1327 Fund Stories

We work with charitable, educational and cultural partners to help people improve their lives. These are the stories behind this ambition and include recent recipients of the 1327 Fund Members’ Industry and Members’ Charitable Partnerships Schemes.

1327 Fund supports Open Book Prisoner Education Project

The Goldsmiths’ Company Charity has recently awarded a large grant to Goldsmiths, University of London, to help support its Open Book Prisoner Education Project expansion into women’s prisons.

Creative Dimension Trust: Creativity for All

The 1327 Fund is supporting The Creative Dimension Trust with the help of the Goldsmiths' Centre

1327 Fund: The Cornerstone Social Enterprise

Argent College, one of the Ruskin Mill Trust’s eight institutions for children and young people with special educational needs, has launched a unique programme in the heart of Birmingham’s historic jewellery quarter, the Cornerstone Social Enterprise.

Magic Breakfast COVID-19 Update

Breakfast has never mattered more. As schools re-open, children will be arriving hungry and won’t be able to learn if their first meal of the day is lunch.

1327 Fund: St. Marylebone CE Bridge School Jewellery Workshops

St. Marylebone CE Bridge School has partnered with the Creative Mentors Foundation, a charity that uses specialist mentors to deliver arts projects to young people with diagnoses such as dyslexia and autism.

The Goldsmiths' Center awards Jewellers and Silversmiths Career Catalyst Grants

The Career Catalyst Grants will help to grow knowledge and skills through ambitious learning experiences

1327 Fund: Magic Breakfast

As the UK's leading charity for breakfast provision, Magic Breakfast is committed to end child hunger in the morning

1327 Fund: Make Your Future, a Crafts Council Initiative

Reinvigorating a passion for crafts in schools

1327 Fund: Open Up Music, Bristol

Open Up Music's mission is to make orchestras accessible to young disabled people

1327 Fund: New Career Catalyst Grants Launched at The Goldsmiths' Centre

Thanks to Members’ contributions to the 1327 Fund, an exciting and competitive new initiative has been delivered by the Goldsmiths’ Centre and supported by the Radcliffe Trust.