National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Researching and Interpreting a Souterrain at Knockaird, Isle of Lewis
Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar will undertake post-excavation research of finds recovered from a souterrain (underground storage chamber), alongside a programme of public engagement.
Applicant: Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
Decision: Award Grant of £8,600 (36%)
Hibernian Women's Football Club 1999-2019
The project will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Hibernian Women's Football Team by providing a series of community base outreach and educational events.
Applicant: Hibernian Community Foundation
Touching stitches: embroidery access for the blind
This project will focus on the University of Edinburgh's 17th-20th century embroidery collection, developing tools and activities to increase accessibility for the blind and visually impaired.
Applicant: University of Edinburgh
Decision: Award Grant of £8,400 (100%)
Website upgrade to engage and inform the wider natural heritage community
This project aims to redesign and relaunch the Scottish Environment LINK website. LINK’s current website consists of two elements, a public site and a private site for link members. A new website which better defines LINK and its activities is proposed.
Applicant: Scottish Environment LINK
Bail' Ach' an Droighinn/Auchindrain Township: Planning for the Future
This application from Auchindrain Trust seeks to achieve a sustainable business model for the A-Listed township of Auchindrain.
Applicant: Urras Achadh an Droighinn/the Auchindrain Trust
See Think Make CIC will work in partnership with SCRAN and the Learning and Inclusion Team at Historic Environment Scotland to deliver a research and photography project for up to 12 young people (11-21 years old) focusing on the city of Edinburgh.
Applicant: See Think Make CIC
Decision: Award Grant of £9,400 (100%)
Largo Pier Restoration - Engineer's Report and Repairs Budget
This three month project will enable Largo Communities Together (LCT) to determine the current condition of Largo pier through commissioning a condition report. It is intended that this report would inform the future repairs of the pier and potential community engagement.
Applicant: Largo Communities Together
Saving the Northern Brown Argus in the Scottish Borders
This project will survey and monitor the population of the Northern Brown Argus in the Scottish Borders. Following surveys, the project will undertake improvements on five priority habitat sites and highlight the threat caused by the loss of species-rich grassland in the Scottish Borders.
Applicant: Butterfly Conservation
Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (92%)
Forth Invasive Non-Native Species Project
This project seeks to continue efforts to control invasive non-native species along the River Forth.
Applicant: Forth Rivers Trust
Promoting History and Heritage of Religions in Scotland among South Asian women and their Families
This project will engage 100 South Asian women with the heritage of religions in Scotland through research, visiting museums/archives and the creation of an exhibition (primarily in Edinburgh).
Applicant: Networking Key Services Limited
Decision: Award Grant of £66,500 (96%)
Our Natural Heritage Project
Backbone CIC will enable physical and intellectual access to natural heritage to refugees, asylum seekers and MECC groups in the north of Scotland. A target of 400 individuals with differing backgrounds will obtain at least the discovery level of the John Muir Award.
Applicant: Backbone Celebrating Diversity Through Adventure CIC
Decision: Award Grant of £49,200 (52%)
Naturehood - Connecting people and natural history in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
This project aims to work in seven communities across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to re-connect communities with urban wildlife by creating ‘Naturehoods’. Participants will register their greenspaces as ‘Naturespaces’ and will improve habitats for key species.
Applicant: Conservation Education & Research Trust