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Grants Made 2018

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
Red Balloon Learner Centre Group towards relocating the RBAir and RB Group offices, creating the RBAir Satellite Centre in Cambridge £ 50,000 England - East
de Havilland Aircraft Museum Trust Ltd towards the construction of a new hanger £ 50,000 England - East
Kettle's Yard towards development of a private hire operation to support the sustainability of the expanded Kettle's Yard over 2 years (2nd payment of 2) £ 35,000 England - East
Bury St Edmunds Heritage Trust towards the Education/Learning Resource Room within the renovated Guildhall  £ 35,000 England - East
University of Nottingham towards acquisition of the Clarke Collection, the last major cache of personal materials relating to the life and work of DH Lawrence £ 75,000 England - East Midlands
The Creswell Heritage Trust towards IT equipment and infrastructure improvements £ 20,000 England - East Midlands
Portland College towards technical equipment for the creative arts theatre  £ 16,000 England - East Midlands
Life Skills Educational Charity towards adapting the 'D.A.R.E. Primary Programme' for special educational needs schools £ 12,000 England - East Midlands
City & Guilds Art School Property Trust towards the Stoneyard renovation to improve facilities for Historic Carving Department  £ 125,000 England - London
Geffrye Museum Foundation towards major redevelopment of site to improve access to the buildings, gardens and collections £ 100,000 England - London
Sir John Soane's Museum towards completing the cataloguing of the Museum's collection of Robert Adams' architectural drawings over four years (2nd payment of 4) £ 25,000 England - London
BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology towards Community Collaborations £ 25,000 England - London
The Garwood Foundation towards purchasing adapted transport to support learning outside the classroom £ 20,000 England - London
Bloomfield Learning Centre for Children towards running costs in 2018/19 to support the specialist tuition service for pupils with dyslexia and other learning difficulties £ 20,000 England - London
African People's Historic Monument Foundation towards a new externally delivered Black History learning programme, specifically towards the school resource packs and archive boxes £ 20,000 England - London
Colville Primary School towards retractable seating for a performance space £ 15,000 England - London
The Winchester Project towards the running costs of the Belsize Community Library £ 12,500 England - London
Beamish Museum towards 'Remaking Beamish' to create a completely new 1950s scheme plus some additions to the existing 1820s scheme (2nd payment of 2) £ 125,000 England - North East
Heel & Toe towards 'Developmental Movement and Facilitation Therapy' pilot support for young children with cerebral palsy £ 26,000 England - North East
TLG - The Education Charity towards the new  Education Centre in Sunderland to develop the abilities of disadvantaged young people to access learning and support their education £ 19,000 England - North East
Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust towards the St Hilda's Pit Head Activity Plan £ 10,000 England - North East
National Museums Liverpool towards China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition and education programme £ 50,000 England - North West
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and Museum Trust Limited towards a new Project Manager over two years (1st payment of 2) £ 20,000 England - North West
Story Museum towards the final phase of capital works £ 150,000 England - South East
The Royal Horticultural Society towards 'A New Future for RHS Collections' campaign, specifically the library suite (£150K) and digital archive management project (£100K) with naming rights on the Foyle Reading Room (2nd payment of 2) £ 125,000 England - South East
Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust towards transforming The Fitted Rigging House £ 100,000 England - South East
Museum of Army Flying towards Project Eagle, a programme of capital works and activities to improve visitor experience, diversify audiences and increase self-sustainability £ 50,000 England - South East
Chailey Heritage Foundation towards The Dream Centre Appeal specifically the staging equipment £ 50,000 England - South East
National Children's Bureau towards delivering Making it REAL  to develop early literacy skills £ 30,000 England - South East
The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum towards the annual salary of the part-time Museum Curator in 2019 and 2020 £ 25,000 England - South East
Rainbow Centre for Conductive Education towards an on-site speech and language therapy course for children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders £ 20,000 England - South East
Dr Pusey Memorial Fund towards electronic cataloguing of Pusey House Library £ 20,000 England - South East
Banbury Museum Trust towards the creation of the new Special Exhibitions Gallery £ 20,000 England - South East
