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3 August 2021

Six things to know about our criminal justice funding

Jannat Hossain
Information for those applying to our new funding round to use legal action to address racial injustice in the criminal justice system.
Strengthening Civil Society
19 July 2021

Our hubs funding: what you need to know

Jannat Hossain
Information for those applying to our new funding round to support expert legal ‘hub’ organisations.
Strengthening Civil Society
7 July 2021

Children’s rights from United Nations Convention will soon be law in Scotland

Janet Cormack, Clan Childlaw
The law is being strengthened in Scotland to give UN treaty rights effect in Scots law in a landmark move for children’s human rights accountability. Janet sets out what this will mean for children and the organisations that support them.
Strengthening Civil Society
30 June 2021

The response to our grant round ‘Creatively Minded and Ethnically Diverse’ and what we did next

Vicki Amedume
We are awarding 24 new grants - out of a very strong field - this week to support participatory artists from ethnically diverse backgrounds in arts & mental health. The Chair of our Arts Committee explains the decision-making.
Arts
16 June 2021

Becoming trauma-informed as an arts and mental health organisation: our journey so far

Alex Evans, Kazzum Arts
Alex Evans, Artistic Director at Kazzum Arts in East London, explains the impact taking a trauma-informed approach has had on their arts work with children & young people, staff and artists, and throughout the organisation.
Arts
20 May 2021

Creatively minded – looking beyond the pandemic and the need for more funding

David Cutler
The benefits of the arts for mental health are increasingly recognised, but they need to be much better funded.
Arts
18 May 2021

A line in the sand – this is a year for the UK to show concrete leadership on international LGBTI rights

David Sampson
Underfunding for LGBTI rights globally must be at the top of the UK Government's to-do list as it plans its first-ever Global Conference on LGBT Rights in June 2022.
International Development
17 May 2021

On IDAHOBIT, a reminder to double-down in our support for LGBTQI communities globally

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
We join Astraea in celebrating LGBTQI grassroots organizers globally: their inspiring work to resist violence and discrimination, change laws and provide essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Development
26 April 2021

Creativity and culture in every care home – starting a national conversation

David Cutler
Lockdown has underlined the huge value of creativity particularly for those living in care homes. What would it require for all care homes to offer their residents access to relevant creative and cultural opportunities on a daily basis?
Arts
13 April 2021

Colonially-imprinted spaces and the creative wellbeing of artists of colour

Joy Francis
How artists, activists and creative organisations like Words of Colour are challenging racism in the arts sector and developing alternative structures that nurture the creative wellbeing and careers of artists of colour.
Arts