United Kingdom

Previously funded projects 

The Foundation has in the past supported the following projects:

African Francophone Refugee Association UK
To relieve poverty, hardship and distress of African Francophone refugees resident in the UK and African Francophone countries exclusively by the provision of regarding their educational, training employment needs as well as advice on health matters, housing immigration, interpreting/translating and advocacy.

 

The Amber Foundation

Residential programme for ex-offenders to aid rehabilitation


British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF)
Working with everyone involved with adoption and fostering across the UK, providing services to meet the needs of some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.

 

Blue Sky Development & Regeneration
Giving paid work to people coming out of prison, to enable them to move successfully into long-term employment.

 

Brathay Hall Trust
Specialising in engaging and inspiring young people, many of whom are experiencing difficulties with their lives.

 

Buttle Trust
Making  real difference to the lives of children and young people in need across the UK with our financial support programmes.

 

Chichester Festival Theatre
Working in the community delivering weekly classes, annual holiday activities and regular workshops and productions.  Reaching out to old and young in classrooms, community centres and beyond.

 

City Academy
The City Academy, Hackney is all about providing a high quality education for young people in Hackney in a secure, supportive environment, raising their aspirations and standards of educational achievement, and building positive partnerships with local people and organisations.

 

Coldingley Crime Diversion Scheme
Diverting young people from crime, in ways that train and rehabilitate offenders.

 

DePaul Trust
Helping young people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

 

Devon Youth Association
Challenging negative stereotypes and campaigning shoulder-to-shoulder with young people,

 

Dyslexia Institute Wales
Helping people with an interest in dyslexia: dyslexia testing and assessment, teaching dyslexic children, advice for parents of a dyslexic child, coping techniques for dyslexic adults.

 

East Potential - Young Offenders Academy
Turning young people's experiences of disadvantage into solutions that support their transition to adult independence.

 

Education and Employers Taskforce

Speakers4Schools - Inspirational speakers giving talks in state schools for free

 

Every Child a Chance Trust (Every Child a Reader & Every Child Counts)

Unlocking the educational potential of socially disadvantaged children through early intervention programmes

 

Exeter Community Initiatives
A local charity, passionate about helping people by working with them to run projects that meet their needs. ECI believes anyone experiencing vulnerability in their life can fulfil their potential given the right opportunities and support.

 

Fairbridge
Working with young people aged 13-25 that other organisations find difficult to engage – giving them the motivation, self-confidence and skills they need to change their lives.

 

Fitzwilliam and Kinsley Driving School
Providing young people aged 17 - 21 with job creation skills and reducing anti-social behaviour.

 

Get Connected
A national helpline for young people under-25 providing free, confidential help.

 

ICAN (Early Talk Project)

Helping disadvantaged parents give their children the best start learning speech and language

 

KICA (Kids in Care Awards)

Recognition of children and young people within the care system who have made exceptional personal achievements in their lives

 

Kids Company
Providing practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable inner-city children in London.

 

King's College Centre for Prison Studies
Assisting governments and other relevant agencies to develop appropriate policies on prisons and the use of imprisonment.

 

Local Solutions
Improving quality of life by delivering effective, responsive services that meet people's needs and aspirations.

 

Nacro
Reducing crime by changing lives.

 

National Literacy Association
Working with children and young people who are underachieving in literacy.

 

National Literacy Trust
Transforming lives through literacy.

 

Princes Trust Cymru
Helping change young lives.

 

Refugee Council
Working with asylum seekers and refugees to ensure their needs and concerns are addressed.

 

Royal Exchange Theatre
Offering people of all ages, backgrounds and experiences the chance to explore every aspect of theatre, to get involved in creative projects, take part in tours, discussions, play readings and talks, and to make the Royal Exchange their own.

 

Safer London Foundation
Working with young people to help make London a safer city and for everyone living and working in the capital to feel safe and be safe.

 

School Home Support

Supporting early intervention and parental engagement in child's learning and achievement

 

SHINE
Supporting additional educational initiatives which encourage children and young people to raise their achievement levels.

 

Tamil Welfare Association
A user-led community organisation providing a range of services to the Tamil-speaking refugee community in London.

 

Tate Liverpool
Using creativity to help repair effects of trauma on looked after children.

 

The Dyslexia Institute
Providing a wide range of services to people of all ages who have dyslexia and struggle with literacy.

 

The North of England Refugee Service
Providing services to refugees and asylum seekers in the North of England

 

The Smith Institute
A leading independent ‘think tank’ which promotes progressive policies for a fairer society.

 

Tower Hamlets

Social Inclusion Panel working with young people in Tower Hamlets, London

 

Turning Point Scotland
Delivering person-centred services in order to give each individual the opportunity to live a life to the full, in a way desirable to them.

 

Venture Trust
Delivering transformational wilderness and community-based programmes, supporting participants to develop the strategies and skills they need to succeed for the rest of their lives.

 

Young Enterprise Scotland
Inspiring and preparing all young people to succeed in a global economy.

 

Youth at Risk
Dedicated to making a positive and lasting change to the lives of disaffected and vulnerable young people.