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KEAP - The Story Republic

Kernow Education Arts Partnership

Creator

www.keap.org.uk

KEAP is Cornwall’s strategic organisation for the arts in education.  Our work now falls under two main strands; The Story Republic – outreach and public projects, performances and installations celebrating the place of story in Cornwall’s culture; and The Writers’ Block – a unique hub for creative writing where we deliver innovative programmes and workshops to increase literacy levels and enjoyment in writing for all ages, across the community.

We also work closely with Falmouth University delivering teacher CPD, developmental projects and finding new partnerships.

 
Arts Council - The Story Republic

Arts Council England

Strategic funder

www.artscouncil.org.uk

We fund arts activities that engage people in England, or that help artists and arts organisations carry out their work. We work to get great art to everyone by championing, developing and investing in artistic experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. The Story Republic and The Writers’ Block are supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

 
Esmee Fairbairn - The Story Republic

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Strategic funder

www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK both now and in the future. We do this by funding the charitable work of organisations with the ideas and ability to achieve positive change. The Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK.  We make grants of £30 – £35 million annually towards a wide range of work within the arts, education and learning, the environment and social change. We also operate a £21 million Finance Fund which invests in organisations that aim to deliver both a financial return and a social benefit.

 
CC partnership - The Story Republic

Cornwall Council

Strategic funder

The Culture Team at Cornwall Council aims to grow the creative and cultural sector in a way that improves the economic, social and cultural well-being of all communities across Cornwall. We are part of the Economic Development service.  The Culture Team now includes the Arts and Creative Industries; Museums; Cornwall Archives and Cornish Studies Service; The Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and MAGA The Cornish Language Service. KEAP is proud to be one of Cornwall Council’s Strategic Clients for 2018-2022.

 
Garfield Weston Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation

Funder

www.garfieldweston.org

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded grant making trust supporting a broad range of charities across the UK. We are hugely grateful to the foundation for support in the initial creation of The Writers’ Block in 2017.

 
The Ernest Cook Trust

The Ernest Cook Trust

Funder

www.ernestcooktrust.org.uk

The Ernest Cook Trust is one of the UK’s leading outdoor learning charities. Rooted in the conservation and management of the countryside, the Trust actively encourages children and young people to learn from the land through hands-on outdoor learning opportunities on its estates and by offering grants. We are hugely grateful to the foundation for support in the initial creation of The Writers’ Block in 2017.

 
The Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund

Funder

www.thebiglotteryfund.org.uk

The Big Lottery Fund gives grants to organisations in the UK to help improve their communities. The money awarded comes from the UK National Lottery.

Our early years programme, Little Story Seekers, has been funded by The Big Lottery through the Awards for All fund.

 
Tesco Bags of Help

Tesco Bags of Help

Funder

www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/tescocommunityscheme

Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local community grant scheme where the money raised by the sale of carrier bags is being used to fund thousands of local projects in communities right across the UK.  We were awarded £1000 in March 2018 to support our out of school sessions in The Writers’ Block for children and young people.

 
Cornwall College

Cornwall College

Partner

Cornwall College are the largest education and training provider in the region, with over 35,000 learners each year, 2,000 of whom are studying a university programme with us. Cornwall College Camborne have donated the space which houses The Writers’ Block, and supports in numerous ways to the running of the venue. College staff use the space for sessions, and we have an ongoing project bringing a number of faculties together around a common theme.

 
Artsmark Partnership Programme

Artsmark Partnership Programme

www.artsmark.org.uk

Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools, accredited by Arts Council England. We are delighted to be an Artsmark Partner, part of an endorsed network of arts and cultural organisations that can support education settings on their Artsmark journey to embed arts and culture across the curriculum.

 
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