What we've funded

Case studies

Turner Contemporary – Journeys with 'The Waste Land' © Thierry Bal

As a grantmaker we achieve our impact through funding others. Here are some examples of the grants we make, and why.

Who Cares Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland and its sister charity VOYPIC in Northern Ireland are dedicated to improving the lives and outcomes of children and young people growing up in care.

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £90,000
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Wildlife And Countryside Link Environment Urchins Brittlestars Paul Naylor

Wildlife and Countryside Link

Wildlife and Countryside Link is the biggest environmental coalition in England, made up of 48 charities.

Category Environment
Year awarded 2017
Grant size £103,601
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Scottish Ballet Arts Filming Creation Of A Work In A Week  Photo By Christina Riley

Scottish Ballet

As Scotland’s national dance company, Scottish Ballet aims to move people by sharing its passion and creating exceptional dance.

Category Arts
Year awarded 2016
Grant size £90,000
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Turner Contemporary Arts Journeys With The Waste Land At Turner Contemporary Photography Thierry Bal

Turner Contemporary

Margate’s modern gallery occupies the site of the boarding house where JMW Turner stayed and painted in the 1820s and 1830s.

Category Arts
Year awarded 2016
Grant size £90,000
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Falklands Conservation Tussac Planting Environment

Falklands Conservation

Falklands Conservation is a local charity that works on behalf of their members and in partnership with the local and international community to conserve the natural environment of the Falklands.

Category Environment
Year awarded 2017
Grant size £126,000
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Campaign Bootcamp Welfare

Campaign Bootcamp

Campaign Bootcamp offers something new for individual campaigners. It runs residential ‘camps’ to enable people who are most affected by injustice or inequality to get involved in changing the things that matter most to them.

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2017
Grant size £50,691
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Bumblebee Conservation Trust Environment Shrill Carder Bee Bombus Slyvarum Levels

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is the only organisation in the UK committed to halting and reversing the decline of bumblebees, and has pioneered saving certain rare species, such as the Great Yellow Bumblebee in Scotland.

Category Environment
Year awarded 2017
Grant size £75,000
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