Projects 20182020-06-03T19:21:42+00:00

The organisations and projects we helped with a John Horniman’s Children’s Trust grant in 2018…

Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre

To assist the work of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre in Wales in supporting 2 babies on the Early Intervention Project.

£5,000

Bolton Lads & Girls Club

To enable many children with disabilities to engage in exciting inclusion youth club activities in after school hours.

£2,000

Chailey Heritage Foundation

To help the charity complete the part-purchase of a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle to transport children with disabilities for educational, care, and transition services.

£4,000

Chickenshed Theatre

To run weekly open access and holiday workshops for children and young people 5-12 years old, who would like to experience performing arts opportunities within an inclusive environment.

 

£5,000

Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Funding towards the development and production of a set of digital and hardcopy information resources to empower young people with cystic fibrosis aged 12 to 16 to make a successful and healthy transition from paediatric to adult CF care.

 

£5,000

Douglas Bader Foundation

Funding to support another 10 children with disabilities, and their families, to enjoy a day’s flying within the Bader’s Braves programme.

 

£3,000

Family Action

Support towards the charity’s provision of outings and supervision for two children with Global Development Delay.

 

£4,000

Footsteps Foundation

Towards work the charity undertakes to help children with disabilities to face their huge personal hurdles with inspirational dignity and perseverance.

 

£4,500

Hamlet Charity

To support Hamlet Charity in their work of providing a Lead Children’s and Families Practitioner who has continued to offer much needed support to parents of children with profound disabilities and complex health needs at the point of diagnosis or before they receive a diagnosis.  

 

£5,000

Haven House Children’s Hospice

To assist with the provision of extended physiotherapy treatments; Satellite sessions, In-House sessions and an On-Call physiotherapist.

 

 

£5,000

Helen & Douglas House

A contribution to the maintenance of your Nursing Outreach Team which provides a service to children, young adults and their families.

 

 

£5,000

Howard League for Penal Reform

Funding towards the cost the telephone helpline system used by so many children.

 

 

£4,000

I Matter Child & Family Bursary Scheme

To support five local schools in Cumbria.

£5,000

ICAN

Funding to support the charity’s Occupational Therapy at Dawn House, Nottinghamshire to enable it to continue making a positive difference to the lives of children it helps.

£5,000

Keech Hospice Care

Funding towards the charity’s Music Therapy Service which offers vital pre- and post- bereavement support to child patients, child siblings and adult relatives and to provide palliative, supportive and end-of-life care.

£5,000

Living Paintings Trust

To help with the costs of providing the charity’s free postal library of Touch to See books for blind and partially sighted children in the UK.

£5,000

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Support for the LPO Sound Journeys project to bring music to children with Special Needs and other disabilities, via a journey accompanied by professional musicians and teachers, is much appreciated.

£3,000

London Symphony Orchestra

An award to the LSO in support of their Musical Inclusion Programme.

 

 

£3,000

Megan Baker House

To support children with a wide range of motor disabilities including, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and dyspraxia through Conductive Education classes attended weekly and in the school holidays.

 

£5,000

Mousetrap Theatre

To support the work of the Mousetrap Theatre during its programmes of Explore and Theatre Journey for children and young people who would not normally access theatre on account of their learning and medical issues.

 

£5,000

Museum of London

A grant towards the Morning Explorers Programme, accredited by the National Autistic Society.

 

£3,705

Music in Hospitals & Care

To support Music in Hospitals in the Manchester area to fund 15 live sessions.

 

£4,250

National Autistic Society

A grant towards the cost of an additional trampoline at Addison School, Chigwell

 

£1,500

Norton Hall Children & Family Centre

Continuing support for the Mentoring Programme and Drawing and Talking Therapy, in support of children with a range of disabilities, including: ADHD, Autism, Learning Difficulties, Hyper Kinetic Disorder, Visual and Hearing impairments, Mobility difficulties and Global Developmental Delay.

 

£3,000

Polka Theatre

To support the work of Polka Theatre in their provision of an Access Programme that benefits teachers/carers and the children’s families as well as the children directly.

 

£4,000

Rainbow Trust

Award to support to fund a Family Support Worker in the Cumbria and North Lancashire team to work with families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness

 

£5,000

Richard House Children’s Charity

To support the work of Richard House in their provision of a palliative care nurse for six weeks, who will provide specialist care for children with life-limiting illnesses from some of the most deprived boroughs in the UK.

 

£5,000

Sebastian’s Action Trust

To support The Bluebells for action packed activities for children in end of life care and their families.

 

£4,500

Sheffield MENCAP & Gateway

A grant towards “Shine out on Saturdays” a performing arts group for children with learning disabilities

 

£5,000

SHINE

To support the charity’s invaluable education support service for children (and their families) who have Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

 

£5,000

Sick Children’s Trust

The provision of a grant to help to fund the costs of operating SCT’s ‘Home from Home’ at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle upon Tyne, Crawford House, supporting some of the sickest children from across the North of England and their families

£5,000

Tall Ships Youth Trust

Funding for the charity’s work in providing sailing challenges and life skills to 20 children with disabilities this year.

£5,000

University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

To provide funding towards the continued provision of an annual music programme for the children in the care of the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire.

£3,000

V&A Museum of Childhood

Funding towards the charity’s delivery of 4 Quiet Days during the school year that will benefit directly up to 500 children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, by enabling them to be part of an educational visit to the museum.

£3,000

Well Child

To support a Well Child Specialist Nurse at Derby Hospital.

£5,000

Wessex Children’ Hospice

A grant to alleviate the distress of children with end of life conditions and their families.

£5,000

Whoopsadaisy

To support the work of Whoopsadaisy in Brighton with their provision of holiday schemes of conductive education for up to 18 families.

£4,000

Winston’s Wish

To support the costs of a residential group for bereaved teenagers in Sussex in March 2019.

£2,750

Yellow Submarine Holidays

To support the work of Yellow Submarine in their provision of residential holidays for young people with learning disabilities in Oxfordshire.

£5,000

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