“The National Portfolio is a fresh, ambitious and wide-ranging group of organisations that we believe will bring new energy to the arts and cultural sector.” Arts Council England has just announced that World Heart Beat has been included as one of its National Portfolio Organisations for 2018 – 2022.
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We are immensely grateful to Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation for funding our Second Line jazz programme, which will make it possible for young musicians to learn the roots of jazz music as it originated in New Orleans.
Our warm thanks go to the Livery Companies who have helped children and young people to access a musical education by donating towards our projects.
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable trust have supported the Vocal department at World Heart Beat by providing the funds for us to run our first course of Gospel Choir workshops.
The Percy Bilton Charity have supported us to buy excellent Microphones and a Keyboard to finish our Recording studio.
Three of our talented young Jazz musicians have received funding towards their fees for World Heart Beat classes from Awards for Young Musicians.
The Foyle Foundation gave us a grant towards our project to provide free instruments and music tuition for 70 disadvantaged young people.
The John Lewis Partnership have contributed towards our violin programme.
Youth Music have provided funding towards our new Early Years Music programme.
The Arnold Bentley New Initiatives Fund have provided funding towards our new Early Years Music programme.
Our students applied to the Youth Opportunity Fund for a grant to run a series of Songwriting Masterclasses.
The Thomas’s Schools Foundation gave us a grant for scholarships to enable children to learn an instrument in the 51st State Band.
The Jack Petchey 15th Anniversary Grant has enabled us to purchase our own radio studio.
The Santander Foundation have contributed towards our project to provide music tuition for 70 disadvantaged children and young people.
We have received a grant from the Allergan International foundation to build a state of the art recording studio at World Heart Beat Music Academy.
Wandsworth Cultural Capacity Grant
The Wimbledon Foundation have used their support of the World Heart Beat Music Academy as their flagship project.
The Wandsworth Arts Grant supported our concert inspired by the life and significance of Nelson Mandela.
The Arts Council England are supporting our work through The Cascade Talent Development programme.
The Wandsworth Community Fund gave us the funding to offer music lessons to children do not have the funds to access tuition.