Scotland: delegated decisions 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.
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.
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)
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)
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