowndoctors in the Classroom operating in 4 special schools £ 20,000 Scotland
Paternoster School, Cirencester towards hardware to enhance the communicative abilities of children with PMLD £ 20,000 South West
14-18 Now (c/o Imperial War Museum), London towards the Poppies learning and engagement programme over two years, part of the tour to multiple venues across the UK (1st payment of 2) £ 20,000 U. K.
14-18 Now (c/o Imperial War Museum), London towards the Poppies learning and engagement programme over two years, part of the tour to multiple venues across the UK (final payment of 2) £ 20,000 U. K.
Megan Baker House, Leominster towards a pilot training project for teachers, SENTed (special educational needs training and education) £ 20,000 West Midlands
Rutland House School for Parents, Nottingham towards expanding a reading and writing project for disabled children for two years £ 16,000 East Midlands
King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville towards purchasing musical instruments for the college £ 15,000 East Midlands
Milford Buildings Preservation Trust towards the move to a permanent home for the museum at 3 Victoria Street, Armagh £ 15,000 Ireland
Phoenix ADHD Project, Coleraine towards the running costs of the Phoenix Project £ 15,000 Ireland
Real Action (Q.P.C.T.) Ltd, London towards the development of the Butterfly Model Grammar project over 2 years (1st payment of 2) £ 15,000 London
Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association, Hockley towards improvements to the museum to facilitate increased access, better displays and more visitors £ 15,000 West Midlands
Fernhill Secondary School, Farnborough towards employing a poet in residence £ 13,300 South East
Kirkleatham Hall School, Redcar to purchase a portable stage, sound and lighting equipment £ 13,000 North East
Highlanders' Museum, Ardersier towards funding the Education and Outreach Officer over two years (final payment of 2) £ 12,500 Scotland
Fusilier Museum, Bury towards Bury Boxed Up: Pilot Loan Box Project for primary and secondary schools £ 11,500 North West
Herbert Norris Museum and Library Charity, St Ives towards a digital interactive display of the Pettis Survey of 1728 £ 10,000 East
Northern Children's Book Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne towards the Freelance Festival Coordinator post for 2016 £ 10,000 North East
Twinkle House, Skelmersdale towards core running costs for the charity which provides services for children and young people with disabilities and additional needs in the North West £ 10,000 North West
Cued Speech Association UK, Dartmouth towards fully accessible Cued Speech training for parents of deaf babies and children £ 10,000 South West
Nailsworth CE Primary School towards updating drama equipment to create a centre for the arts for use by the school and the rural community £ 10,000 South West
Oval Learning Cluster, London towards a music project with school children in Lambeth delivered in partnership with English Touring Opera £ 7,500 London
Oval Learning Cluster, London towards a music project with school children in Lambeth delivered in partnership with English Touring Opera £ 7,500 London
Total: 61 items £ 3,036,800