Scotland: delegate decisions May 2023
National Lottery Grants for Heritage
HMS Hampshire 2023 Photographic & 3D Photogrammetry Survey
Applicant: Scapa 100 Initiative
Description : This project aims to return to the HMS HAMPSHIRE shipwreck to conduct comprehensive remote survey to complete gaps in the historic record.
Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (25% of total costs)
Description : This project aims to bring together the Mull community to create and explore a sustainable project that highlights the cultural heritage of the island. It brings together different forms of artistic expression within one space to present an engaging multi-sensory experience for visitors.
Applicant: Love and Harmony CIC
Description: This project aims to expand access to LGBT+ heritage by opening an Archive / Reading Room and an LGBT History Escape Room experience.
Decision: Award grant of £9,945 (100% of total costs)
Montrose Burns Memorial
Applicant: Montrose Burns Club
Description: This project aims to remove the Burns plaque at Rosemount, Montrose and place it in a new memorial stone cairn.
Landseer - A Highland Romance
Applicant: Grantown Museum & Heritage Trust
Description: This project aims to create an exhibition and programme of community learning/engagement activities on Sir Edwin Landseer, bringing his work to the Highlands to explore how his time in the Cairngorms contributed to changes in Highland culture and identity.
Decision: Award grant of £9,950 (100% of total costs)
Stories from Between the Lochs: Chapter 1
Applicant: The Ardchattan Centre Limited
Description: This project aims to set the foundations for the development of the old Ardchattan School house into a functioning community and heritage centre, providing community participants with the skills required to deliver heritage activity.
BEFS - Fit for the Future
Applicant: Built Environment Forum Scotland
Description: This project aims to develop BEFS sustainability for sector benefit, including developing a future strategic framework for BEFS operations, and developing an advocacy framework for the sector.
Decision: Award grant of £96,880 (95% of total costs)
Future Histories of Edinburgh
Applicant: Edinburgh World Heritage Trust
Description: This project aims to better secure the long-term conservation of, and engagement with, the historic environment by developing the resilience of EWH and the knowledge/skills of communities who live in the city, to foster a sense of belonging and ownership/active care of the World Heritage Site and Edinburgh’s culture.
Applicant: West Highland Museum Trust
Description: West Highland Museum aims to develop and deliver a bespoke heritage engagement programme with two primary schools in Fort William, using the museum’s collections and newly created digital media to facilitate outreach.
Decision: Award grant of £49,701 (96% of total costs)
Beyond the Battle - Broadening Engagement
Applicant: Battle of Prestonpans  Heritage Trust
Description: This project aims to develop activities surrounding the interpretation of the Battle of Prestonpans in Prestonpans Town Hall.
Hawick In Common
Applicant: Alchemy Film & Arts
Description: This project seeks to take a place based approach to investigate Hawick’s Common Riding and its interaction with the individual and collective identities and experiences of its communities. This exploration will take place through film and community research.
Decision: Award grant of £182,000 (89% of total costs)
Engaging Communities: A programme to build capability in community participation in the National Trust for Scotland
Applicant: The National Trust for Scotland
Description: This project aims to trial different approaches to community engagement across NTS sites which enable a wider range of people to engage with heritage. From this, a framework for community consultation and engagement will be created for use across the organisation as a whole.
Decision: Award grant of £245,200 (89% of total costs)
Trimontium: Heritage and Landscape Observatory
Applicant: Trimontium Trust SCIO
Description: This project aims to deliver a mix of free and paid-for heritage activities from Trimontium Museum’s newly completed Heritage and Landscape Observatory in the Scottish Borders and at Roman/Iron Age sites in the surrounding landscape.
Decision: Award grant of £205,356 (93% of total costs)
#DYC The School of Brueghel - revealing secrets behind the canvas
Applicant: Culture Perth & Kinross Limited
Description: This project aims to deliver conservation work to ‘A Village Fair’ a painting thought to be by Pieter Brueghel the Younger which is located in Perth Art Gallery.
Commemorating and preserving the heritage of Windrush
Applicant: Fair Justice System for Scotland Group
Description: The project aims to commemorate Windrush to mark 75 years and provide the opportunity to highlight, raise awareness about, safeguard, and preserve the heritage of the people from the Windrush generation, the Windrush families, and the community with links to Windrush.
Decision: Award grant of £8,650 (100% of total costs)