Arts Donations 2016/17

Arensky Chamber Orchestra

to provide young professional musicians with orchestral musicianship and experience, as well as skills that widen their career options and financial support

Arts & Heritage Alliance Milton Keynes

MK Festival Fringe 2016

Arvon Foundation

Schools Programme to enable young people from disadvantaged areas to engage with creative writing - increasing their aspirations, attainment and life-chances

Cambridge Performing Arts

Performing Arts Scholarship

Charleston Trust

Schools and community education programme

Children & the Arts

START partnerships with children's hospices

Contemporary Dance Trust

The Fund for Excellence - supporting students in financial need

Creative Dimensions Trust

Specialist courses for young people aged 14-18


Donmar Warehouse

A programme of outreach work around a 14 week repertory season of all-female Shakespeare plays in King's Cross

Exploring the Arts

Towards the charity’s work in New York

Films Without Borders

Film-making training for talented young man from Rwanda at the Kenya Institute for Mass Communications 

Foundling Museum

Early Years Programme with the children from two nurseries in Kings Cross

Friends of FAI - the Italian Environment Foundation, Inc

Towards the charity’s work in Italy

High Tide

First Commissions 2017, a programme to provide five young writers with their start in the industry by writing and developing a new play

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc

Towards the charity’s educational work in New York

London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA)

Genesis Actors Network - a mentoring programme launched in March 2017

Milton Keynes Gallery

Gallery space named in honour of Mr Derek Walker, chief architect of Milton Keynes

National Horseracing Museum

Restoration of the fountain in the Rothschild Yard at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in Newmarket (in memory of Mr Anthony Gustav de Rothschild)

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Education and outreach work and renewed funding for exceptionally gifted young players to attend world class training in the US

Newbury Spring Festival

Concert and pre-festival workshop for school children 

Nottingham Castle Foundation

Using treasures from the city's art collections and interactive media to tell four historical stories that have changed how we experience life today

Old Vic Theatre Trust 2000

Educational work of the Old Vic

Royal Albert Hall

The Maestro Programme giving primary school children who demonstrate musical potential the opportunity to learn an instrument

Royal Ballet School

Sound system and lighting rig for the Studio Theatre at Covent Garden Upper School

Royal Court Theatre

Writers' groups in 2016/17 through which it aims to reach aspiring writers of all ages and from the widest walks of life - training and supporting them to hone and develop the craft of playwriting

Royal School of Needlework

To catalogue the School’s collection of embroideries, textiles and designs and make them accessible online

Stage One

Bursary Scheme for emerging producers 

Unicorn Theatre

Schools Programme to engage schools throughout the year with learning developed to enhance a visit to the theatre

ss Great Britain Trust

Towards the educational aspects of the 'Being Brunel' project