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.
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%)
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.
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%)
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%)
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.
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%)
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%)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%)