Wales: delegated decisions January 2024

Wales: delegated decisions January 2024

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers for Wales taken at the meeting on 9 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.

Decision: Reject

Forest School

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.

Decision: Reject

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.

Decision: Reject

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.

Decision: Reject

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.

Decision: Reject

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%)