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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.

Greenpeace Environmental Trust

Towards the costs of their "UK Oceans Campaign" to secure a network of fully or highly protected Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), off limits to all destructive activity, across at least 30% of UK waters by 2030

Category Environment
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £100,000
Duration 2 years
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Heart n Soul

Towards core costs and the Associate Director salary to support their programmes aimed at increasing the voice and representation of those with learning disabilities within and beyond the arts

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Hofesh Shechter Company

Towards the costs of their biennial Shechter II programme which creates exceptional new work for the next generation of 18-25 year old dancers

Category Arts
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £120,000
Duration 3 years
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House of Illustration

Towards the creation of the UK's first dedicated online platform for collections-led content on the history of illustration

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £56,250
Duration 2 years
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Jurassic Coast Trust

Towards the new Jurassic Coast Collection project, specifically the salary of the Conservation Officer - Palaeontology, as well as software for cataloguing specimens, and curatorial training for museum staff and volunteers

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £80,000
Duration 2 years
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Local Trust

Towards the costs of a campaigning team to support and grow the Community Wealth Fund Alliance

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £25,000
Duration 2 years
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Marine Conservation Society

Towards costs of a new Blue Carbon Economist post to deliver a portfolio of ocean-based climate solutions and empower communities in blue carbon recovery action

Category Environment
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £135,000
Duration 3 years
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New Vic Theatre

Towards artistic core costs enabling continued investment in developing new productions and touring nationally

Category Arts
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Nottingham Castle Trust

Towards the salary of a new Assistant Curator role and guest curator fees, to work on their fine art collection

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £89,990
Duration 2 years
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