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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.

Circles UK

Towards the salary of the National Development Manager to support their work with sexual offenders upon their release from prison to assist their transition back into the community, thereby reducing the risk of re-offending

Category Welfare
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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City of London Sinfonia

Towards the salaries of the Chief Executive and Creative Director to continue the orchestra's aim of breaking down barriers between musicians and audiences though its 'seriously informal' style of performance

Category Arts
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £75,000
Duration 3 years
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Colchester and Ipswich Museums

Towards the costs of the Evolving our Natural Science project, to transform organisational understanding of four natural science collections and develop their in-house curatorial expertise

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £87,255
Duration 3 years
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Dorset County Museum

Towards the salary of a new Curatorial Director, to lead on the curation of four new permanent galleries, boosting organisational curatorial capacity

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £90,172
Duration 3 years
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Euan's Guide

Towards the salary of a part-time Reviewer Engagement and Outreach Coordinator to help build their online community of disabled people sharing their experiences by posting reviews of the accessibility of the places they visit

Category Welfare
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £25,000
Duration 2 years
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Fauna & Flora International

Towards the costs of a programme to restore and manage two marine parks in Anguilla to protect their important coastal biodiversity

Category Environment
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £128,000
Duration 3 years
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Gainsborough's House Society

Towards the salary of the Keeper of Art and Place to maintain curatorial skills and collections-based work and continue the 'Art in Suffolk' initiative with museums across the county

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £30,000
Duration 3 years
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Holburne Museum of Art - Bath

Towards the salary of a Contemporary Curator, a new post shared between the Holburne and The Edge at the University of Bath, to develop innovative approaches to curating contemporary art

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £89,431
Duration 3 years
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Towards the costs of expanding the national reach of their small-scale performing arts commissions through touring and live-streaming

Category Arts
Year awarded 2018
Grant size £105,000
Duration 3 years
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