John Feeney Charitable Trust

Recent grants:






Feeney Commissions

Feeney Ballet Scholarship

Grants made in 2015

19 grants were made, totalling £22,000.

Warley Woods
Warley Woods


ACE Dance and Music - a choreographic residency project with Jose Agudo 1000
BE Festival CIC - to develop BE Next Ambassadors scheme 1000
Celebrating Sanctuary - to support refugee and asylum-seeker musicians 1500
City of Colours CIC - funding for City of Colours Street Art Festival* 1000
Craftspace - to support the In:Site festival 2015 1500
Fierce Festival Ltd - to advance artist development scheme 1000
Friction Arts - Artists on the Edge development programme 1000
The GAP Arts Project - 'Opening the GAP' young people's arts venue 1000
mac birmingham - performing arts to feed into the (h)Experiment project 2000
Notorious choir - to commission Eriks Esenvalds to write a Christmas carol £1000
The REP - 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' production and workshops 2000
RBSA - RBSA Portrait Prize in collaboration with Changing Faces 1000
Science Forward - Creation of a theatrical song cycle if CIC status achieved 500
TYA UK c/o the REP - On the Edge festival of theatre for young audiences 2000
Welsh National Opera - to support "Sweeney Todd Adventures" project 1000
Total Arts 18,500


No grants were awarded in this category.

Open Spaces

Ackers Adventure –to develop climbing and bushcraft £1000

Birmingham & Black Country Wildlife Trust - to support development of events at Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood Nature Reserve


Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens Trust - education and introduction of young people to horticulture


Warley Woods Community Trust - to purchase a small tractor, backhoe and trailer, second-hand

Total Open Spaces £3500

Grand total


* Unfortunately City of Colours CIC was unable to raise sufficient funding to stage a Street Art Festival in 2015. They have been encouraged to apply again in 2016.

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