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Grants Made 2020

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
Theatre Development Trust towards emergency funding for UK freelance theatre artists during the Covid-19 pandemic £ 100,000 England - Country Wide
London Philharmonic Orchestra towards continuation funding to support Foyle Future Firsts from 2019 for three years (2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22) (second payment of three) £ 60,000 England - Country Wide
The Sixteen as a general contribution which will also support the organisation during the coronavirus crisis £ 40,000 England - Country Wide
Drake Music towards the 'Planted Symphony' project, specifically the outreach/participation programme £ 15,000 England - Country Wide
Para Dance UK towards core costs over 12 months £ 15,000 England - Country Wide
Alexander Whitley Dance Company towards core costs over one year (2020) £ 35,000 England - East
The Garage Trust towards establishing a new participation programme in Kings Lyn during 2020 £ 20,000 England - East
National Student Drama Festival towards the workshop and development programme at the Student Drama Festival in 2020 £ 15,000 England - East Midlands
Buxton Arts Festival towards the production of Sondheim's musical, A Little Night Music for the 2021 Festival in collaboration with Buxton Opera House (first payment of two) £ 5,000 England - East Midlands
Donmar Warehouse Projects Ltd towards the Donmar Warehouse’s essential capital works £ 100,000 England - London
Studio Voltaire towards capital works to expand and redevelop the site £ 50,000 England - London
Wilton's Music Hall towards a programme of operational improvements to Wilton's Music Hall £ 50,000 England - London
Bush Theatre towards the Talent Development Programme in 2020/21 £ 40,000 England - London
Camden People's Theatre towards the redevelopment of the ground and basement floors £ 40,000 England - London
Matt's Gallery towards fitting out the new home in Nine Elms £ 40,000 England - London
Kiln Theatre towards the New Writing Programme over two years (second payment of two) £ 25,000 England - London
Polka Children's Theatre as a further capital contribution due to the increased costs of the capital project and disruption to  operation caused by the pandemic £ 25,000 England - London
The Yard Theatre towards core funding to support the revised work of the theatre company and community programmes (including remote working during the virus lockdown) £ 25,000 England - London
Flute Theatre towards the UK premiere of Pericles for people with ASC and their families in 2020 £ 20,000 England - London
The Nucleo Project towards the music education programme in 2019/20 £ 20,000 England - London
King's Head Theatre towards core costs (£15K) to support the organisation during the Coronavirus crisis and towards the capital costs (£85K) of a new home for the theatre (first payment of two) £ 15,000 England - London
Greenwich Dance towards Up Your Street, a new audience development and participation programme for Greenwich (second payment of two) £ 10,000 England - London
The Arts Depot Trust towards the upgrade of the bespoke venue management software (to cover training, planning, data migration and year one running costs) £ 10,000 England - London
Hanover Band Foundation towards the new Nurturing the Next Generation programme and the Beethoven Music Day £ 25,000 England - Multiple Regions
Mahogany Opera Group towards the expansion of the Snappy Opera programme for primary aged children over two years (second payment of two) £ 25,000 England - Multiple Regions
Orchestra of The Age of Enlightenment to support the education programme in 2020/21 £ 25,000 England - Multiple Regions
Changing Tunes towards running costs in yearend 31 December 2021 £ 20,000 England - Multiple Regions
Stagetext towards core funding support for yearend March 2021 to support the organisation which provides captioning for d/Deaf audiences (including digital content during Covid 19 restrictions) £ 15,000 England - Multiple Regions
Sunderland Music Arts and Culture Trust towards phase two of the Fire Station project: the creation of a new mid-scale auditorium £ 100,000 England - North East
Little Theatre Gateshead towards the building of a new rehearsal space at the Little Theatre £ 25,000 England - North East
Cleveland Independent Theatre Company towards a new installation for children with severe additional needs as part of the interactive Space to Play area at The Hullabaloo £ 20,000 England - North East
Samling Institute for Young Artists towards core costs during the year end March 2021 (including support of delivery of an online programme for emerging classical singers and piano accompanists in response to the Coronavirus situation) £ 15,000 England - North East
Little Theatre Gateshead as a further contribution to the capital project £ 10,000 England - North East
Shakespeare North Playhouse Trust towards the creation of the Shakespeare North Playhouse £ 150,000 England - North West
Inner City Music towards expanding into the nearby derelict building  to overcome current operating constraints £ 60,000 England - North West
The Royal Northern College of Music towards the development of partnerships across the North of England to support the musical progression of young musicians from disadvantaged communities across two years (to be released in one payment) £ 40,000 England - North West
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society towards the rollout of an expanded programme of Music & Mental Health work across Liverpool (in 2019/20 and 2020/21) (second payment of two) £ 25,000 England - North West
Psappha towards the winter season of live streaming performances at the Hallé £ 20,000 England - North West
Stockport Garrick Theatre Limited towards converting the basement into an adaptable performance area £ 20,000 England - North West
20 Stories High towards a new piece of theatre created in collaboration with the Youth Theatre £ 15,000 England - North West
Manchester Collective as a general donation to support the music charity which is working remotely during the Coronavirus lockdown £ 15,000 England - North West
Waters Edge Arts towards the development and tour of 'Smith' to Northern venues £ 15,000 England - North West
Wac Arts towards core costs to support the organisation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic £ 75,000 England - South East
