Scotland: delegated decisions November 2023

Scotland: delegated decisions November 2023

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 28 November 2023.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Heritage Journey: Connecting Communities Through Shared Stories

Applicant: The Economic Forum for Women Empowerment Scotland

Description: This heritage project is a transformative community initiative designed to celebrate and preserve the rich cultural heritage within Scotland while fostering community cohesion among refugees, asylum seekers, diverse ethnic communities and residents.

Decision: Award grant of £35,000 (100% of total costs)

Friary Phase 2 Building Work

Applicant: City Church Dundee

Description: This project aims to ensure the continued use and sustainability of The Friary.

Decision: Reject

KHS-Developing Sustainable Growth through Community Involvement

Applicant: Kinloch Historical Society

Description: This project seeks to involve as many people as possible in the life of Kinloch Historical Society and focuses on three key heritage drivers: archaeology, The Seaforth Highlander Regiment and Kinloch 80.

Decision: Award grant of £96,626 (57% of total costs)

Venture Scotland's Legacy Event

Applicant: Venture Scotland

Description: This project will support a Legacy Event which will celebrate 35 years of empowering young people in the outdoors by capturing and recording the organisation’s history through an interactive exhibition.

Decision: Reject

Sharing our Past, Building our Future. Blair Atholl Station Heritage Project Phase 1: Listening to Stories

Applicant: Blair Atholl and Struan Initiative

Description: This project is designed to be a community engagement/foundation project that will help to lay the ground for the organisation’s long-term vision to reclaim the long-empty and deteriorating stationhouse at Blair Atholl.

Decision: Award grant of £24,294 (96% of total costs)

MOSEUM: Memorable MOments

Applicant: Montrose Community Trust Limited

Description: The project aims to preserve and celebrate the rich heritage of Montrose Football Club.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100% of total costs)

NESPT Resilience

Applicant: North East Scotland Preservation Trust

Description: This project aims to make the NESPT more sustainable and resilient.

Decision: Award grant of £99,891 (92% of total costs)

The Legacy – 10 Years On

Applicant: Strange Field

Description: This project aims to install a new community artist in residence and multimedia exhibition of photographs and aural histories documenting Dalmarnock in Glasgow 10 years after the Commonwealth Games.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (59% of total costs)

Minority Ethnic Inclusive Heritage Project (MEIHP)

Applicant: West of Scotland Regional Equality Council

Description: This project will work with existing and new partners across Scotland to deliver heritage tours, site visits, guided walking tours of local places of interest and visits to museums and places of natural heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £47,200 (100% of total costs)

Nature Recovery Academy – Scotland

Applicant: Common Purpose Charitable Trust

Description: This project aims to launch a Nature Recovery Academy for emerging leaders across Scotland. The ambition of this academy is to give these early career leaders the skills, connections, and inspiration that will enable them to progress in their organisations.

Decision: Award grant of £249,870 (80% of total costs)

Connecting Inverclyde's Heritage: possibility, partnership and purpose

Applicant: Inverclyde Council

Description: This project aims to forge collaboration within Inverclyde’s heritage sector, realising its potential to express a sense of place that shapes how people see and interact with the area.

Decision: Award grant of £249,830 (100% of total costs)

Grant Increase

Braemar's Community Castle: Raising the Standard

Applicant: Braemar Community Ltd

Description: Braemar Community Ltd are requesting a grant increase following delayed re-opening and increased costs relating to reduction in project income, cost increases and unforeseen delivery challenges.

Decision: Award grant increase of £248,247 to make a total grant of £804,147

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