Scotland: delegate decisions March 2022

Scotland: delegate decisions March 2022

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 28 March 2022.

Morton Park Band Hall Darvel: Feasibility Study

Applicant: DART

Description: An eight month project which seeks to carry out a feasibility study of the category B Morton Park Band Hall, with a view of bringing it back into community use.

Decision: Award Grant of £9,650 (97%)

Path to Victory: Building Greater Engagement, Understanding & Skilled Commitment for the Battle in 1745

Applicant: Battle of Prestonpans [1745] Heritage Trust

Description: To develop a focal point for interpretation of the Battle of Prestonpans in Prestonpans Town Hall.

Decision: Reject

'The Thread Industry, An Anthology'

Applicant: Paisley Peoples Archive

Description: This 12 month project aims to collect the oral history of people who worked for the English Sewing Company and Coats Thread Mill in Paisley

Decision: Reject

St Mary’s Preservation Trust

Applicant: St Mary's Heritage Centre Scoping Project

Description: This five month project will focus on the production of a structural survey, design appraisal and feasibility study for a heritage centre at St Mary's Church, South Ronaldsay.

Decision: Reject

The Lamont Clan History – presenting the story of our local clan

Applicant: Dunoon & Cowal Heritage Trust

Description: This twelve month project aims to enhance visitor and volunteer learning experience. It will create a new physical and digital display relating to the recently donated historical information about the Lamont Clan

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)

Every life is a story – building heritage around intergenerational dialogue and intercultural befriending

Applicant: The Befriending Association CIC

Description: This intergenerational and intercultural project will gather oral histories from participants across Glasgow on a range of identified themes. It is anticipated that over 200 project participants will be involved in this project.

Decision: Award Grant of £98,044 (100%)

Looking back to look forward: celebrating our histories, creating shared futures

Applicant: The Salisbury Centre

Description: This project will commemorate 50 years since the Salisbury Centre was established by bringing together different communities and capturing a series of oral histories. Decision: Reject

Kinlochleven Community Land and Woodland Heritage, Management and Resilience Project

Applicant: Kinlochleven Community Trust

Description: To deliver a place-based approach to delivering sustainable, environmental action, employment and volunteering opportunities and increased wellbeing to the Kinlochleven community.  

Decision: Award Grant of £89,900 (63%)

Lochgelly Band Hall Development Project

Applicant: Lochgelly Band

Description: This project is the latest phase in a series of improvements to Lochgelly Band Hall. Project proposals are for the installation of a wheelchair access ramp, new front doors and the installation of a disabled bathroom.

Decision: Reject

Cuairt Mgr Ailean – Fr Allan's Walk

Applicant: Comann Eachdraidh Eirisgeidh

Description: This twelve month project will create a walk around the island of Eriskay, in the Outer Hebrides, to celebrate Fr. Allan MacDonald. He was a priest, poet, folklore collector and advocate of the Gaelic language and Highland and Islands communities.

Decision: Award Grant of £9,924 (48%)

Solicited Bid: Year of Stories 2022 – Community Stories Fund

Applicant: VisitScotland

Description: This grant increase will enable VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland to increase the success rate of tranche two of the funding from less than 10% to just under 50%.

Decision: Award Grant Increase of £250,000 to make a total grant of £500,000