Scotland: delegate decisions September 2020

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund in September 2020.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Thistles and Dandelions

2 September 2020 

Applicant: Empower Women for Change

Project description: Empower Women for Change has requested a grant increase due to impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). The project is providing skills development opportunities for Black, Asian and minority ethnicity women. This will reduce or remove barriers for under-served women engaging with the heritage sector.

Decision: award grant of £88,800


St Mary's Eskadale | conservation repairs and community engagement

23 September 2020

Applicant: Eskadale Church Restoration SCIO

Project description: The project will complete urgent repairs to the B-listed church and increase levels of engagement through an ambitious programme of activities.

Decision: award grant increase of £9,500 to make a total grant of £97,100


Penicuik Heritage Regeneration

30 September 2020

Applicant: Midlothian Council

Project description: This five-year Townscape Heritage scheme will focus on a compact area at the heart of Penicuik Conservation Area.   It comprises repair and conservation works, a small grants scheme, a shopfront improvement scheme, targeted public realm works and an activity programme.

Decision: approve grant percentage from 46% to 48%