Projects 20192020-06-03T19:22:53+00:00

Many more organisations and projects, helped with a John Horniman’s Children’s Trust grant in 2019…

Arts Depot

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.

£3,500

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.

£2,500

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.

£5,000

Bendrigg Trust

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.

£3,000

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.

£2,500

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

£3,000

Challengers

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.

£3,000

Chickenshed Theatre

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.

 

£3,000

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

£3,000

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Trustees are pleased to award a grant to train musicians and deliver 6 music therapy sessions for children with special needs in the Birmingham area.

£5,000

Clear Vision

Trustees are pleased to award a grant to replenish the library of children’s dual print and braille books thus enabling shared readingWe are pleased that contact has been made with two other charities supported by trustees, namely Calibre and Living Paintings.

£3,500

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.

 

£3,000

Coram Voice

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.

£3,000

Create

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.

 

 

£3,000

Elizabeth Foundation

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.

£2,000

Guild Care

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.

£3,000

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.

£2,000

Haringey Shed

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.

£4,500

Haven House Children’s Hospice

Trustees are pleased to award a grant to help with the expansion of services by the appointment, jointly with the NHS, of specialist nursing staff.

£5,000

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.

£4,500

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.

£3,000

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.

£2,000

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.

£3,000

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.

£2,000

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.

£5,000

Mousetrap Theatre

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.

£3,000

Movement Centre

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.

£3,000

Museum of London

Trustees are pleased to support the costs of running 3 or 4 Morning Explorer Events in 2019.

 

£3,000

Nelson’s Journey

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.

£3,000

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.

£3,000

Pace Centre

Trustees are please to award a grant for 2019 that will enable PACE to provide up to five PODD books for individual children.

 

£3,000

Pepper Foundation

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.

£2,000

Polka Theatre

We are pleased to award a grant to Polka Theatre to enable it to continue with its SEND project during a time of refurbishment of its theatre in Wimbledon.

£3,000

Rainbow Trust

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.

£3,000

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.

£4,500

Seashell Trust

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.

£2,200

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.

 

£3,000

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.

£2,500

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.

£4,000

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.

£2,250

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.

£2,000

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.

£5,000

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

£3,000

Whoopsadaisy

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.

£4,000

Winston’s Wish

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.

£3,000

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