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Grants list

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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.

Human Trafficking Foundation

Towards core costs and policy change in the modern slavery sector on a local and national level

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £120,000
Duration 3 years
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Institute for Public Policy Research

Towards their Environmental Justice Commission to build public support for action on climate change by connecting it with people's wider economic and social injustices

Category Environment
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £100,000
Duration 1.5 years
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Manchester Collective

Towards core salaries of the Head of Development and Senior Producer roles

Category Arts
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £150,000
Duration 3 years
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Manchester Museums Partnership

Towards the "Indigenising Manchester Museum" Project

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £101,850
Duration 2 years
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North West Wildlife Trusts

Towards core costs and policy work to secure better managed Marine Protected Areas in the Irish Sea

Category Environment
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Northern Ballet

Towards core costs associated with the creation and production of new work

Category Arts
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £90,000
Duration 2 years
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ORA Singers

Towards core costs in support of their capacity to commission, perform and record new choral repertoire

Category Arts
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £132,000
Duration 3 years
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Outside In

Towards their "Curating Collections Course"

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £60,000
Duration 3 years
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Pleasance Theatre Trust

Towards expanding their National Partnerships Programme

Category Arts
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £88,233
Duration 3 years
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