Since 2020, Hallmark Foundation has invested over £250,000 in the future of care, making grants to individual organisations and partnerships. Featured here are some of our recent grants.
Hallmark Foundation is one of the founding patrons of this partnership promoting social care. Our support includes the annual Care Home Open Week and other fundraising and promotional activities.
£10,000 to The Together Project’s Crafting Connections scheme between older and younger people
Hallmark Foundation has provided seed funding with the CareTech Foundation to incubate the Social Care Leaders Scheme, which aims to learn from other sectors and grow the next generation on leaders in social care.
Working Options are working with schools to encourage students to pursue a variety of careers in care. Hallmark Foundation is funding a range of free workshops in schools and a national conference to promote the scheme.
The national charity Hourglass is benchmarking ‘safer ageing’ in the UK. Hallmark Foundation is funding research into older people’s experiences of abuse, neglect, crime and other issues to see whether ageing is getting safer.
London Play is creating a ‘play garden’ in a new Hallmark care home to help make it family friendly and promote intergenerational interaction. The aim is to develop an exemplar garden that could become a model for elsewhere.
A research grant to explore and develop models of relational care in various care settings so older people’s wellbeing can be improved through better relationships with all those they know and to share the models and lessons across the care sector.
Hallmark Foundation is supporting #SocialCareFuture to develop and resources its long-term campaigning to improve the well-being of people who draw on care and support.