England, Midlands & East: delegated decisions September 2021
23 September 2021
The Home and Disabled People
Applicant: Outsider Centre
Project description: To conduct Research and Development to explore themes on 'Disability and Home'. It will also include an intervention by disabled curators, academics and artists.
Grant Request: £10,000 (50%)
Decision: Award Grant £10,000 (50%)
Project New Home - Phase 2
Applicant: Outreach and Community Action Project
Project description: Based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire this project aims to repair a Grade II* listed church building. The ground floor of the building has already been renovated and funding is being sought to cater for the second phase, which is renovating two first floor studio spaces.
Grant Request: £28,902 (83%)
Virtual Travel the world - Culture Connect
Project description: To deliver virtual tourism experiences for children to connect them with other cultures.
Grant Request: £10,000 (100%)
The 3 Trusts: Resilience and Engagement
Applicant: West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust
Project description: To build the resilience of 'The Three Trusts' comprising West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust, The Worcestershire Building Preservation Trust and The City of Wolverhampton Regenerating Buildings Preservation Trust.
Grant Request: £80,542 (87%)
Decision: Award Grant £80,542 (87%)
Repair and Service of Church Bell
Applicant: Parochial Church Council of Fleckney
Project description: To repair the bells of St. Nicholas Church, Fleckney, Leicestershire.
Grant Request: £4,800 (100%)
Young Heritage Producers
Applicant: Warts and All Theatre
Project description: This project based in Delapré Abbey, Northampton, will engage with young people from Northampton and Wellingborough to explore local community heritage, with a focus on the histories of Joan Wake and Gerrard Winstanley.
Grant Request: £94,738 (93%)
30 years of Nupur Arts
Applicant: Nupur Arts Dance Academy
Project description: Use the Nupur Arts dance academy's archive to tell cultural stories linked to the arrival and development of the local Gujarati community.
Grant Request: £59,373 (100%)
ACYCLE youth project
Applicant: Be Me Like We - Acycle Project
Project description: To offer an educational and cultural programme primarily for young people aged 5-11 years old of African, African Portuguese, Caribbean and dual heritage backgrounds living in Ipswich.
Grant Request: £7,790 (100%)
The People's Archive and Museum of Baverstock
Applicant: Place Prospectors CIC
Project description: To curate a digital archive and temporary, touring museum of Baverstock Academy, a secondary school in Druids Heath, Birmingham.
Grant Request: £10 000 (50%)
Decision: Award Grant £10 000 (50%)
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Applicant: St Matthews WW1 Memorial Project
Project description: Celebrate the 100 year anniversary of a First World War memorial clock in the village of Renishaw in north east Derbyshire, near Sheffield.
Grant Request: £17,553 (88%)
Decision: Award Grant £17,553 (88%)
St Peter's Gamston Community Heritage Project
Applicant: The Churches Conservation Trust
Project description: Toexplore and interpret the history of St Peter's Church, a Grade I Listed church in Gamston, Nottinghamshire.
Grant Request: £9,000 (100%)
Decision: Award Grant £9,000 (100%)
Skills & Cultural Galore
Applicant: Ebony Ambassadors CIC
Project description: This community-led project aims to focus on sharing traditional cultural practices of African communities, including stories, festivals, crafts, music and dance through workshops and a cultural event.
Grant Request: £10,000 (100%)
Introducing Luton's Heritage to a new generation of Lutonians
Applicant: THE CULTURAL HISTORY CIC
Project description: This project based in Luton will engage young people with the histories of local buildings and provide free learning resources for all Luton primary schools.
Grant Request: £16,400 (94%)
Decision: Award Grant £16,400 (94%)
St Andrew's Church - Bell Restoration Appeal
Applicant: PCC of Sandon
Project description: To restore the bells and increase the number of younger bellringers at St Andrew's church in Sandon, Chelmsford.
Grant Request: £7,525 (17%)
Stories of the A1M
Applicant: Hertfordshire Music Service
Project description: Recruit storytellers, musicians, curators, writers, and academics to create and present content in celebration of the history and heritage of the A1M. This is a road with a long and rich history and a section that connects Hertfordshire and London. The stories and histories of both famous and ordinary people that used or lived around the A1M will be reimagined and presented through various creative outputs.
Grant Request: £36,665 (94%)
St Helena Hospice: palliative care during a pandemic
Applicant: St Helena Hospice Limited
Project description: To record the experiences of its staff and patients during coronavirus (COVID-19), documenting these through oral history interviews which will be made into a range of outputs for posterity.
Grant Request: £18,822 (100%)
29 September 2021
The Windrush Decision
Applicant: Always Community
Project description: Toinvolve communities in Nottingham in recording and raising awareness of the stories and experiences of Windrush generation migrants, focusing in particular on their lives in the Caribbean prior to coming to the UK.
Grant Request: £55,057 (100%)
Decision: Award Grant £55,057 (100%)