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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.

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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Institute for European Environmental Policy

Towards the costs of a scoping study that will investigate the capacity to track and influence the next phase of UK environmental legislation

Category Environment
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £63,718
Duration 1 year
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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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Live Theatre

Towards the costs of their writers and theatre makers' development programme

Category Arts
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 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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London Sinfonietta

Towards core costs enabling this contemporary music ensemble to explore new ways to commission and present work online

Category Arts
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Manchester Camerata

Towards three major new collaborative music commissions aiming to increase audience diversity, and organisational capacity and capability costs

Category Arts
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £150,000
Duration 3 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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Museums Association

Contribution towards the costs of their "Decolonisation Skills and Confidence-building" programme, alongside Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Art Fund and Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Category Other
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £25,000
Duration 1.5 years
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