National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Establishment of Presbyterian Heritage Centre within the Walled City of Londonderry
Applicant: Blue Coat School Heritage Centre
Project description: To revitalise and reopen the Blue Coat School Visitor Centre.
Decision: Award £10,000 (100%)
Applicant: Milford Buildings Preservation Trust
Project description: To undertake a feasibility study to outline more effective marketing strategies and engagement initiatives to facilitate increased usage of the museum.
100 Years Remembered
Applicant: Ulster Special Constabulary Association
Project description: To develop a digital archive/audio record of the day to day lives of those who served in the Ulster Special Constabulary which was formed in 1920.
The Mill – A Step down memory lane
Applicant: Sticky Fingers Arts
Project description: To work with local historians, local community groups and members of the public to collect stories and memories of a mill building in Newry that is being renovated for use as a children's art centre.
Decision: Award £10,000 (90%)
“400th Anniversary Commemoration of the Commencement of the Transatlantic Slave Trade”
Applicant: African and Caribbean Support Organisation Northern Ireland (ACSONI)
Project description: To observe the 400th Anniversary of the Commencement of Transatlantic Slave Trade through a programme of art, exhibition, artistic performance and community conversation.
Decision: Award £42,000 (100%)