Act On It



Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£900 over 4 months


Online drama and discussion workshops to build confidence in young people with learning disabilities from the Time2Shine group to join an online theatre group run by Act On It.

This project idea came from Talk to Me, awarded a small grant earlier in 2021-22, which supported the same young people to develop drama and presentation skills to feel empowered to discuss their health care needs with professionals.

Who, what, where

  • Young people 16-22 years, who have learning disabilities
  • Drama, performing arts, theatre
  • Building confidence, developing organisational practice, young person’s voice
  • England, South West, online

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

A strong, good-value proposal from previous grant-holder Act On It, this project develops the relationship with the Time2Shine group and aims to build confidence in both the young people and the organisation to work together in the future.