Heritage Emergency Fund decisions 3 August 2020

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to the Heritage Emergency Fund Decision Panel on 3 August 2020.

From April-July 2020 our £50m Heritage Emergency Fund offered £3,000-£250,000 grants to organisations that had previously received our funding and were at risk due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Grants covered essential costs to help organisations:

  • deal with immediate risks and become more stable
  • look towards longer-term recovery

 

Heritage Emergency Fund

 

Applicant: HDA

Decision: Reject

 

Applicant: St Petrock's Timberscombe PCC

Decision: Reject

 

Applicant: Latest Group CIC

Decision: Reject

 

Applicant: Capital Theatres

Decision: Award grant of £168,000

 

Applicant: Almond Valley Heritage Trust

Decision: Award grant of £89,600

 

Applicant: Edinburgh Printmakers

Decision: Award grant of £124,000

 

Applicant: Scottish Historic Buildings Trust

Decision: Award grant of £199,900

 

Applicant: Bahamas Locomotive Society Ltd. (BLS)

Decision: Award grant of £61,500

 

Applicant: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £246,000

 

Applicant: Hertfordshire and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £156,000

 

Applicant: Birmingham Museums Trust

Decision: Award grant of £250,000

 

Applicant: London Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award grant of £218,400

 

Applicant: The Foundling Museum

Decision: Award grant of £249,000

 

Applicant: Gunnersbury Estate (2026) CIC

Decision: Award grant of £164,300

 

Applicant: The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (England, London and South)

Decision: Award grant of £249,300

 

Applicant: The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (England, Midlands and East)

Decision: Award grant of £249,300

 

Applicant: The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (England, North)

Decision: Award grant of £249,300

 

Applicant: The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (Wales and Northern Ireland)

Decision: Award grant of £249,300

 

Applicant: The Priest’s House Museum Trust

Decision: Award grant of £115,300

 

Applicant: Strawberry Hill Trust

Decision: Award grant of £163,900

 

Applicant: The Leamy Foundation

Decision: Award grant of £49,100

 

Applicant: Forth Rivers Trust

Decision: Award grant of £49,200

 

Applicant: Portrush Heritage Group

Decision: Award grant of £13,300

 

Applicant: Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain

Decision: Award grant of £38,600

 

Applicant: Left Bank Leeds CIC

Decision: Award grant of £49,500

 

Applicant: Middleton Railway Trust Ltd

Decision: Award grant of £39,500

 

Applicant: Manchester Historic Buildings Trust - Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Decision: Award grant of £50,000

 

Applicant: Sunderland Bangladesh International Centre

Decision: Award grant of £28,900

 

Applicant: Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books

Decision: Award grant of £48,300

 

Applicant: Element Society

Decision: Award grant of £49,500

 

Applicant: Rising Stars NW CIC

Decision: Award grant of £33,700

 

Applicant: Stockport Plaza Trust

Decision: Award grant of £47,900

 

Applicant: Rudyard Lake Trust

Decision: Award grant of £31,200

 

Applicant: Opal22 Arts and Edutainment

Decision: Award grant of £32,300

 

Applicant: Polish Expats Association CIC

Decision: Award grant of £30,000

 

Applicant: Aston Manor Road Transport Museum Ltd.

Decision: Award grant of £25,000

 

Applicant: Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust

Decision: Award grant of £45,300

 

Applicant: Sulgrave Manor Trust

Decision: Award grant of £22,400

 

Applicant: Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation (Accredited Museum: Garden City Collection)

Decision: Award grant of £28,600

 

Applicant: Harwich Electric Palace Trust

Decision: Award grant of £11,300

 

Applicant: Ely Museum

Decision: Award grant of £26,600

 

Applicant: New Covenant Church Edmonton

Decision: Award grant of £23,700

 

Applicant: St Paul Bow Common

Decision: Award grant of £20,100

 

Applicant: Great Comp Charitable Trust

Decision: Award grant of £50,000

 

Applicant: Living Archive ML

Decision: Award grant of £20,000

 

