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Grants Made 2013

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid
Imperial War Museum Foundation, London towards the redevelopment of IWM's First World War galleries and supporting infrastructure (1st payment of 2) £ 250,000
Sir John Soane's Museum Trust, London to create 'The Foyle Study Room', part of the £7M 'Opening up the Soane' capital project (1st payment of 2) £ 150,000
Watts Gallery, Guildford to support the Limnerslease Project to acquire Watt's house and studio (1st payment of 2) £ 125,000
Bath Preservation Trust towards the £4.9M project to reunite No.1 Royal Crescent with its original service wing to create an extended museum and to house the Trust's archives, campaigning, educational and operational activities £ 100,000
National Maritime Museum, London towards The Great Map and The Queen's Presence Chamber projects (final payment of 2) £ 100,000
The Bowes Museum, Co. Durham to replace the boilers and towards LED lighting in main galleries £ 100,000
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London towards phase II of the Bicentenary refurbishment project £ 75,000
The Egalitarian Trust (The Galleries of Justice), Nottingham to fund an education manager and officer for one year to create resources and deliver court room learning programmes at the Royal Court of Justice and linked Courts in London £ 73,000
The Institute of Historical Research, London towards creating a new library, research and public spaces within the overall redevelopment of the Institute £ 50,000
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and Museum Trust Limited, Widnes towards the replacement of glazing in the observatory £ 40,000
Chalke Valley History Trust, Salisbury towards establishing the schools history festival in 2013 and a contribution towards the festival in 2014 (1st payment of 2) £ 38,000
The Jewish Museum, London towards the first year of recruiting/employing the new Commercial Manager £ 35,000
The University of Oxford towards the VERVE Project Curator post at the Pitt Rivers Museum (1st payment of 3) £ 33,500
The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London towards cataloguing the archive (final payment of 2) £ 30,000
National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland, Holywood towards the new Elements Exhibition and programme at the Ulster Museum £ 25,000
Soldiers of Oxfordshire, Woodstock towards fitting out the exhibition galleries within new military museum in grounds of Oxfordshire Museum £ 25,000
The Holburne Museum of Art, Bath towards salary of the Museum's Exhibition Officer for 2 years (1st payment of 2) £ 25,000
The Legacy Rainbow House, Ormskirk to pay the salary of a specialist teacher in Conductive Education and Conductive Assistant £ 25,000
The Sequal Trust, Ellesmere towards providing electronic means of communicating and learning for disabled people £ 25,000
BIBIC (British Institute for Brain Injured Children), Bridgwater towards a therapist to support children with severe learning difficulties £ 23,000
Ragged School Museum Trust, London towards the salary of a Learning and development Officer for 2 years (final payment of 2) £ 23,000
Cued Speech Association UK, Dartmouth towards delivering Cued Speech training to enable deaf children to acquire the language, communication and literacy skills they need to reach their potential £ 20,000
Heel and Toe Children's Charity, Durham towards opening an Outreach Project in Darlington to support most of the Tees Valley area £ 20,000
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester towards a dedicated museums/galleries database system £ 20,000
The Manchester Museum to redevelop the displays featuring live amphibians and reptiles in the Museum's Vivarium £ 20,000
The Reading Agency, London towards core funding for World Book Night's annual book giving project in 2014 £ 20,000
TLG The Education Charity, Bradford towards rolling out the early intervention programme across the UK and developing a transition element to the programme to support children struggling in their learning as they move to secondary school £ 20,000
Beanstalk (formerly Volunteer Reading Help), London towards supporting children in care in Merseyside and training volunteer reading helpers £ 19,000
University of East Anglia - British Centre for Literary Translation, Norwich towards the BCLT Translator Mentoring Scheme in 2013 and 2014 (final payment of 2) £ 17,500
Animate Projects Limited, Derby towards core costs for 2013/14 £ 15,000
Artsadmin Ltd, London towards a new education outreach programme entitled 'Beyond Our Boundaries' £ 15,000
Bishopsland Education Trust, South Oxon towards converting and fitting out an existing building into a dedicated Contemporary Jewellery Studio for craftspeople £ 15,000
Chalke Valley History Trust towards establishing the schools history festival in 2013 and a contribution towards the festival in 2014 (final payment of 2) £ 12,000
Society of Genealogists, London towards the cost of the new part-time archivist (who will manage digitisation and preservation of the family history collection) in year one and a contribution to the salary in year two (final payment of 2) £ 12,000
Appleby Grammar School towards refurbishing the school hall technical and stage equipment £ 11,750
Childs Hill Primary School, London to purchase iPads and laptops/software for pupils supported by Pathways (special needs provision) £ 10,000
Powys Museums' Education & Access Trust, Welshpool to part fund education, outreach and access at 3 museums in Powys in 2013/14 £ 10,000
R.E.A.L., Northampton towards a support worker's salary £ 10,000
St Michael's Fellowship, London to cover costs for a literacy/numeracy course £ 10,000
N-Gage, Manchester towards the 'Elevate' Development Officer for 18 months £ 9,000
Bods, Hereford towards the new position of Special Educational Needs Worker for the first year £ 8,000
Latchingdon Primary School towards multi sensory resources for special needs children at Latchingdon Primary School £ 2,000
Total: 42 items £ 1,666,750