Heritage & Arts Grants

Please see below for a detailed list of grants made since January 2015 for sums of over £6,000.  We also make smaller grants but these are not listed seperately.

 

Buildings

Insole Court Trust

£15,000
Support towards restoration of the Conservatory at Insole Court.  

Royal Parks Foundation

£15,000
Support towards the Brompton Cemetery Restoration Project, specifically towards the Grade II* listed Chapel.  

Milton Cottage Trust

£75,000 over three years
‘Paradise maintained and sustained’, support towards the salary costs of a business director and curator at Milton Cottage.  

 

Material (or Fabric) Conservation/Refurbishment

Abbotsford Trust

£11,000
Support towards restoration of the Portcullis Gate at Abbotsford.  

Chawton House Library

£10,000
Support towards the Book Conservation Project  

Doddington Hall Trust

£20,000
Support towards conservation and reinstallation of the Holly Bedroom tapestries at Doddington Hall.  

 

Museums, Libraries, Collections and Archives

National Portrait Gallery

£15,000

Support towards the Project Curator’s salary for the ‘Making Art in Tudor Britain: Securing the legacy’ project.

 

Gainsborough’s House Society

£10,000

Support towards cataloguing the collection at Gainsborough’s House.

 

National History Museum

£12,500

Support towards digitising the Sloane Enlightenment Collection.

 

 

The Arts

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

£10,000

Support towards NYJO 2016 Programme.

 

Unexpected Opera Limited

£10,000 over two years

Support towards ‘The Rinse Cycle’ – Wagner’s Ring cycle shrunk to an evening and conditioned with comedy.

 

New English Ballet Theatre

£10,000

Support towards the 2015 Professional Dancer Development Programme and Choreography Lab.

 

 

 

Wildlife and Environment Conservation

The Urban Orchard Project

£13,500
Support towards ‘A Celebration of Orchards’ – to restore 30 orchards across London.