Applicant: Autograph

Decision: Award grant of £27,900

 

Applicant: Ragged School Museum

Decision: Award grant of £34,000

 

Applicant: Benefice of Eglwysilan and Caerphilly

Decision: Award grant of £31,600

 

Applicant: Anglesey Column Trust

Decision: Award grant of £19,300

 

Applicant: Diseworth Heritage Trust

Decision: Award grant of £28,300

 

Applicant: Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum

Decision: Award grant of £17,000

 

Applicant: The Melton Constable Trust

Decision: Award grant of £20,000

 

Applicant: Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire Theatre Trust Limited

Decision: Award grant of £28,300

 

Applicant: Bungay Arts and Theatre Society (BATS) – also known as The Fisher Theatre

Decision: Award grant of £30,000

 

Applicant: Aurora Wellbeing

Decision: Award grant of £33,200

 

Applicant: Egypt Centre, Swansea University

Decision: Reject

 

Applicant: The heritage & Cultural Exchange

Decision: Award grant of £3,600

 

Applicant: Gracehill Old School Trust

Decision: Award grant of £8,500

 

Applicant: The Siege Museum

Decision: Award grant of £9,200

 

Applicant: Conradh Na Gaeilge

Decision: Award grant of £6,000

 

Applicant: The Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust

Decision: Award grant of £8,500

 

Applicant: St Michael's Church Byker

Decision: Award grant of £7,700

 

Applicant: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Society

Decision: Award grant of £7,000

 

Applicant: The Stained Glass Museum

Decision: Award grant of £9,600

 

Applicant: River Nene Regional Park CIC

Decision: Award grant of £7,200

 

Applicant: Xtra Mile West Midlands CIC

Decision: Award grant of £6,500

 

Applicant: Willsbridge Mill Community Refresh

Decision: Award grant of £10,000

 

Applicant: Future Histories

Decision: Award grant of £8,400

 

Applicant: The Margate Caves Community Education Trust

Decision: Award grant of £8,800

 

Applicant: Bristol Community FM (BCfm)

Decision: Award grant of £9,500

 

Applicant: Y Services for Young People

Decision: Award grant of £9,900

 

Applicant: Llangollen Museum

Decision: Award grant of £6,200

 

Applicant: St Michael Kirkby Thore Parochial Church Council

Decision: Award grant of £4,000

 

Applicant: The Parochial Church Council of St Wilfrid's Church

Decision: Award grant of £4,500

 

Applicant: St.Mary the Virgin, Grafton Regis

Decision: Award grant of £4,400

 

Applicant: Saxmundham Museum

Decision: Award grant of £3,000

 

Applicant: Krafthaus Arts CIC

Decision: Award grant of £9,500

 

Applicant: Pascal Theatre Company

Decision: Award grant of £9,500

 

Applicant: Interwoven Productions CIC

Decision: Award grant of £3,000

 

Applicant: Lanark & District Archaeological Society

Decision: Award grant of £3,200

 

Heritage Emergency Fund – grant increases

We reissued our application guidance on 18 June to include provision for reopening costs. Organisations that applied to the £3,000-£50,000 level of funding before this date were given the opportunity to apply for a grant increase of up to £10,000 to cover these costs.

Funding for reopening costs was available at the Heritage Emergency Fund £50,000- £250,000 level of funding since its introduction on 21 May.

 

Applicant: Tyne and Wear BPT

Decision: Award grant increase of £9,600 to make a total grant of £48,300

 

Applicant: Dyson Perrins Museum Trust

Decision: Award grant increase of £10,000 to make a total grant of £55,800

 

Applicant: The Willoughbridge Garden Trust

Decision: Award grant increase of £5,700 to make a total grant of £32,500

 

Applicant: Solent Steam Packet Ltd

Decision: Award grant increase of £9,100 to make a total grant of £53,600

 

Applicant: Great Western Society Ltd

Decision: Award grant increase of £7,000 to make a total grant of £16,900

 

Applicant: UK Youth

Decision: Award grant increase of £7,700 to make a total grant of £43,700