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This section lists all grants we have made since 2013. The categories from 2013 to 2018 are Arts, Environment and Welfare. This changed in 2018 when Welfare was replaced with Social Action. There is also a separate category for grants to Museums and Galleries in each year.

AVA (Against Violence and Abuse)

Towards the costs of the Staying Mum project which aims to develop a coordinated response to women who have had their children removed as a result of domestic violence

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £114,600
Duration 2 years
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English Symphony Orchestra

Towards the costs of a new Chief Executive post

Category Arts
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £120,000
Duration 3 years
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Rights of Women

Towards core costs of the Senior Legal Officer Team

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £150,000
Duration 3 years
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The Open University

Towards the costs of Phase 2 of the Floodplain Meadows Restoration Project

Category Environment
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £133,327
Duration 3 years
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Alexander Whitley Dance Company

Towards the salaries of the Producer and Artistic Director to lead the dance company in breaking new choreographic territory through research and using the creative possibilities of digital technology

Category Arts
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £101,400
Duration 3 years
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Ancient Tree Forum

Towards the salary of a new CEO to develop their work specialising in the conservation of ancient and veteran trees and their habitats

Category Environment
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £90000
Duration 3 years
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Ashden

Towards the salary of a Development Officer for their Liveable Cities programme, which aims to support cities in reducing carbon emissions while increasing social justice



Category Environment
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £101,474
Duration 2 years
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Bright Blue

Towards core costs, specifically their work around environmental protection and conservation

Category Environment
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £55,000
Duration 1 year
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Buglife

Towards the salaries of Country Managers in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to drive forward their conservation of invertebrates

Category Environment
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £118,619
Duration 3 years
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