Scotland: delegated decisions December 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 18 December 2019.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

African-Caribbean experiences in Scotland since Windrush

Applicant: Fair Justice System for Scotland Group

Project description: This intergenerational oral history project aims to capture the experiences and stories of African-Caribbean people invited to Scotland as part of the Windrush Initiative from 1948–1971.

Decision: Reject

The "Here We Are" Story

Applicant: Here We Are

Project description: This project aims to undertake cataloguing and digitisation of their locally significant collection to allow it to be better cared for and to increase public access.

Decision: Award grant of £90,200 (100%)

Declaration of Arbroath 2020 heritage programme and procession

Applicant: Arbroath 2020

Project description: This 11-month project will celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath through community engagement activities which will feed into public celebration events.

Decision: Award grant of £51,700 (53%)

The Wallace Oak

Applicant: The Society of William Wallace

Project description: This five-month project will focus on the local history of William Wallace and the legend that he was chained to an oak tree in Port Glasgow before being transported to London for execution.

Decision: Reject

The Forgotten Fish – using traditional methods for current conservation issues

Applicant: Forth Rivers Trust

Project description: This year-long project will deliver a range of skills workshops and educational events that will increase knowledge of local heritage, traditional conservation methods and ecology of the European eel.

Decision: Award grant of £36,500 (100%)

Wasteland: After the mines closed – an arts and community project

Applicant: Macrobert Art Centre

Project description: This two-month arts-focused project follows a previous Sharing Heritage project which focused on the mine closures in Stirling. This project aims to raise awareness of the impact of the closures and the generational responses to them.

Decision: Reject

The Palace of the Kip Valley

Applicant: Youth Connections

Project description: This is an inter-generational oral history project that will bring older and younger members of the community together, including those with additional needs, to explore, share and celebrate their local heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £19,100 (94%)

The Fawkirk – A walk through time

Applicant: The 1745 Association

Project description: This project will deliver a one-day walking tour explaining the heritage of the Falkirk area. The walking tour will begin at the Antonine Wall and will include the Falkirk Wheel, the John Muir Way and the site of the Battle of Falkirk Muir. 

Decision: Reject

Path to Victory – The Battle of Prestonpans 275th

Applicant: The Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust

Project description: This project will commemorate the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans, the 300th birthday of Charles Edward Stuart, and the 10th anniversary of the Prestonpans Tapestry.

Decision: Award grant of £95,100 (49%)

Scottish Women's Football and the Heritage of Hibernian Women's Football Team

Applicant: Hibernian Community Foundation

Project description: This is a community engagement project focusing on the history of the Hibernians Girls and Women's football club.

Decision: Award grant of £30,200 (70%)