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Recently awards of lottery funding to community projects

By Louise Ray

Projects that have received funding in 2009 from the Heritage Lottery Fund include:

Bantamspast Memories Applicant: Bantams Community Programme Programme: Your Heritage Region: Yorkshire & the Humber Award: £49,400

Applicant: London Ex-Boxers Association Programme: Your Heritage Region: London Award: £50,000

West Yorkshire – Our Stories Applicant: West Yorkshire Archive Service Programme: Heritage Grants Region: Yorkshire & the Humber Amount Awarded: £158,200

Making Memories  Applicant: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies Programme: Your Heritage Region: Eastern Amount Awarded: £49,600

Projects that have received funding in 2008 from the Heritage Lottery Fund include:

Gloucester Rugby Football Club Community Heritage Project
Applicant: Friends of Gloucestershire Archives (FoGA)
Programme: Your Heritage
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Region: South West
Amount awarded: £49,900
 

Description: The Friends of Gloucestershire Archives (FoGA) are seeking a Your Heritage grant to capture, preserve, celebrate and share Gloucester’s rugby heritage. They will encourage and enable the local and wider community to engage with the Club’s heritage via online community archive (documents, photographs, video/sound recordings) and other means of interpretation including displays at Gloucester Rugby Football Club (GRFC). GRFC was established in 1873 and is one of the oldest rugby football clubs in the world

Sharing Tongues: Black LGBT Oral Testimonies
Applicant: Rukus! Federation
Programme: Your Heritage
Location: London, London
Region: London
Amount awarded: £50,000
 
Description: This project will research, uncover, record and make available the previously hidden Black LGBT history of London, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool through recording oral and written histories and the production of a CD, booklet, exhibition and website.

Sawston Cinema Archive Project

Applicant: Sawston Village College
Programme: Young Roots
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Region: Eastern
Amount awarded: £24,900
 
Description: The project will enable young people to trace the history of cinema in Sawston. The project will focus on a former cinema building adjacent to the college which was closed in the 1970s but is currently being re-established as a cinema. The young people will be working with Sawston Village History Society to make a film, recording older people’s memories of the original cinema. Information collected and recorded will be put on a dedicated website and fed into the Cambridgeshire Community Archives Network (CCAN). The young people will receive training in oral history and film-making.


The High Wolds Heritage Project
Applicant: The High Wolds Heritage Group
Programme: Your Heritage
Location: Malton, North Yorkshire
Region: Yorkshire and The Humber
Amount awarded: £46,100
 
Description: The project will bring together adults and young people from different rural communities of the High Wolds area to: Identify and enhance the heritage of high wolds Collect, copy and archive heritage materials Research and record oral history Encourage inter-generational and lifeling learning Celebrate the heritage through exhibtions, publications, community and school workshops and a son et lumiere in Thixindale Church The grant will purchase all necessary equipment, professional expertise and training to support the above.

Woodfood Halse Photographic Archive

Amount awarded£7,837
Date of award09/06/2008
Initiative Awards for All
Programme Awards for All: England
Country England
Region East Midlands
Summary of project A project by this community group to establish and maintain a photographic archive of Woodford Halse for the benefit of residents in the village and those living in surrounding Hinton and West Farndon, Northamptonshire. The archive will be made available to local communities and educational establishments for local heritage purposes. The grant will pay for IT and software, refreshments, stationary, insurance, presentations and events.


LGBT London: 25 years of Housing and Policing
Applicant: Galop
Programme: Your Heritage
Location: London, London
Region: London
Amount awarded: £49,900
 
Description: The aim of this project is to explore the shared heritage of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender.
This page was last updated on 16 May 2014.

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