Education Grants

Please see below for a detailed list of grants made since April 2012 for sums over £4,000. We do make smaller grants but these are not listed separately. 


Bloomfield Learning Centre


Towards the provision of additional places to enable disadvantaged young children with dyslexia to access specialist reading support for a year.

Chess in Schools and Communities


Towards the expansion of the Urban Chess programme enabling schools in Tower Hamlets and Sandwell to benefit from lunchtime and after-school chess clubs.

Debate Mate


Towards the provision of after-school debating clubs to benefit disadvantaged children in inner-city schools in London.

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain


Towards the development of a Leadership Traning Programme, enabling young musicians to lead a range of musical projects.

Unicorn Theatre


Towards the Interact schools programme.

African Future Development


Towards a supplementary education and mentoring programme.

Central School of Ballet


Towards their satellite school which offers free weekly after-school dance classes to primary school children in Southwark.

Clio's Company


Towards 'Continuing City', a city-based arts education project for disadvantaged primary school children from inner London boroughs.

Eastside Young Leaders' Academy


Towards 'Maths for Life!', a financial literacy programme run in partnership with the charity, Mybnk.

Open Futures Trust


Towards a project to reintegrate children who are excluded or at risk of exclusion from primary school, working in partnership with Newham Regeneration into Education Team.

Reach Out Youth


Towards the ReachOut! Summer Programme 2012 which teaches maths and English, along with sports and other activities, to young people.

Teaching Leaders


Towards the development and dissemination of best practice in science and maths subject leadership.

Centre of the Cell


Towards 'Bright futures', a 3-year science education programme to inspire young people to fulfil their potential and to encourage them to pursue careers in science and healthcare.

National Numeracy


A three-year grant towards early pilot and scale up projects, addressing numeracy issues nationwide.

Shakespeare Schools Festival


Towards the London primary school element of the Shakespeare Schools Festival.



Towards the London Residential element of SkillForce's educational programme which helps young people to develop life skills, independence and self-confidence.

Springboard for Children


Towards the provision of one-to-one literacy tuition for disadvantaged children at Robert Blair Primary School.

Volunteering Reading Help


Towards the provision of volunteer reading helpers in primary schools in Sandwell, Walsall and Telford.

 Watford Football Club Community Sports and Education Trust


Towards a new programme in Harrow which uses football as a hook to engage young people to gain a GCSE equivalent.

XLP, Lewisham


Towards XLP's programme to engage challenging and disadvantaged young people.