Bovey Tracey Paradiso Arts Limited towards phase 2 of creating the arts centre £ 40,000 England - South West
Stroud Subscription Rooms Trust towards phase 1 of works to develop and refurbish the historic building, specifically new bar, bridge and access (including £5K core funding support) (first payment of two) £ 35,000 England - South West
KARST towards the installation of heating and accessible facilities  £ 30,000 England - South West
Spike Island Artspace towards match funding for the urgent repairs of the four felt roofs above the south east wing of the building £ 30,000 England - South West
Wiltshire Creative towards setting up a Community Arts Hub in Tidworth and a contribution towards activity in 2020  £ 25,000 England - South West
Cornwall Theatre Company towards the urgent replacement of windows at the Acorn Theatre £ 18,000 England - South West
Salisbury Cathedral to support the exhibition 'Spirit and Endeavour' in 2020 £ 15,000 England - South West
Strike A Light (Gloucester) towards bringing national shows to audiences in Gloucester plus workshops £ 10,000 England - South West
Wren Music towards a new Development Officer post over two years (£15K for year one and £10K for year two) (second payment of two) £ 10,000 England - South West
Stroud Subscription Rooms Trust towards phase 1 of works to develop and refurbish the historic building, specifically new bar, bridge and access (including £5K core funding support) (second payment of two) £ 5,000 England - South West
The Belgrade Theatre towards redeveloping the building to improve facilities, increase sustainability and engagement prior to the City of Culture in 2021 £ 150,000 England - West Midlands
Courtyard Trust towards the capital expansion project  £ 75,000 England - West Midlands
The Godiva Awakes Trust towards aerial equipment for the new Daimler Powerhouse, a Creation Centre for Coventry and the West Midlands £ 35,000 England - West Midlands
Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire Theatre Trust towards the refurbishment and redevelopment of the New Vic auditorium £ 25,000 England - West Midlands
Hosking Houses Trust to create the Skoyles Bursaries Fund over a period of five years to support writers residencies for women (fifth payment of five) £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
The Piece Hall Trust towards core costs during the year end March 2021 to help stabilisation during the virus crisis £ 40,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
The Georgian Theatre (Richmond) Trust towards a new building management system and replacement of heating and ventilation equipment £ 25,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Artis Foundation towards delivery of the performing arts programme in three schools for one year from September 2020 £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Pateley Bridge Dramatic Society towards phase one alterations to The Playhouse to make the building compliant with COVID-19 guidelines and enable reopening £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
York Early Music Foundation towards the capital programme of works £ 20,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Grand Opera House Trust towards the restoration and modernisation of the historic listed theatre £ 100,000 Northern Ireland
The MAC (Metropolitan Arts Centre) The MAC in a Box programme (£20K pa x 2 years) (first payment of two) £ 20,000 Northern Ireland
Belfast Exposed Photography towards ongoing activity during the yearend March 2021 £ 15,000 Northern Ireland
Big Telly Theatre Company towards development of a new interactive production for young people, 'Macbeth - Game of Phones', adapted for online delivery during coronavirus pandemic £ 10,000 Northern Ireland
Pier Arts Centre towards the conversion and renovation of Linkshouse to create an arts residency and studio space £ 40,000 Scotland
Scottish Youth Theatre towards year one of Making Space: a residency programme for emerging artists across Scotland £ 25,000 Scotland
Guild of Players towards core funding in 2020 £ 20,000 Scotland
East Neuk Festival towards ongoing delivery during the year end December 2020 of the Retreat programme £ 15,000 Scotland
Toonspeak Young People's Theatre towards 'Progress' programme which aims to fill the gap between youth theatre and creating a career in the creative industries (second payment of two) £ 15,000 Scotland
Sound Festival towards ongoing costs during the year end March 2021 £ 12,000 Scotland
Conflux Scotland Ltd towards the Community Street Theatre project over two years (second payment of two) £ 10,000 Scotland
Lyth Arts Centre towards the Village Hall Outreach programme in 2020 £ 10,000 Scotland
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation Ltd to support ROH in filming and streaming live performances at ROH to widen access and generate income £ 150,000 U.K. Wide
Royal National Theatre towards the cost of redeveloping the website £ 125,000 U.K. Wide
The Old Vic Theatre Trust 2000 towards replacement of obsolete lighting infrastructure £ 100,000 U.K. Wide
Help Musicians UK towards the Help Musicians Hardship Funding Phase 3 to support freelance musicians experiencing financial hardship due to the pandemic £ 100,000 U.K. Wide
Poetry Society to support the continuation of the Foyle Young Poets Award for three years (first payment of three) £ 93,000 U.K. Wide
Theatres Trust Charitable Fund towards the Theatres Protection Re-Opening and Reviving Fund supporting small to medium-scale theatres with the costs necessary to open safely  £ 40,000 U.K. Wide
Chapter (Cardiff) Ltd towards increased costs associated with reopening following closure due to COVID-19 £ 30,000 Wales
Arts & Business Cymru towards A&B Cymru’s Skills for Success initiative to support and strengthen arts organisations in Wales £ 25,000 Wales
National Dance Company Wales towards the second year of the Priority Venues programme to develop audiences and participation across Wales £ 20,000 Wales
Mostyn Gallery Ltd towards a new P/T Fundraising Manager salary and a contribution towards the Director's salary over two years (first payment of two) £ 14,500 Wales
Impelo towards the Y Nyth project, a professional development programme for emerging and mid-career dancers in rural mid Wales £ 10,000 Wales
Total: 86 items £ 3,127,500