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SP Foundation News: 2019


Creative arts wellbeing programme breathes new life into Corby's older residents

Northamptonshire-based community arts programme, Made in Corby, has received a funding boost from the ScottishPower Foundation to support its latest initiative 'Time To...Create'


Young people from across Wales come together to debate climate change at the National Assembly

Young people from all over Wales gathered at the Senedd in Cardiff to debate climate change in front of Ministers, Assembly Members and representatives from the Future Generations Commissioner's Office.


Theatre in the classroom brings science to life for more than 1,000 students in north and mid wales

The creators of Bright Sparks, a unique STEM education project from Theatr Clywd and Bangor University, have praised the impacts of the programme in Welsh schools with an estimated 1,200 students set to be reached by the initiative this year, an increase of 600 from last year.


Eight charities take home a share of £30,000 at ScottishPower Foundation Awards

Eight UK-based charities have been named as the winners and runners-up at the annual ScottishPower Foundation Awards ceremony, splitting a £30,000 fund to support benevolent work in communities around the country.


Twenty-two british charities shortlisted for national awards

ScottishPower Foundation to donate additional £30,000 to organisations across the UK. Twenty-two charities have been shortlisted at this year’s ScottishPower Foundation Awards, which celebrate benevolent work in local communities the length and breadth of the UK.


The Prince's Foundation launches new outdoor STEM workshops

Pupils from Kirkmichael Primary School are among the first youngsters in Scotland to benefit from a series of innovative new nature-inspired STEM workshops at an Ayrshire estate with royal links.


Lullaby Hour: Specialised music for sick babies and children in hospital (Scotland)

The charity Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC) organises carefully selected musicians to sing soothing lullabies and play calming melodies for premature babies and sick children in hospitals and hospices.


Lullaby Hour: Specialised music for premature babies (England)

The charity Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC) organises professional musicians to provide soothing lullabies and calming melodies for premature babies and sick children in hospitals and hospices.


Lullaby Hour: Wynne Evans Visits Noah’s Ark Hospital (Wales)

Opera singer Wynne Evans, who is also an Ambassador for the charity Music in Hospitals & Care Cymru, is bringing live music to children at The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital in Cardiff.


Twenty-five UK charities to receive share of £1.25 million donation

The ScottishPower Foundation has announced this year’s recipients of its annual award fund. Twenty-five charities from across the UK will share in the £1.25 million pot to help them make a positive difference to people’s lives in many diverse communities.