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The first seven years – part 2

By |2015-04-14T09:23:11+00:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

In our previous blog, we highlighted several findings from the research undertaken in recent years: Self confidence matters and our young people seem to be lacking the self-esteem which generates self confidence. We should expect more of all our young people and make them believe that they can achieve more at school and in life. Middle [...]

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What makes for a successful application

By |2015-03-05T20:46:18+00:00February 4th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We receive many applications, some of which are very well put together and which make us want to learn more.  Others are much less likely to attract a positive response so here are some pointers:   Do look at our funding criteria.  These are clearly set out on this website and charities which have not looked [...]

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Can arts organisations measure outcomes?

By |2015-03-05T20:46:32+00:00October 25th, 2012|Categories: Measuring outcomes|Tags: , , , , , |

We are interested in helping young people to make a valuable contribution to society and one way to help them achieve this is by helping them into the world of work. We are always challenging the charities we work with to demonstrate that they are making a real difference to young people’s lives and prospects.  We [...]

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By |2019-03-16T16:30:16+00:00September 18th, 2012|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This page shows some of the many projects and organisations we have supported over recent years.  More details can be found in our annual reports - the latest is available here and earlier years' accounts are available via the Charities Commission [...]

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By |2019-04-30T16:22:39+00:00September 18th, 2012|Tags: , , , |

Each year we are able to award programme grants of about £150,000. We do not exceed grants of £25,000 and do not often give grants of this maximum amount.  We do not donate to the same project for more than 3 years. This means we can support up to 5 new projects or organisations each year [...]

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By |2020-04-03T11:58:18+00:00September 18th, 2012|Tags: , , , |

The developing seriousness of the COVID-19 situation means that we are no longer working to our expected timetable.  We are also considering how best to use our grant capacity to help charities and will monitor developments.  Our 2020/21 grant round will therefore be later in the year and will follow a different approach (yet to [...]

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