Scotland: delegate decisions April 2022

Scotland: delegate decisions April 2022

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Head of Investment for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 26 April 2022.

Save our Steamship

Applicant: Steamship Sir Walter Scott Trust

Description: To carry out essential repairs to the Sir Walter Scott Steamer and create new and accessible interpretation onboard.

Decision: Award grant of £130,000 (23% of total costs)

The Digital Romans: Inclusion and Accessibility to our Iron Age heritage through Digital Resources

Applicant: Trimontium Trust SCIO

Description: To break down barriers to heritage for under-served groups by working in partnership with Upmo, an organisation based in Edinburgh. It will focus on educational opportunities for people with disabilities.

Decision: Award grant of £85,000 (87% of total costs)

Mountain Rescue in Scotland: A History of Volunteering To Save Lives

Applicant: Scottish Mountain Rescue

Description: To use oral history to record the history and heritage of Scottish Mountain Rescue.

Decision: Reject

Platinum planting

Applicant: Rockfield Primary School Parent Teachers Association

Description: This two month project aims to transform the Rockfield Primary School and St Columbia's Catholic School shared garden in Oban into a commemorative garden space. It will be unveiled at a Jubilee Street party.

Decision: Award grant of £3,250 (100% of total costs)

Bathgate Celebrates – Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee

Applicant: Bennie Museum

Description: A four month project which aims to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and learn about Bathgate's links with the Royal Family.

Decision: Award grant of £6,750 (92% of total costs)

Argyll Aspires

Applicant: Culture Heritage Arts Assembly Argyll & Isles

Description: A skills development project to create opportunities within the heritage sector for young people living in Argyll & Bute aged 16–30 years.

Decision: Award grant of £94,138 (100% of total costs)

Lochaber And Its Water Heritage Trail

Applicant: Embers Aquatics CIC

Description: This three month project will deliver a heritage trail focusing on the natural, cultural and built heritage of Lochaber.

Decision: Reject

Lephin Community Archaeology 2022

Applicant: Isle of Mull Museum

Description: This community archaeology project will further explore a Norse settlement at Lephin on the Isle of Mull.

Decision: Award grant of £7,780 (61% of total costs)

Portobello Potteries 1906 Kiln restoration

Applicant: The City of Edinburgh Council

Description: To carry out the restoration and repair of the scheduled 1906 pottery kiln at Bridge Street, Portobello, Edinburgh.

Decision: Reject

#DYC FutureCollections

Applicant: East Ayrshire Leisure Trust

Description: This Dynamic Collections project aims to digitise East Ayrshire Council's collections, send items back to three local community venues and provide updated interpretation at three museum sites.

Decision: Reject

Upper Cormonachan Heritage Paths Project

Applicant: Cormonachan Community Woodlands Ltd

Description: This partnership project will engage people through increased physical and intellectual access to the Cormonachan Woodlands – an area of important Atlantic Rainforest and a medieval settlement – as well as the other nature features found in the area.

Decision: Award grant of £160,173 (90% of total costs)

The Willow Recovery, Reset and Development Project

Applicant: The Willow Tea Rooms Trust

Description: To sustain the Trust whilst undertaking an urgent review of its business-model, further to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and other challenges.

Decision: Award grant of £246,028 (90% of total costs)