South Downs National Park Trust towards the Apprentice Ranger Programme over two years (1st payment of 2) £ 15,000 England - South East
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre to employ a STEAM Education Coordinator for two years (1st payment of 2) £ 15,000 England - South East
Normandy Community Therapy Garden towards running costs of the Green School  £ 10,000 England - South East
Wheal Martyn Trust towards the Clay Works project to support the preservation of industrial heritage buildings and expansion of facilities £ 75,000 England - South West
Tank Museum towards the 'Conservation in Action Skills and Learning Programme' £ 50,000 England - South West
Newton Abbot Community Trust towards a new home for the town's local history museum £ 45,000 England - South West
The Milestone School towards equipment for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties £ 20,000 England - South West
Magdalen Environmental Trust towards works to the Farmhouse residential centre to increase capacity £ 15,000 England - South West
Worcester Cathedral towards the conservation and exhibition of eighteen Royal Charters and two Medieval Monastic registers, specifically the rehousing, display, digitisation and cabinets £ 35,000 England - West Midlands
S4E Limited towards Inspiring Sounds, to improve access to music making opportunities in special schools in Birmingham £ 30,000 England - West Midlands
Vale of Evesham School towards the ‘Communication for All’ project and specifically Eye Gaze Technology and Singalong training £ 11,000 England - West Midlands
Guild of St Mary's Centre Lichfield towards match funding for a new Arts and Heritage Co-ordinator post to develop activities as part of the revitalisation of St Mary's £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
Biddulph High School towards improving the performing arts facilities £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
Guild of St George towards the 'John Ruskin: The Power of Seeing' bicentenary exhibition to take place in London and Sheffield, specifically the education costs £ 26,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Piece Hall Trust towards 'Sculpture for All at The Piece Hall' a collaboration with the Hepworth Museum, Wakefield £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Lighthouse School towards IT equipment for use by pupils at the SEN school  £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Dixons Trinity Academy towards school theatre enhancements £ 15,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Reading Culture CIO towards a programme of literature activities and events for young people in primary and secondary schools in Bradford £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire and Humberside
Imperial War Museum Foundation towards phase 2 of transforming the IWM London £ 250,000 National Reach
British Library towards 'Save our Sounds' a five year partnership campaign with 10 regional archives across the UK to preserve and promote access to the nation's most at risk and vulnerable audio  collections (2nd payment of 2) £ 150,000 National Reach
Victoria & Albert Museum towards DesignLab Nation: Years 1 to 3 to support design education for 11 to 16 year olds (1st payment of 2) £ 50,000 National Reach
The Salters' Institute of Industrial Chemistry towards establishing new festivals of chemistry for young people over two years £ 30,000 National Reach
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals to commission a researcher to look into the level of school library provision in the UK £ 30,000 National Reach
Centre for Literacy in Primary Education towards renovating and upgrading the CLPE library space £ 25,000 National Reach
Furniture History Society towards British and Irish Furniture Makers Online educational activities over one year £ 20,000 National Reach
The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association towards the Archive Collation and Digitisation Project  £ 18,000 National Reach
School Library Association towards the School Librarian of the Year Award over three years (2nd payment of 3) £ 6,650 National Reach
Historic Royal Palaces towards the Hillsborough Castle, Northern Ireland representation and opening up to the public (2nd payment of 2) £ 125,000 Northern Ireland
Liberty Consortium towards Project Sparks to support the next stage of the learning disabled teachers programme  £ 20,000 Northern Ireland
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum Trust towards improvement works to the regimental museum to increase visitor numbers and earned income £ 30,000 Scotland
National Museum Wales towards fit out and interpretation of 'Life is...' gallery in the main building £ 200,000 Wales
Brilliant Club towards establishing sustainable provision of The Scholars Programme in Wales for one year £ 30,000 Wales
Elizabeth Montagu Correspondence Online towards cataloguing and transcribing the letters of Elizabeth Montagu, specifically year one costs of the research assistant £ 25,000 Wales
Marlborough Primary School towards an oral history project involving pupils and older members of the community with support from the Firing Line Museum £ 10,000 Wales
Total: 67 items £ 2,947,150