Scotland: delegate decisions March 2022
Morton Park Band Hall Darvel: Feasibility Study
Description: An eight month project which seeks to carry out a feasibility study of the category B Morton Park Band Hall, with a view of bringing it back into community use.
Decision: Award Grant of £9,650 (97%)
Path to Victory: Building Greater Engagement, Understanding & Skilled Commitment for the Battle in 1745
Applicant: Battle of Prestonpans  Heritage Trust
Description: To develop a focal point for interpretation of the Battle of Prestonpans in Prestonpans Town Hall.
'The Thread Industry, An Anthology'
Applicant: Paisley Peoples Archive
Description: This 12 month project aims to collect the oral history of people who worked for the English Sewing Company and Coats Thread Mill in Paisley
St Mary’s Preservation Trust
Applicant: St Mary's Heritage Centre Scoping Project
Description: This five month project will focus on the production of a structural survey, design appraisal and feasibility study for a heritage centre at St Mary's Church, South Ronaldsay.
The Lamont Clan History – presenting the story of our local clan
Applicant: Dunoon & Cowal Heritage Trust
Description: This twelve month project aims to enhance visitor and volunteer learning experience. It will create a new physical and digital display relating to the recently donated historical information about the Lamont Clan
Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)
Every life is a story – building heritage around intergenerational dialogue and intercultural befriending
Applicant: The Befriending Association CIC
Description: This intergenerational and intercultural project will gather oral histories from participants across Glasgow on a range of identified themes. It is anticipated that over 200 project participants will be involved in this project.
Decision: Award Grant of £98,044 (100%)
Looking back to look forward: celebrating our histories, creating shared futures
Applicant: The Salisbury Centre
Description: This project will commemorate 50 years since the Salisbury Centre was established by bringing together different communities and capturing a series of oral histories. Decision: Reject
Kinlochleven Community Land and Woodland Heritage, Management and Resilience Project
Applicant: Kinlochleven Community Trust
Description: To deliver a place-based approach to delivering sustainable, environmental action, employment and volunteering opportunities and increased wellbeing to the Kinlochleven community.
Decision: Award Grant of £89,900 (63%)
Applicant: Lochgelly Band
Description: This project is the latest phase in a series of improvements to Lochgelly Band Hall. Project proposals are for the installation of a wheelchair access ramp, new front doors and the installation of a disabled bathroom.
Cuairt Mgr Ailean – Fr Allan's Walk
Applicant: Comann Eachdraidh Eirisgeidh
Description: This twelve month project will create a walk around the island of Eriskay, in the Outer Hebrides, to celebrate Fr. Allan MacDonald. He was a priest, poet, folklore collector and advocate of the Gaelic language and Highland and Islands communities.
Decision: Award Grant of £9,924 (48%)
Solicited Bid: Year of Stories 2022 – Community Stories Fund
Description: This grant increase will enable VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland to increase the success rate of tranche two of the funding from less than 10% to just under 50%.
Decision: Award Grant Increase of £250,000 to make a total grant of £500,000