National Lottery Grants for Heritage - 6 April 2021
Co leisthu? Outer Hebrides Genealogy project.
Applicant: Northton Heritage Trust
Project description: This project will enable an important record of the genealogical heritage and history of the Outer Hebrides to be fully digitally catalogued and made more easily accessible
Decision: Approve Grant of £98,700 (100%)
Digital Hearts Heritage
Applicant: Heart of Midlothian Football Club -Heritage
Project description: This project will engage volunteers and the local community in creating and using digital resources to explore the heritage of Heart of Midlothian Football Club.
Loch Of Larg Curling Pond Development
Applicant: New Luce Community Trust
Project description: The project aims to work with the local community to deliver improvements to anold curling pond and wetland area, and provide safe access. Project costs relate to repair and conservation work and community participation.
Decision: Approve Grant of £57,500 (100%)
Refurbishment of essential access routes into, within and exiting Alexander Scott's Hospital, Huntly
Applicant: Alexander Scott's Hospital and Eventide Home
Project description: This project is to complete essential repairs to access routes within and linked to Alexander Scott's Hospital and Eventide Home in Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
Hamilton Claypits LNR Digital and Youth Engagement Project
Applicant: Hamilton Claypits LNR
Project description: This six month project delivered by Hamilton Claypits LNR will focus on engaging new and existing audiences with nature and developing the LNR into an accessible learning environment.
Decision: Approve Grant of £6,600 (100%)
Schedule of Decisions - 27 April 2021
Foot and Mouth 20 years on (working title)
Applicant: Wonder Fools
Project description: This 9 month project delivered by Wonder Fool aims to record and engage with experience of the 2001 foot and mouth crisis within the community of Dumfries and Galloway.
Decision: Award Grant of £9,300 (78%)
Supporting Health and Wellbeing whilst caring for, learning from and sharing our Gifford Woods
Applicant: Gifford Community Land Company
Project description: This three-year project focusses on Gifford Woods in East Lothian. It will run 180 outdoor events within the woodland to engage around 3,000 people from the local community with its local natural heritage
Decision: Award Grant of £75,200 (58%)
Wildlife Trail to Loch Lomond
Applicant: RSPB Scotland
Project description: This project will provide greater access to Loch Lomond from the RSPB nature reserve with the construction of a pathway to the waterfront. RSPB will also target young people with ranging needs for engagement in nature activities and skills development.
Decision: Award Grant of £242,800 (73%)
Your Scottish Archives
Applicant: Scottish Council on Archives
Project description: This project will create ‘Your Scottish Archive’, an online resource which shares catalogue descriptions from archives across Scotland from a range of sources.
Applicant: Hope Amplified
Project description: The project will research and record the history of the Nigerian Civil War with young people from the Nigerian community in Glasgow. Participants will receive training to record oral histories and outputs include a book, film, and a community exhibition.
Decision: Award Grant of £91,700 (92%)
Discovering the Early Medieval Church and Monastery on Lismore
Applicant: Comann Eachdraidh Lios Mor
Project description: This archaeology project is the next stage of a community-led project to interpret the heritage of Lismore from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period. It aims to investigate the early church heritage of the island by excavating the cemetery and associated structures at Lismore Parish Church.
Applicant: Shambellie House Trust
Project description: This project is to complete essential repairs, accessibility features and facilities within Shambellie House near Dumfries, in the South of Scotland.
St Dionysius Church, Ayton
Applicant: Ayton Heritage
Project description: This project will carry out restoration and preservation work on the ruin of St. Dionysius Church, Ayton
Taking our Heritage to All
Applicant: Benholm and Johnshaven Heritage Society
Project description: This three month project delivered Benholm and Johnshaven Heritage Society will focus on the development of a Village Digital Walk focusing on ten identified themes relating to the history of the village
St Columba Day Celebrations 2021
Applicant: Iona Community
Project description: This project will deliver two events to celebrate the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Columba and re-opening of the community spaces at Iona Abbey