Trustees were pleased to learn of the continuing programme of imaginative and inclusive events that are held at The Arts Depot in Barnet to enhance the lives of disadvantaged young people. We are pleased to be able to offer a grant to support the programme of vocational education followed by work experience placements with your partner organisations, for ten students aged between 16 and 19 from local SEN schools.
Auditory Verbal UK
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 in support of work enabling pre-school deaf children to develop their listening, talking and social skills through an AV therapy and parent coaching programme.
Back Up Trust
Trustees are pleased once again to support your excellent Education Inclusion Programme for those children who have suffered life changing spinal cord injuries and for the development of the Education Toolkit which empowers those young people through their social development into young adulthood.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 in support of the Foundation in providing a wonderfully exciting place for children with various disabilities to engage in adventurous activities.
Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales
Trustees are pleased to award a grant that will enable the Centre to support a baby to be part of the newly established Early Intervention service for babies who have, or are suspected of having, cerebral palsy.
Brighton Dome & Brighton Trust
Trustees are pleased to award a grant specifically for use in the Umbrella Club as part of a programme to provide respite care to children with life-threatening conditions at three events in Brighton
Trustees are pleased to be able to support the costs of the Summer Play School for children with disabilities in Alton in 2019 so that they can have fun in a safe, supportive environment where everyone is welcome.
Trustees are please to award a grant for 2019 that will ensure all activities are accessible to children with various disabilities, by employing experienced support staff to remove any barriers to participation and enable those with additional needs to fully participate as theatregoers.
Children’s Adventure Farm Trust
Trustees are pleased to award a grant to support the provision of a holiday at the Adventure Farm for 4 children in 2019. Our grant to cover all the expenses for children with disabilities, as well as providing materials and equipment for all activities, so that the breaks can be offered free of charge to all families
Trustees are pleased to award a grant to replenish the library of children’s dual print and braille books thus enabling shared reading. We are pleased that contact has been made with two other charities supported by trustees, namely Calibre and Living Paintings.
Clwyd Special Riding Centre
Trustees are pleased to make a grant to enable you to provide two specially tailored saddles (at £1,500 each) suitable for children with disabilities so that they can fully enjoy the liberating experience provided for so many.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 for work in giving voice to those children with disabilities, who are in Local Authority care in England and who need the help of trained advocates to be heard.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant towards ArtsAdventures in 2019 and to support the delivery of 35+ workshops in Berkshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire, reaching over 150 patients, parents and care staff.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 to facilitate the early diagnosis of hearing loss for babies and children and for providing first class early education and welfare services to them and their families enabling deaf children to learn to listen and speak, to join school at age 5 ready and able to access the curriculum alongside hearing friends, and to be fully included in society.
Trustees are please to award a grant for 2019 that will ensure that the amazing work that is happening through the Ashdown Centre Out and About programme for children with a variety of special needs will continue.
Hallé Concerts Society
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 to be used to fund a Relaxed Performance for children and young people with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs. The performance will be given in the new Education Centre, Hallé St Peters and Halle will work in partnership with the Seashell Trust (also a JHCT grant recipient) and the Able Orchestra to plan the performances, train musicians and evaluate the impact of the programme.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant towards the provision your Inclusive Big Noise Choir after school activities which will take your Big Noise inclusive choir activities out into local schools in the Haringey area.
Horniman Museum & Gardens
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for the Museum’s programme Bright and Early that will allow autistic children to visit and enjoy the museum at times when they will feel safe and secure as well as for the Music Workshops for families with children on the autistic spectrum.
Jessie May Children’s Hospice
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for the Hospice at Home programme which is undertaken by specially trained nurses. We hope our grant will enable 25 families in the Bristol area to benefit from the respite care on offer.
Little Angel Theatre
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 for work as puppeteers for a project, designed for children and young people in hospital who are at the start of their transition journey from children services to adult services and are seriously ill at GOSH. It will be designed for children as young as 11 or 12.
London Symphony Orchestra
Trustees are pleased to be able to support the excellent work undertaken during LSO Make Music Days that enables children with disabilities to experience the joy of making music with the professionals.
Marches Family Network
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for three activity sessions for children with learning difficulties in Hereford and Leominster. We commend this much needed and imaginative project.
Megan Baker House
Trustees are pleased once again to support children with a wide range of motor disabilities including, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and developmental coordination delay through Conductive Education training.
Trustees are delighted to make another grant that will enable the Theatrejourneys programme of visits to continue for at least the immediate future. We hope your quest to find another significant sponsor will be successful.
Trustees are pleased to mae a grant for 2019 for the purpose of providing ‘Targeted training therapy’ with specialist standing frames to more children with cerebral palsy to gain movement control and become far more independent.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant towards the costs of continuing to offer free training to health and education professionals in therapeutic bereavement counselling, aimed at children and young people up to the age of 17 years (inclusive) living in Norfolk, who have experienced the death of a significant person.
OKMT (Otakar Kraus Music Trust)
We are pleased to award a grant for 2019 that will enable OK Music Therapy, to provide individual music therapy, with a fully qualified music therapist, for 4 children aged 5-14 with special needs. The aim is to enhance the children’s personal, musical and social education by helping them to develop listening and communication skills, concentration, learn to take turns and develop their creativity.
Trustees are please to award a grant for 2019 supporting the work of a small team of children’s hospice at home nurses employed by Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The children’s nurses work across the Chilterns area of Buckinghamshire and North West Hertfordshire caring for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses in their own homes.
Trustees are pleased to be able to continue support towards the costs of a Family Support Worker providing practical and emotional support to families in Cumbria and North Lancashire who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness.
Sea Change Trust
Trustees are delighted to read that this charity has been started out of a Quakerly concern for the plight of unaccompanied and asylum-seeking children in Shropshire with orientation issues.
Trustees are pleased to be able to continue to support the work of the Seashell Trust by providing funds for the purchase of 4 “fantastic communication aids” …iPads. Each to be configured with installed communication apps that are aligned with each individual deaf child’s needs. Costs to include protective screen and casing.
Sebastian’s Action Trust
Delighted with the completion of phase 2 of your Woodland’s project and are impressed with the programme of events planned for 2020 for which we are pleased to award a grant.
SHINE (East Norfolk)
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 in support of providing holiday and weekend opportunities for rest, relaxation, respite and play for children with disabilities and their caring families.
Sick Children’s Trust
Trustees are very pleased to support the work that goes on at Crawford House in enabling parents to stay near their children at times of crisis during their medical treatment.
Southwark Playhouse Theatre Company
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 for placing a drama practitioner in residence at Cherry Garden School across two full school-terms, to provide performance and creative opportunities that the students might not otherwise be able to access due to their needs.
Step by Step
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 towards the costs of continuing to run two weekly hydro-therapy swim sessions for children with disabilities age 2-18 in order to build and improve their motor and communication skills.
Theodora Children’s Charity
Trustees are pleased to award a grant towards the cost of the Giggle Doctor programme at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. The programme aims to improve a child’s experience of hospital.
Tiny Tim’s Children Centre
Trustees are pleased to award a grant for 2019 that will enable the expansion of the space awareness/balance group for children with disabilities and possibly the music/movement toddlers’ group
Trustees are pleased to award a grant to support the holiday clubs for 20 children with cerebral palsy, during one week at Easter and 2 weeks during the summer. These enable the children to keep up their skills during the holidays, but also provide much needed respite for parents.
Trustees are pleased to award a grant to support 20 grieving teenagers on a residential weekend next March. These weekends enable them to make meaningful and lasting friendships as a support network for them throughout their lives.