England, North: delegated decisions April 2024

England, North: delegated decisions April 2024

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers for England, North at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 25 April 2024.

Grant Increases

Cultural Futures

Applicant: North Lincolnshire Council

Project description: Co-creating and delivering a three-year action plan for heritage and arts activity in North Lincolnshire, including direct delivery, commissioning and community grants.

Decision: Award grant percentage increase of 3% to make a total percentage of 51%

Revitalisation of the Mining Institute and creation of the Common Room of the Great North (KickstartGIA2020)

Applicant: The Common Room of the Great North Ltd

Project description: To revitalise the Grade 2* listed building, improving access and interpretation of the archive of the Industrial Revolution.

Decision: Award percentage increase of 0.39% to make a total percentage of 58.24%

Heritage Enterprise: Dewsbury Arcade

Applicant: Kirklees Council 

Project description: To refurbish Dewsbury Arcade and adjacent property, “Moneypenny’s”, to then lease to Arcade Group Dewsbury Limited, which will in turn let the retail and studio units to numerous tenants.

Decision: Award percentage increase of 1.32% to make a total percentage of 74.79%

National Lottery Heritage Grants

Community Connections: Community Grants in the North

Applicant: The English Heritage Trust

Project description: To enable participation and connect communities to their local heritage site through awarding community grants to independent organisations across the North of England.

Decision: Award grant of £245,990.00 (73.77%)

Transforming Amber: Building a Resilient Future

Applicant: Amber Film & Photography Collective CIC

Project description: To safeguard the organisation and the AmberSide Collection – a film and photographic collection of documented heritage in the North East.

Decision: Award grant of £236,615.00 (53.32%)

Bridging Cultures: Preserving Heritage and Enhancing Well-being in Greater Manchester

Applicant: Yaran Northwest CIC

Project description: To explore Middle Eastern heritage and cultural traditions in Greater Manchester through placements, oral histories, educational and digital materials, as well as providing support and holding community workshops.

Decision: Reject

Hidden Histories

Applicant: Odd Arts

Project description: To work with the community to establish and archive local heritage stories from Manchester to be used in workshops and turned into five plays.

Decision: Reject

Stones Church Development Project taking place at Stones Methodist Church, Rochdale Road, Ripponden

Applicant: Stones Methodist Church

Project description: To repair and improve the Church building, including taking out pews and upgrading the kitchen, to ensure it is watertight and sustainable as well as to continue to hold community activities within the space.

Decision: Reject

Lascelles Hall Cricket Club 200 year anniversary ground improvements

Applicant: Lascelles Hall Cricket Club CIC

Project description: To complete capital works and improve access to help with holding events to celebrate the 200-year anniversary of the cricket club and introduce young people to cricket.

Decision: Reject

Pre-production of Coleridge-Taylor of Freetown: A concert in a play for tour readiness up to and including Edinburgh Fringe 2024

Applicant: Tayo Aluko & Friends CIC

Project description: To produce a tour-ready play inspired by the life and music of Black British composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor who was born in 1875.

Decision: Reject

The Last Clarion House, A Monument to a Movement

Applicant: Nelson Independent Labour Party Land Society Ltd

Project description: To repair the chimney, replace the open fireplace, repair the drive and repaint the inside and outside of Nelson ILP Land Society Clarion House, the last remaining Clarion House.

Decision: Reject

Preserving Great Ayton Allotments

Applicant: Great Ayton Parish Council

Project description: To acquire and manage the Great Ayton allotment as well as holding community outreach activities to ensure the continuation of allotment gardening for the local community.

Decision: Reject

Rwandan Genocide Memorial Stone at Newcastle's Civic Centre: Honouring the Past, Educating for the Future

Applicant: North East Rwandan Association

Project description: To research the 1984 Rwandan Genocide and work with community members to explore the cultural heritage of Rwanda, create educational materials, hold a Dedication ceremony and design a memorial stone.

Decision: Reject

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