Some of the grants listed here are still running. Requests for copies of publications or for other information should be made direct to grantholders by phone or email. Click grantholder name for more information about the grant and contact details.
£20,000 (2011/2012) for a one-year pilot involving the participation of the Older People’s Engagement Network.
£6,100 (2012) for evaluation of the debt advice project located within Homes for Northumberland, highlighting policy implications for advice-giving agencies and housing providers.
£22,358 (2012/2013) for strategic work
£10,461 (2013) for ‘Community Action on Poverty’ - a pilot project involving young people and children in the west end of Newcastle in the use of photography to represent their concerns and views.
£17,420 (2012/2013) towards a one-year participative research project involving male sex workers, to identify policy gaps and influence policy-makers.
£15,000 (2011/2013) towards a programme of events and debates.
£56,700 (2008/2010) for development costs and consultancy including £2,000 towards a conference and £5,000 for campaigning activity.
£69,520 (2011/2012) for the action programme ‘Whose Marketplace is it Anyway?’
Professor Keith Shaw, Department of Social Sciences, Northumbria University and Fred Robinson, St Chad’s College, Durham University. £30,500 (2011/2012) for a participative study: From Regionalism to Localism: Opportunities and threats for the North East.
£160,678 (2007/2012) for policy and representation work. New grant for January 2013-June 2015: £30,848 for 2013.
£35,000 (2012/2013) towards ‘Reducing the Gap’, an 18 month project on youth unemployment.
£19,612 (2013) for monitoring the introduction of the Personal Independence Payment.
£16,520 (2013) for measuring the impact of tax changes on vulnerable people in the North East.
£12,375 (2013) ‘Economic drain from the North East fuels big bonuses in London’ - for analysis of how consumer spending exiting the region in profits and pay packages results in loss of jobs and investment, and for development of policy solutions.
£18,236 to build on the success of and develop the MAP participative project, working with male sex workers in the North East, to identify policy gaps and influence policy-makers.
£20,000 towards the Mind-full project which aims to influence the design and delivery of the Work Capability Assessment process through showing the human stories of its effects.
£60,000 (2011/2013) for the campaign ‘Surviving or Thriving’, in association with Newcastle CVS, Durham One Voice Network and Connect 4 Change Northumberland.