BBC Comic Relief support our Rapper in Residence projects, bringing professional rappers and performers into schools, inspiring young people to use spoken word to express themselves and write and produce their own music.
Our work features on this years Red Nose Day 2024. BBC1.  March 15th.

The King Boudouin Foundation works together with charities across the world for better societies. They have invested £16,500 with Waves Music Therapy which will take our clinical work into hospitals, schools, respite facilities, palliative care and our workshops to young people with additional needs

The Youth Music Trailblazer fund supports innovative projects that reach at-risk young people, engaging them in positive music making.  The Trailblazer fund has helped Waves Music Therapy to run an academic year of our  Rapper in Residence program at 3 specialist schools and 1 high school in the Worthing area

Worthing Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Neighbourhood Fund creates pots of money from payments made by developers building in the local area, which then support to local community groups, organisations and residents associations, giving back to the local communities.  We have funded one year of music therapy at Oak Grove College, Worthing as well as music workshops both there and the neighbouring high school, Durrington High, with the aim of bringing the two schools together in music.

NHS Sussex commissioned a piece of research from Waves Music Therapy called Conversations in Health and Care, acknowledging our ability to reach and engage children and young people with complex needs.  The research consulted children and young people about their experiences of their health and care. You can find the finished article here

National Lottery Awards for All are grants that help sustain small charities like ours, they have funded projects, instruments and core costs.

D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust was established in 1972 supporting the interests of Dame Bridget D’Oyly Carte, significantly in the arts and people with disabilities.  D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust have funded clinical music therapy sessions for Waves, helping us to reach young people in need to reach their potential

The Toby Project was launched in 2021 and has funded hundreds of children and young people to access life changing live music making, in memory of Toby Finnett.   You can read more on our page and donate directly here.

The David Hunt Trust was established in East Preston, West Sussex in 2023.  Each year they donate £100,000 to local charities.  Waves are the grateful recipients of one of those first awards, 100% of which go directly to supporting young people at a local primary school to access music therapy

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund offer grants to aid the care and relief of those affected by learning disabilities.  We have received a grant to roll out both our clinical work and our immersive music workshops to new specialist schools in the coastal areas of West Sussex.

Sussex Community Foundation have been long time supporters of our work- from projects working with adults with dementia, to helping us purchase good quality instruments to use with our beneficiaries, to supporting long term clinical music therapy.  We are so grateful for this local support network

West Sussex County Council work closely with Waves, supporting specific projects that fit with their mission to support the health and wellbeing of residents in our county.

East Preston Parish Council have supported the work of Waves by fully funding group music therapy for children with additional needs in the village of East Preston, West Sussex

We are very grateful to have been chosen as Lady Captain’s Charity of the year 2023-2024 at Ham Manor Golf Club in Angmering, West Sussex.

The golf club are avid fundraisers who every year raise thousands for their chosen local charities. Waves are contributing musical support to events and sharing more about music therapy with this generous local community.

Our private funders and donors make every difference to our work with 100% of donations going directly to music therapy sessions for those in need.

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