Grant maker

Paul Hamlyn Foundation
(Registered Charity No: 1102927)
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Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 370 significant donations totalling £39,238,703

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/08/2016 £300,000 Inspiring Scotland Award to support work of 14-19 Fund. The Fund aims to reduce the number of young people who struggle to make a successful transition between school and further education, training or work.
31/07/2016 £20,000 Livity Limited Mobilising and empowering young people across the UK - the Undivided campaign will create an online platform to allow up to 1 million young people to define their priorities in the new political landscape, followed by a mass youth mobilisation campaign to ensure their voice is heard in the EU negotiations, and then in future political discourse following that. Funding will support the core campiagn team of young people and the initial planning and activity including regional roll-out, website and software development.
31/07/2016 £20,000 Sadler's Wells applying on behalf of What Next? In addition to the core support of this national movement, our grant will enable bursaries towards attendance and travel for the National Event in October 2016.
30/06/2016 £50,000 Sistema Scotland This application relates solely to the continued evaluation of Big Noise Raploch. Sistema Scotland wants to improve the quality and quantity of longitudinal evidence around their approach. The continued evaluation, carried out by Glasgow Centre for Public Health, will include: • Longitudinal analysis of children’s progress from the ages of 6-18 • Data collection of the post-school destinations of the first cohort of Raploch children • Collection of social behavioural, health and well-being data. • A Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) comparing these data sets to control groups to establish the financial impact of the SS programme in this area
30/06/2016 £60,000 Xplode Magazine Xplode is a youth-led charity, based in Bolton, which works to upskill 12-22 year olds through a magazine, website and vlog (video blog). This grant will provide core funding for the organisation, as it begins to plan its expansion across Greater Manchester. It aims to support young people into education, employment and training, and to positively influence the way young people are portrayed.
30/06/2016 £60,000 Phoenix Dance Company The project will provide weekly after-school dance classes, performances and opportunities to participate in more intensive programmes for around 80 - 120 boys aged 8 - 19 from diverse backgrounds across Leeds and Bradford.
30/06/2016 £55,880 Fully Focused Community Trust PHF support will enable the organisation to employ the Project/Administration Co-ordinator and a new Content Manager, as well as secure its own office space, enabling it to reach more young people and deepen engagement. This investment will also free up capacity for the Creative Director to strategically develop the organisation and grow commissions.
30/06/2016 £150,000 Refugee Action The Frontline Immigration Advice Project will offer a tailored capacity development programme for frontline destitution support organisations enabling them to provide OISC advice. This will grow the number of organisations outside London providing general immigration legal advice, enabling specialists operating at Level 2 & 3 to work more effectively. The project will build on work RA has been operating since December 2015 and will address the fragmentation of immigration advice provision. It will link immigration advice providers and refugee and migrant support organisations, to facilitate cross sector collaboration through improved signposting, referral pathways and immigration advice skill development.
30/06/2016 £60,000 Family and Childcare Trust The Family and Childcare Trust will adapt their successful Parent Champions programme to explore whether this model can support children and parents from new migrant communities to integrate. Partnering with The Parent House, a community based organisation in Islington, FCT will recruit and train a minimum of 10 Integration Champions who will provide peer-to-peer information, advice and support to 400 migrant and refugee families. An external evaluation will be commissioned to capture learning on the integration pathways of each of the parents involved over an 18 month period.
30/06/2016 £60,000 Bristol Music Trust (BMT) BPM wants to investigate how, in a post-local education authority environment, schools can work together to commission a coherent, quality local cultural curriculum. Via their partnership with UWE (University of the West of England), they also want to explore how initial teacher education can engage with school partners and cultural specialists in order to embed cultural education into teacher training. BPM will work with Bristol Old Vic Theatre, BCEP and a cluster of four E-ACT primary schools in Bristol. The project will work directly with 12 teachers, 4 head teachers and 360 children.
