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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.

The Community Justice Fund

Towards a pooled fund created in response to the pandemic to enable a more fair and equal society where everyone can get the legal support they need to access their rights and prevent injustice

Category Other
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £74,000
Duration 1 year
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The Marian Consort

Towards commissioning costs of new work and salary costs of the General Manager and Artistic Director

Category Arts
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £75,000
Duration 3 years
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Thirty Percy Foundation

Towards the costs of evaluating the learning and development outcomes from the first phase of the Resourcing Racial Justice Fund

Category Other
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £30,000
Duration 1 year
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Transform Drug Policy Foundation

Towards the costs of their campaign "Anyone's Child: Families for Safer Drug Control" to allow families whose lives have been devastated by current drug laws to campaign for legal control and regulation of the drug market in order to save lives and better protect young people

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £120,000
Duration 3 years
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University of Oxford

Towards the costs of their Penguin Watch and Seabird Watch projects to monitor seabirds in the UK and Overseas Territories

Category Environment
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £65,000
Duration 1 year
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Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Towards the costs of by-catch audits for five UK supermarket chains or major seafood brands to reduce the destructive impacts of commercial fishing

Category Environment
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £100,000
Duration 2 years
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Wildlife and Countryside Link

Contribution towards the costs of a joint project by Wildlife and Countryside Link and Natural England to improve diversity in the Conservation Sector, with match-funding provided by Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Category Other
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £15,000
Duration 1 year
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Working Families

Towards the costs of their Head of Policy and Influencing post to work to “Build Back Better” for the UK’s working parents post-pandemic, influencing permanent labour market and employment rights reform

Category Social Action
Year awarded 2021
Grant size £120,000
Duration 3 years
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20 Stories High

Towards core costs associated with commissioning new work

Category Arts
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £50,000
Duration 1.5 years
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