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Grants Made 2014

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid
Royal National Theatre, London towards the redevelopment and transformation of the National Theatre to position it for the 21st century (2nd payment of 3) £ 200,000
Chichester Festival Theatre towards Chichester Festival Theatre's 50th Anniversary capital redevelopment (final payment of 2) £ 150,000
Scottish Opera, Glasgow towards a new building alongside the Theatre Royal, Glasgow to overcome current limitations and to transform current operation of the building (final payment of 2) £ 125,000
Tate Gallery, St Ives towards Tate St Ives Phase 2, a 3 storey extension and remodelling the gallery (1st payment of 2) £ 125,000
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) towards the fundraising campaign to mark the 150th anniversary of LAMDA and specifically the capital redevelopment of the Talgarth site (1st payment of 2) £ 125,000
City & Guilds Art School Property Trust, London towards the phased upgrade and refurbishment of the school's Georgian terrace buildings on Kennington Park Road £ 100,000
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester towards the concert hall redevelopment £ 100,000
BAC (Battersea Arts Centre), London towards the redevelopment and restoration of the Battersea Arts Centre (final payment of 2) £ 100,000
Wilton's Music Hall Trust, London towards the project to conserve and open up the row of Georgian houses to increase rehearsal and performance space £ 100,000
Poetry Society, London towards the continuation of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award for the next three years 2014-2016 (1st payment of 3) £ 82,000
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Ltd towards the capital costs of building and fitting out one of the two rehearsal studios £ 75,000
Shoreditch Town Hall Trust, London to complete capital works at the building to open up underused or inaccessible space at the arts venue £ 75,000
Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle Upon Tyne towards the creation of a cafe/bar showing film and live performance and a new dedicated space for digital art £ 50,000
Welsh National Opera, Cardiff towards WNO Futures Fund, to support the pilot year of a new campaign to develop their fundraising at touring venues £ 50,000
Aldeburgh Music, Snape, Saxmundham towards Aldeburgh Young Musicians Composing and Mentoring programme in 2014/15 £ 50,000
Hoxton Hall, London towards phase 2 of the conservation and restoration of Hoxton Hall £ 50,000
London Philharmonic Orchestra towards the Foyle Future Firsts apprenticeship scheme for emerging orchestral musicians, for period starting October  13,14, 15 (2nd payment of 3) £ 50,000
Pro Corda Trust, Leiston towards conserving and refurbishing Pro Corda's existing Grade II listed barn £ 40,000
Tara Arts Group Ltd, London towards the redevelopment of the existing theatre to provide improved facilities £ 40,000
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff towards developing the Royal Schools of Drama Award in partnership with the Royal Scottish Conservatoire and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama £ 40,000
Triangle Arts Trust, London towards the purchase and refurbishment of the building that has been Gasworks' home for 20 years £ 40,000
English National Opera, London to cover the cost of the Trainee Repetiteurs programme for 1 year £ 30,000
Young Vic Theatre, London towards supporting a three month period of research as part of the Theatre's outreach programme £ 30,000
Blackheath Conservatoire of Music and the Arts, London towards repair works to enable the East Block building to be leased, contributing to the organisations financial sustainability (1st payment of 2) £ 30,000
Deda, Derby towards phase one of expansion of facilities to generate increased income £ 25,000
Eden Court Highlands, Inverness towards redeveloping Eden Court's Orchestra Pit to overcome current technical limitations which hinder artistic productions £ 25,000
Norfolk & Norwich Festival Trust, Norwich towards supporting the programme of free outdoor work across the 16 days of the 2014 Norfolk and Norwich Festival £ 25,000
BalletBoyz Ltd, Kingston upon Thames towards 'Digital Dance Platform - Phase 2 Studio Development' £ 25,000
De La Warr Pavilion Charitable Trust, Bexhill on Sea towards auditorium environmental enhancements £ 25,000
Hanover Band Foundation, Arundel towards an educational music project culminating in a series of performances to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo £ 25,000
New Theatre Trustees Ltd, Portsmouth towards revenue funding, required because of significant delays to the capital project which has depleted their reserves and impacted on their ability to generate funds £ 25,000
Other Room, Cardiff towards creating a new fringe theatre and first year core costs support £ 25,000
St Edmunds Arts Trust Ltd, Salisbury towards the upgrade of equipment and facilities at the Arts Centre to generate cost savings and additional income £ 25,000
ALRA - Academy of Live and Performing Arts, Wigan towards the renovation of The Mill on the Pier to be used for performing arts training and as a community venue, specifically the work to the first floor £ 20,000
Dance Base Ltd., Edinburgh towards improving Studio 1 to create a flexible dance performance and production space £ 20,000
Deafinitely Theatre, London towards 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to be presented at The Globe in June 2014 £ 20,000
