Previous grants

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Age UK North East
£20,000 (2011/2012) for a one-year pilot involving the participation of the Older People’s Engagement Network.
Blyth Valley Citizens Advice Bureau
£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.
Centrepoint for Youth Homeless North East
£22,358 (2012/2013) for strategic work
Children North East
£10,461 (2013) for 'Community Action on Poverty'
Cyrenians (now known as Changing Lives)
£17,420 (2012/2013) towards a one-year participative research project involving male sex workers, to identify policy gaps and influence policy-makers.
Derwent Initiative
£15,000 (2011/2013) towards a programme of events and debates.
Mental Health North East 1
£56,700 (2008/2010) for development costs and consultancy including £2,000 towards a conference and £5,000 for campaigning activity
Mental Health North East 2
£69,520 (2011/2012) for the action programme ‘Whose Marketplace is it Anyway?’
My Sister’s Place
£14,835
Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service
£15,373
Northumbria University and Durham University
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.
Regional Refugee Forum North East
£160,678 (2007/2012) for policy and representation work. New grant for January 2013-June 2015: £30,848 for 2013.
Regional Youth Work Unit North East
£35,000 (2012/2013) towards ‘Reducing the Gap’, an 18 month project on youth unemployment.
Stockton Advice and Information Centre CAB
£19,612 (2013)
TaxAid UK
£16,520 (2013)
The High Pay Centre
£12,375 (2013) for a report on how the economic drain from the North East is fuelling big bonuses in London
The Philanthropy Story
£1,000
Tyneside Cyrenians (now Changing Lives)
£18,236 to build on the success of and develop the MAP participative project.
Tyneside Mind
£20,000 towards the Mind-full Project
Voluntary Organisations Network North East
£60,000 (2011/2013) for the campaign ‘Surviving or Thriving’, in association with Newcastle CVS, Durham One Voice Network and Connect 4 Change Northumberland.
Youth Homeless North East
£120,000 over three years until March 2020