Scotland: delegate decisions April 2023

Scotland: delegate decisions April 2023

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Head of Investment for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 25 April 2023.

Inauguration of Lord Reay as Clan Chief

Applicant: Clan Mackay Society

Description: This project seeks to preserve the Mackay heritage for future generations, create a community to bring together those with the Mackay name and cultivate a sense of pride in belonging to the Clan Mackay.

Decision: Reject

Offices and Water Tower

Applicant: Ferryhill Railway Heritage Trust SCIO

Description: This project aims to restore a derelict railway office and to enhance the visitor experience at Ferryhill depot, an important part of Aberdeen’s railway heritage.

Decision: Reject

Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival Limited

Description: This project aims to provide an opportunity for young people from black communities in Edinburgh to engage with, record and share their heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £80,000 (91.95% of total costs)

Murtle Market Heritage Project

Applicant: Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools Limited

Description: This two year project aims to restore a disused building on the Camphill Estate, Aberdeen and to develop a programme of heritage activities involving children and young people with learning disabilities and the wider community.

Decision: Reject

Reflecting Scottish heritage

Applicant: Milan Senior Welfare Organisation

Description: This project aims to work with South Asian older communities that attend day care provision, unpaid carers as well as people who are 50+ and attend groups in Milan to promote their health and wellbeing through learning about the rich heritage of Scotland.

Decision: Award grant of £9,995 (80.87% of total costs)

Take A Minute

Applicant: Clydesider Creative Ltd

Description: The project would use the funding to commission a second series of 40 'Take A Minute' heritage films and host 3 heritage Walkin & Talkin events designed to pick up the pre-pandemic conversation with the local community about how they would like to be involved in accessing and developing the potential of the local heritage post-Covid.

Decision: Award grant of £9,905 (100% of total costs)

Forth Mining Memorial

Applicant: Forth and District Development Trust SCIO

Description: This project aims to create a memorial statue and garden to commemorate the mining heritage of Forth Village in South Lanarkshire.

Decision:  Reject

Tap o the Toon: the other Whithorn

Applicant: The Whithorn Trust

Description: This project aims for the restoration of a derelict Georgian building by young trainees, providing them with opportunities for further training, skills development, and accreditation.

Decision: Award grant of £200,394 (48.92% of total costs)

Dufftown Clocktower development project

Applicant: Dufftown and District Community Association

Description: This project aims to restore the clocktower, and through doing so, improve the sense of pride and shared identity in the local area, as well as improving local economic outcomes.

Decision: Reject

Celebrating Deaf Heritage, Culture and Language

Applicant: Deaf Action

Description: This project aims to deliver heritage activities during the Edinburgh Deaf Festival as well as creating an accessible space that tells the story of deaf heritage in Edinburgh.

Decision: Reject

Promoting the Intangible Heritages of Music and Food from different Cultures to the wider community

Applicant: Safety Awareness Glasgow

Description: The project is about using music and food from different cultures to bring the local community together.

Decision: Award grant of £32,050 (92.23% of total costs)

Clyde Valley Archaeological Research Framework

Applicant: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Description: This project aims to develop and disseminate a Regional Research Framework for the archaeology of the Clyde Valley in West Central Scotland. Building on the delivery of other Regional Research Frameworks, through a programme of research and community engagement, topics of archaeological interest and further investigation locally will be identified.

Decision: Reject