Scotland: delegate decisions November 2022

Scotland: delegate decisions November 2022

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Head of Investment for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 29 November 2022.

Nigerian Food Festival: Promoting our cultural heritage in Diaspora

Applicant: The Economic forum for women empowerment Scotland

Description: To promote Nigerian cultural heritage through a food festival, including weekly sessions of awareness/storytelling and cooking sessions of different Nigerian food.

Decision: Award grant of £9,870 (100% of total costs)

Gorebridge Farm Shop

Applicant: DoteLocal CIC

Description: A three-month project to restore the category C-listed Gorebridge Station House to enable its conversion into a farm shop, tourism hub, rental holiday accommodation, and co-working space.  

Decision: Reject

The Bruce Obelisk Restoration Project

Applicant: Falkirk Council

Description: To restore the at risk Bruce Obelisk and return it to its original position atop the Kinnaird family tomb in the category A-listed Larbert Old Parish Church Graveyard.

Decision: Reject

SCHA Foundations

Applicant: Scottish Community Heritage Alliance

Description: To create a foundation for the organisation, from which they can provide support, services, advocacy and research for community heritage groups.

Decision: Award grant of £5,500 (96.5% of total costs)

Change in grant amount

Seven Lochs Heritage Project

Applicant: Glasgow City Council, Development and Regeneration Services

Description: The project has requested a grant increase as a result of increased costs. The uplift request relates only to the Hogganfield Park Gateway, one of four project Gateway hubs providing orientation information, heritage interpretation and community facilities.

Decision: Award grant increase of £241,070 to make total grant of £4,702,870

Regeneration completion of north side, Black Bull Close

Applicant: The Ridge (Scotland)

Description: A grant increase of £142,400 is requested following significant cost increases to capital elements in particular. Cost increases have been managed through a decision to bring all possible works in-house, by making changes to specifications and securing additional partnership funding.

Decision: Award grant of £142,400 to make total grant of £392,400

Kirkcaldy Old Kirk Tower Restoration for the Community

Applicant: Kirkcaldy Old Kirk Trust

Description: A grant increase has been requested due to unforeseen cost increases as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The increase will enable the delivery of the full capital work recommendations.

Decision: Award grant of £24,300 to make total grant of £126,500

Kilmartin Museum Redevelopment

Applicant: Kilmartin Museum Company Ltd

Description: A grant increase has been requested to enable the successful completion of the museum’s transformation, which has encountered programme delays and cost increases as a result of wider construction sector labour supply and inflationary pressures.

Decision: Award grant of £250,000 to make total grant of £3,730,200