Wales: delegated decisions January 2024
National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Montgomeryshire Habitats Management Group - Community Biodiversity Action Support
Applicant: Montgomeryshire Habitats Management Group
Project summary: Montgomeryshire Habitats Management Group is seeking funding for their initiatives. This will include website and forum costs, contributions to habitat improvement labour costs and equipment hire, member meetings, etc.
Applicant: Friends of Abermorddu School
Project summary: The project aims to create a Forest School area by planting more trees, ensuring that facilitators are well trained in delivering sessions and equipment.
Llangynidr Heritage Interpretation Panel
Applicant: Llangynidr Local History Society
Project summary: To design, construct, and install an interpretation panel.
Decision: Award grant of £6,180.00 (98.41%)
Hen Dŷ Cwrdd: An Eisteddfod Tradition
Applicant: Ymddiriedolaeth Addoldai Cymru Welsh Religious Building Trust
Project summary: To develop the historic redundant chapel, Hen Dŷ Cwrdd, telling the eisteddfodic history and carrying out capital improvements with a view to increasing event capacity and community accessibility.
Decision: Award grant of £248,343.00 (81.66%)
The People's Charter: Voices for the Future
Applicant: The National Literacy Trust
Project summary: To explore new ways for under-served communities across Newport, Caerphilly and Torfaen to find personal and local connections to the rich heritage of the Chartism, with a focus on understanding how that heritage can inform and shape the vision for the future.
Playing our Part for Theatre Heritage and Access in North East Wales
Applicant: Theatr Clwyd Trust Ltd
Project summary: To undertake capital renovations of Theatr Clwyd, focusing on making the theatre fully accessible through structural improvements.
Decision: Award grant of £249,295.00 (39.93%)
River Wild: Connecting Nature and Community
Applicant: Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust Limited
Project summary: This project seeks to raise awareness of planned physical river restoration work being carried out by NRW at Llandinam Gravels and Dolydd Hafren.
Gladstone's Library: organisation, audiences and archives scoping project.
Applicant: Gladstone's Library
Project summary: To hire two engagement/learning officers to conduct audience research, emphasising engagement with young audiences (ages 16-24) through school and youth organisation partnerships, while exploring the transformation of library spaces like the Annex and Stephen Gladstone Hall into an archive centre/engagement area.
Decision: Award grant of £126,729.00 (92.5%)
The Goodwill Festival - Celebrating the Welsh and KwaZulu Natal Shared Heritage
Applicant: The Friends of The Royal Welsh Regimental Museum
Project summary: For the 145th anniversary of the Anglo-Zulu War, the nine-month project centres in Brecon, featuring a four-day Zulu Festival, workshops, publications, exhibitions, cultural exchanges, and performances across multiple locations, aimed at celebrating history and fostering community engagement.
Untold Stories of Welsh Global Heritage in Virtual Reality and Mixed Media
Applicant: Vision Fountain CIC
Project summary: A two-year project with a focus on collecting the untold stories of those who have migrated to Wales, with a focus on those of the older generation.
Decision: Award grant of £99,405.00 (100%)