Scotland: delegate decisions February 2022

Scotland: delegate decisions February 2022

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 21 February 2022.

Drumelzier Hidden Heritage


Description: To investigate Upper Tweeddale during the early Medieval period in Scotland by completing excavation and geophysical survey at three sites: Tinnis Hillfort, Thirlestane Barrows and 'Merlin's Grave'.

Grant Request: £65,639 (57%)

Decision: Award

The American Years & Diversity

Applicant: American Years Revisted

Description: This 12-month project seeks to use oral history, visual art and historical research to explore the experience of Americans who were stationed at the US Holy Loch Naval Base, Dunoon from 1961–1992, and the impact they had on the local community.

Grant Request: £10,000 (100%)

Decision: Award

Tayport STORIES (Skills, Traditions, Outdoors, Resilience, Inclusion, Education and Sustainability). Skills for the future from the strengths of the past.

Applicant: Tayport Community Trust

Description: Run a series of community events and provide skills development around four core themes: intergenerational storytelling, food resilience and heritage, climate change and local heritage.

Grant Request: £223,800 (97%)

Decision: Reject

Raban400: four hundred years of printing in Aberdeen

Applicant: Robert Gordon University

Description: This seven-month project aims to celebrate the life of Edward Raban and the history of printing in Aberdeen by educating and engaging participants through exhibitions, digital research content and workshops.

Grant Request: £7,980 (100%)

Decision: Award

Restoration Building

Applicant: Kingdom of Fife Railway Preservation Society (T/A Fife Heritage Railway)

Description: Provide a new workshop facility to house donated items from the Scottish Railway Preservation Society.

Grant Request: £36,200 (74%)

Decision: Reject

Get Sett Scotland 2

Applicant: Scottish Badgers (SCIO)

Description: This three-year project will deliver a programme of citizen science and community engagement in support of a nationwide survey of badgers in Scotland.

Grant Request: £122,800 (50%)

Decision: Award

Heritage Centre Cumnock Expansion Phase One

Applicant: Heritage Centre Cumnock Expansion Phase One

Description: This applicant is proposing to erect a steel framed building over 6 months in which to display some of their collection of vintage vehicles which will be open to the public for bookable visits.

Grant Request: £9,900 (45%)

Decision: Reject

St Marys Building Improvements

Applicant: St Mary The Virgin Episcopal Church: Orkney

Description: This seven-month project will focus on repairs to St Marys, Stromness. The project will deliver repairs to the entrances and upgrade the facilities in the Church annex to provide a community space.

Grant Request: £9,250 (51%) Decision: Reject

Putting Ourselves in the Picture

Applicant: Migrant Voice

Description: This three-year project aims to empower migrants and refugees to tell their own stories and demonstrate the importance of migration to Scottish identity. This will be while gaining communication skills and increasing the presence of these stories and identities in Scottish cultural institutions.

Grant Request: £249,213 (100%)

Decision: Award

Wait Til You Hear This (updated)

Applicant: GAEL MUSIC

Description: This 20-month project aims to use youth-led research and digital and musical learning to explore the relationship between North Lanarkshire's folk tales and folk tunes and its built industrial heritage.

Grant Request: £48,329 (83%)

Decision: Award