Recent Awards

FOUNDATIONS WE HAVE HELPED

In recent years we have made the following awards:

Recipient

Type of award

Sum awarded

Year

Purpose

Worcester Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£20,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support choristers' singing tuition and the choristers' chaperone.

Winchester Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£9,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the director of the Junior Choirs

St Davids Cathedral | Eglwys Gadeiriol Tyddewi

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£15,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support chorister travel expenses, singing lessons for choristers and the salary of the Assistant Director of Music.

St Asaph Cathedral | Cadeirlan Llanelwy

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£15,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the appointment of professional lay clerks.

Southwell Minster

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£18,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support lay clerks' salaries.

St George's Cathedral, Southwark

Type of Award: 

Church Choir Award

Sum Awarded: 

£2,900

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support a new children's choir for those in Years One and Two.

Southwark Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£10,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support core costs of the music department.

St Alphege Church, Solihull

Type of Award: 

Church Choir Award

Sum Awarded: 

£6,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support a choral outreach project in local schools

Sheffield Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£30,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the salary of the Organist and Director of Keyboard Studies.

Ripon Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£12,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the choir administrator.

Portsmouth Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£13,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the choir matron's and sub-organist's salaries.

Peterborough Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£16,850

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support a full team of choral and organ/conducting scholars.

Newport Cathedral | Cadeirlan Casnewydd

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£28,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support music department costs over two years.

Newcastle Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Edington Festival Award

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£21,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the Organ and Choral Scholars and singing and music theory lessons for the choristers. Includes the Edington Festival Award (£3,000).

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£25,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support choral and organ studentship pathways for former choristers.

Liverpool Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£17,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the music administrator role and choral students.

All Saints' Parish Church, Leamington Spa

Type of Award: 

Church Choir Award

Sum Awarded: 

£2,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To fund the appointment of two additional choral scholars, to increase the pay of all scholars, and to support the purchase of new robes, folders and music

Inverness Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£4,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support three choral and one organ scholarship

St Patrick's Church, Huddersfield

Type of Award: 

Church Choir Award

Sum Awarded: 

£6,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the provision of singing lessons for choir members, and to contribute towards tour expenses.

Hexham Abbey

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£13,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support core music department costs, including choral and organ scholarships and junior choristers.

St Thomas-on-The Bourne Church, Farnham

Type of Award: 

Church Choir Award

Sum Awarded: 

£5,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the costs of producing a recruitment video, funding a vocal coach, and contributing to the tour fund.

Ely Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£20,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the salary of the Assistant Director of Music.

Derby Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£9,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support salaries for lay clerks.

Coventry Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£3,200

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the Cathedral's Organ Scholarship.

Holy Trinity Church, Coventry

Type of Award: 

Church Choir Award

Sum Awarded: 

£4,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the appointment of two choral scholars.

St Fin Barre's Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£15,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support singing lessons for choristers and junior lay vicars.

Chester Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£25,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support an organist who will also lead the development of a music outreach programme

Carlisle Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£29,500

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the salary of the Assistant Director of Music.

Bradford Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£15,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To develop the Schools Outreach Programme and support the salary of the Assistant Director of Music.

Blackburn Cathedral

Type of Award: 

Revenue

Sum Awarded: 

£25,000

Year: 

2023

Purpose: 

To support the work of a part-time music administrator.

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