Scotland: delegated decisions January 2020

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 29 January 2020.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Thistles and Dandelions

Applicant: Empower Women for Change

Project description: This project focusing on Glasgow women’s history aims to remove barriers between minority ethnic women and heritage sites. It will focus on upskilling and connecting participants to the heritage sector, highlighting the potential career opportunities it holds.

Decision: Award grant of £53,300 (100%)

Power to our people: industrial heritage conservation, skills and knowledge

Applicant: Industrial Museums Scotland

Project description: This project will see some of Scotland’s most important and at-risk industrial artefacts conserved and saved for future generations.

Decision: Award grant of £98,000 (40%)

Tain 1500 and the Clan Ross Gallery

Applicant: Tain & District Museum Trust

Project description: This project aims to reinterpret the history of Clan Ross in response to increased interest in genealogical history and growing tourism along the North Coast 500 route.

Decision: Reject

Piping, Performance and Poetry

Applicant: Dunoon Burgh Hall Trust

Project description: This year-long project aims to bring local groups, young people and other members of the community together to celebrate Dunoon's heritage. It focuses on three historically important figures from the area from very different backgrounds – architecture, women's suffrage and music.

Decision: Reject

Community Archaeological Dig (Re-submission)

Applicant: Stonehouse Heritage Group

Project description: This project aims to deliver an archaeological excavation at Double Dykes in Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire. The two-week excavation will be supported by Clyde Archaeology with volunteers from local schools and community groups.

Decision: Award grant of £9,600 (100%)

Highland Dance Fife League

Applicant: Mischa Drever

Project description: This project aims to run five Highland Dance competitions throughout 2020 in Fife for any dancers registered with The Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dance. The aim is for the League to run for at least 10 years.

Decision: Reject