30/06/2016 £60,000 YMCA Crewe YMCA Crewe is a 55-bed foyer (a form of supported housing for young people at risk of homelessness) which enables 150 young people annually to work towards improved employability, health and wellbeing and independent living through a comprehensive “Life Academy” model. Our grant will enable it to develop systems and procedures to prepare to replicate the model more widely. This follows a successful pilot working with a large London YMCA. The organisation was described as a "beacon" regionally in its approach to working with and involving young people, and the range of activities and courses it offers.
30/06/2016 £220,000 Comic Relief To co-fund the Comic Relief Tech for Good grants programme in 2017. This funding will support 4 of the 10 grants made.
30/06/2016 £155,000 ACTA Community Theatre Limited Acta is a community theatre which engages people from marginalised communities from across Bristol in the creation and performance of their own original theatre. This grant will support acta's core programme and Foundation initiative. This includes supporting acta to deliver participatory theatre activities with new community groups, training and mentoring a new generation of Community Theatre facilitators and contribute to sector development through CPD sessions and quarterly seminars.
30/06/2016 £60,000 StreetDoctors StreetDoctors aims to reduce the harm caused by youth violence by recruiting medical student volunteers to teach targeted groups of young people emergency life-saving skills. Our grant will support the organisation's growth to be active in 18 cities by 2018, through supporting the salary of the Medical Director sabbatical position. The work enables young people to intervene if first aid is needed, and to understand the consequences of violence.
30/06/2016 £49,200 Football Beyond Borders PHF support will part-fund the salary of the Head of Delivery to double the reach of the FBB Schools Programme in London and widen FBB’s reach outside London by developing work in Cardiff and Birmingham.
30/06/2016 £180,000 Migrants Organise Ltd Migrants Organise aims to trial its new model of community organising in four regions of the UK. It will identify, train and mentor 100 migrant and refugee leaders in community organising and movement building for social justice. The project will support greater civic engagement by refugees and migrants and meaningful integration in British society, through alliances with other local organisations and institutions working together to take action on issues of mutual concern.
30/06/2016 £150,000 Cardinal Hume Centre The Immigration Advice Capacity Network will build a network of London organisations providing OISC advice, to facilitate cross sector collaboration through improved signposting, referral pathways and immigration advice skill development. Through the network CHC will establish a more effective system for immigration casework referrals across the network to ensure those with the most complex cases are able to access specialist advice.
30/06/2016 £60,000 Project 17 Project 17 in partnership with Southwark Law Centre are seeking to test an integrated model of crisis intervention. Project 17 and Southwark Law Centre will work together to offer a combined service to destitute families and children, combining support, advocacy and immigration representation. This is in response to new provisions within the Immigration Act 2016 which is likely to increase demand for P17’s services. A partnership with SLC will help them to meet this demand.
30/06/2016 £15,000 New Philanthropy Capital A contribution to the costs of year 4 of Inspiring Impact, the programme to help charities increase their impact through improvements in their use of evidence and evaluation.
30/06/2016 £17,000 Campaign Bootcamp Campaign Bootcamp exists to increase excellence and diversity in campaigning. This grant will fund five scholarship places for campaign training comprising a six day residential and a year of mentoring and community support. The scholarships will be made available to young people who want to campaign on immigration status, xenophobia and hate crime.
30/06/2016 £150,000 People United Core support to enable People United to build on their extensive knowledge around arts participation, to test new ways of working, to expand their impact nationally and to continue to evaluate and share what they learn about how the arts can create the conditions for kindness and social change.
30/06/2016 £298,000 YDance YDance aims to increase engagement with learning, attainment and wellbeing of over 2000 of Scotland's poorest children from 12 primary schools in 4 areas of deprivation over a period of four years. Two professional dance workers will work in close partnership with teachers to plan and deliver dance activities as a means to teach a range of academic subjects. YDance aims to ensure that learning through dance is sustained by involving the whole school in the process, training and supporting teachers to gain skills and confidence to use dance practice independently.