Four Corners Limited, Bethnal Green towards the "New Creative Markets" professional development programme for emerging artists £ 20,000
Orchestras for All, London towards NOFA Spring and Summer programme in 2014 (£20K) and 2015 (£15K) (1st payment of 2) £ 20,000
Plough Arts Centre Limited, Great Torrington towards major renewal of technical equipment and purchase of a digital projector £ 20,000
Woodend Arts Limited, Banchory towards improving the building and increasing its technical capability £ 20,000
Yorkshire Dance Centre Trust Ltd, Leeds towards the Juncture artist development programme in 2014 £ 20,000
Young Vic Theatre, London towards a 5 week devising residency by Belarus Free Theatre to create a new production, 'Price of Money' £ 20,000
Artes Mundi, Cardiff towards the Artes Mundi 6 Learning and Outreach pilot programme £ 20,000
Tobacco Factory Arts Trust, Bristol towards a new website and online booking system £ 20,000
Live Music Now, London towards the salary of the SEND Strategic Director and contribution to other associated costs of the special schools programme for one year £ 18,000
Wigtown Festival Company to develop visual arts and theatre programmes as part of the annual festival in 2013 and 2014 (final payment of 2) £ 16,000
Seacourt Print Workshop Ltd, Bangor towards the salary of the Education/Outreach Officer £ 15,000
Trinity Community Arts, Bristol towards sound and lighting equipment to re-equip this revamped arts centre housed in a converted grade 2 listed church £ 15,000
Youth Music Theatre UK, London towards new music theatre commissions in 2014 £ 15,000
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London towards creating a National Touring Programme of Artists' Film and Moving Image in 2013 (£25K) and 2014 (£15K) (final payment of 2) £ 15,000
Little Angel Theatre, London towards the next stage of the capital project to include replacing the heating system, structural work and improving access £ 15,000
Northern Chamber Orchestra, Manchester towards High Peak Orchestral Development Programme £ 15,000
The Theatre Royal (St Helens) Trust, Rainford towards repairing the roof of the theatre and contribution to other works £ 15,000
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds towards presenting a new in-house production, 'Sign of the Times', in Spring 2015 £ 15,000
Worcester Live Ltd, Crowngate towards purchasing a portable stage to support the expanding touring programme £ 15,000
Ledbury Poetry Festival towards supporting the emerging poets programme within the annual Poetry Festival in 2014 £ 12,500
Performing Arts Labs Ltd (PAL), London towards 3 multi disciplinary collaborative labs on the theme of future storytelling £ 12,500
Waters Edge Arts Ltd, Chorlton towards improvements to front of house; a new door and box office area £ 12,500
Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias Cyf, Caernarfon towards the third Wales International Harp Festival in April 2014 £ 10,000
Digital Arts Studios, Belfast towards the Digital Artists Development Programme (UK and Ireland residencies only) £ 10,000
English PEN, London towards the 3 day Literary Translation Centre in April 2014 £ 10,000
Helmsley Arts Centre The Old Meeting House Trust towards core costs £ 10,000
High Peak Community Arts, Derbyshire to support the Tall Tales Summer School for one year, specifically the designer, dramatist, artists and equipment for one year £ 10,000
Makers Guild in Wales, Cardiff towards core funding £ 10,000
NTC Touring Theatre Company Ltd, Alnwick towards core costs in 2014 £ 10,000
Peer Productions, Woking towards 'In The Round - Young Artists Talent Development Programme' £ 10,000
Synergy Theatre Project, London towards the production of 'Den of Thieves' with prisoners at HMP Brixton in 2014 £ 10,000
West End Festival, Glasgow towards the Cottier Chamber project, consisting of 43 performances over a 2 week period in June 2014 £ 10,000
Academy of Circus Arts and Physical Theatre, Bristol towards IT upgrade of the training and educational facilities, specifically the media editing computers and contribution towards related network upgrades £ 10,000
Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, Clifton towards the music education programme, part of the 2015 Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival £ 10,000
British Youth Opera, London towards opera coaching for young musicians leading to performances at Sadlers Wells in autumn 14 £ 10,000
Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company, Northern Ireland towards the second Festival of Dance & Movement in Derry in 2014 £ 10,000
Guildford Shakespeare Company Trust towards a new Education Officer post from September 14 onwards £ 10,000
Mahogany Opera Group, London towards 'Brundibar' a touring music education programme £ 10,000
National Youth Ballet of Great Britain, Edenbridge towards new choreography for the 2014 Performance Season £ 10,000
North East of North, Dundee towards an 18 month project to work with cultural and creative practitioners in Dundee to generate a new financial capitalisation strategy for arts and culture in the City £ 10,000
Open Clasp Theatre Company, Newcastle Upon Tyne towards touring of a new production, Jumping Puddles, to North East and North West venues £ 10,000
Papatango Theatre Company Ltd, London towards the 2014 Papatango New Writing Prize £ 10,000
Red Room Theatre Company, London towards the running costs of the arts and culture movement, What Next? over two years (1st paymeny of 2) £ 10,000
Walled City Music Trust, Derry towards the 2nd year of a new Choral Festival in Derry £ 10,000
Total: 80 items £ 2,728,500