Scotland: delegated decisions August 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF Scotland on 28 August 2019

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

The Rubbish Lighthouse - children's book

Applicant: Somewhere EDI Community Interest Company

Project description: The project aims to champion children who experience a sense of difference for example BAME children, or children with disabilities or LGBT children, through an illustrated children's book for reading age 5 to 8 years.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

Watt?

Applicant: RIG Arts Ltd

Project description: RIG Arts will deliver a six-month project centred around James Watt in his birthplace Greenock

Recommendation: Award Grant of £33,800 (100%)

Decision: Approve

Dundee's Digital Heritage

Applicant: Feeling Strong

Project description: This project aims to use video games to enable young people to explore mental health and wellbeing, inspired by Dundee’s gaming heritage.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

Tales from the Ring: Celebrating Scotland's Boxing Heritage

Applicant: University of Stirling

Project description: This project will research, collect and curate sporting memorabilia relating to Scotland’s boxing heritage. In partnership with the Scottish Ex-Boxers Association and the Sporting Memories Foundation, the University of Stirling will record the oral histories of 12 ex-boxers, establish a new boxing collection, create an exhibition display and create an online exhibition.

Recommendation: Award Grant of £9,900 (100%)

Decision: Approve

Uplawmoor Archive Digitisation

Applicant: Uplawmoor Community Council

Project description: This six-month community project will focus on the digitisation of the Uplawmoor Archive and engage with the local community of Uplawmoor in East Renfrewshire.

Recommendation: Award Grant of £8,200 (100%)

Decision: Reject

Urgent Repair Work to Spire

Applicant: Dalziel St Andrews Parish Church

Project description: This project will undertake urgent repair works to the spire of the B-listed Dalziel St Andrew's Parish Church, Motherwell.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

Gourock's Digital Heritage Space

Applicant: Gourock Heritage and Arts

Project description: This project from Gourock Heritage and Arts will digitise their photography collection and research and record the oral histories of residents.

Recommendation: Award Grant of £90,300 (96%)

Decision: Reject

Orkney Energy Landscapes - exploring the past, present and future of energy production

Applicant: Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology

Project description: This project will deliver a yearlong pilot project for creating an energy heritage trail in Orkney. The project will explore three energy themes: Peat, Oil and Uranium, Wind and Wave.

Recommendation: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)

Decision: Approve

The Story of Mary Brand

Applicant: Positive Scotland

Project description: Positive Scotland will carry out a project centred around Mary Brand (1827 - 1900), a pioneering Stirling-born woman who moved to Australia and was instrumental in the community of Moree, New South Wales.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

The "Here We Are" Story

Applicant: Here We Are

Project description: Through this project the applicant aims to undertake cataloguing and digitisation of their collection.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

Oral History: Medical Casenotes

Applicant: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Project description: This 12-month project aims to record, transcribe and interpret oral histories relating to the advancement of medical practice and public health during the 20th century in Scotland.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

Alva Heritage Celebrations

Applicant: Alva Development Trust

Project description: This project from Alva Development Trust (ADT) is a two-day celebratory event in November 2019 to bring community organisations and participants together to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Cochrane Hall, Alva's local community hall, and the wider local heritage.

Recommendation: Reject

Decision: Reject

The Great Galloway Prehistoric Boat Race

Applicant: The Whithorn Trust

Project description: This project will bring local communities together in Dumfries and Galloway to celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters in 2020.

Recommendation: Award Grant of £9,300 (11%)

Decision: Reject