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Grants Made 2020

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
David Parr House towards endowment to support future core costs, specifically the salary of the Curator £ 20,000 England - East
National Space Centre towards capital improvements to the science centre   £ 150,000 England - East Midlands
Derby Museums towards the transformation of The Silk Mills into a new Museum of Making, specifically the fit out costs £ 75,000 England - East Midlands
Nottingham Trent University towards a research project on poetry writing development offered as match funding  £ 25,000 England - East Midlands
Beech Academy towards the upgraded music room at the special school (£8K) plus contribution towards additional music tuition (£2K) £ 10,000 England - East Midlands
City & Guilds Art School Property Trust towards the Foyle Books & Paper Conservation Studios project to create and equip the new suite of conservation studios and facilities £ 275,000 England - London
National Portrait Gallery towards major improvements to the gallery including complete redisplay, improved access and a new enlarged learning wing (first payment of two) £ 200,000 England - London
British Academy towards modernising and improving the home of the British Academy £ 150,000 England - London
Sutton's Hospital in Charterhouse towards the refurbishment of the Great Chamber of the Charterhouse £ 50,000 England - London
Sir John Soane's Museum towards completing the cataloguing of the Museum's collection of Robert Adams' architectural drawings over four years (fourth payment of four) £ 25,000 England - London
The Wiener Holocaust Library towards development of the new website £ 20,000 England - London
Hackney New Primary School towards instruments for Year 5 music programme £ 11,000 England - London
Turner's House Trust towards core costs over 12 months £ 10,000 England - London
Eureka! The National Children's Museum towards Eureka! Mersey: a new science and discovery centre on the Wirral, Merseyside £ 100,000 England - North West
Bletchley Park Trust Limited towards work on Blocks A, E and the Teleprinter Building Annex at Bletchley Park  £ 150,000 England - South East
Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust towards the conservation and restoration of the Sheerness Dockyard Church as a community facility £ 125,000 England - South East
The Mary Rose Trust towards '1545 - When Their World Ended' capital project, to refresh the Museum  introduction in the first two galleries £ 120,000 England - South East
Goodwood Education Trust towards the Seeley Copse Study Centre £ 40,000 England - South East
Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust additional funding towards the conservation and restoration of the Sheerness Dockyard Church £ 40,000 England - South East
The Buckinghamshire County Museum Trust towards the new galleries £ 40,000 England - South East
Berkshire Young Musicians Trust towards the technology to deliver digital musical activity to more children and young people across Berkshire £ 30,000 England - South East
Chichester Community Development Trust towards interpretation and displays as part of the wider project to renovate and repurpose Graylingwell Chapel as a heritage centre and community hub £ 30,000 England - South East
The Old Kiln Museum Trust towards the new Learning post £ 20,000 England - South East
Normandy Community Therapy Garden towards core costs to ensure operations can continue whilst complying with COVID-19 safety requirements over 12 months £ 15,000 England - South East
Warmley Park School towards a specialist community library for children with severe learning/physical disabilities and complex needs £ 15,000 England - South West
Doncaster Deaf Trust towards 'Play & Learn', creation of a specialist play area £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Highbury School towards sound and lighting equipment for the hall £ 10,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
The Book Trade Charity (BTBS) towards development of Bookbinders Cottages, London N20 to provide affordable housing, particularly for young entrants to the Book Trade from diverse backgrounds £ 100,000 England Country Wide
Cued Speech UK towards core costs in 2020/21, specifically the salary of the Training Lead £ 20,000 England Country Wide
Anna Freud Centre to support the development and delivery of the school remote service to provide mental health support to pupils across England £ 50,000 England Multiple Regions
Living Paintings Trust as a general donation during yearend May 2021 to support the increased demand for the work of the Living Paintings Trust providing tactile and audio books for blind and partially sighted people during the pandemic £ 20,000 England Multiple Regions
Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge (Linen Hall Library) towards the 'Seen and Heard', a project to archive and digitise items from the collection relating to the development of Women's lives in Northern Ireland since 1965 £ 30,000 Northern Ireland
The Trimontium Trust towards the refurbishment of the Trimontium Museum in Melrose £ 20,000 Scotland
Pilrig Park School towards equipment for the sensory room at the special school £ 12,500 Scotland
Scottish Music Centre towards mentoring fees as part of the Musicares programme during the year end March 2021 (including online delivery during Coronavirus crisis) £ 10,000 Scotland
Imperial War Museum as a further contribution towards the 2nd phase of the "Transforming IWM London" masterplan creating new Second World War Galleries, Holocaust Galleries and two Learning Centres in response to the increased budget and difficulties caused by the pandemic £ 100,000 U.K. Wide
The Royal National College for the Blind towards core costs and equipment in 2020/21 to help RNC to safely provide specialist education to visually impaired young people during the COVID-19 pandemic £ 50,000 U.K. Wide
Classics for All towards equipment and costs of developing online resources   £ 20,000 U.K. Wide
Independent Provider of Special Education Advice towards core costs in 2020/21 £ 20,000 U.K. Wide
Dyfed Archaeological Trust towards development of the website and online resources to support digital outreach and engagement £ 10,000 Wales
Total: 40 items £ 2,238,500