Education Grants

Please see below for a detailed list of grants made since April 2012 for sums over £4,000. We do make smaller grants but these are not listed separately. 

 

Bloomfield Learning Centre

 £7,500

Towards the provision of additional places to enable disadvantaged young children with dyslexia to access specialist reading support for a year.

Chess in Schools and Communities

£6,000

Towards the expansion of the Urban Chess programme enabling schools in Tower Hamlets and Sandwell to benefit from lunchtime and after-school chess clubs.

Debate Mate

£12,500

Towards the provision of after-school debating clubs to benefit disadvantaged children in inner-city schools in London.

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

£10,000

Towards the development of a Leadership Traning Programme, enabling young musicians to lead a range of musical projects.

Unicorn Theatre

£10,000

Towards the Interact schools programme.

African Future Development

£5,000

Towards a supplementary education and mentoring programme.

Central School of Ballet

£7,500

Towards their satellite school which offers free weekly after-school dance classes to primary school children in Southwark.

Clio's Company

£5,000

Towards 'Continuing City', a city-based arts education project for disadvantaged primary school children from inner London boroughs.

Eastside Young Leaders' Academy

£12,000

Towards 'Maths for Life!', a financial literacy programme run in partnership with the charity, Mybnk.

Open Futures Trust

£10,000

Towards a project to reintegrate children who are excluded or at risk of exclusion from primary school, working in partnership with Newham Regeneration into Education Team.

Reach Out Youth

£10,000

Towards the ReachOut! Summer Programme 2012 which teaches maths and English, along with sports and other activities, to young people.

Teaching Leaders

£10,000

Towards the development and dissemination of best practice in science and maths subject leadership.

Centre of the Cell

£54,000

Towards 'Bright futures', a 3-year science education programme to inspire young people to fulfil their potential and to encourage them to pursue careers in science and healthcare.

National Numeracy

£60,000

A three-year grant towards early pilot and scale up projects, addressing numeracy issues nationwide.

Shakespeare Schools Festival

£10,000

Towards the London primary school element of the Shakespeare Schools Festival.

SkillForce

£10,000

Towards the London Residential element of SkillForce's educational programme which helps young people to develop life skills, independence and self-confidence.

Springboard for Children

£5,474

Towards the provision of one-to-one literacy tuition for disadvantaged children at Robert Blair Primary School.

Volunteering Reading Help

£7,500

Towards the provision of volunteer reading helpers in primary schools in Sandwell, Walsall and Telford.

 Watford Football Club Community Sports and Education Trust

£5,000

Towards a new programme in Harrow which uses football as a hook to engage young people to gain a GCSE equivalent.

XLP, Lewisham

£10,000

Towards XLP's programme to engage challenging and disadvantaged young people.