Elevator Arts


Sound ON

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£1500 over 3 months


To support Sound ON, a drama and arts project in partnership with South Essex Homes to engage young people living in temporary accommodation through weekly creative activities. The project aimed to improve mental health and wellbeing, and support spoken and written language development. Read more

Who, what, where

  • Young people 11-15 years, who live in temporary housing/experiencing homelessness
  • Performing arts, theatre
  • Positive mental health, young person’s voice
  • England, South East, Southend

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

This was a clear, simple, proposal, which put the young people’s voices at the centre, and was strategic for the organisation.