30/06/2016 £60,000 The Big House PHF support will fund a new post of Operations Manager enabling TBH to maintain the quality of its core offer whilst developing new projects, including TBH Means Business (an income generation scheme) and a 2017 tour of its work around the UK. This will also allow the Artistic Director to focus on the artistic elements of programme development and delivery.
30/06/2016 £128,000 Serious Events Limited This proposal will support regional venues in programming high quality and diverse music as well as initiating audience development and participatory work. of Serious will create an additional post in the company’s Learning and Participation Department, enabling the company to partner with 14 organisations in England, Wales and Scotland. They will develop a venue network to share practice. The Serious New Audiences ticket scheme will be extended nationally.Serious will deliver a training programme for musicians from diverse cultural backgrounds to develop skills in participatory music-making. Finally, Serious will develop a rigorous evaluation framework to demonstrate impact.
30/06/2016 £60,000 Kidscape Campaign For Children's Safety Kidscape is aiming to reach 15,000 young people in the North West, working in partnership to deliver the PACS (Positive Assertive Confidence Skills) programme into existing provision. It will target young people who have disengaged from school, who are exhibiting challenging behaviour and who are particularly vulnerable; young carers and looked after children. PHF funding will support a Director of Services post to implement this work.
30/06/2016 £20,000 West London Zone Funding will support the development of a data system for WLZ. This will ensure collection and analysis of monitoring and impact data, enable them to identify children who will most benefit from support, build individual level data for each child, provide aggregated data to partner organisations and inform their work to ensure it is targeted and appropriate.
30/06/2016 £60,000 Freedom Festival Arts Trust Freedom Festival was founded in 2008 in celebration of the Hull-born MP William Wilberforce, the leader of the movement to abolish slavery. It is an annual cross artform festival with the concept of freedom at its heart. Freedom Festival will test ways of working with new communities in Hull through two engagement projects exploring cultural identity. The resulting work will be presented at the Freedom Festival in 2016.
30/06/2016 £55,200 The Winch The Winch is a North Camden charity which offers a “cradle to career” pipeline of group and intensive one-to-one activities for children and young people aged 0-25 and their parents. Our grant will part-fund the salary of the Chief Executive as The Winch seeks to consolidate good practice following a period of rapid growth. In particular it will free him to further develop The North Camden Zone, a collective impact approach to working with children and young people, and to plan the charity's move to a major new youth community venue in the area. This builds on the organisation's work as a leader in applying impact measurement to open-access youth work, working with approximately 450 young people aged 11-25 last year.
30/06/2016 £56,600 Action Transport Theatre Company Ltd The proposal is to develop a digital arts outreach programme, initially in a light-touch wayusing technology such as mobile phones and tablets. This will form the basis to build more engagement and drama based approaches supported by a youth and community artist. Activities wil take place in community venues and public places such as parks. An additional dimension to the project is around creating a 'story' or narrative which will link the different pieces of work undertaken.
30/06/2016 £80,000 International Centre for Social Franchising The Scale Accelerator is ICSFs structured programme to support replication, helping partners choose from a spectrum of replication or growth models. Working alongside delivery partners The Social Innovation Partnership (TSIP) and the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), the Scale Accelerator enables organisations to assess their readiness for replication, analyse their business model, plan for scale, improve evidence, build a support network and engage in wider learning. Funding will support several grantees to develop clear plans on how they can scale and measure impact.
31/05/2016 £59,000 Right to Remain Right to Remain will pilot building local hubs in Greater Manchester and Liverpool that will develop a diverse and vibrant network of campaigns focused on ending immigration detention and pushing for community based alternatives. These campaigns will be migrant led, inter-linked and decentralised - each local hub will maintain its own identity, membership and ownership with Right to Remain acting as an anchor organisation providing resources and support.
