Wales: delegated decisions June 2023

Wales: delegated decisions June 2023

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers taken at meeting on 6 June 2023.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage schedule of decisions

Community dialect project

Applicant: Gower Unearthed CIC

Project summary: Create a pilot dictionary of the Mumbles dialect including colloquial place names and maps comparing the communities within Mumbles itself. The dictionary will be the first of its kind differentiating Mumbles from Gower dialect and explaining influences from trade and tourism.

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

Taibach Community Education: Past to Present

Applicant: Community Ventures Port Talbot CIC

Project summary: Explain the heritage of Taibach Community Education Centre to local people and visitors and help preserve the building for future generations.

Decision: Award grant of £195,012 (90.28% of total costs)

Cryfhau'r Gymuned/Strengthening the Community

Applicant: Outside Lives Ltd

Project summary: Funding to prepare a strategic plan to guide the expansion of the work of the social enterprise, potentially taking on a second building, and expanding the work done to respond to increased demand, in part generated by the pandemic.

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

Our Stories: Collecting the oral histories of the Chinese community in Wales

Applicant: Chinese In Wales Association

Project summary: A Wales-wide project which aims to capture the experiences of first generation Chinese migrants to Wales. The project aims to capture the stories of the community elders and showcase them through a collection of filmed oral histories which will be shared both digitally and through an exhibition at St Fagans National Museum of History.

Decision: Award grant of £99,968 (100% of total costs)

St Michael and All Angels Church Tower Repair Project

Applicant: St Michaels Church Machen

Project summary: St Michael and All Angels Church, Machen are proposing a five month long project to undertake a programme of repairs to this Grade II* listed building in Lower Machen, Newport West.

Decision: Reject

Then and Now: Exploring the Lives of Blind People in Wales

Applicant: UCAN Productions

Project summary: An inter-generational project that explores the history of blind and partially sighted people, and the people and organisations who have been instrumental in improving the lives of blind people in Wales from the early 1800's to the present day.

Decision: Award grant of £9,933 (100% of total costs)

Machynlleth Old Stables/Hen Stablau Phase 1

Applicant: Machynlleth Town Council

Project summary: a 12 month project which would be the first phase of a building restoration and re-purpose programme to convert the Grade II listed Old Stables for public use.

Decision: Reject

#DYC - Plants Past, Present and Future

Applicant: National Botanic Garden of Wales - Gardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru

Project summary: To create a digital catalogue of the herbarium held at the gardens.

Decision: Award grant of £249,985 (100% of total costs)

Buckholt Bryngaer Pilot

Applicant: Buckholt Bryngaer CIC

Project summary: Begin the process of uncovering and preserving the iron age fort that lies in the south-west corner of Buckholt Wood and to engage the local community with the fort and to trial a pilot programme of activities.

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