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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.

Independent Parental Special Education Advice (IPSEA)

Towards the costs of increasing internal capacity to support individuals and thereby develop evidence for policy and advocacy work to ensure SEND children and young people get the right support and education

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £97,953
Duration 3 years
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Institute of Environmental Management

Towards the costs of the 'The Broadway Initiative', a collaboration between key stakeholders to develop ideas and consensus for strong environmental governance in the future

Category Environment
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £84000
Duration 2 years
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Lakeland Arts

Towards the salary costs of a Collection Management Assistant and Curatorial and Programming Assistant to safeguard and develop curatorial skills during the capital development of Abbot Hall

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £95000
Duration 3 years
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Mahogany Opera Group

Towards the core costs of creating and performing new opera in original ways to stretch the boundaries of what opera can be and who it is for

Category Arts
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Metropolitan Arts Centre (The MAC)

Towards the costs of four connected, curatorially-focused initiatives to further develop their role as an incubator for curatorial thinking and practice in Northern Ireland

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £104000
Duration 2 years
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Museums Worcestershire

Towards the salary of a new Curatorial Officer to research and contextualise the Worcestershire County Museum’s unique Vardo (Romany caravan) collection

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £82000
Duration 3 years
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National Museum Wales

Towards the costs of expanding the online Mollusca types database to 12 additional partners in the UK and Eire

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £49790
Duration 3 years
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New Diorama Theatre

Towards core costs of supporting new and emerging theatre companies from outside of London to create new work

Category Arts
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £75,000
Duration 3 years
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ORCA

Towards the costs of strenghtening its citizen science programme to identify and protect critical marine habitats important to cetaceans by expanding the data collection and improving the communication of the data

Category Environment
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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