Scotland: delegated decisions 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.
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)
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.
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)