31/05/2016 £25,000 Royal Court Theatre Support for a three week programme of plays, workshops and special events curated, conceived, produced, budgeted and executed by young people, for young people.
31/05/2016 £41,100 The Forge Co-created by artists and teachers, the 2-year project will work with one year 6 class bridging the crucial period as they transition into year 7. A photographer and writer will explore narrative choices with the pupils and encourage them to transform their photographic artistry into creative written pieces. The work will take place in a deprived socio-economic area north of Newcastle.
31/05/2016 £10,000 Clore Leadership Programme Co-funding, alongside other grant-making Foundations, of a review of the governance development needs of arts organisations and museums. The aim of the review is to strengthen the governance of arts and museums by identifying (a) resources which are currently available and (b) gaps in provision which might be addressed through a governance development programme, tailored to the needs of arts and museums.
31/05/2016 £31,400 The Customs House Trust Limited Customs House in South Tyneside will pilot a sustained visual arts offer for 14-19 year olds, exploring how best to engage local young people in the gallery programme. A core youth-led Cultural Interpretation Team will be ambassadors for the gallery, in turn inspiring other young people and the wider community to engage with the visual arts
30/04/2016 £210,000 Fun Palaces c/o The Albany Fun Palaces is a centrally organised year-round campaign for cultural democracy with a weekend of action, where individual Fun Palaces are created by, for and with local people all over the UK. This grant will support the organisation to deliver their core campaign and annual weekend of action; refine the best parts of their delivery model and explore their future sustainability. As part of this Fun Palaces will roll out an Ambassadors Programme, with five partner organisations, to increase the number and depth of engagement of local community-led Fun Palaces and apply the learning to their overall campaign.
30/04/2016 £59,169 Sheffield Young Carers Project Sheffield Young Carers (SYC) works with 200 children and young people per year giving significant unpaid support to a family member. The grant will fund the time of two senior staff members to develop SYC's training offer for statutory organisations. The training will equip them with skills and tools to identify, support and help young carers reach their full potential. This will enable SYC to focus its support on those young people with the greatest caring load.
30/04/2016 £123,000 5x5x5 - Creativity School Without Walls is an enquiry based model of experiential and creative learning that transforms both the curriculum and the learning culture in schools. Transposing 'school' to an arts environment, invites teachers and children to interrogate and reshape teaching and learning in and through the arts. Artists and mentors from 5x5x5=creativity, egg theatre, Mentoring Plus and Bath Festivals will learn alongside teachers and children to pioneer approaches to embedding learning in and through the arts in the primary curriculum. We will expand the innovative methodologies of SWW to build a model together with 10 schools that could be replicated nationally.
30/04/2016 £111,000 The British Council We believe that learning through music is a powerful way to inspire and enhance children's language learning. We believe that sharing musical and artistic traditions between cultures develops children's understanding of their place in the world and can boost aspiration. Traditional language teaching is preoccupied with memorising and matching vocabulary. By bringing music to the sound components of language (i.e. rhyme, repetition and rhythm), we will support teachers to overcome the barriers that hinder them from becoming confident leaders of language learning. Using evidence-informed models of CPDL, we will develop new learning partnerships between teachers, music animateurs, and linguists.
30/04/2016 £125,000 Film Nation UK Into Film and Nerve Centre will deliver a literacy and numeracy intervention based around the deconstruction and critical analysis of film and the use of filmmaking as a tool for engagement, project production, presentation and assessment. The project will partner with 10 primary schools based in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry and will be designed to suit the needs of KS2 pupils. Participating Senior Leaders and teachers will be equipped with the understanding, tools, skills, inspiration, and support necessary for them to take full advantage of the medium of film.
