Scotland: delegate decisions December 2022
Capacity Building, Digital Enhancement and Professional Services
Applicant: Dundee Industrial Heritage Ltd
Description: To enhance the digital capacity and improve the resilience of Dundee Heritage Trust by integrating finance, fundraising, digital marketing, income generation, ticketing and event functions.
Decision: Award grant of £250,000 (95.24% of total costs)
Brownsbank Cottage refurbishment
Applicant: MacDiarmid's Brownsbank
Description: To repair and refurbish the category A-listed Brownsbank Cottage, the former home of prominent poet Hugh MacDiarmid. A conservation course for young people is also proposed.
Resubmission – Restoration of the Elyza Fraser Mausoleum
Applicant: North East Scotland Preservation Trust
Description: A 12-month project to restore the Elyza Fraser Mausoleum and engage the community in activities relating to its heritage.
Decision: Award grant of £80,246 (48.4% of total costs)
Creating Sustainability Ullapool Museum
Applicant: Ullapool Museum Trust
Description: This resilience focused project aims to support Ullapool Museum Trust to take practical steps to better market themselves and increase income generating opportunities.
Decision: Award grant of £25,000 (100% of total costs)
The Corner Soft Landscape
Description: To turn a derelict former co-operative building into a community hub with a performance area for drama and music artists, a space for local markets and a hub for walkers and cyclists.
Decision: Award grant of £9,000 (90% of total costs)
Stories on Skins
Applicant: Tarbat Historic Trust
Description: This 24-month project aims to explore and celebrate evidence of Pictish and Medieval manuscript production in Tarbat.
Decision: Award grant of £99,045 (100% of total costs)
The Haining Mansion House : A Place for Everyone
Applicant: The Haining Charitable Trust
Description: A two-year project to undertake necessary external fabric repairs to the Haining Mansion accompanied by a programme of activities.
Aberdeen: A Victorian window
Applicant: Aberdeen City Council
Description: Working with two schools to explore Victorian Aberdeen and bring our local history to a new generation.
Decision: Award grant of £5,300 (100% of total costs)
Change in grant amount and percentage
David Livingstone's Birthplace
Applicant: The Scottish National Memorial to David Livingstone Trust
Description: The grant increase will provide flexibility and resource to enable the museum to meet unanticipated increased overheads. Additional professional fundraising resource and expert advice will support an operational review to facilitate the museum’s transition from capital project to operational mode.
Decision: Award grant increase of £250,000
Penicuik Heritage Regeneration
Applicant: Midlothian Council
Description: To enable completion of five medium priority shopfront improvement schemes, following cost increases caused by the volatile wider environment which have depleted available budgets.
Decision: Award grant increase of £132,367