Recipients

  • Kids’ Cookery School (2002 – 2008)

    The Rivers Foundation worked with Kids’ Cookery School in teaching school children the basics of cooking and nutrition.

  • London Music Masters (2012)

    The London Music Masters teach young children to play the violin in underprivileged areas of inner London.

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Brightsparks Concerts (2014 – 2020)

      The LPO performing during the 2014 KS2 BrightSparks concert. London Philharmonic Orchestra’s BrightSparks concerts for schools sit at the heart of the LPO’s offering for young people in and around London. The performances provide the opportunity for over 16,000 pupils to hear a live orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall. Each of the orchestra’s concerts is… Read More

  • Longford Trust (2018 – 2021)

    To support the Longford Scholarship programme which has, over the past 12 years, supported 200 young people, most of them in the 20s, to rebuild their lives through education after serving a prison sentence.

  • Love Support Unite (2017 – 2018)

    Integrating education, enterprise, nutrition, health, clean water and energy, in community-owned projects which create self-sufficiency in Malawi.

  • Madex (2017 – 2021)

    Madex runs yearly expeditions to research and treat Schistosomiasis in remote Madagascar. The team works in the Marolambo region, which lies along the Nosivolo River. Schistosomaisis is a parasitic disease with a huge social and economic burden.

  • MASK Art Prize Kenya (2012-2018)

    The Mask Art Prize is an annual national creativity competition that aims to encourage art and offers prizes for young people across Africa. It is open to anyone up to the age of 25 in Africa and its diasporas. It hopes to promote and encourage creativity amongst young people and schools. Some of the best pieces… Read More

  • Mathari Children’s Fund (2006 –2018)

    Starting in 2006, the Rivers Foundation started supporting the Mathari Children’s Fund which was founded by Cathal Conaty on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya.  Located in one of the poorest parts of the Nairobi, residents of this slum live in extreme poverty. The Rivers Foundation began by supporting local children in education by donating to the… Read More

  • Mind (2017)

    Providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem and campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

  • Multi-Story (2015 and 2018)

    Multi-Story is a project that brings classical music to unexpected places, run by composer Kate Whitley and conductor Christopher Stark. It began in 2011 with a performance of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring for 100 musicians in a Car Park in Peckham Rye, London. The Multi-Story Orchestra plays in the Car Park every summer as… Read More

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