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Grants Made 2016

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
National Gallery, London towards a hyper-spectral imaging system to analyse the structure of paintings and the process of fading and colour change informing preventative and environmental conservation practice £ 200,000 England, London
Tricycle Theatre Company, London towards the capital project to upgrade the Tricycle Theatre £ 150,000 England, London
Bush Theatre, London towards redevelopment of the Old Library into the new home of the Bush £ 100,000 England, London
Poole Arts Trust, Poole towards Lighthouse Concert Hall refurbishment and redevelopment £ 100,000 England, South West
Poetry Society, London towards the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014-2016 (3rd payment of 3) £ 85,000 U. K.
Northern Stage (Theatrical Productions) Limited, Newcastle Upon Tyne to redevelop an existing studio to create a flexible, practical space for use in a range of creative, community and commercial activities £ 80,000 England, North East
People's Theatre Arts Group, Heaton towards the redevelopment project £ 50,000 England, North East
Wells Cathedral School Foundation towards the Wells Musicircus Olympiad, a music education project investment in digital infrastructure to provide ongoing engagement with schools £ 50,000 England, South West
English Folk Dance and Song Society, London towards the restoration of Kennedy Hall, specifically the Ivor Hitchens mural £ 40,000 England, London
Discover (Children's Discovery Centre East London) towards capital refurbishment to increase capacity £ 40,000 England, London
Bury Metropolitan Arts Association towards 'A Better Met', to upgrade the building £ 40,000 England, North West
Campbeltown Community Business Limited towards 'The Centenary Project' to support the renovation of the picture House, one of the oldest purpose built cinemas in Scotland £ 39,000 Scotland
Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art to support 6 Fellows as part of the 'The City is a School' creative professional development programme for young people in Liverpool £ 35,000 England, North West
Artes Mundi, Cardiff towards the Artes Mundi 7 Biennial Exhibition beginning in October 2016 £ 35,000 Wales
South London Theatre Building Preservation Trust, West Norwood towards the restoration of South London Theatre based at the Old Fire Station, South Norwood £ 30,000 England, London
Opera North, Leeds towards a new expanded outreach programme for children, young people and adults £ 30,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Contemporary Art Society, London towards the Acquisition Scheme for Fine Art, the Curatorial Professional Development Programme, the Starting Point Scheme and a Travel Bursary £ 25,000 England
Chichester Art Trust 3 year support to consolidate the new Children's Competition as part of the National Open Art Competition £ 25,000 England, South West
Queen's Hall Edinburgh towards the upgrading of the Auditorium House Lighting and Staging units £ 25,000 Scotland
Stills, Edinburgh towards core costs in financial year 2016/17 as they transition to a new operating model following loss of SAC regular funding £ 25,000 Scotland
Aurora Orchestra, London towards the Orchestral Theatre Touring Programme 2016-2017 £ 20,000 England
Choir of the Year, London towards the competition and learning programme £ 20,000 England
CREATE London towards The White House arts engagement Programme in Dagenham £ 20,000 England, East
Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle Upon Tyne towards improving visitor facilities and increasing earned income to support their education work £ 20,000 England, North East
Turner Contemporary, Margate towards the development of their commercial enterprises £ 20,000 England, South East
Aspex Visual Arts Trust, Portsmouth towards 'Revealing the Creative Process', a project to aid revenue generation and artistic reach £ 20,000 England, South East
Greenwich + Docklands Festivals, London towards performances of 'Silence' as part of Hull City of Culture programme £ 20,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Octagon Theatre Trust, Bolton towards a new website £ 15,000 England, North West
More Music in Morecambe towards capital work at the Hothouse, the community music centre in Morecambe £ 15,000 England, North West
Tetbury Rail Lands Regeneration Trust Ltd towards a retractable seating system for this new arts centre £ 15,000 England, South West
African Cultural Exchange, Birmingham towards equipment and aids for the ACE Space,to improve a multi-purpose rehearsal and performance facility £ 15,000 England, West Midlands
North West Play Resource Centre, Derry towards the commissioning, producing and touring of three new pieces of theatre in 2016/17, specifically the salary of the Theatre Producer/Director £ 15,000 Ireland
Northern Ireland Opera, Belfast towards the Young Artists' Programme in 2016/17 £ 15,000 Ireland
Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, Edinburgh towards the Chrysalis Festival in 2016 £ 15,000 Scotland
Ledbury Poetry Festival towards the summer 2016 festival £ 12,500 England, West Midlands
House of Illustration, King's Cross to cover a new part-time Touring Exhibition Officer for one year £ 12,000 England
Hosking Houses Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon to create the Skoyles Bursaries Fund over a period of 5 years to support writers residencies for women £ 10,000 England
Springs Dance Company, London towards 'The Magic Paintbrush' a new dance theatre performance to tour  to 12 venues in autumn 2016 £ 10,000 England
National Youth String Orchestra, Woodbridge to recruit a new Arts Administrator to assist in development of the orchestra £ 10,000 England, East
Menagerie Theatre Company, Cambridge towards extending the life of three new commissions from the Hotbed Festival in 2016 by touring to additional venues £ 10,000 England, East
Oundle Music Trust towards the Oundle International Festival in July 2016 £ 10,000 England, East Midlands
Music for Change, Canterbury towards employing a fundraiser to support the growth and sustainability of the music charity for one year (£5K) and contribution towards core costs (£5K) £ 10,000 England, South East
Lichfield Festival towards an expanded programme for the 35th Anniversary festival, particularly focused on new work £ 10,000 England, West Midlands
Create Arts Development, Scarborough towards the early development of a programme of new work for the Coastival festival in February 2017 £ 10,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Leeds Lieder+ towards the 2016 Festival of Song in Leeds £ 10,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Touring Network (Highlands & Islands), Inverness towards supporting a programme of dance and new music for rural touring aimed at youth audience £ 10,000 Scotland
Clore Leadership Programme, London to support an independent strategic review of governance in the arts and museums and pilot governance development programme for the Arts and Museums sector £ 10,000 U. K.
Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival, Cardiff towards developing new audiences for the biannual summer festival £ 10,000 Wales
Total: 48 items £ 1,593,500