30/04/2016 £200,000 Overseas Development Institute ODI has an unparalleled reputation for producing high quality research which enables it to influence policy and practice through its high calibre networks and partnerships. Since 2015, ODI has been building a portfolio of research and policy work focused on migration. This funding would provide core support enabling migration to remain a central strategic focus within the organisation and allow it to respond flexibly to issues within the migration debate. With this grant ODI aims to: • Expand its communications reach • Invest in in-depth and innovative communications • Build on its networks and partnerships • Maximise on its ability to convene and discuss migration issues/solutions with un-usual stakeholders
30/04/2016 £154,000 Multi-Story Music Developing and implementing a new organisational structure, enabling Multi-Story to expand outside London and focus on the longer-term development of their work.
30/04/2016 £60,000 Young Scot Young Scot is the national youth information and citizenship agency for young people in Scotland aged 11-26. Our funding will strengthen its capacity around co-design in three localities, as it develops targeted and bespoke work with young people in those areas. This builds on Young Scot's existing offer to young people including an information and advice website portal which received 2 million page views last year, and the Young Scot smart card, which is held by 620,000 young people. The charity aims to support young people to make informed decisions, play an active part in communities and be involved in decision making.
30/04/2016 £60,000 Mancroft Advice Project MAP PHF support will enable the CEO and Development Manager to step away from operational delivery and focus on growing MAP’s role as an influencer. Key to this project is a plan to establish and grow a young people’s social movement to influence local decision making on issues that affect them, changing systems, strategies and cultures so they better support young people’s emotional wellbeing and social mobility.
30/04/2016 £165,000 Migration Museum Project The Migration Museum Project aims to tell the story of migration in the UK and contribute to a better understanding, tolerance and a reasoned response to migration issues. This grant will enable the Migration Museum to employ a curator to develop its exhibitions and events outside of London, while building towards the establishment of a permanent museum.
30/04/2016 £237,000 Royal Opera House Foundation ROHB will expand an existing and successful Creative Writing through the Arts (CWtA) programme to cover a three year period, reaching 1350 children, 45 teachers and 45 school leaders in 45 schools, via collaborations with 18 arts practitioners in five art forms. 15 teachers will join the programme each September for an intensive year of support. Deeper formative and summative evaluation will allow ongoing refinement of the work and potentially deliver useful longitudinal evidence, as the progress in writing of a targeted group of children from each cohort will be tracked throughout the three years.
30/04/2016 £100,000 Hotspur Primary School The project will work with sixteen schools to develop skills and confidence in teachers to equip them to lead singing in their schools with children, transforming the learning environment, bringing holistic health and social skills and impacting on the whole curriculum. Once the skills have been embedded the project will provide a range of opportunities to further develop awareness and experience of different styles of delivery and genres by working with a broad range of practitioners. The work will be punctuated with and culminate in collaborative performances music venues in the area.
30/04/2016 £119,000 Creative Scotland Creativity and Executive Functions - The Art of Learning: This action research CPDL programme for teachers and artists aims to develop creativity skills and executive functions of primary learners through arts based learning activities.
30/04/2016 £220,000 Young Vic Opened in 1970, the Young Vic is one of London's most innovative and inclusive producing theatres. PHF is supporting Growing Communities, a new progrmme which will see the Young Vic engaging with the most hard to reach communities in Lambeth and Southwark. Groups such as full-time carers, refugees and homeless people will have the opportunity to become deeply involved in the theatre, including making work for the main stage. Growing Communities will provide access to the arts for those who face significant barriers and the Young Vic stage will provide a platform for their voices to be heard.
30/04/2016 £90,000 Royal Society of Arts A collaborative approach to arts-based CPDL. Primary school leaders and teachers in 10 West Midlands primary schools, including RSA Academies.and Birmingham Education Partnership member schools, will work with arts partners and specialist drama teachers, co-designing drama-based interventions to improve pupils' writing. The project consortium has strong connections to the West Midlands: the RSA's academies are located here and Arts Connect is closely connected to local specialist arts partners. Almost 175,000 children live in poverty in this region, putting it among the most deprived in the UK. Educational attainment in the region is one of the lowest in the UK.
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