Scotland: delegated decisions December 2023

Scotland: delegated decisions December 2023

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 14 December 2023.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

The People & Nature of Wild Strathfillan

Applicant: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Countryside Trust

Description: This three-year project involves diverse activities and small-scale capital work to better connect people in the Strathfillan area of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park to their natural and cultural heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £249,502.00 (73% of total costs)

Eco-museum of Scottish Mining Landscapes (Revised)

Applicant: University of Stirling

Description: To further develop an existing digital platform which encourages engagement with Scotland's mining landscapes. The project aims to capture environmental impacts, geology, archaeology, industrial heritage and community heritage of chosen sites.

Decision: Award grant of £63,784.00 (100% of total costs)

Archaeology - Unearthing a Better Future

Applicant: Archaeology Scotland

Description: This 15-month resilience project aims to enable Archaeology Scotland to increase their organisational capacity and to develop financial resilience by extending their offer, streamlining processes and diversifying income streams.

Decision: Award grant of £113,860.00 (94% of total costs)

Strathkelvin Heritage - Our Place in History

Applicant: Cloudberry Communities CIC

Description: This 24-month project aims to work across the eight villages of the Northern Corridor in North Lanarkshire. It aims to engage the community in collating, researching, cataloguing and celebrating the history of the villages, by providing opportunities in volunteering and a broad programme of community activities.

Decision: Reject

What was there before the tenements?

Applicant: Spire View Housing Association Limited

Description: To develop a digital heritage platform to explore Royston's history and heritage through archived photography and document collections available at local and national archives and how it relates to the local and national story of industry, transport, and housing.

Decision: Award grant of £78,584.00 (100% of total costs)

Telling Nairn's stories - Nairn community heritage interpretation project

Applicant: The Highland Council

Description: To make local people and visitors more aware of Nairn's special heritage, while also developing heritage-related skills in the local community, promoting wellbeing, and encouraging the use of active travel rather than cars to explore and enjoy Nairn's historic environment.

Decision: Award grant of £32,271.00 (44% of total costs)

Made to Last: Connecting Communities Through Collections

Applicant: Glasgow Zine Library, SCIO

Description: To connect communities through collections by capturing heritage, teaching intangible cultural heritage skills and developing national zine collections.

Decision: Award grant of £62,188.00 (85% of total costs)

Queer and Now

Applicant: Shaper Caper Limited

Description: This project wishes to explore LGBTQ+ heritage through an artist bursary programme for 10 early career artists who will collate oral history and artistically respond.

Decision: Award grant of £125,297.00 (95% of total costs)

Kilmadock: Sharing our story

Applicant: Kilmadock Development Trust Limited

Description: This project aims to enhance the visitor experience, update the presentation of stories and collections for its now permanent home, and build the confidence of volunteers in sharing the history.

Decision: Award grant of £9,400.00 (76% of total costs)

Edinburgh 900

Applicant: City Of Edinburgh Council

Description: The ambition for the  Edinburgh 900 project is to support a series of community-led activities that engage with national, city-wide and local heritage collections and celebrate Edinburgh’s varied communities and histories.

Decision: Reject

Our schooldays - memories and legacies: Heritage tales from Newhaven, Trinity and Leith Harbour

Applicant: Heart of Newhaven Community SCIO

Description: The project aims to use the theme of 'schooldays’ to connect via a series of workshops, people of different ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds to learn more about each other, and the changing local area by sharing experiences and memories attached to school.

Decision: Award grant of £204,890.00 (100% of total costs)

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